Zimbabwe Rights Groups, Opposition Stage Online Protest Against Constitutional Amendments

Zimbabwe Rights Groups, Opposition Stage Online Protest Against Constitutional Amendments

HARARE, ZIMBABWE – Zimbabwean opposition and rights groups have held an online protest against proposed constitutional amendments that would allow the president to handpick top judges.  Thousands of people viewed the Thursday night rally, which was streamed online to avoid arrests amid a coronavirus lockdown and ban on public gathering

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“Buy Zimbabwe” noble initiative, but sub-standard local products threaten success

“Buy Zimbabwe” noble initiative, but sub-standard local products threaten success

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