'We faced the bully and told him what we think!'

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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