LIVE BLOG: Zimbabwe marches

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Protesters gather calling for Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe to step down, in Harare.

Protesters gather calling for Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe to step down, in Harare.

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Protesters gather calling for Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe to step down, in Harare.

Protesters gather calling for Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe to step down, in Harare.

HARARE - Thousands of Zimbabweans flooded the streets of Harare on Saturday, waving national flags and singing and dancing in an outpouring of elation at the expected fall of President Robert Mugabe.

The Zimbabwe solidarity march is reportedly expected to start at 8am at the Zimbabwe Grounds in Highfields, gathering at 4th Street bus terminus in Harare CBD at around 9am, before moving to the State house.

In a banner circulated on social media messenger application WhatsApp, Zimbabweans are called to “arise Zimbabwe arise” for the march that will start at 10am in Freedom Square in the capital.