Protests in Zimbabwe
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.

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

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

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

Zimbabwean teachers begin strike demanding restoration of salary value

Despite repeated police harassment and physical attacks on the union’s president, members of ARTUZ will carry their struggle forward

Unions in Zimbabwe threaten mass action in the face of a deepening economic crisis

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.

Zimbabwe on the brink: no option left but to revolt, union leader says

As the rumours of a military coup persists, government attempts to confine soldiers to barracks which are rumoured to have run out of food.

“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

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