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In February, on one Friday, just before flying to Eastern Europe that evening; Belarus, Moscow; President Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa hiked the price of the already scarce commodity – FUEL by 150 per cent. Why the trip? Why now? And why chartering a dollar guzzling private jet.
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Zimbabwe’s main public sector union has backed down from plans for a national strike, citing the volatile situation after security forces cracked down on protestors this month, but teachers will go ahead with a work stoppage.
The Zimbabwe Teachers Union (ZIMTA) and Progressive Teachers Union of Zimbabwe said in a joint statement on Thursday that their more than 55,000 members will not report for duty from next Tuesday, exposing a split between the education sector and the rest of the civil service.
“Our members will be withdrawing their services/labour and will not be reporting for duty with effect from the said date,” the unions said. A ZIMTA official said other smaller teachers’ groups would likely join the strike.
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