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Strikes and Protests 2007/8 - Teachers and Lecturers
increases its demands
in Zimbabwe Coalition
September 28, 2007
the index of articles on the teachers' strikes
Teachers Union of Zimbabwe (PTUZ) Secretary General, Raymond
Majongwe yesterday alleged that he received a death threat message
on his mobile phone warning him to call off the country wide strike
by teachers which the organization called on the 4th of September
This comes amid reports
of the harassment of teachers in Mhondoro Ngezi, Zaka and Chinhoyi.
The teachers want their salaries increased from the current 2.9
million dollars to 32 million dollars per month.
Initially PTUZ was demanding
salary increase of 15 million dollars per month, which was reviewed
in a meeting held today in Bulawayo. Teachers reached a consensus
that 15 million per month will soon be eroded by the hyper-inflationary
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