Zimbabwe: high court permits churches to educate voters

 The Zimbabwe Supreme Court has struck down a law barring churches and selected civic organisations from carrying out voter-education campaigns. The Supreme Court action nullifies the General Laws Amendment Act passed in January. The law was viewed by critics as an attempt by President Robert Mugabe to maintain his grip on power as Zimbabwe prepares for a presidential election this weekend. Source: ENI Highlights contain summaries of ENI articles published today. For details of subscriptions to the full ENI News Service, which contains full text articles, contact ENI at the address below. ENI Online - http://www.eni.ch Ecumenical News International PO Box 2100 CH - 1211 Geneva 2 Switzerland Tel: (41-22) 791 6088/6111 Fax: (41-22) 788 7244 Email: eni@eni.ch