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The leader of Zimbabwe's main labour federation turned himself in to the police on Friday as another activist sought bail following violence during last week's anti-government protests, lawyers said Friday.
A Zimbabwean union leader who backed a nationwide strike last week over fuel-price hikes was kept in custody on Wednesday, charged with trying to subvert the government and inciting violence.
Zimbabwe police fired tear gas to disperse protesters in the second city of Bulawayo on Tuesday, a day after the country was rocked by violent demonstrations against a sharp hike in fuel prices.
Several people have been killed during protests in Zimbabwe after the government more than doubled the price of fuel overnight.
The Zimbabwean government has reportedly deployed riot police in "hot spots" after the country's largest labour union called for a national strike over a sharp rise in fuel prices.
Zimbabweans reacted with outrage Sunday to a sharp rise in the price of fuel announced by President Emmerson Mnangagwa in a move to improve supplies as the country struggles with its worst gasoline shortages in a decade.
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has condemned police harassment and violence on protesters in Zimbabwe on Thursday over poor economic conditions of workers in the country.
A Zimbabwean opposition lawmaker has reportedly called for the impeachment of President Emmerson Mnangagwa amid a worsening economic crisis facing the southern African country.
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), has received a fresh batch of returnees from Libya.