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NRZ workers begin first of many planned protests

By Tichaona Sibanda SW Radio Africa 4 August 2014 National Railways of Zimbabwe employees on Saturday began a wave of demonstrations around the country to draw attention to their unpaid wages in the last ten months. On Saturday workers staged protests in Bulawayo, Gweru and Mutare while in Harare police tore...

Police ban workers protest

By Mthulisi Mathuthu SW Radio Africa 31 July 2014 Police in Harare this week banned the Zimbabwe Railways and Artisans Union’s peaceful marches, which were scheduled for next week in the country’s four major cities. The union had notified the police that its members in Bulawayo, Gweru, Harare and Mutare...

Chaos in sugar land as Chiredzi villagers demand farms

By Tererai Karimakwenda SW Radio Africa 22 May 2014 Chaos has been reported in the Chiredzi lowveld area of Masvingo, after an angry crowd of over 600 villagers occupied sugar cane plantations on Monday and demanded that government allocate them plots that they were promised in offer letters, received back...

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