Harare Mayor Barnard Manyenyeni has decried the high salaries that Harare City Council (HCC) is paying to some of its workers. He said that this compromising service delivery. Most of the city’s revenue is going towards salaries. Up to now garbage collection trucks have been grounded for four weeks due to lack of fuel
We are paying more than the private and public sectors at the moment. A state-registered nurse in council earns $1 527 per month as opposed to $500 for government nurses. A security guard in council earns $1 027 though their rank is similar to a constable in the Zimbabwe Republic Police. A street sweeper get more than $700 while a cattle herd boy earns little over $400 while the same at a farm gets approximately $81.
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