//NEWS: Court set date for Zimbabwean Author Tsitsi Dangarembga

NEWS: Court set date for Zimbabwean Author Tsitsi Dangarembga

Required to appear in courtroom on Friday, award-winning and famend Zimbabwean author, Tsitsi Dangarembga — dealing with expenses for disturbing the peace and inciting violence following her arrest at anti-government Harare-based prohibited protests in June.

The arrest took area days after her brand new novel, ‘This Mournable Body,’ was once protected in the long list of nominees for the Booker Prize.

The Cambridge-educated writer, who used to be launched on bail July 1st and is the only girl author from Zimbabwe to have received the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize, has been currently the use of her word-weaving skills to call for government reform in the country.

Two years after coming into power, President Emmerson Mnangagwa is accused of the usage of the Covid-19 pandemic to repress political opposition and free speech in the media, as over 60 humans have been arrested for staging demonstrations to call out corruption and country wide financial stagnation.

(AFP)