Police have arrested members of the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) who were en route to carry out nationwide protests against what they call an illegal tax on money transfers.
A digital industrial policy, a revised mandate for the Reserve Bank and a blanket ban on privatisation of State Owned Enterprises , these are just some of the proposals that the South African Communist Party (SACP) will be putting on the table at its Special Congress.
Zimbabweans are angry as a year-on-year price jump of around 100% has eaten the value of their wages and savings, recalling the horrors of hyperinflation in 2008.
Zimbabwe’s largest labour body on Tuesday threatened protests over the government’s decision to ban the use of foreign currencies and make the interim currency the sole legal tender.
Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has signed into law the Tripartite Negotiating Forum (TNF) Bill.
Unions in Zimbabwe marked May Day bemoaning worsening economic woes plaguing the country including price hikes and massive joblessness which have left workers with little to celebrate.
Zimbabwe’s government exceeded its mandate in ordering an internet blackout during civilian protests last week, a court ruled on Monday.
A Zimbabwean union leader who backed the call for a nationwide strike last week over fuel-price hikes was arrested in Harare on Monday, a lawyers’ group said.
Commuters were stranded in Zimbabwe’s two main cities on Monday.
A drastic 150% overnight rise in Zimbabwe’s fuel prices failed on Sunday to ease a nationwide petrol and diesel shortage caused by a lack of hard currency.