Zimbabwe's war veterans turn on Mugabe

In what is seen as an about-turn, Zimbabwe's War Veteran Association and staunch supporters of President Robert Mugabe have spoken out against him.

In a public lashing against the 92-year-old leader, he is called a 'manipulative, self-centered and failed dictator'. The War Veterans are known to be staunch Mugabe supporters, often meting out violence against dissenting voices.

702's John Robbie spoke to Southern Africa Editor of the Africa Report, Crystal Orderson, regarding the developments in South Africa's neighbouring country.

Zimbabwean citizens have begun showing growing discontent with the country's state of affairs in #ThisFlag protests, which saw the country come to a standstill as locals participated in a stay-away.

Listen to the interview below:

Of course slowly but surely, we see Zimbabweans from different sectors of society finding their voice.

Crystal Orderson, The Africa Report

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