Zimbabwe police beat up opposition groups

An anti-riot police man in Zimbabwe tackles a woman with his boot as they dispersed a crowd gathered to hear an address by leader of the Movement for Democratic Change Alliance Nelson Chamisa in Harare on November 20, 2019. PHOTO | JEKESAI NJIKIZANA | AFP

What you need to know:

  • The opposition has been accusing President Mnangagwa of adopting the same heavy-handed tactics used by his predecessor, Mr Robert Mugabe.
  • The Chamisa-led opposition last year rejected President Mnangagwa’s election victory claiming the polls were rigged.
  • Mr Chamisa said the opposition will welcome South Africa to mediate in talks between him and President Mnangagwa.



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