“In terms of the labor law that governs health worker employees, if they are not at work for more than five days we have to take the legal action in terms of the Labor Act and the Minister of Public Service, Labor and Social Welfare has already issued a show cause order ..."
An untold number of Zimbabweans have been turned away from public medical facilities since September 3, when just more than 500 junior doctors, paid less than $200 a month, went on strike, demanding better wages as well as equipment and supplies for treating patients.
“The president wants to make this all about the whistleblower, and suggest people that come forward with evidence of his wrongdoing are somehow treasonous and should be treated as traitors and spies. This is a blatant effort to intimidate witnesses. It’s an incitement to violence."
Ruslan Ryaboshapka's comments came amid an impeachment inquiry against U.S. President Donald Trump that relates to a call he made to the Ukrainian president asking him to investigate the Democratic presidential candidate and his son's work in Ukraine.
More than 10 million people around the world are stateless. Many in countries such as Myanmar, Turkey, the Dominican Republic and Zimbabwe live in a state of limbo. They are deprived of the basic rights of citizenship
“We must change the narrative about African youth to become a narrative of collective, positive actors, among the most informed, the most resilient generation of Africa,” said Aya Chebbi, the African Union’s special envoy on youth.
“We have to think if the way that we have structured our ministries, the way in which men and women participate in the church must remain as it is or if some changes must be made,” said Bishop José Javier Travieso, of San José del Amazonas in northern Peru.
Voule's trip was the first official visit by an independent human rights expert to Zimbabwe, where for years, rights groups have accused government security forces and ruling party thugs of beating, torturing and killing opponents.