Doctors’ strike in Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe's doctors defy government diktat, continue strike Zimbabwe’s doctors defy government diktat, continue strike

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

ATW-ep-52 Ep 52: United Auto Workers strike in the US, doctors’ protest in Zimbabwe, and more…

We also take a look at the march in Argentina commemorating forty-three years of the Night of the Pencils

Striking doctors in Zimbabwe protest abduction of union president

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

ATW 50 Around the World in 8 Minutes: Episode 50

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.

Doctors in Zimbabwe’s public hospitals go on an indefinite strike

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

“Wage hike in Zimbabwe will not translate into an increase in purchasing power”

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

At least 1,000 Zimbabweans arrested during January protests are still behind bars

As many as 995 protesters have been denied bail and continue to languish in prison. Recent reports have revealed the extent of cruelty by security forces on the people of the country, as well as the targeting of leaders of trade unions and social movements

Post repression of protests, uncertainty looms over Zimbabwe

In the aftermath of the crackdown on protests against Emmerson Mnangagwa’s austerity policies, the government faces a crisis of legitimacy even as rumors spread of the army’s role in governance increasing

Zimbabwe’s civil servants too may launch strike seeking wage hike

The over 300,000 civil servants are also demanding that they be paid in US dollars rather than in the bonds introduced by the Zimbabwe government. Teachers and doctors had gone on strike earlier

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