Multi-award winning Zimbabwean musician, Seh Calaz has called on the government to deal with the multi-faceted problems afflicting the country for the sake of present and future generations.
Posting on Twitter on Monday, Calaz reminded Zimbabwean authorities that artists are not enemies of the State but its allies. He wrote:
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I and future generations deserve a better Zimbabwe. It’s not too much to ask for and that’s all we are asking for. Fix Zimbabwe for the sake of its people. As artists we aren’t your enemies, we are in this together.
Meanwhile, rugby World Champion Tendai “Beast” Mtawarira has commiserated with fellow countrymen who were either abducted and tortured by suspected State agents or arrested by police for exercising their democratic rights over the past weekend. He tweeted:
My prayers this weekend have been with those that have been tortured and arrested in the intended peaceful protests back home. Constitution rights should not be criminalized!
A nephew to ZimLive editor Mduduzi Mathuthu, Tawanda Muchehiwa was allegedly seized from police custody by the Ferret Team soon after his arrest on Thursday.
The 22-year-old second-year journalism student spent two days in a bushy area were his captors severely tortured him and forced him to drink his urine. He was dumped two days later near his home and is currently hospitalised with back and renal injuries.