By- Monday next week’s schools’ national shutdown has spread to South Africa, with that country’s opposition leader Mmusi Maimane challenging President Emerson Mnangagwa not to harass activists.
Maimane posted on Twitter supporting the #ShutDownZimbabwe initiative.
The world will be watching when #ShutDownZimbabwe happens. There is no room for suppression of the rights of the people, including the right to protest. There should be no obstruction of the people
Teachers and University students have declared next Monday a national schools shut-down day.
Tweeting Thursday, the Amalgamated Teachers Union of Zimbabwe and the Zimbabwe National Association of Students Unions said schools would from Monday be shut down until the government addresses their issues.
Tweeted ARTUZ and ZINASU:
ARTUZ Teachers Union and ZINASU Students Union are shutting down schools and universities on 9 May. Citizens have been patient with the Government for the past four years, but enough is enough! Let’s stay home on 9 May!