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In Matola, Renamo is already preparing for the municipal elections in 2018, and members say they’re confident of victory.
The party’s delegate in Matola, Ramualdo Fernando, met members in the Infulene Administrative Post on Saturday afternoon to assess the level of organisation and says that Renamo’s victory is certain.
“We are here to find out how are we organised for the coming elections. We are confident because victory in Matola is certain. We have many supporters,” Fernando said.
In Matola, Afonso Dhlakama’s party is also preparing to ensure that the elections are transparent. “We want to have desk officers and members at polling station to ensure that the process runs smoothly,” he said.
Renamo’s political committee in Matola is also set to visit the administrative posts of Machava and Matola headquarters.
Meanwhile, the ‘Partridge’ party denounces persecution and incitement to hatred against its members and sympathisers in the province of Tete. Such acts, which oppose the truce, are those of Frelimo members or sympathisers, its newsletter says.
The Renamo Provincial Political Delegation in Tete reported that on May 7, in the village of Phole, locality of Cazula, district of Chiuta, the police confiscated a Renamo flag at party headquarters and took it to the local police station, with no apparent justification. The same occurred in the localities of Mualadzi and Cavua, where individuals who identified themselves as being authorised by Frelimo also took Renamo flags.
Some of the flags confiscated at Renamo headquarters are still in the hands of Frelimo and the police, the party’s newsletter says.Source: O País