South Africa is said to have overcome the peak in covid-19 cases, while many African nationals will take much longer to recover from the lockdown.
There could be a showdown between the teachers’ unions and government when schools re-open in Zimbabwe next week.
Media freedom is under threat in Zimbabwe under cover of lockdown regulations to combat the coronavirus pandemic.
There seems not to be an end in sight for the ailing health system in Zimbabwe as the government takes a hardline against the strike.
Ongoing human rights abuses in the country have reminded Zimbabweans that the regime did not change when Mugabe was ousted in 2017.
Trade unions organising domestic workers in Zimbabwe say that employers are taking full advantage of the changing work environment imposed by the lockdown due to covid-19.
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.
Nurses in Zimbabwe were met with police batons and arrests as they demanded better working conditions, improved salaries and provision of PPE.
To round off the year, Elitsha brings you some of the stories we covered this year.