Daily Maverick Columnist Simon Allison says:
One angry Facebook video completely changed Pastor Evan Mawarire’s life – and breathed new life into Zimbabwe’s resistance movement. Mawarire reminded Zimbabweans that ordinary people really can make a difference, and that words can be as powerful as bullets. For this, Robert Mugabe labelled him a “disgrace” and “a great shame”. We call him African of the Year.
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