Tag: Protest

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 […]

Lockdown: Mugabe’s brute force on show

Lockdown: Mugabe’s brute force on show

HARARE came to a standstill yesterday, as President Robert Mugabe’s government, in an unprecedented show of force, brought out its anti-riot hardware to ruthlessly crush a planned protest by opponents of his regime’s introduction of a surrogate currency, bond notes. Zimbabwe’s capital was teeming with security agents, while roads leading […]