Chitown nurses down tools

By newsday

More than 100 nurses at Chitungwiza Central Hospital downed tools yesterday, demanding the immediate resignation of the chief executive officer, Obadiah Moyo, whom they accused of corruption, maladministration and using intimidation tactics to cow them into submission.

By Tafadzwa Kachiko/ Tinotenda Munyukwi

The protests started on Friday and intensified yesterday after Moyo allegedly issued two circulars threatening disciplinary action against 15 suspected ring leaders.

On Friday, military police were reportedly deployed to assess the situation after protesters said their demonstration was not politically motivated.

The protesters held placards inscribed “Garwe Huyai”, a subtle call for President Emmerson Mnangagwa to intervene and resolve the crisis …read more

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