August 16, 2020

Zimbabwe govt blasts ‘evil-minded’ archbishop

Harare (AFP) – Zimbabwe’s government has accused the head of a Catholic bishops congress of stoking division and seeking to create a “genocide” after the group spoke out against alleged rights abuses and economic woes.On Friday, the Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops Conference (ZCBC) issued an unusually strong letter deploring the thwarting of anti-government protests on July 31.The bishops denounced the “unprecedented” crackdown on dissent and weighed in on Zimbabwe’s long-standing social and economic crisis, which the government vehemently denies.In a statement late Saturday, Information Minister Mo…


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