|The ZIMBABWE Situation||Our
thoughts and prayers are with Zimbabwe |
- may peace, truth and justice prevail.
People from all walks of life braved
the scorching heat by turning out in their thousands to listen to the
The huge turn out at the rallies
held by the
The people have shown great courage;
they are determined not be silenced. The national momentum for a new beginning
and a new
The people have shown that they are sick and tired of Zanu PF’s empty rhetoric and false promises.
On the morning of Easter Saturday, Tsvangirai accompanied by his deputy, Gibson Sibanda, addressed over 15 000 people at Mkoba Stadium in Gweru before moving on to Bulawayo to address another rally at White City Stadium where over 35 000 people were in attendance.
On Easter Sunday, Tsvangirai addressed a crowd of over 40,000 at the Zimbabwe
During these star rallies, Tsvangirai appealed to the people of
"By having a majority in parliament,
"But he [Mugabe] should realise that all that is about to end and should retreat to his rural home in Zvimba," he said.
Tsvangirai promised that once the party had a majority in parliament it would change the Constitution of Zimbabwe and do away with oppressive Acts such as POSA, AIPPA and the proposed NGO Bill.
"NGOs will come back into the country and help in providing food aid as the country is facing serious food shortages," he said.
Tsvangirai said it was also the
Paul Themba Nyathi
ZIMBABWEANS VOTE IN
Zimbabweans in exile in the
The polling station will be open from
to (BST) to mirror the voting
A recent attempt by Zimbabwean exiles to gain access to the voters’ roll at the Embassy was denied and the Embassy was promptly closed. It is believed that some two million names on the voters’ roll of 5.7 million are those of dead people, people who have fled or are purely fictitious. The army is believed at this moment to be busily filling in ballot papers for these ghost names.
An attempt will be made to hand over the results of the dummy ballot to the Zimbabwe Embassy the following day – appropriately April Fools’ Day.
The mock ballot will be preceded by an all-night
Vigil starting at , coinciding with protests against the rigged
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