Source: Developing: Tension as teachers’ strike commences – NewsDay Zimbabwe July 5, 2016
Several schools in Harare shut down Tuesday morning as teachers commenced their strike over the delay in the payment of their June salaries as the broke Zanu PF government struggles to meet the civl service salary bill.
A survey by NewsDay revealed that teachers were out of their classrooms, leaving children to play while others have turned children back home.
Some teachers who spoke to NewsDay revealed the situation was tense with reports of some army vehicles being seen driving in and out of some schools ‘to assess the situation.’
The Zimbabwe Teachers Association has urged teachers to express their disgust at the government’s decision to delay their June salaries, which will be paid this July.
More details to follow.