his wife Grace said Mugabe would rule from the grave.However opposition to Mugabe’s rule is growing Even some of his staunchest supporters veterans of the independence war described him as “dictatorial” and broke with their former ally The war vets carried out Mugabe’s ouster of many white farmers whose land was turned over to black beneficiaries The land seizures were blamed for contributing to Zimbabwe’s economic turmoil Watch Video: What’s making news Today high unemployment mass factory closures and delays in salary payments to civil servants remind many of a 2008 financial collapse that was alleviated following a violent election period by the formation of a coalition government Long lines persist at banks many of which switched off their ATMs and limit withdrawals to as low as $50 “This country is full of vendors who accept cash only” said Harare resident Darlington Madzonga who scoffed at appeals by some financial officials for people to use cash cards “When will these people accept that they have failed We need a new generation of leaders” The fear factor in Zimbabwe where dissidents sometimes face arrest or a violent response from authorities appears to be in decline A pastor in Zimbabwe rallied opposition to the government A former ruling party member went to court for allegedly insulting the longtime leader Minibus drivers and street vendors protested against economic hardship A widely circulated video showed police arresting an anti-corruption activist who was remonstrating in a hotel lobby Lt Gen Philip Valerio Sibanda the army chief was quoted in state media as saying the military is training officers to deal with “cyber warfare” a reference to state uneasiness over activists’ use of social media to spread anti-government messages On Wednesday Zimbabwean police fired tear gas and water cannons to disperse protests in Harare and assaulted several journalists including an Associated Press photographer Opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai who shared power with Mugabe for five years before losing disputed elections in 2013 has had a relatively muted role in recent demonstrations which happen almost daily Instead the protests have a grassroots feel and often cast discontent as an expression of patriotism Pastor Evan Mawarire galvanized anger over alleged government failures with a social media campaign that asked people to display the Zimbabwean flag Mawarire was arrested but a court ordered his release and he is staying in neighboring South Africa Mugabe accused him of being sponsored by the West a frequent target of criticism by the Zimbabwean leader Mawarire called on Facebook for anti-Mugabe demonstrations at a cricket match between Zimbabwe and New Zealand in the Zimbabwean city of Bulawayo on Saturday urging people to sing the national anthem during the game It remains unclear whether protesters can keep momentum and whether opposition forces are capable of the “actual business of transforming a government and putting in place a sort of changed political system” that would entail “a very long and arduous kind of process” said Aditi Lalbahadur a researcher at the South African Institute of International Affairs which is based in Johannesburg Mugabe has rallied thousands of his supporters to counter protests and there are no signs of open opposition among leading figures in the government or security forces The ZANU-PF party has been hit by behind-the-scenes succession battles with Grace Mugabe acquiring an increasingly political role Gabriel Shumba a Zimbabwean activist in Johannesburg acknowledged that Mugabe might outmaneuver the current protests but speculated that he no longer has a “hands-on approach” to ruling the country Meanwhile Shumba said Zimbabwe is “dying a slow painful death” For all the latest World News download Indian Express App More Top News Qatar in April lifted a self-imposed ban on development of the North Field, Global LNG demand was 265 million tonnes in 2016, The hike will affect both government and private sector employees. For all the latest World News, download Indian Express App More Top News “If we cannot stop the advance of racist parties, to see Trump speak in downtown Pueblo earlier this month. I’m American.hunt for new alternate site will begin.
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