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The pastor taking on the Zimbabwean government

July 8th, 2016

Episode 1061 of 1342 episodes

The streets of Zimbabwe's main cities are deserted during a nationwide stay away to protest at the lack of jobs and unpaid wages. This sudden surge of protest has been fuelled by Pastor Evan Mawarire, who posted an impassioned video on social media about the Zimbabwean flag and the country's future, calling for non-violent protest under the hashtag #ThisFlag. The BBC's Africa correspondent Alastair Leithead reports. (Image: Pastor Evan Mawarire. Credit: AP)

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