Nurses' Strike Continues As Covid-19 Cases Surge in Zimbabwe
Senior doctors have now threatened to strike over low pay and lack of the Covid-19 protective gear, in the latest dispute to plague Zimbabwe's battered health system. This comes as thousands of nurses strike over wages hit by galloping inflation. Meanwhile, the novel coronavirus infections are rising rapidly, reaching 1,089 cases, and 20 deaths, according to official figures.
Planned anti-government protests on July 31 are reported to have spread panic in President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government, which is contemplating re-introducing a tough COVID-19 ... Read more »
This comes after Obadiah Moyo was arrested in June 2020 and accused of abuse of office after he allegedly corruptly issued U.S.$60 million in tenders to supply COVID-19 test kits ... Read more »
Although the National AIDS Council is on record as saying Zimbabwe has bought enough antiretroviral drug stocks to cover supplies, people living with HIV and AIDS are having ... Read more »
President Emmerson Mnangagwa's son, Collins, is embroiled in a U.S.$1 million personal protective equipment dispute while the president's top bodyguard, Valdano Brown, won ... Read more »