Man Arrested for Insulting Zimbabwe's President Mnangagwa

Gustiv Kativhu allegedly carried placards calling President Emmerson Mnangagwa a "murderer" at the recently concluded Zanu-PF congress that sealed former president Robert Mugabe's fall from grace. Under Mugabe's rule, the government had clamped down on freedom of expression, with dozens of Zimbabweans falling foul of the law. So one key question facing Zimbabwe now is - how different is Mnangagwa from Mugabe?.

The placards were inscribed with the words, "Mnangagwa killed my friend"...

...and "Zanu PF is giving your jobs to China".

President Emmerson Mnangagwa greets Chinese Ambassador to Zimbabwe Mr Huang Ping while the Chinese government’s special envoy and Assistant Foreign Minister Mr Chen Xiaodong looks on (file photo).

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