Emmerson Mnangagwa 'eats cake' in Russia while Zimbabwe burns

This file photo taken on 7 January, 2017 shows Emmerson Mnangagwa (C) attending the funeral ceremony of Peter Chanetsa at the National Heroes Acre in Harare. Picture: AFP

On Sunday – just before taking a private jet to Russia – President Emmerson Mnangagwa hiked fuel prices in Zimbabwe by 140%, making it the most expensive place in the world to fill up.

Chaos ensued, yet Mnangagwa remains absent.

At least five people have died while nearly 40 have been treated for gunshot wounds, according to Doctors for Human Rights.

Police have arrested 200 people while Government has shut down the internet.

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Dianna Games, Chief Executive at Africa at Work.

Listen to the interview in the audio below (and scroll down for quotes from it).

The President is in Russia. It’s possibly a safe haven for a President that should be on the run!

Dianna Games, Africa at Work

The internet has been shut down today.

Dianna Games, Africa at Work

The Government is taking no responsibility… blaming the opposition, blaming consumers… everybody except themselves…

Dianna Games, Africa at Work

We mustn’t forget; it’s really the same cabal that ruined the economy before.

Dianna Games, Africa at Work

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