NewsDay gives you timely live updates of the Heroes Day Commemorations from the Zimbabwe National Heroes Acre in Harare.
Updates by Tinotenda Samukange
Listen to President Mugabe’s speech below:
President Robert G.Mugabe on the podium
President Robert Mugabe end his address with the Party’s slogan.
He congratulates the Zimbabweans for the Zanu PF landslide victory in the just ended elections.
He says the party is aware of the rigging done by opposition during the 2008 presidential elections.
Mugabe:speaks on the election results.
He castigates deforestation,unnecessary veld fires and illegal buildings(squatter camps).
Mugabe urges Zimbabweans to bear the laws of the Nation.
President Mugabe pays tribute to National Defense,Police and the Prison services for not only maintaining peace during the elections but to their committed handwork at all times.
Mugabe:speaks on pension increment for the war veterans and ex-detainees.
Mugabe speaks on the declining maize production due to inadequate rains in the past years.
He says Zimbabwe Government has resorted to importing maize from Zambia to curb National hunger strikes.
He says the government is making frantic efforts to establish State Universities in each and every Province.