Zimbabwe teachers to work 2 days a week

Teachers will only work two days a week and will no longer abide by the formal dress code, the Progressive Teachers' Union of Zimbabwe (PTUZ) declared on Friday.The teachers announced the industrial a...

By Staff reporter | Published: 18 October 2019


Zimbabwe teachers renew fight for improved salaries

RURAL teachers have threatened fresh protests to push the government to improve their salaries.Amalgamated Rural Teachers' Union of Zimbabwe (Artuz) president Obert Masaraure said salaries for civil s...

By Staff reporter | Published: 28 September 2019


Govt avails $1,5m for science teachers training

At least $1,5 million has been mobilised by Government towards training of science teachers and promotion of science education, which is regarded as a key pillar for industrialisation and development....

By Staff reporter | Published: 05 May 2019


Teachers not returning to their work stations next Tuesday

Zimbabwe teachers said yesterday they would not be returning to their work stations next Tuesday when the schools open for the second term, unless the government reviewed their salaries.Progressive Te...

By Staff reporter | Published: 03 May 2019


Teachers demand audience with Mnangagwa's govt

The Progressive Teachers' Union of Zimbabwe (PTUZ) has requested an urgent meeting with the Public Service Commission to discuss the poor remuneration of its members in relation to the rising cost of ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 30 April 2019


Zimbabwe teachers' union strike starts Tuesday

THE country's largest teachers' union has declared its members will not turn up for work when schools re-open this Tuesday, NewZimbabwe.com reported.In a statement Saturday, the Zimbabwe Teachers Asso...

By newzimbabwe | Published: 06 January 2019


Teachers to hold crunch meeting with govt

GOVERNMENT will tomorrow hold a crunch meeting with the statutory body representing its employees to discuss salaries and working conditions, amid positive signs teachers await the indaba to map the w...

By Staff reporter | Published: 06 January 2019


Labour unrest as teachers, nurses and senior doctors join strike

Zimbabwe has been plunged into a labour crisis of monumental proportions after senior doctors, nurses and teachers joined the ongoing strike by junior doctors which is now more than a month old.Nurses...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 January 2019


MDC Alliance and teachers plotting mega shutdown

The Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) yesterday cranked up the pressure on President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his government, confirming it would go ahead with its planned national strike this mo...

By Staff reporter | Published: 02 January 2019


Mthuli Ncube must resign, demand teachers

THE Amalgamated Rural Teachers' Union of Zimbabwe (ARTUZ) is calling on Zimbabweans, the employed and unemployed alike, to besiege Finance minister Mthuli Ncube's office on January 7, 2019 to demand h...

By Staff reporter | Published: 31 December 2018


Government to recruit 3,000 teachers

THE Government will on Wednesday and Thursday recruit 3 000 teachers in a bid to improve the teacher to pupil ratio as it moves to enhance the quality of education in schools.In a notice dated 28 Dece...

By Staff reporter | Published: 30 December 2018


14 teachers released

THE 14 teachers belonging to the Amalgamated Teachers Union of Zimbabwe (Artuz), who were arrested in Ruwa on Tuesday while leading a 275km march from Mutare to Harare, have been freed by a Harare mag...

By Staff reporter | Published: 20 December 2018


Protesting teachers buoyant despite arrests

MEMBERS of the Amalgamated Teachers Union of Zimbabwe (Artuz) have vowed to proceed with the salary caravan march today, despite their leaders being arrested and hauled before the courts.Nine Artuz me...

By Staff reporter | Published: 17 December 2018


Mthuli Ncube angers teachers

Teachers have reacted angrily to Finance minister Mthuli Ncube's 2019 national budget, saying it will drive them into deeper poverty as they repeated their demands to be paid in foreign currency.Ncube...

By Staff reporter | Published: 25 November 2018


More enrol to train as teachers

TEACHERS' colleges have in recent months witnessed a 10 percent increase in the enrolment of students intending to train as secondary school teachers, an official has revealed. In his keynote address ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 10 September 2018


Teachers sue property developer after stands deal sours

TWENTY-FOUR teachers under the Zimbabwe Teachers' Union (Zitu), have taken a Gweru-based leading property developer, River Valley Properties, to court for failing to deliver residential stands which t...

By Staff reporter | Published: 18 July 2018


Mnangangwa accused to favouring military over teachers

Teachers have re-ignited their feud with President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government by accusing the authorities of favouring the military and police whom they have awarded allowances.The rest of the ci...

By Staff reporter | Published: 15 July 2018


Teachers irked by soldiers salary hike

THE Progressive Teachers' Union of Zimbabwe (PTUZ) yesterday expressed dismay over what they called discriminatory practices by government after soldiers were awarded a 22,5% salary hike and police of...

By Staff reporter | Published: 13 July 2018


Teachers contest Zanu-PF's bid to railroad pupils to rallies

The Amalgamated Rural Teachers' Union in Zimbabwe (ARTUZ) has once again approached the High Court to enforce a provisional order barring Zanu-PF from forcing school pupils and teachers to attend camp...

By Staff reporter | Published: 11 July 2018


Chiwenga offer unemployed teachers, nurses jobs?

VICE President Constantino Chiwenga yesterday said Government has plans to ensure that unemployed teachers and nurses in the country end up getting jobs. Speaking during a well attended Zanu-PF rally ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 06 July 2018


'Political' teachers told to resign

THE Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education has ordered all teachers who successfully submitted their names to the Nomination Court for election into political office to immediately resign.The Per...

By Staff reporter | Published: 28 June 2018


Rural teachers take Zanu-PF to court

The Amalgamated Rural Teachers' Union of Zimbabwe (ARTUZ) is seeking a High Court interdict to stop Zanu-PF from forcing them and their pupils to their rallies.In an urgent chamber application for an ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 25 June 2018


Mnangagwa to meet teachers

THE Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education has organised an indaba between teachers and President Emmerson Mnangagwa to discuss conditions of service and challenges facing the education sector.Th...

By Staff reporter | Published: 23 June 2018


Teachers slam Mnangagwa

AMALGAMATED Rural Teachers' Union of Zimbabwe (ARTUZ) has slammed President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his Zanu PF party for allegedly abusing schoolchildren and teachers for political expedience.In a sta...

By Staff reporter | Published: 21 June 2018


Unemployed teachers demand jobs

MEMBERS of the Unemployed Teachers' Association (UTA) have organised a protest march in Harare today to draw government's attention to their plight.Association chairperson, Takemore Mhlanga said they ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 15 June 2018

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