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.
General Secretary of UFAWUZ, Ady Mutero, explains the nature of the severe economic crisis in Zimbabwe
Ngqabutho Mabhena, general secretary of Zimbabwe Communist Party, says the government is seeking to resolve the economic crisis by reducing the workers’ real wages as well as the budgetary allocation, and using the costs thus extracted to service foreign debts
The ZANU(PF)-led government of Zimbabwe recently announced that the indigenization rule, which prohibits foreign mining companies from owning 50% or more of the shares,would be scrapped to allow 100% private ownership of platinum mines. The decision was soon extended to diamond mines too