Vendors oppose protests

Staff reporter Yesterday the ruling ZANU PF in Harare organised its members to clean up the mess that resulted from clashes between police and opposition protesters. watch informal traders in Harare  The protests disrupted business especially informal trading that occurs in the streets of Harare on a daily basis. On a normal day vendors trade…

Western Govts Rap Mugabe’s Govt Over Rights Violations

Mlondolozi Ndhlovu WESTERN governments on Friday teamed up to criticise President Robert Mugabe’s administration over its poor human rights record which worsened this week after Zimbabwean authorities suppressed two anti-government protests. Police on Wednesday used truncheons, teargas and water cannon to break up a demonstration organised by opposition MDC-T youths in Harare protesting against rising incidents of police brutality…

More demonstration next Friday

Staff reporter     Leaders of opposition parties today told journalists in Harare that if the ruling ZANU PF government thinks that police brutality will stop them from protesting they were misguided as the protests will escalate.

Who were the winners and losers the violent clashes between protesters and police?

Malvern Mkudu Zimbabwe police clashed with MDC-T youths yesterday in Harare following protest marches organised by the opposition party.  Police prevented the protesters from handing over a petition to parliament triggering unnecessary commotion. Initially the demonstration had attracted very small crowds but police panicked and unnecessarily provoked protesters leading into violent clashes. Shops were closed…