The senior doctors are demanding the reinstatement of the nearly 450 juniors doctors who have been fired, and measures to address the severe shortage of manpower and medicines
Junior and mid-level doctors in Zimbabwe’s government hospitals, whose monthly salaries have dropped from USD 1,800 per month to USD 80, have been on strike since September 3. 286 doctors have been fired
Even as the government has moved a labor court seeking an interdict on their strike, Zimbabwe’s doctors who have stayed off work for 37 days are determined to continue their protest unless their demand for a wage revision is met
Peter Mogombeyi, President of ZHDA which is leading the ongoing strike, was kidnapped on Saturday night by three people suspected to be state security agents
In this episode, we look at the attack on left activists by right-wing students’ group in Jawaharlal Nehru University, India, the doctors’ strike in Zimbabwe and the “Stop Arming Israel” protest in the United Kingdom.
In less than a year since the introduction of the RTGS currency, the value of salaries of civil servants in Zimbabwe has dropped to less than 10% of what they were in USD
Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions president Peter Mutasa and secretary-general Japhet Moyo continue to face death threats while being out on bail under police remand.
The centrist opposition party Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) has called for mass protests against the Mnangagwa government but leftist forces warn that they support the same neoliberal policies as the ruling party
Peoples Dispatch takes a look at the protests in Colombia in response to recent murders of activists, a teachers’ strike in Zimbabwe, and a mass resignation of textile workers in southern India.
Despite repeated police harassment and physical attacks on the union’s president, members of ARTUZ will carry their struggle forward
Since the introduction of salary payments in a quasi-currency pegged to USD in October last year, wages of the lowest paid civil servants have fallen from the equivalent of USD 475 to USD 47.
As the rumours of a military coup persists, government attempts to confine soldiers to barracks which are rumoured to have run out of food.