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Moya June 2004 - Walk with WOZA on World Refugee Day
Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA)
Zimbabweans is like the LIFE of a REFUGEE
We are stripped of basic rights that protect our nationhood
and live from day to day without HOPE! The regime has responded
by telling us to become economic and social EXILES! Should YOU send
money home to fund the regime’s campaign that is splitting up families
and tearing apart our social fabric?
Impilo yamaZimbabwe isifana leyeziphepheli, asisela malungelo, ubuntu,
lethemba. Sikhuthazwa ukutshiya imuli zethu ukuzesinothise uhulumende
osenza sibe ngabayanga!
Hupenyu hwevanhu vemuZimbabwe huri kufanana nehwevapoteri Tirikukurudzirwa
kusiya mhuri dzedu tichienda kunopfumisa hurumende inotiita kuti
REFUGEES: Resident and Diaspora WALK with WOZA, your mothers and
grandmothers, to DEMAND HOPE on World Refugee Day 2004!
together on Saturday 19 June at noon in solidarity. Those of us
at home who will walk risking arrest or assault, as we are refugees
with no refuge. Exiles, please be in solidarity at the nearest Zimbabwe
Ziphepheli zeZimbabwe ezikuleli, lezi phandle kwelizwe asixhaseni
iWOZA, omama labogogo benu, ngelanga leziphepheli SIFUNA ITHEMBA.
Asihlanganeni ngoMgqibelo ngo 12 emini mhlaka 19 June sitshengisa
ukuzwelana. Iziphepheli zakuleli ziyazinikela ukubotshwa lokutshaywa
zitshengisela. Sesiyiziphepheli ezingela ndawo yokuphephela! Ngakho
lina ziphepheli ezingaphandle kwelizwe hambani liyetshengisela eZimbabwe
Vapoteri vemuZimbabwe varimuno nevarikunze kwenyika ngatifambei
neWoza, vanamai nanambuya venyu pazuva revapoteri TICHITI TIRIKUDA
TARISIRO. Sanganai musi woMugovera 19 June, nenguva dza 12 masikati
muratidze kunzwirana. Vapoteri vari kuno kumusha, vachafamba, vachizvipira
kusungwa nekurohwa vachiratidzira. Tirivapoteri vasina kwekupotera!
Saka avo vapoteri vasirimunyika ngavaende vanoratidzira kuZimbabwe
House iri pedyo navo.
A snap survey
of community women was carried out to determine the level of HOPE
in Zimbabwean society? Here is a preview of what people said.
What three problems do you face on a daily basis?
AVAILABILITY - 24 %
FEES - 21%
What do you feel is the biggest problem in Zimbabwe today?
OPPRESSION -28 %
What in your life is going the best?
What in your life would you like to change the most?
% want to change the COUNTRY’S LEADERSHIP.
want to improve LIFE in general.
want an end to Hatred.
Do you agree,
if so you are not suffering alone!
from the regime is insensitive, irresponsible and corrupt!
from the chronicle 21 May 2004 – Headline ‘Gono urges locals to
Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe is now encouraging Zimbabweans to work
in the diaspora because of their foreign exchange generation potential,
which exceed that of any other economic sector, the governor,
Dr Gideon Gono said at a public lecture at the Midlands
State University. Dr Gono said he had reversed the vision
contained in his December Monetary policy to have the estimated
3,4 million Zimbabweans working outside to return home by 2008.
Instead, he said the export of human labour would be encouraged
as the brain drain has a lot of potential in terms of foreign
exchange generation for the country if the money came through
official channels." Gono went on to say "The brain drain
is our export. We should encourage Zimbabweans to take up posts
how can they IGNORE the suffering masses?
do they find money for trips to beg YOUR family to bankroll their
want YOUR foreign currency but they are planning to DENY you the
right to VOTE!
being conned out of your hard earned cash! This money will NOT go
towards giving us HOPE but will be used to BUY OUR VOTES. Each one
of you abroad - 1,3 million in United Kingdom, 1,5 million in South
Africa and those in United States and other countries can help us
to DEMAND HOPE.
- DO NOT
help them to buy our votes with FOOD - Imaginary harvests cannot
fill our stomachs!
- DO NOT
help them to spend YOUR billions on propaganda. They will only
try to convince us that we are not OPPRESSED and that life is
- DO NOT
help them to spend YOUR billions rigging the March 2005 elections.
They will want us to THINK we voted in a LEADERSHIP of our choice!
LINGABANCEDISI ukuthi bathenge amavoti ethu ngokudla, asisoze sisuthe
amanga, bakhuluma ngesivuno esingekho. Bazasebenzisa izigidi zenu
bedlwanguza abazali benu, njalo batshontshe impumela yokhetho ngo
March 2005. Lingasetshenziswa ngabahuqulizi benotho lisegangeni
nje kungenxa yabo.
MUSAVABATSIRE kuti vatenge mavhoti enyu nechikafu. Gowo rokufungidzira
ringatigutsa here? Vachaedza kuti tifunge kuti havasi kutidzvinyirira
uye kuti hupenyu hwakanaka. Musabatsire vapambi vepfumi kutambisa
zviuru nezviuru zvenyu bachibira musarudzo ya March 2005. Murimusango
pamusana pavo. Vachada kuti tifunge kuti takasarudza hutungamiriri
our SADC sisters and brothers COMING TO THEIR SENSES and in Zimbabwean
refugees practicing the POWER OF ENOUGH - which is peaceful resistance
and fighting for their RIGHTS!
We demand minimum
standards for the restoration of democratic elections in 2005 and
beyond! These principles are contained in the SADC Parliamentary
Forum "Election Norms and Standards". We need these principles
to give us HOPE that our human rights will once again be respected
- Restore the
Rule of Law – the current plague of corruption is a direct result
of this principle being ignored.
- Restore basic
freedoms and rights – we want to be free to mix and mingle, when
we want to, where we want to and with whom we want to. Repeal
POSA and open up the airwaves for all views to be heard.
an independent election commission (IEC)
- Restore public
confidence in the electoral process – Conduct an audit of the
voter’s role and allow voter education.
- Our vote
is our secret – we believe this… do you?
ZVAKWANA - SOKWANELE - ENOUGH IS ENOUGH!
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JUNE 2004 Edition
- WOZA MOYA/ HUYA MWEYA (Meaning: Come Holy Spirit/Cleansing Wind)
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