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Zimbabwe: Mnangagwa Veiled Threat Against 'Stubborn' Striking Doctors

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President Emmerson Mnangagwa has issued a veiled threat against "stubborn" public hospital doctors who have persisted with their strike even when his government offered them a 60 percent wage increase.

Zimbabwean doctors downed their tools early last month demanding their wages to be paid in much more stable US dollars or be paid in RTGS dollars pegged on the prevailing foreign interbank rate.

But government insists it could not pay wages in foreign currency and has resisted demands for remuneration to be paid according to interbank rates.

Meanwhile, the economic tailspin continues with prices of goods and services rising nearly every day.

Doctors say they were willing to end their crippling

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