Tag: Protestors

Fearless young Zimbabweans face up to world’s oldest leader

Fearless young Zimbabweans face up to world’s oldest leader

Zimbabwe has known only one leader since independence. First as prime minister, then president, there has only been Robert Mugabe at the top for the last 36 years. There have been challenges, opposition and violence, but the 92-year-old leader has always known how to deal with dissent and stay in […]

Police Brutality Claims Follow Mugabe Protests

Police Brutality Claims Follow Mugabe Protests

Human rights lawyers in Zimbabwe say they have received numerous claims of police brutality after a crackdown on protesters demonstrating against President Robert Mugabe. Sky News has spoken to several, including a journalist who was arrested during the demonstrations a fortnight ago and claims he was tortured in jail while awaiting […]

Police claim Zimbabwe headed for civil war

Police claim Zimbabwe headed for civil war

The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) has alleged that the country is on the brink of a civil war being plotted by social media activists. The claim emerged in a statement used to ban an application by the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to hold its anniversary in Bulawayo on 11 […]

More Zimbabwe protests amid speculation over Mugabe

More Zimbabwe protests amid speculation over Mugabe

The Zimbabwean government is remaining tight-lipped about the whereabouts of President Robert Mugabe as opposition political parties gather for another demonstration in the capital today. Reports yesterday speculated that Mugabe, 92, fell ill at the 36th Southern African Development Community summit in Mbabane, Swaziland, and was flown to Dubai for […]