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.
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
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
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
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