Zimbabwean teachers

Zimbabweans have expressed concern over what could turn out to be another wasted academic year after teachers downed tools on Tuesday. This announcement comes after the Apex, a salary negotiation body on behalf of all civil servants stormed out of a negotiation meeting with the government last week. Government unilaterally awarded a 25 percent wage increase when workers were demanding to have their current salaries matched with the US dollar amount, they earned in 2018.

More from our Correspondent, JOHN CASSIM, reporting from HARARE, Zimbabwe.