Tag: Protestors

Parties turn up heat on Mugabe before Friday’s mass march

Parties turn up heat on Mugabe before Friday’s mass march

Opposition political parties and civic groups in Zimbabwe have written to President Robert Mugabe seeking an urgent meeting ahead of Friday’s mass march for electoral reforms and a protest against economic decline, police brutality and corruption. When Mugabe, 92, won a disputed election in July 2013 he did so on […]

Zimbabwe police break up anti-Mugabe protest

Zimbabwe police break up anti-Mugabe protest

Zimbabwe police have fired tear gas and water cannon to disperse several hundred protesters calling on President Robert Mugabe to step down, a week after the longtime ruler warned that protests “don’t pay”. Some 200 people had gathered in central Harare on Wednesday, carrying flowers for peace and holding posters […]