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scoffs at Mudenge's statement on 2005 elections
Constitutional Assembly (NCA)
Constitutional Assembly (NCA) scoffs at a statement made by Stanislaus
Mudenge, the Minister of Foreign Affairs which says that next years
elections will not be rescheduled to give ample time to implement
SADC guidelines and principles on elections.
The NCA finds
it very interesting to note that Mudenge says pushing the elections
from March 2005 would be illegal! What? Do not be fooled by Mudenge,
postponing an election will not make them remaining in power illegally.
They are in power illegally.
So that means
we are going to have elections under the current constitution? So
Zanu PF wants to cling on to power forever capitalising on the flawed
constitution and the Electoral Act?
As the NCA we
will not allow an election to be held before a fully functioning
Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has been put in place.
must refuse to have an election unless all parties have access to
such the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act (A.I.P.P.A.),
the Public Order and Security Act (P.O.S.A.), the restrictive provisions
of the Citizenship Act and the Broadcasting Services Act should
be done before we dream of a free and fair election. The NGO Bill
should be struck off as well. Such fascist laws will have no room
under a democratic constitutional dispensation; which is what the
N.C.A demands now!
It is our right
to demand an election never mind long it shall take
under a conducive environment.
Visit the NCA
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