Zimbabwe fires seventy-seven doctors on strike

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The Zimbabwe government has fired Seventy-seven doctors for taking part in a strike.

Although, a court ruled in September that the strike was illegal and ordered them to go to work but they declined.

Meanwhile, the doctors were pressing for better salaries and better working conditions.

The Health Service Board launched a disciplinary hearing in November but most of the doctors charged did not attend.

Moreover, the doctors claimed that they do not have money for the bus fares for the hearing.

However, the government found seventy-seven doctors guilty out of the eighty doctors charged.

In addition, nurses have also embarked on strike action this week over low wages amid crippling inflation.

Zimbabwe is in the midst of an economic crisis, which has severely affected people’s earning.

The pressure is building on President Emmerson Mnangagwa to find a way out of the economic crisis, which continue to make life difficult for Zimbabwean.

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