Policy

Zimbabwe Govt Fires 16,000 Striking Nurses

Zimbabwe Govt Fires 16,000 Striking Nurses

The Zimbabwean government has fired 16,000 striking nurses vowing to replace them with newly-trained and retired nurses. According to the state-controlled Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation, Vice President Constantino Chiwenga dismissed the nurses as in his capacity as the supervisor of the social services cluster. In a statement, Chiwenga claimed that the […]

Zimbabwe heads to Commonwealth summit to ‘re-engage’

Zimbabwe heads to Commonwealth summit to ‘re-engage’

Zimbabwe’s foreign minister will attend the Commonwealth summit this week in London, an official in Harare said on Monday, underlining the country’s international re-engagement since president Robert Mugabe’s fall. Mugabe angrily pulled Zimbabwe out of the Commonwealth bloc in 2003 after its membership was suspended over violent and graft-ridden elections the […]