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ZUPCO Bus Drivers Strike Over Delayed Salaries

ZUPCO Bus Drivers Strike Over Delayed Salaries

Some Zimbabwe United Passengers Company (ZUPCO) drivers in Masvingo downed tools on Monday in protest over delayed salaries.

The strike by ZUPCO drivers forced hundreds of commuters to walk to and from town, braving driving rain and chilly weather conditions.

Some members of the public had to resort to Mushikashika – illegal taxis and kombis which are not under the ZUPCO franchise.

One of the drivers who spoke to on condition of anonymity for fear of victimisation said:

Today we decided not to report for duty because the company is taking us for fools.

We haven’t been paid since December 14 and when we try to engage the management, they don’t give us a satisfactory answer, they always beat around the bush.

ZUPCO  is the sole licensed public transport provider in the country but it is failing to cope with transport demand due to an acute shortage of buses. Some of the ZUPCO buses are old and a danger to commuters.

In March 2020, the Government banned private transport operators from serving urban routes thereby creating a ZUPCO monopoly ostensibly to curb the spread of the coronavirus.

In 2021, ZUPCO bus drivers in Masvingo and Bulawayo staged demonstrations several times over poor remuneration.


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Hameno 5 months ago

Mashofe ekuzupco pay munoidii asimatank efuel ahana chinhu hre Dom arikuguta ega

Hameno 5 months ago

Mashofe ekuzupco pay munoidii asimatank efuel ahana chinhu hre

Elder chimut 5 months ago

Kkkkkkk kkkkkkk kkkkkkk kkkkkkk kkkkkkk kkkkkkk kkkkkk kwose kwose yangova ccc chamisa woye ko vana muggwada (mugwadi) Nana nzndora muripi uyu munhu anonzi chamisa akanyanyisa anosapotwa nem amwe mapolitical parties including zanu

chikiti.. musavengana 5 months ago

kutakura more than 65 passengers from kwekwe to chipinge wapedza wonyimwa pay kkk ndirini ndongo tora iyoyo yebasa ndoto tiza

MuGrade 2 5 months ago

Where will u get it?Only an educated person carries e money,he/she can't risk her certificate becoz of money way less than $1000...a conductor ... Zupco drivers enjoy ration ..they enjoy umphathiswa ...

WaveOfChange 5 months ago

CCC everywhere
Yellow is the colour




Mhofu 5 months ago


Zodoc Chikaponya 5 months ago

Mhofu ndiripa basa shoko richafamba chete 😅. Ishoko redu iri handisikuzofira mumbereko bodo

Chikandamina 5 months ago

Vakuziva here ku zupco ko ccc chete,ndarifambe. Go go

Rambo 5 months ago

shoko ngarifambe ccc 5 months ago



Zodoc Chikaponya 5 months ago

Mumabhazi muma Zupco ndati ranga rasvika here shoko. Zvirikunzi isu sema Citizens tatenderana kuti Chamisa Chete Chete ndiye uchakwanisa kuuya nepundutso muZimbabwe . #Proudly a Citizen for Change

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