White Zimbabwean activist and partner to remain in prison


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White Zimbabwean activist and partner to remain in prison

The Bulawayo Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday remanded Jenni Williams and Magodonga Mahlangu, the embattled leaders of a pressure group Women of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA). The Magistrate remanded the two WOZA leaders in custody till 26 February when the case is expected to resume. The two are fighting charges relating to staging a street protest and thereby “disturbing the peace”. The embattled WOZA leaders were arrested on 16 October, 2008 following a protest which Zimbabwean authorities declared illegal.

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