At least 5 people were injured when anti-riot police and protesters clashed in Harare’s central business district on Friday 29 September.
It appears there was a police swoop on illegal forex dealers, although it’s not entirely clear if this triggered the violence. Tajamuka/Sesjikile were also demonstrating against cash shortages. A video posted on social media shows riot police on a truck speeding down a central Harare road as what sounds like gunshots ring out and people scurry for safety.
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Harare (formerly Salisbury) is the capital of Zimbabwe. It is the seat of Government, the industrial hub and commercial centre for Zimbabwe. The city was founded by the Cecil John Rhodes of the BSAC who sent the Pioneer Column in 1890. The name was changed... Read More About Harare
The Tajamuka/Sesijikile Campaign is a political activist group in Zimbabwe. Their stated objective is to "address problems affecting the youth in Zimbabwe." Its most prominent leader is Promise Mkwananzi. The group gained prominence around 2016 when there were several protests in Harare against the introduction... Read More About Tajamuka