Nelson Chamisa says situation in Zim is worsening

Zimbabwe’s opposition leader Nelson Chamisa says he’s ready to lead. Chamisa spoke with eNCA's Gareth Edwards about issues in neighbouring Zimbabwe. Courtesy of #DStv403

HARARE - The clampdown on the opposition and journalists is getting worse in Zimbabwe, according to MDC Alliance leader, Nelson Chamisa.

He says the situation has not changed under President Emmerson Mnangagwa.

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A Zimbabwe Daily journalist was arrested earlier this week.

While nine reporters were arrested at the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission.

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He said, "in particular, the persecution of MDC alliance leaders that is an ongoing problem, but its in the context of political consolidation, which we are fighting."

"We are saying elections need to be free and fair so we continue to see the worsening of the political environment, the human rights situation, the bad governance continues to escalate ... we had thought that with the exit of Mr. Mugabe the situation would have improved, but it's actually worsened "

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eNCA

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