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from Guruve South rural outreach programme
in Zimbabwe Coalition
November 01, 2007
The Crisis in
Zimbabwe Coalition (Crisis Coalition) held a rural outreach programme
in Guruve South on the 31st of October 2007 giving an overview of
the governance crisis in Zimbabwe and perspectives on the 2008 elections
with close reference to the SADC initiative.
attracted an audience of two hundred people (200) including five
village heads. Mr. P. Ruhanya of the Crisis Coalition and Mr. Mandiwanzira
of the National Constitutional Assembly (NCA) made presentations
on the topics.
resolutions were made;
- No to elections
without a new constitution.
programmes should be isolated from politics as those supporting
the opposition are usually denied loans, food and agricultural
- The ruling
ZANU-PF party should be confronted through holding joint meetings
with the opposition.
- People should
be allowed to vote using their national identification cards instead
of referring to the voters roll.
- There should
be independent electoral officers.
- People of
foreign origin should be allowed to vote as they are citizens
of boundaries should be done by an independent body.
heads should not be used for partisan political programmes.
- People should
be engaged in intensive voter education.
officers should not be politically biased to avoid cases of intimidation.
- Need for
independent media structures and the reinstatement of Daily News
and The Tribune.
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