Mugabe’s death: UK Zimbabweans on the ‘good leader’ who ‘turned’

September 7, 2019 at 3:59 pm Leave a comment

Luke Tamborinyoka: Zanu PF are the grandmasters of violence and national shutdowns

Zanu PF and its surrogate media have been on the forefront in blaming the recent national shutdown and the attendant violence on the MDC led by President Advocate Nelson Chamisa, yet Zimbabweans are well aware which of the two political parties has always masterminded violence and national shutdowns in this country.

Continue Reading January 24, 2019 at 7:39 pm Leave a comment

Zimbabwe: After the crackdown, the purge

Targeted abductions and detentions are dismantling opposition to President Mnangagwa’s government – just when Zimbabwe needs civil society more than ever.

Continue Reading January 24, 2019 at 7:31 pm Leave a comment

Zimbabwe: beatings and abductions continue despite Mnangagwa pledge

A brutal crackdown on protesters and opposition activists in Zimbabwe has continued despite President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s pledge earlier this week to stop excesses by the security forces.

Continue Reading January 23, 2019 at 7:35 pm Leave a comment

Zimbabwe president Emmerson Mnangagwa issues warning | ITV News

Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa has warned cut short a fundraising trip to head back to the country to address the country’s economic crisis and crackdown.

He was welcomed at Harare International Airport by vice president Constantino Chiwenga, a former army commander who was in charge during the president’s week-long absence.

During this time, the government launched a clampdown in which 12 people were killed, and others dragged from their homes and beaten, according to human rights groups

Continue Reading January 22, 2019 at 7:41 pm Leave a comment

Revolt and repression in Zimbabwe

The Zimbabwean government’s decision to hike fuel prices has sparked fierce opposition. In this Q&A, Crisis Group’s Senior Consultant Piers Pigou explains how economic hardship is driving ordinary citizens to unprecedented acts of resistance.

Continue Reading January 21, 2019 at 6:35 pm Leave a comment

Zimbabwe opposition accuses government of brutal crackdown

Zimbabwe’s opposition says its members have been victims of a brutal crackdown in response to violent protests against a sharp rise in the price of fuel.

January 21, 2019 at 4:24 pm Leave a comment

Army killings must stop!

THE callous shooting of citizens during the protest against fuel hikes this week by security forces has put the military firmly under the spotlight.

Continue Reading January 20, 2019 at 6:37 pm Leave a comment

Crackdown on Zimbabwe protesters ‘a taste of things to come’ as president cuts short trip abroad

Zimbabwe’s president has cut short his overseas trip after a deadly crackdown on protesters in the African country – which his government has called “just a foretaste of things to come”.

January 20, 2019 at 6:26 pm Leave a comment

After global outrage, Zim army & police blame deserters for killings; MDC scoffs at ‘stupid’ cover-up bid

THE country’s under-fire security services claimed Saturday that deserters and criminals in stolen military uniforms were behind this past week’s murderous mayhem as international outrage increased over the government’s brutal crackdown against protestors.

January 19, 2019 at 10:22 pm Leave a comment

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