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HEAVY-HANDED: Emmerson Mnangagwa

Our country has been trending internationally. Sadly, and not for the first time, it’s for the wrong reasons.

The eyes of the world zoomed in on Zim this week following the arrest of journalist Hopewell Chin’ono and opposition leader Jacob Ngarivhume ahead of the planned July 31 anti-government protests.

The two are accused of inciting public violence through their Twitter messages.

The regime, in its wisdom - or lack of - decided to arrest these two, much to the dismay of many people in the country and beyond borders judging from the reactions following their incarceration.


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