HARARE, Dec. 28 — The following are the news highlights in Zimbabwe’s major media outlets on Friday.
— The Zimbabwe government is considering changing internship conditions for junior doctors to avert future work disruptions that expose patients to risk, Acting President Constantino Chiwenga has said.(The Herald)
— Most private schools have hiked fees citing increases in running costs, while others are demanding U.S. dollars for levies.(The Herald)
— The National Social Security Authority (NSSA) lost over 31 million U.S. dollars following a housing tender scam by its employees last year, a Harare court heard Thursday.(The Herald)
— The Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) has demanded that President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government decisively tackle the country’s economic challenges or risk workers going on an indefinite strike, saying thousands of employees were on the verge of losing their jobs as companies shut down while earnings have been severely eroded.(Newsday)
— Defense minister Oppah-Muchinguri-Kashiri has made sensational claims that she was stopped dead in her tracks by former President Robert Mugabe over an explosive book that had she had written regarding the disputed circumstances surrounding the death of liberation icon Josiah Magama Tongogara. (Daily News)