Opposition urges Zim exiles to vote

2008-03-26 00:00

Amid mounting concerns about the fairness of the elections to be held in Zimbabwe on Saturday, the leadership of the Zimbabwean opposition in KZN is urging its countrymen to do all they can to return to their homeland to cast their ballot.

Chiborise told The Witness that despite concerns about vote-rigging, he is optimistic about the outcome of the election, which pits 84-year-old presidential incumbent Robert Mugabe against opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai (56) and independent Simba Makoni (57), who only entered the presidential race in February. “The vote will be split like never before, whether there is substantial vote-rigging or not,” said Chiborise, “and that will bring what we all desire:

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