Zimbabwe civil servants protest as economy deteriorates

Civil servants in Zimbabwe are demanding higher pay as economic conditions in the southern African country continue to deteriorate. 


Growing discontent in the public sector is a further challenge to the government of President Emmerson Mnangagwa as it struggles to battle soaring inflation, collapsing confidence in the country’s multiple currencies, the effects of an acute drought and rolling power cuts.


A small group of civil servants marched in Harare, the capital, on Wednesday. Authorities allowed the demonstration but deployed a heavy police presence.


Read More: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/nov/06/zimbabwe-civil-servants-protest-as-economy-deteriorates


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