There is no traffic, no people… Even informal traders are not in town.— Dr Pedzisai Ruhanya
This stay-away was organised by ordinary citizens on social media, not political parties.— Ray Ndlovu
Everybody has been hurt by this regime! People are saying ‘enough is enough’.— Trevor Ncube
The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield played a clip of an earlier interview by Stephen Grootes of Dr Pedzisai Ruhanya, Director of the Zimbabwe Democracy Institute.
Ruhanya painted a picture of the atmosphere in Harare.
Whitfield also interviewed Ray Ndlovu (a correspondent for the Mail & Guardian in Zimbabwe since 2009) and businessman Trevor Ncube.
Scroll down for quotes from the audio below.
It’s been amazing! There’s a jovial mood and a sense that we’ve achieved something. We faced the bully and told him what we think!— Trevor Ncube
We don’t know what the bully is going to say.— Trevor Ncube
The people want a new Zimbabwe.— Trevor Ncube
Something has started. No political party was involved; it was the citizens!— Trevor Ncube
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