Tag: Zimbabwe

Final demand: Zimbabwe’s debt defaulters

Final demand: Zimbabwe’s debt defaulters

Zimbabwe is being hit by a tidal wave of debt – defaulters are on the rise as the ailing economy continues to hit ordinary citizens hard. Many are losing their properties to debt collectors or live in fear of having their homes given to creditors. Thirty-two-year-old Hazel Mhembere, who lives […]

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 […]

Mawarire: I don’t want to die; I’m no martyr

Mawarire: I don’t want to die; I’m no martyr

WE have lost enough people in Zimbabwe. I don’t want to be another martyr,” Pastor Evan Mawarire said Tuesday, explaining his decision to go into exile which has divided Zimbabweans and particularly angered some of his supporters. Mawarire, left the country after his arrest last month, initially crossing the border […]

#ThisFlag pastor fears backlash in Zimbabwe

#ThisFlag pastor fears backlash in Zimbabwe

CAPE TOWN – For Zimbabwean activist Pastor Evan Mawarire, returning home is a scary prospect. The instigator of the #ThisFlag campaign is on a tour of South Africa and will address students at UCT on Tuesday evening. Once his tour is done, however, he will have to face the consequences […]