Zimbabweans gather in London to protest against Mugabe


Jubilant Zimbabweans brought a carnival spirit to a grey, wet corner of London on Saturday, with around 150 people gathering outside the country’s embassy to mark the demise of Robert Mugabe’s regime.

Demonstrators protest outside the Zimbabwe Embassy in London, on November 18, 2017.
Thousands of protesters flooded Zimbabwe’s streets demanding Robert Mugabe’s resignation on Saturday in a movement organised by independence war veterans and backed by ruling party barons and the army. The mass turnout came after an unprecedented week which saw the army’s top brass seizing power and putting Mugabe under house arrest in response to his sacking of Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa. / AFP PHOTO

Members of London’s sizeable Zimbabwean community sipped beer and whisky while dancing around a makeshift sound system, waving placards reading “Mugabe Out” and bobbing umbrellas in…

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