Students Confront Mnangagwa Over Deepening Economic Crisis
Oct. 13, 2019
Farai Dziva|Students will on Tuesday stage nationwide protests at Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government.
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Enough is enough. We have endured the harsh economic conditions of our beloved country and now we say it’s enough.
The clueless government of ED has absolutely failed to turn around the economy and we students are the victims of the aftermaths. Fees hikes, high rentals, transport costs for off campus students, power cuts, high prices for basic commodities, water shortages among others and no jobs afterwards.
Our lives are now miserable. We have endured for so long and we can’t be fooled by the so called 2030 vision which is only a myth not a reality given the previous deceits by ED such as ‘100 day plan’!
The crisis is manmade therefore it’s solvable. We demand that ED humbles himself and go to the negotiating table with President Advocate Nelson Chamisa for a dialogue and solve the illegitimacy crisis which happens to be the root for our suffering and bring about economic reforms.
We are shutting down all colleges across the country on Tuesday till our message reaches ED. Education which is our right according to section 27 of the constitution should not be a hard earned thing and useless.
Comrades of the academic struggle, the intelligentsia! No one is attending any lecture on Tuesday the 15th of October till ED accept the dialogue with Chamisa, resolve the legitimacy crisis from which we are suffering.
There is nothing to fear except fear itself. Mwana asingacheme anofira mumbereko. It’s time to wake up from our slumber, unite as one and fight for the Zimbabwe we want.
Concerned citizen, suffering student