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UNIFORMED soldiers on Monday were deployed to some areas of the capital where police were clashing with protesters over fuel hikes. Several people, including a bystander, were injured by gunfire. The Associated Press reported of three military trucks with soldiers headed for Chitungwiza, a large suburb southeast of Harare, the capital. Clashes between police and […]Continue Reading:
A WOMAN has been shot in Epworth near the police station as she was walking home from work as the protests against fuel increase continue sliding into outright violence. Workers under the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions and citizen groups have begun a national stayaway in protest against the recent increase in the price of […]Continue Reading:
ZIMBABWE’S public transport has ground to a halt in Zimbabwe as commuter omnibus operators joined a three-day stayaway on Monday, called by the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU). Commuters who reported for work were left stranded as operators suspended their services. Most people in the Harare CBD had to walk home as shops and […]Continue Reading:
AS citizens protest the increase in fuel announced by President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Saturday, pictures and videos have emerged of how the day is panning out across the country. Kombis in Nkulumane, Sekusile have been grounded, have been grounded.. Also, a “one way” route to town has been closed. Sources say it’s a complete #shutdownZimbabwe […]Continue Reading:
PANIC-buying has gripped Zimbabwe again, with fears that the announced 143% hike in fuel prices will have an immediate knock-on effect on prices of virtually all goods and services. By close of business on Sunday, some basic commodities had started disappearing from shelves in supermarkets. In some cases, grocery store owners removed products from  shelves […]Continue Reading: