Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa 'appalled' by attack on protester

What you need to know:

  • His statement comes after widespread criticism of the way security forces have handled recent protests.
  • His condemnation has received a mixed reaction with some calling him "uninformed".
  • Unrest broke out a fortnight ago following a more than doubling in fuel prices, making it the most expensive fuel in the world according to GlobalPetrolPrices.com .

Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa has said he is "appalled" by an attack by security officials on a protester that was featured in a TV news report.

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