Tag: Mawarire

Robert Mugabe Has Destroyed the Dreams of Generations

Robert Mugabe Has Destroyed the Dreams of Generations

Enraged by the dire economic situation in his country, the 40-year-old pastor from the Zimbabwean capital Harare released a homemade video in April 2016. Draped in the country’s flag, Mawarire lamented the state Zimbabwe found itself in and the leadership vacuum created during President Robert Mugabe’s 37 years in power. […]

I’m sorry – Minister tells Mawarire

I’m sorry – Minister tells Mawarire

Information Communication Techonology minister Supa Mandiwanzira yesterday apologised to #ThisFlag leader, Evan Mawarire, for falsely accusing him of skipping bail when he went into self-imposed exile in the United States, six months ago. Mandiwanzira last week told British ambassador, Catriona Laing, that the cleric’s arrest on arrival at the Harare International […]

Zimbabwe: The Return of Evan Mawarire

After spending a week in remand prison following his arrest as he returned home from a brief stint in exile, many had expected outspoken pastor Evan Mawarire to scale down his activism and take stock after his brave decision to return home. They were mistaken. The Harare-based pastor was back […]

Zimbabwean pastor who led anti-Mugabe protests arrested in Harare

A Zimbabwean pastor accused last year of trying to overthrow the government after helping launch protests against President Robert Mugabe has been arrested after flying home from the US. Evan Mawarire was detained at Harare airport, according to his lawyer. He was charged with subverting a constitutionally elected government and […]