Public Service Minister Prisca Mupfumira revealed that cabinet has approved the payment of civil servants’ bonuses in cash. She also revealed that Government needs an additional $180 million to meet 2016 bonus payments.
Mupfumira said that the issue of residential stands will now be handled by the National Joint Negotiating Council (NJNC). The approval of the cash bonus deal by cabinet means that civil servants will get their bonus payments starting next month with the Zimbabwe National Army, Airforce of Zimbabwe and the health sector being paid first. The Zimbabwe Republic Police and Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Services will be paid in May. No civil servants will receive bonus payments in July with the rest of the civil servants getting paid in August.
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Prisca Mupfumira is a Zimbabwean politician and former Minister of Tourism and Hospitality Industry. She is also the former Minister Of Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare. She is also the Senator of Mashonaland West. In July 2019, she was arrested on corruption allegations of... Read More About Prisca Mupfumira
The Zimbabwe National Army is the country's military wing which was established with the role of ensuring territorial integrity, peace, stability and security. The force was established in 1980 after the country attained its Independence from colonial rule. Read More About Zimbabwe National Army
The Zimbabwe Republic Police is the country's law enforcing and maintaining organ. It was established in 1980 evolving from the Rhodesian Police and incorporated members from both the Rhodesian and the nationalist forces. It operates under the Ministry of Home Affairs and Cultural Heritage. Read More About Zimbabwe Republic Police