//Zimbabwe doctors embark on strike

Zimbabwe doctors embark on strike

Zimbabwean doctors from private and public hospitals went on strike today and demonstrated in the capital against the alleged abduction of Zimbabwe hospitals doctors association acting president, Peter Magombeyi.

The doctors marched from the country’s biggest referral hospital, Parirenyatwa group of hospitals in Harare, through the streets of Harare before they were stopped by riot police from reaching president Emmerson mnangagwa’s government offices in the central business district.

A few selected representatives were however allowed to proceed to Mnangagwa’s office where they handed over a petition demanding the immediate release of Magombeyi.

Magombeyi was allegedly abducted by unknown people on Saturday evening, and his whereabouts have not been known since then.