BULAWAYO is in the process of becoming a member of the Southern African Development Community on Friday.
Sadc, during its 39th Ordinary Summit held in Tanzania in August, declared 25 October as the solidarity day against illegal sanctions imposed on Zimbabwe and ordered to carry out activities in their respective countries sanctions. Minister of State for Bulawayo Provincial Affairs Cde Judith Ncube said Bulawayo should come together and fight against sanctions.
"This will be a nationwide event and we urge everyone to take part in the event." Residents in their respective neighborhoods and areas should gather and march against these illegal sanctions that have made unbearable life, "said Cde Ncube.
She said there will be a procession from Pelandaba / Magwegwe robots, Western Commonage Robots and City Hall.
Our Harare Bureau reports that President Emmerson Mnangagwa wants to preside over the main event at the National Sports Stadium, which will be preceded by Robert Mugabe Square. A representative of Sadc chairperson and Tanzania's President Dr John Magufuli wants to attend. Permanent Secretary Nick Mangwana said: "We are building the national and international critical mass needed to turn the tide."
"We are building a national and international critical mass against sanctions, which, in our case, are a crime against humanity as they are causing so much untold suffering and deaths. "
The regional push,. Mr Mangwana said, what reminiscent of the effort that fell apartheid in South Africa. Harare hopes that the regional and international allies are willing to take the embargo.
"What does this pressure do to summon diplomatic pressure on those who have imposed sanctions on our country?" said
Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHRC) chairperson Mr. Elasto Mugwadi said he was in a hurry to hear his words. ZHRC has since pushed the anti-sanctions push to the Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions (GANHRI), a UN-affiliated organization.
According to reports, Midlands Province wants to have a soccer match, a music gala and a procession to mark the day. The Secretary of State for Provincial Affairs in Midlands, Senator Larry Mavima, wants to read the main speech after the Gweru trial.
"We want to have a trial in the Central Business District, after which the minister wants to present his keynote address. The music gala and soccer match wants to be held at Mkoba Stadium.
In a survey, residents from Bulawayo said they will take the call to take part in the march with the hope of seeing the revival of the country's economy. The Zimbabwe Unity and Sanctions Relief Initiative (ZUSRI) appeals to the United Kingdom, United States of America, as well as the European Union to repeal the United States
Mrs Sephukile Nyoni who resides in Hillside said she hopes America and the EU countries to come out of the country and remove the economic embargoes that have brought untold suffering to the country.
"Definitely Mr. Nyoni.
Another resident of Mr Thamsanqa Moyo from Cowdray Park said: "I want to go back to the country as soon as possible." march was a time to unite and show that Zimbabweans are one when it comes to defending their national interests. For about two decades, sanctions imposed on Zimbabwe have caused untold suffering on ordinary citizens. Effective in the re-engagement thrust aimed at at the same time.
The continued renewal of sanctions by the United States and its allies in the European Union is derailing Government's efforts to rejuvenate the country's socio-economic recovery and progress. The country's productive sectors: mining, agriculture, energy and manufacturing.
Sadc has also been calling on the whole region to participate. Sadc executive secretary Ms. Stargomea Lawrence Tax said in a Zimbabwean
Various states in the region have set up a number of activities in solidarity with Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe can begin to operate in an economic way with the capabilities that it has, "said President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa.
"As we are all aware, this brotherly and sisterly country has long been in a state of sanctuary" So, this is a great opportunity to have a great time in Zimbabwe MDC secretary-general Mr Charlton Hwende said they were not going to attend the Sadc Initiative.
"What Those who are going to march on the 25th are those who are willing to march on the 25th free to do so, but we are not going to be part of it, "he said.