Speaking in Moscow today, President Emmerson Mnangagwa said that the fuel price increases he announced on Saturday remain necessary. Mnangagwa was speaking to reporters as he attends a 3-day summit.
Said President Mnangagwa:
The recent price increase was necessary and remains necessary. Before two days ago, the price of fuel was about 60 cents per litre, the lowest in the region.
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Some people died today and several were injured in the violence that erupted in Zimbabwe following the 3-day stay away called for by the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions. The Zimbabwe Association of Doctors for Human Rights said today that it treated several people with gunshot wounds. The police have confirmed that 200 people were arrested today.
The Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions is the country's biggest worker representative with most of its members in different sectors of industry in Zimbabwe. It has special interests in labour activism and this has resulted in it being linked to opposition political parties particularly the... Read More About Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions