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Teachers’ strike enters third week in Zimbabwe

The teachers have seen their salaries decline from an equivalent of around 550 US dollars to a mere 30-35 US dollars in a span of two years.

In Zimbabwe, teachers defy president’s threat and continue protest into third week

Teachers in Zimbabwe, who are finding it to even difficult to travel to schools due to the decline in the value of their salaries, began staying off from work from September 28

In face of government threats, Zimbabwe’s teachers continue to stay off work

Teachers in Zimbabwe whose salaries have declined from the equivalent of US$550 to a mere US$30-35 over the past two years launched a protest on Monday. The government has threatened to replace them

South African trade unionists stand in solidarity with Zimbabwean people’s struggle against govt.

Members of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa and their allies hailed the struggle of the people of Zimbabwe people against the increasingly oppressive rule of president Emmerson Mnangagwa 

Citing dismal pay, teachers to boycott classes in Zimbabwe

The average salary of a public school teacher has dropped to the equivalent of USD 30-35 a month. The Zimbabwe Teachers’ Association says they cannot afford to work until salaries are restored to the equivalent of USD 520

Zimbabwe crisis Zimbabwe’s left and progressive forces face a quandary

The government in Zimbabwe is relying on large scale deployment of security forces to quell the protests sweeping the country, which may turn into a mass uprising. Left forces have however warned that the protests could be hijacked  

Systemic corruption, mismanagement worsen Zimbabwe’s economic crisis

The spread of COVID-19 has further exposed an already failing system, leading to an intensified political and economic crisis in Zimbabwe. The government, however, seems busy cracking down on critics

Zimbabwe’s nurses wrest concessions from government

The nurses have been threatening a strike due to their working conditions. Their real incomes have eroded by over 85% over the past two years.

Two-weeks off after every week of work for nurses in Zimbabwe

An agreement over this work shift was reached between the government and the nurses’ unions on May 13, averting a strike action against the government’s call for nurses to return to full-time work

We, the food workers, will sustain Zimbabwe

Edgar Riusere of the United Food and Allied Workers Union of Zimbabwe talks about the COVID-19 situation in the country, the issues faced by workers and the steps the union is taking to organize at a time of distancing

Small vendors hard hit by government ordered demolitions in Zimbabwe

Human rights organizations allege that the Zimbabwe government is taking advantage of the lockdown powers to go on a demolition spree, displacing small vendors en masse

Zimbabwe COVID PPEs Zimbabwe court orders government to protect health workers

The order was issued by the court in response to a petition filed by Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights and the Zimbabwe Association of Doctors for Human Rights over the lack of proper equipment to deal with the spread of the virus

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