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Zimbabwe shuts down in protest over ‘economic collapse’

Zimbabweans carry out nationwide strike and protests in the capital against the economic conditions in the country..

Police in Zimbabwe have fired tear gas and warning shots at demonstrators as a strike against the government’s economic policies closed businesses and crippled public transport.

Wednesday’s strike, named “stay-away day”, followed days of unrest over the government’s failure to pay civil servants’ salaries, a currency shortage, import restrictions and police road blocks that were allegedly extorting cash from commercial drivers

Source: Zimbabwe shuts down in protest over ‘economic collapse’ – News from Al Jazeera

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