The power of the poor

The recent primary elections and voter registration were evidently a poor man's affair. The rich and the middle class stayed away from the electoral process.

More people vote in rural villages than in towns. This pattern of voting has turned high-density areas and villages into swing states of sorts. Statistics from the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) show that rural area dwellers have registered for the 2014 elections in greater numbers than urbanites.  In the recent voter registration drive, some villages saw a record 4,000 registering for the elections.

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Women unite for progress

It underscores the indispensable role women play in our society, particularly in building strong households and nurturing families. The recognition of women as the bedrock of our communities is not just a sentiment; it's a call to action for all women to stand together and support each other in their endeavours.The society's aim to instil essential principles and knowledge for national development is crucial. By providing a platform for...

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