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Mthuli Ncube

Zimbabwe to raise workers’ salaries the second time in three months

The Zimbabwean government is ready to raise civil servants’ wages for the second time in three months, Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube said on Monday, after a labour group threatened protests.
Peter Mutasa

Zimbabwe acquits seven unionists arrested ahead of protests

A Zimbabwean court acquitted seven leaders of the country's main trade union coalition arrested ahead of an anti-government protest last year, lawyers said on Thursday.
Zimbabwe

Prices skyrocket in Zimbabwe, citizens weep

Some Zimbabweans are even weeping, according to the chief of the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions, Japhet Moyo. Moyo told the story of a man he met, who saw the price of medicine for his chronic illness rise so much in two months that it now costs almost his entire salary.
Peter Mutasa

Zimbabwe union leader surrenders to police after protests

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.
Zimbabwe President elect Emmerson Mnangagwa smiles in the garden of The State House in Harare on August 3, 2018, at the end of a press conference. Mnangagwa defended the landmark election in which he was declared victorious, despite claims from the opposition of vote-rigging. / AFP PHOTO / MARCO LONGARI

Zimbabwe union leader faces subversion charge after protests

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 teargas to disperse a crowd queuing for bread at a shopping centre near central Harare [Philimon Bulawayo-Reuters]

Zimbabwe troops accused of ‘systematic torture’ of protesters

A government-appointed human rights group in Zimbabwe has accused soldiers of using "systematic torture" in a crackdown on protests.
Several people have been killed during protests in Zimbabwe after the government more than doubled the price of fuel overnight.

Zimbabwe protests after petrol and diesel price hike

Several people have been killed during protests in Zimbabwe after the government more than doubled the price of fuel overnight.

Zimbabwean government deploys riot police in ‘hot spots’ as labour union calls for strike...

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.
Zimbabwe President elect Emmerson Mnangagwa addresses a press conference at State House in Harare, on August 3, 2018. Mnangagwa defended the landmark election in which he was declared victorious, despite claims from the opposition of vote-rigging. MARCO LONGARI / AFP

Anger as President Mnangagwa raises gas prices in Zimbabwe

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.
Ayuba Wabba

NLC condemns police harassment, violence on Zimbabwean protesters

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.

Zimbabwe crisis: Opposition lawmaker calls for Emmerson Mnangagwa’s impeachment

A Zimbabwean opposition lawmaker has reportedly called for the impeachment of President Emmerson Mnangagwa amid a worsening economic crisis facing the southern African country.

MDC’s Chamisa: President Mnangagwa ‘lying about a new dispensation’

Zimbabwean Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa has reportedly hit out at President Emmerson Mnangagwa saying he was not different from his predecessor Robert Mugabe.

Reports: Zimbabwean opposition leader Nelson Chamisa vows to ‘boot out’ Chinese investors

Zimbabwean Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) Alliance leader Nelson Chamisa has reportedly vowed to expel Chinese investors if he wins the up coming elections.

Morgan Tsvangirai, ‘was the enduring face of Zimbabwe’s downtrodden opposition’

Morgan Tsvangirai, who has died after a battle with cancer, was the face of Zimbabwe's downtrodden opposition for decades.

Grace Mugabe ‘donates used underwear’ to ruling party supporters – report

Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe has reportedly drawn criticism from health and political activists after she allegedly donated used underwear to Zanu-PF party supporters in the eastern border city of Mutare.

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