Tag: protests

Arrests will only serve to embolden people

Arrests will only serve to embolden people

Zimbabwean authorities yesterday displayed an astounding propensity to shoot themselves in the foot with the arrest of Evan Mawarire, a cleric who inadvertently started the This Flag campaign. That Mawarire had become the face of the protests against President Robert Mugabe and his government is beyond doubt, but by arresting […]

Grace Mugabe off to Singapore ahead of new protests

Grace Mugabe off to Singapore ahead of new protests

President Robert Mugabe’s wife, Grace, flew off to Singapore a day before a new wave of protests planned for Wednesday, according to fresh reports. Grace was reportedly spotted at the OR Tambo airport in South Africa on the day one of the key leaders of the protests against President Robert […]

Pastor in Zimbabwe Is Arrested as Anger Toward Robert Mugabe Builds

Pastor in Zimbabwe Is Arrested as Anger Toward Robert Mugabe Builds

The authorities in Zimbabwe on Tuesday arrested a pastor who organized the country’s largest protests in a decade, and whose activism has galvanized public anger over President Robert Mugabe’s 36-year rule and the nation’s crumbling economy. The pastor, the Rev. Evan Mawarire, 39, was charged in the capital, Harare, with […]

Chinamasa not wanted in Britain

Chinamasa not wanted in Britain

Chinamasa not wanted in Britain: Upon arrival in Britain, Chinamasa was greeted by hostility from the British government and from Zimbabwean demonstrators. Britains relationship with the Zimbabwean government has been frosty since their stand off in the early 2000s over the violent land reforms initiated by President Mugabe. President Mugabe’s continued […]