Zimbabwe veteran optimistic about referendum

Man who fought in country's independence war says vote on new constitution represents a "second liberation".

    Just outside Zimbabwe’s second City of Bulawayo, 65-year-old Stanley Wolfenden cast his vote for a constitution that would limit powers of President Robert Mugabe.

    Stanley is a war veteran who for 20 years fought for his country’s freedom from white minority rule. He says the referendum on the new constitution for him represents Zimbabwe’s second liberation.

    Al Jazeera's Mohammed Adow met him in Bulawayo.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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