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Zimbabweans Stay at Home in Protest Against Economic Hardships

Zimbabweans stayed at home on Wednesday while foreign banks and most businesses in the capital shut down operations, in one of the biggest — and peaceful — stay-away actions in nearly a decade. The national stay-away day, fronted by social-media movement #ThisFlag, followed violent clashes between taxi drivers and police on Monday that led to the arrest of 95 people. It also coincides with a strike by doctors, teachers and nurses over delayed salaries. The southern African nation...

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