Police ban PDP anniversary celebrations

Police in Bulawayo have barred the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) from holding its first anniversary celebrations at the White City Arena in Bulawayo on Sunday, 11 September.

Source: Police ban PDP anniversary celebrations – The Zimbabwean 05.09.2016

The police were citing the unconstitutional Statutory Instrument 101A, a statute only applicable to Harare central business district.

The police told the PDP Bulawayo provincial leadership that the anniversary celebrations could not take place after having previously accorded clearance for the event.

However, the PDP is working on approaching the courts to challenge the police directive.

The PDP first anniversary is being held under the theme;



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    ntaba 6 years ago

    The issue of a Mugabe obituary notice at an opposition celebration could create a somewhat larger celebration than first planned? Perhaps we should all be heading back to our traditional homes to our cellars to pull out some of our finest tototo in case of such an exciting emergency? It might be a national tragedy to not have the appropriate , or adequate spiritual fortification for such an auspicious occasion?

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    Your way of describing the wholee thing in this paragraph is genuijnely pleasant,
    all can easily be aware of it, Thanks a lot.