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Report Says About One Third of Zimbabwe Voters Are Dead

An independent voters roll observation report has got some stunning facts by looking into the voters list of the African nation Zimbabwe. After viewing and enquiring about the voters, they came to find out that about 27% of the names mentioned in the list have died. They also found that names of around 2000 persons whose age is more than 100 years old on this earth.

A simple test conducted by a computer showed that there are around 2300 people who were born between the years 1901 and 1909 and they were between 101 and 110 years old. There are also nine people who were born between 1890 and 1900, which shows they are between 111 and 120 years old. The voter list also shows there are 93 children who are below the age of 93.

ZANU-PF party of President Robert Mugabe is having a power sharing arrangement with Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai’s Movement for Democratic Change (MDC). The country is all set to go for elections in the year 2011. Both the parties have decided to frame a new constitution for the country before the next general elections are held. But the guardians of democracy are really worried over the fact that how much true democracy can exist in the country with such a false voters list.

JIT Mukherjii
After completing his MBA in Financial Management, he decided to shift to writing and took it as his full time career. Being the Editor-in-chief of this web magazine, he has got diverse interest in the field of politics and business related matters.

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