Zimbabwe doctors defy government ultimatum to end strike



HARARE (Reuters) – Striking Zimbabwean doctors defied a government ultimatum to return to work on Monday, after rejecting a 60% pay rise offer they say is not enough to keep up with soaring prices of basic goods. The southern African nation’s economy is grappling with its worst crisis in a decade, with triple-digit inflation, rolling power cuts and shortages of U.S. dollars, medicines and fuel that have revived memories of the 2008 hyperinflation under late President Robert Mugabe. The Zimbabwe Hospital Doctors Association (ZHDA), the union for junior and middle level doctors in the…



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