Press Statements

15 Mar 2018

THE Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) is greatly disturbed by the government’s lack of seriousness in resolving its dispute with the striking doctors. The continued strike by the doctors is causing untold suffering of ordinary Zimbabweans as it has paralyzed operations at state-run hospitals.

15 Mar 2018

THE Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) is greatly disturbed by the government’s lack of seriousness in resolving its dispute with the striking doctors. The continued strike by the doctors is causing untold suffering of ordinary Zimbabweans as it has paralyzed operations at state-run hospitals.

13 Mar 2018

I would want to welcome you members of the Press to this Press Conference. As you have been informed, we are here to brief you on the anti-union activities that are taking place at ZESA.

The ZCTU has received with disgust the purported suspension of eight union officials, without salaries and benefits, by the Zimbabwe Electricity Distribution Company (ZETDC), a subsidiary of the Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (ZESA), on 6 March 2018 for allegedly being involved in a demonstration.

28 Feb 2018

The Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) is shocked by reports that several National University of Science and Technology (NUST) students sustained some injuries after Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) officers set dogs upon them on Monday 26 February 2018 as the law enforcement agents suppressed an anti-government protest staged by the university students.

28 Feb 2018

The Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) is shocked by reports that several National University of Science and Technology (NUST) students sustained some injuries after Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) officers set dogs upon them on Monday 26 February 2018 as the law enforcement agents suppressed an anti-government protest staged by the university students.

23 Feb 2018

The Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) condemns the police brutality witnessed yesterday when police shot dead innocent civilians and injured others in Harare CBD.
There are conflicting reports of how many were killed and injured.
The shootings which occurred after the police had a misunderstanding with a commuter omnibus crew turned fatal when police opened fire and in the process shot passers, sparking riots by the public demanding justice and accountability from the police.

23 Feb 2018

The Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) condemns the police brutality witnessed yesterday when police shot dead innocent civilians and injured others in Harare CBD.
There are conflicting reports of how many were killed and injured.
The shootings which occurred after the police had a misunderstanding with a commuter omnibus crew turned fatal when police opened fire and in the process shot passers, sparking riots by the public demanding justice and accountability from the police.

23 Feb 2018

The Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) condemns the police brutality witnessed yesterday when police shot dead innocent civilians and injured others in Harare CBD.

There are conflicting reports of how many were killed and injured. The shootings which occurred after the police had a misunderstanding with a commuter omnibus crew turned fatal when police opened fire and in the process shot passers, sparking riots by the public demanding justice and accountability from the police.

22 Feb 2018

The Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) is deeply concerned with the resurgence in intra-party violence in the opposition political party MDC-T.

In the latest development, MDC-T Vice-President Thokozani Khupe and Secretary General, Douglas Mwonzora, were harassed and threatened at the burial of MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai in Buhera.

22 Feb 2018

The Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) condemns in the strongest terms the decision by the Harare City Council to bar commuters from entering the city center and relocating bus terminuses to the periphery of the city.

This highly unpopular and insensitive move was done without consulting stakeholders and has seriously inconvenienced workers and other commuters. More so, workers have to cough extra money to get into the city center.

22 Feb 2018

The Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) condemns in the strongest terms the decision by the Harare City Council to bar commuters from entering the city center and relocating bus terminuses to the periphery of the city.

This highly unpopular and insensitive move was done without consulting stakeholders and has seriously inconvenienced workers and other commuters. More so, workers have to cough extra money to get into the city center.

15 Feb 2018

The Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) has learnt with great sadness on the passing on of former Prime Minister of Zimbabwe, President of the opposition MDC-T and former Secretary-General of the ZCTU, Dr. Morgan Richard Tsvangirai on 14 February 2018.

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