Zanu PF Orders Shutdown Of All Vending & Small-scale Businesses In Harare For May Day Celebrations

Zanu PF Orders Shutdown Of All Vending & Small-scale Businesses In Harare For May Day Celebrations

  The ruling Zanu PF party has ordered a shutdown of all vending sites and small-scale businesses in Harare today as it seeks to commandeer residents to belated May Day celebrations, where Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa and some Cabinet ministers are expected to roll out the party’s 2018 election promises, NewsDay has learnt.For the first time since the turn of the millennium, this year government has organised the Workers’ Day celebrations through the ruling party’s affiliated…

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‘Opposition And Civic Society Calls For Mass Protest Against Mugabe Misrule, Mounts’

‘Opposition And Civic Society Calls For Mass Protest Against Mugabe Misrule, Mounts’

Calls for mass protests against President Robert Mugabe and his Zanu-PF government over country’s misrule are mounting with political parties and individual members of the society indicating that it was the only option that came solve the economic crisis which has stayed for so long in the country. Chalton Hwende said he  think it’s high time people could lead the toiling masses in massive street protests and demonstrations until Mugabe and his cabal are gone….

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Riot Police, ZNA Chopper, Anti-Riot tanks, ZCTU Siege & Unions Officials Arrests Ends Protests

Riot Police, ZNA Chopper, Anti-Riot tanks, ZCTU Siege & Unions Officials  Arrests Ends Protests

Anti-riot police in Harare on Saturday besieged the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions ( ZCTU) offices before the start of the demo, briefly arresting top officials before releasing them. ZCTU’s department of  information revealed that on Saturday truckloads of heavily armed police officers in vans were moving along the roads leading to the ZCTU offices in Harare chanting songs. “They were supported by Israel made anti-riot tanks intimidating the would be demonstrators. An army helicopter…

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Supreme Court Ruling: ’16 000 Private Sector & 3 000 Public Sector Workers Dismissed ‘-(ZCTU)

Supreme Court Ruling: ’16 000  Private Sector & 3 000 Public Sector Workers Dismissed ‘-(ZCTU)

The Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) secretary general Japhet Moyo has said 16000 workers have been so far fired from the private sector while 3000 have been dismissed from the public sector following the Supreme Court ruling which granted companies permission to fire workers on three months notice of pay. “It is now 16 000 workers in the private sector who have lost their jobs and only 3 000 in the public sector,” said…

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Supreme Court Ruling: Zim Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) Threatens Nationwide Mass Protests

Supreme Court Ruling: Zim Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) Threatens Nationwide Mass Protests

THE Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) has threatened countrywide mass demonstrations in response to the massive job cuts triggered by a recent Supreme Court ruling. The job cuts that have caused uncertainty among the country’s restive working class were a threat to the existence of trade unions whose struggle for parity and socio-economic justice could come to nothing as both private companies and government entities have condemned thousands of people into poverty. ZCTU secretary-general…

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