15 November 2012

Zimbabwe: President Tsvangirai to Hold Field Day at His Buhera Home

press release

President Tsvangirai will on Friday hold a field day at his Buhera homestead in Humanikwa Village where people from various backgrounds will be shown a thriving drip irrigation farming project that he has embarked on.

The project was started this year and the President is farming various crops which are at different levels of maturity.

President Tsvangirai will be accompanied by senior party and government officials. Buhera district is located in an area that has low rainfall patterns and the President is spearheading the use of drip irrigation in order to mitigate food shortages caused by the low rainfall.

After the field day, President Tsvangirai will on Saturday address a Manicaland provincial rally at Murambinda growth point where thousands of party supporters are expected to attend.

The provincial memorial rally is part of similar rallies that are being held by the MDC across the country. They are in memory of over 500 MDC members who were callously murdered by the Zanu PF militia assisted by State agents and funded by the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe.

The President will also have a chance to meet some of the victims of the 2008 Zanu PF violence.

Other provincial rallies have already been held and addressed by President Tsvangirai at Jerera in Masvingo province and Mazowe North in

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