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Mnangagwa bemoans tourist drop

by Staff Reporter
07 Nov 2019 at 17:27hrs | Views
President Emmerson Mnangagwa has bemoaned the drop in tourist arrivals in the country.

Speaking at an Economic Development and Financial Indaba in Harare on Thursday, Mnangagwa called for tourism players to market the country to boost the sector.

"The tourism sector has recorded a drop in tourist arrivals and I exhort those players in the sector to work towards boosting the sector," said Mnangagwa.

Zimbabwe has recorded a rise in human rights abuses since the coming in of Mnangagwa that has seen the army fire live bullets at protesters in Harare in August 2018.

The state has also come down heavily on members of the opposition and civil society organisations through arbitrary arrests, torture and kidnappings.

The police have also outlawed demonstrations by issuing prohibition order arguing that they pose security risks.

The United States and European Union have condemned the human rights abuses and urged Mnangagwa's government to respect the constitution.

Source - Byo24News