Tag: Zimbabwe

Christian leaders in Zimbabwe disturbed by abductions

Originally published in Vatican News The abduction and torture of three female opposition leaders by some unknown people in Zimbabwe has raised a wave of condemnations and calls for investigations into abductions and disappearances. Three female leaders, members of the opposition Movement for Democratic Change–Alliance (MDC-Alliance), were allegedly abducted in […]

Mugabe’s days numbered — but keep praying for peace in Zimbabwe

Yesterday — a day in which Christians in Zimbabwe responded in numbers to a call to participate in “Breakthrough Prayer” rallies in Harare and Bulawayo — 93-year-old President Robert Mugabe stunned his countrymen when he delivered a highly-anticipated “resignation speech” on national television in which he did not resign. Prior […]

Zim protest pastor freed, church leaders tackle Mugabe on economic crisis

Originally published in Christian Today A court has ordered the immediate release from police custody of Zimbabwean Pastor Evan Mawarire, who was arrested on charges of plotting to overthrow President Robert Mugabe’s government. Mawarire, 40, was detained and arrested on Sunday and accused of inciting revolt against Mugabe. The basis […]

Trump administration condemns Mugabe regime for arresting Christian pastors

Originally published in Christian Today Donald Trump’s administration has called on Robert Mugabe to respect human rights within and outside Zimbabwe’s borders following the arrest of the campaigning pastor Evan Mawarire. The US embassy in Harare issued a statement condemning the arrest of Mawarire and that of fellow pastor Phillip […]

Pastor chains himself to pole in anti-Mugabe protest

Originally published in IOL A pastor, who in December last year went on a solo demonstration against Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe in the resort town of Victoria Falls, has pulled another stunt. This time, Remnant Church leader Patrick Phillip Mugadza — now commonly known as the “Mugabe-must-go-pastor” — chained himself […]