Man's Fall from Avocado Tree Highlights Zimbabwe Teachers' Plight
A 55-year-old school headmaster Cephas Kanyai, fell from an avocado tree he had climbed to pick the fruit to sell, at a time where teachers are resorting to informal trading for survival. The underpaid teachers have been struggling to put food on the table for quite some time, and have threatened to protest should the government fail to pay them in U.S. dollars.
Headmaster Falls From Avocado Tree, Dies
New Zimbabwe, 25 June 2019
A school headmaster here died on the spot Sunday afternoon after falling from an avocado tree at his home while fetching the fruits he intended to go sell at his school. Read more »
Zimbabwe teachers strike (file photo).
Teachers will go ahead with a national strike after the final attempt to negotiate with the government failed, risking more unrest barely a month after the violent fuel protests ... Read more »
80% Teachers Heed Strike Call - Union
New Zimbabwe, 8 February 2019
Teachers unions Thursday claimed that some 80% of their membership had heeded the call to withdraw their labour as their industrial action entered its fourth day. Read more »
Teachers have rejected a 10% salary hike offered by President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government, but agreed to continue with the negotiations aimed at averting a potentially ... Read more »