9 November 2012

Tanzania: CHANETA to Hold Election January

THE Tanzania Amateur Netball Association, CHANETA will hold its general election in January, next year and issued an ultimatum to all regional associations to conduct their respective elections by November 30, this year.

CHANETA Acting Secretary General, Rose Mkisi said that they have written to its affiliate regional bodies to hold their respective elections by the set deadline failure of which, she said, they will not be eligible to vote in CHANETA election.

"I would like to remind regional netball associations that they have to hold their elections before the end of this month. November 30 is the deadline for them to do so," said Mkisi. She said there is a need for the associations to hold the polls early so as to have ample time to prepare for the general assembly early next year.

"Our leadership term expires in December, therefore we have to go for election in January, thus our regional affiliates have to observe the deadline to give room for preparation of the general assembly," said Mkisi.

She also reminded them of their obligation to pay the 100,000/- annual fee before the elections date. So far 11 out 23 regions have conducted their elections, leaving one more to attain a minimum requirement. Regions which have completed polling are Dar es Salaam, Mwanza, Lindi, Mtwara, Morogoro, Ruvuma, Mbeya, Singida, Manyara, Simiyu and Geita.

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