23.8.2019 08:09 pm
In another incident, nine members of a rural teachers’ union and their lawyer were arrested for protesting poor remuneration and working conditions.
A senior official of Zimbabwe's main opposition party has been arrested for failing to stop an outlawed protest, the party said on Friday.
Police beat ‘an old woman’, a protesters said, as MDC leader Nelson Chamisa declares the current regime worse than the previous one.
The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies said it was ‘rapidly deploying an expert team’ to the area.
‘Mugabe had become a toddler when it comes to the kind of brutality that we are seeing,’ MDC leader Nelson Chamisa said.
Renamo members have allegedly been beaten and their houses and other properties torched in the provinces of Tete, Zambezia, Inhambane and Gaza.
Police cornered a group of protesters and beat them with batons, with one woman carried into a Red Cross ambulance.
‘Six people so far were abducted by suspected state agents… and they have been severely tortured and left for dead,’ said a statement.
In many cases, those with albinism are targeted for their body parts to be used in witchcraft.
Together with music, these murals had become a symbol of the popular nature of an uprising led by young activists.
The wife of Gerco van Deventer said that his family needs him, and are pleading with captors to release him.
The explosion took place Saturday morning near the town of Morogoro, some 200 kilometres west of Dar es Salaam.
Since the beginning of the year, at least 190 people have died in boat accidents in the DRC, according to an AFP count.
The latest in a series of similar disasters in Africa left 64 dead and 70 injured, said Morogoro governor Stephen Kebwe.
At least 60 people perished in Tanzania on Saturday when a fuel tanker overturned and then exploded as people rushed to help themselves to leaking fuel.