Zimbabwe priest held over Mugabe death 'prophecy'

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe looks on during his inauguration and swearing-in ceremony on August 22, 2013. FILE PHOTO | ALEXANDER JOE | AFP

What you need to know:

  • Poking fun at Mugabe or making predictions about him is a risky business in Zimbabwe, which has a law that forbids "undermining the authority of or insulting the president."
  • In 2015, Mugadza was arrested and detained for nearly a month after holding a placard telling Mugabe his people were suffering under his rule.



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