Tag: Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe pastor and anti-government activist freed on bail

HARARE, Zimbabwe — A Zimbabwean pastor and anti-government activist who was arrested for addressing protesting university students has been freed on bail. Evan Mawarire was released Wednesday. He had been in police custody since Monday. He is charged with disorderly conduct in a public place and is free on $200 […]

Zimbabwe efforts to contain bird flu outbreak

The government of Zimbabwe is trying to contain an outbreak of bird flu that has killed thousands of chickens. It is the latest threat to a poultry industry that was already under pressure. The H5N8 strain has been detected in several countries in Europe, Asia and Africa in the past two years. Al […]

Zimbabwe pastor and government critic arrested after speech

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe police have arrested a popular pastor after he addressed protesting university students. Lawyer Harrison Nkomo said Evan Mawarire, a preacher and anti-government activist, was Monday charged with disorderly conduct in a public place. He said police picked up Mawarire for addressing medical students protesting against […]