The pandemic has targeted the vulnerable in society, and the economic fallout is hurting the ‘precariat’ the most.
The Public Service Commission announced that all civil servants will receive a top-up on their salaries but it does not match teachers’ salary demand.
Mining unions in Zimbabwe blame the employer and poor inspections by the mining ministry for the deaths last week of two miners.
For the second time under the covid-19 pandemic and lockdown, community care workers in Khayelitsha protested for better conditions of work.
There could be a showdown between the teachers’ unions and government when schools re-open in Zimbabwe next week.
During his visit to the Port Elizabeth area, Health Minister, Dr. Zweli Mkhize admitted that the health facilities in the Eastern Cape are in an appalling state.
Healthcare workers at Frere hospital in East London say that their working conditions have not changed since they last protested in June.
A joint inspection survey by trade unions and the government reveals that most food producers in Zimbabwe are complying with covid-19 regulations but testing remains a challenge.
As Gauteng becomes the epicentre of the coronavirus pandemic in South Africa, the residents of Alexandra say that service delivery has already been affected.
Nurses in Zimbabwe were met with police batons and arrests as they demanded better working conditions, improved salaries and provision of PPE.