July 31, 2020

Zimbabwe streets deserted after anti-govt protests are banned

Harare (AFP) – Police and soldiers mounted checkpoints on empty streets in Harare on Friday after the Zimbabwean authorities warned of a crackdown on the eve of planned protests.Opposition politician Jacob Ngarivhume of a small party called Transform Zimbabwe had called for demonstrations against alleged state corruption and the country’s slumping economy on the second anniversary of President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s disputed election.But people stayed home after police on Thursday banned the protests.”All security arms of government are on full alert and will deal decisively with any individuals…

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