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Civil servants reject 15 percent salary increase amidst dialogue.

Zimbabwe’s public sector workers have rejected an improved salary offer of 15 percent from President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government and want wages for the lowest paid employees to more than double, the main public sector union said on Tuesday. The government agreed last week to raise salaries by 10 percent for …

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Zimbabwe MPs push for reform over unsafe abortions.

When her 15-year-old daughter fell pregnant last year, Irene Ndlovu secretly arranged for an abortion before the pregnancy became visible so that she could continue with her education. Abortions are only allowed in Zimbabwe if a woman’s life is in danger, if there is a risk that the child will …

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Meet Zanele Ndlovu who lost an arm five days before wedding.

A crocodile attacked Zanele Ndlovu as she canoed with her fiance in Zimbabwe, ripping her arm so badly it had to be amputated. But the pair, due to marry just five days later, refused to allow the trauma to delay the ceremony. The Zimbabwean told Reuters TV the crocodile punctured …

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Zimbabwe Govt offer teachers 10 percent salary increase.

Teachers in Zimbabwe are expected to resume to duty today after the government offered civil servants a 10 percent salary increment and added other benefits. Six teachers unions had threatened to go on strike, a move that would have disrupted the start of the second term of school activities in …

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Parliament Election: President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s allies defeated in primaries.

Seven Zimbabwean government ministers and several allies of President Emmerson Mnangagwa were defeated in primary elections for parliament, results showed on Thursday, as disputes threaten to divide the party ahead of polls set for July. The internal ZANU-PF poll was a major test of the party’s capacity to organise following last …

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Teachers in Zimbabwe goes on industrial action over pay

Zimbabwean teachers will go on strike to demand an increase in salaries and allowances when schools reopen in May for the new term, the biggest teachers’ union said on Friday. Public sector labour unrest has now spread to the education sector. Doctors and nurses have also staged strikes in the …

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