July 21, 2020 / 4:50 PM / 14 days ago

Zimbabwe president announces curfew to curb coronavirus

HARARE, July 21 (Reuters) - Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa said on Tuesday that security forces would enforce a dusk to dawn curfew from Wednesday to combat the coronavirus outbreak.

But critics and the opposition say authorities want to stop anti-government protests planned for next week by activists who say government corruption has worsened economic hardships. (Reporting by MacDonald Dzirutwe Editing by Alexander Winning)

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