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ZCTU over-shadowed by evolving social base

ZCTU over-shadowed by evolving social base

By Allen Hungwe

The poorly-attended demonstrations called for by the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Union (ZCTU) last month, reflect the perpetual changes that are evolving in Zimbabwe’s social base infrastructure, as well as the failures by traditional civil society institutions to detect and respond to such changes.

Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions president George Nkiwane makes an address at…

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ZCTU must move with the times

ZCTU must move with the times

By Maxwell Sibanda

When the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) called for workers’ demonstrations across the country at the weekend, I was skeptical with the timing considering that the country literally no longer has workers.

Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions president George Nkiwane makes an address at Gwanzura Stadium (Picture by NewsDay)

With 400 companies having closed shop in the past…

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'MDC stands for the rights of workers'

‘MDC stands for the rights of workers’

By Obert Gutu

The MDC is a social democratic political party that solidly and resolutely stands for the upholding and enforcement of workers’ rights in both the formal and informal sectors.The historical link between the MDC and the labour movement in Zimbabwe is well documented.

Obert Gutu

Indeed, the MDC is a child of the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU). It is against this background,…

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