Anti-government activists in Zimbabwe have called for a second, and this time five-day, shutdown protest beginning on Monday, prompting the administration to warn that "we will not hesitate to enforce the law". President Emmerson Mnangagwa, who has been on a trip in Europe, announced he will return home without going to the World Economic Forum summit in Davos.
South African Party to Approach ICC If President Fails to Intervene in Zimbabwe Crisis
News24Wire, 20 January 2019
The DA plans to approach the International Criminal Court (ICC) if President Cyril Ramaphosa fails to intervene directly to stop the "ongoing human rights violations" on… Read more »
Mnangagwa Cuts Foreign Trip Short, Govt Talks Tough
Deutsche Welle, 20 January 2019
Zimbabwean authorities will hold opponents "fully accountable" for the unrest, and a spokesman described the deadly crackdown as "just a foretaste" of the future. President… Read more »
Police were deployed across Harare after protesters blocked a number of roads (file photo).
Activists Call for a New 5-Day Shutdown Protest
New Zimbabwe, 21 January 2019
Anti-government activists have called for a second, and this time five-day, shutdown protest beginning Monday, prompting the administration to warn that "we will not hesitate to… Read more »
South Africa Plans to Help Bail Out Zimbabwe - Finance Minister Mboweni
Daily Maverick, 21 January 2019
South Africa is planning to extend short-term credit to Zimbabwe and also to help it write off its US$7.4-billion external debt, to prevent its neighbour spiralling out of control.… Read more »
NGOs Deny They Have 'Regime Change Agenda'
CIVIL society organisations have rejected government allegations that they are working with the opposition to push a a regime change agenda aimed at unseating President Emmerson… Read more »
Zanu-PF Offices Burnt Down, Member's Business Looted
SEVERAL Zanu PF properties in Bulawayo were targeted with several burnt down during last week's nationwide protests against a steep hike in the price of fuel as well as the general… Read more »
Crackdown a Taste of What's Coming - President's Spokesman
New Zimbabwe, 20 January 2019
THE deadly military and police crackdown against protestors over the past week which left at least 12 people dead was just a "foretaste of things to come", President Emmerson… Read more »
'Even Mugabe Never Shut Internet Down'
Senior opposition politicians and former cabinet ministers have accused the government of using an "unprecedented and illegal" internet shutdown imposed last week to hide the… Read more »
After Global Outrage, Army, Police Blame Deserters for Killings
New Zimbabwe, 19 January 2019
THE country's under-fire security services claimed Saturday that deserters and criminals in stolen military uniforms were behind this past week's murderous mayhem as international… Read more »
As his government orders another nationwide Internet shutdown, ignoring local and global condemnation of its brutal crackdown against protestors, President Emmerson Mnangagwa ... Read more »
Since he took over power, President Emmerson Mnangagwa and other high-level government officials made numerous promises to deliver governance reforms to mark the post-Mugabe era, ... Read more »
Zimbabwe's government has restored internet services in the country but social media sites remain blocked. This follows violent demonstrations over a steep rise in the price of ... Read more »
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