Mnangagwa Cuts Short Holiday Over Doctors' Strike

A month-long nationwide strike by doctors in Zimbabwe has left thousands of patients without adequate treatment . The doctors are demanding an increase in salaries and improved working conditions. Earlier, President Emmerson Mnangagwa's deputy, Constantino Chiwenga, banned protests at all public health institutions, immediately drawing the ire of rights groups.

  • Zimbabwe:   Govt Bans Demonstrations At Hospitals

    The Herald, 3 January 2019

    GOVERNMENT will not allow any demonstrations at hospitals by the striking junior doctors, Vice President Constantino Chiwenga has said. In a statement he released when he was… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   VP Chiwenga Bans Hospital Protests

    New Zimbabwe, 3 January 2019

    Acting President Constantino Chiwenga on Wednesday banned protests at all public health institutions, immediately drawing the ire of rights groups. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Doctors' Strike Exacerbates Health Sector Crisis

    Deutsche Welle, 2 January 2019

    A monthlong nationwide strike by doctors in Zimbabwe has left thousands of patients without adequate treatment and many beds empty. The doctors are demanding an increase in… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   No to Regime Change Demos - Govt

    The Herald, 3 January 2019

    Government yesterday warned it will not tolerate any attempts by the opposition to topple President Mnangagwa as he was democratically-elected on July 30 last year. In a statement,… Read more »

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