Zimbabwean Women Shut Down Bulawayo Over the Weekend: #BeatThePot
Bulawayo, Zimbabwe’s main opposition party, MDC-T, led an all-women #BeatThePot protest on Saturday demanding President Robert Mugabe to resign from the post as the country’s socio-economic crisis worsens. Approximately 2000 protesters, led by MDC-T deputy president, Thokozani Khupe, took to the streets.
Starting the march with women beating their empty pots singing revolutionary songs, and thereafter spiraling into anti-Mugabe chants as they entered the streets, the protest brought business in the country’s second largest city to a brief hault. Read the full story here:
Source: Okayafrica 17 July 2016