Tag: Protest

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 […]

Zim group confirms arrest of two students after Mugabe protest

Zim group confirms arrest of two students after Mugabe protest

Zimbabwean police on Thursday arrested two student activists who demonstrated against President Robert Mugabe as he presided over a university graduation ceremony, a spokesperson for the protesters said. Promise Mkwananzi, spokesperson for the Tajamuka protest movement, said that one student had held up a sign condemning mass unemployment and another […]

Zimbabwe warns flag ‘abusing’ protesters

Zimbabwe warns flag ‘abusing’ protesters

Zimbabwe on Tuesday warned against the production, sale and use of the national flag without official permission after activists turned it into a symbol of anti-government protests. “Members of the public who participate in any action or activity involving the national flag or bring the national flag into disrepute are […]

Mawarire rallies demo as Bob due in US

Mawarire rallies demo as Bob due in US

Mawarire rallies demo as Bob due in US: WITH the opposition urging his Finance Minister to quit and accusing the government of being dysfunctional, President Robert Mugabe nonchalantly left Harare Wednesday for the United States and Venezuela. The veteran leader was seen off at the Harare International Airport by deputy […]