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Zimbabwean Opposition Leader Tendai Biti's House Bombed for Second Time

Written by Madalitso Mwando On 25 February 2014 @ 20:50 pm | No Comments

In Breaking News, Citizen Media, English, Politics, Sub-Saharan Africa, Weblog, Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe's former finance minister Tendai Biti.

Zimbabwe's former Finance Minister Tendai Biti. Photo released under Creative Commons by Chatham House.

Zimbabwe's former Finance Minister Tendai Biti's home was reportedly bombed in the early morning February 25, 2014, Twitter users and other media houses [1]announced. He is one of the key members of the opposition Movement for Democratic Change and a staunch critic of President Robert Mugabe.

Biti is the secretary general for Movement for Democratic Change, led by former Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai. His home was first bombed in 2011 [2]. No suspects have been arrested so far.

Although many people seem to suspect the government, one Twitter user, tinashe chirape, suggested that it was the work of the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC):

Another user said the news of the bombing is fake:


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[1] media houses : http://www.timeslive.co.za/africa/2014/02/25/zimbabwe-former-finance-minister-tendai-biti-petrol-bombed

[2] first bombed in 2011: http://www.zimeye.org/tendai-bitis-house-bombed/

[3] February 25, 2014: https://twitter.com/nqabamatshazi/statuses/438275037179953152

[4] http://t.co/NPdAIPzg77: http://t.co/NPdAIPzg77

[5] @nehandaradio: https://twitter.com/NehandaRadio

[6] February 25, 2014: https://twitter.com/LanceGuma/statuses/438277550008041473

[7] @freedomtrapped: https://twitter.com/FreedomTrapped

[8] @lanceguma: https://twitter.com/LanceGuma

[9] February 25, 2014: https://twitter.com/ConorMWalsh/statuses/438280177735704576

[10] @ConorMWalsh: https://twitter.com/ConorMWalsh

[11] February 25, 2014: https://twitter.com/FreedomTrapped/statuses/438283873123065856

[12] February 25, 2014: https://twitter.com/LanceGuma/statuses/438289026173657088

[13] @DailyNewsZim: https://twitter.com/DailyNewsZim

[14] http://t.co/s10aj0ccvg: http://t.co/s10aj0ccvg

[15] February 25, 2014: https://twitter.com/tinashechirape/statuses/438273197944102912

[16] @kwirirayi: https://twitter.com/kwirirayi

[17] http://t.co/uzmbq9VUWY: http://t.co/uzmbq9VUWY

[18] #3mobzw: https://twitter.com/search?q=%233mobzw&src=hash

[19] #twimbos: https://twitter.com/search?q=%23twimbos&src=hash

[20] February 25, 2014: https://twitter.com/Mavhure/statuses/438350116551159808

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