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bulawayo_agendaGwanda - Two people were called in by Gwanda police for discussing events in Libya.

The two were driving from Bulawayo to Gwanda when they picked up a passenger along the way while discussing the subject. The passenger went on to report the two at Gwanda Police Station, leading to their calling in. The two were also called in to explain why they were playing a Kwaito Music Tune called Imot etshontshimali- meaning a car that steals money. This name has been given to the infamous BMW cars being driven by traffic cops who are known for their asking for bribes.

Events in North Africa have led to uncertainty in the country and there were reports that a peaceful march was being organised in Harare for today.

Gwanda – The Weekly Agenda publication is reportedly under siege in Gwanda. Reports are that CIO agents are allegedly burning the newsletter. Reports are also that people found distributing the Bulawayo Agenda newsletter are interrogated by the agents, who go on to solicit for information concerning the organisation, allegedly giving them US$15 bribes.

Bulawayo Agenda is a civil society organisation that conducts advocacy on issues of democracy. It is committed to providing an apolitical platform for people to express their views and debate on matters that affect their lives. It has active chapters in Gweru, Gwanda, Plumtree, Victoria Falls, Matopo, Hwange, Binga, Nkayi, Lupane and Tsholotsho.

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