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Anti-govt protests are revolt by opposition - Mnangagwa

Anti-govt protests are revolt by opposition - Mnangagwa travis.richards Sat, 08/01/2020 - 13:30 Teaser Media Paragraphs File: President Emmerson Mnangagwa. Reuters/Philimon Bulawayo JOHANNESBURG - Anti-government protests in Zimbabwe are a revolt by the opposition. That s according to the country s President Emmerson Mnangagwa. READ: Zim businesses closed, streets deserted on day of protests There have been widespread demonstrations against corruption as citizens are furious over soaring inflation that s eroded salaries and pensions. The government deployed the army and riot police ahead of protests. READ: Zimbabwe clears streets, bans anti-government protests Critics say Mnangagwa is resorting to dictator tactics similar to that of former leader Robert Mugabe. Zimbabwe s president has however blamed the economic crisis on sabotage by businesses and an opposition funded by the West. Activists are calling for demonstrations against corruption in the face of growing economic hardships. Our Zimbabwe correspondent joins us with the latest developments. Courtesy #DStv403

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