Nine officials from the Amalgamated Rural Teachers’ Union of Zimbabwe (ARTUZ) were arrested this morning as the Union took to the streets to force the government to pay teachers’ salaries in US dollars.
A statement released by the ARTUZ reads as follows:
Nine participants in the #Salarycamp have been arrested and are detained at Harare Central. No charges have been preferred.
The arrested Cdes are, Obert Masaraure, Robson Chere, Fortune Jamela, Regai Chinhuto, Gerald Tavengwa, Lawrence Mapengo, Andrew Munguri, Munyaradzi Ndawana and Christine Jubane.
Our Vice President and our negotiator Descent Bajila are locked in negotiations with the employer.
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