Zimbabwe: Country Loses 45,000 Teachers to Brain Drain

source: allAfrica
The Monitor (Kampala)
Kitsephile Nyathi
29 April 2010

Harare — More than 45, 000 teachers have left Zimbabwe to look for greener pastures abroad in the past decade, a new report indicates.

An unprecedented economic decline blamed on the political squabbles and President Robert Mugabe’s questionable policies has seen millions of Zimbabweans, including sought-after professionals seek refuge overseas and in neighbouring countries.

The formation of an inclusive government between President Robert Mugabe and Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai last year has done little to stem the tide.

Health and education sectors have been the hardest hit by the brain drain, which has paralysed schools and [continue reading]

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