Critics say Mnangagwa is exploiting a COVID-19 lockdown to stifle dissent. Mnangagwa imposed an overnight curfew and restricted free movement last week to curb coronavirus infections.
Zimbabwe police have given public sector workers permission to march for better pay on Wednesday in what is widely seen as a test of President Emmerson Mnangagwa's willingness to tolerate dissent.
One of the great forgotten fronts of the budget story every year is small business. Every year the politicians say small businesses are the future when it comes to creating jobs, and they're going to make life easier for them. So what do small businesses want? CNBC Africa's Chris Bishop visited a small manufacturing company in Johannesburg that makes uniforms for hotels and game lodges across Southern Africa to speak to Issac Makunyane, CEO of Morento about their budget expectations.
The leaders of the walkout presented a list of five demands.
South Africa's Sibanye Gold said on Monday that 178 illegal miners have now been arrested at its Cooke operations.
Reinstated Eskom CEO, Brian Molefe is expected to be met by angry protesters this Monday morning as he returns to the helm.