General Strike Looming – ZCTU Promises

The biggest labour movement in the country Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions ZCTU has promised its members that they will announce general strike dates next week. Using their official Twitter handle they wrote

In their Tweet, they also included 2 photos from KFC which is charging $50+ for a burger and NaPaz which has pegged initial consultation at $1800. There has been widespread panic and scepticism since Monday the 24th of June when the Government decided to end the multi-currency system in favour of a mono-currency the RTGS dollar.

The last time ZCTU called for a strike in January, 12 people were killed and the ZCTU leader was arrested and charged with treason. Tajamuka has also called for a strike starting Monday 1 July 2019.

Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions

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

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