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Africa, Zimbabwe

Chamisa to visit Russia, China to ask help in settling Zimbabwe's political crisis | IOL News

Chamisa to visit Russia, China to ask help settling Zimbabwe's political crisis


Chamisa to visit Russia, China to ask help settling Zimbabwe 's political crisis

MDC leader Nelson Chamisa intends to pay visits to Moscow and Beijing to seek help in settling the political crisis that has been gripping Zimbabwe .

Yet, hundreds of protesters defied the decision, prompting the police to use tear gas and batons and arrest a number of demonstrators.

"In just a few weeks, I’m told, we would completely run out of electricity. And we haven’t got money to buy electricity from other countries like we have done in other years when there was a drought.

Along with blaming the incumbent government for pressuring the opposition, the MDC is also highly critical of the economic situation in the country, which is one of the poorest in the world.

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