Labour body the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) has accused President Emmerson Mnangagwa of being the same as his predecessor former President Robert. This comes after Mnangagwa said that the 2 per cent tax on all money transfers which was announced by Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube was a necessary pain. The ZCTU has planned to demonstrate against the tax tomorrow, but the police have banned the protest citing the cholera outbreak.
Speaking to NewsDay, ZCTU president Peter Mutasa said,
Mnangagwa is taking from his creator Mugabe. If you look at the process of policy making, this arbitrary action has no place in modern economies and modern states…In modern states, the government should start with the green paper and white paper and invite stakeholders for their input. Had they done this with the monetary policy, we would not be where we are. Nothing has changed and he has failed dismally, but he has the chance to redeem himself and he can do this by removing this policy.
Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa is a politician and the First Secretary of the Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front. On the 3rd of August 2018 ZEC Chairperson Priscilla Chigumba announced that Mnangagwa had won the popular vote by 50.8% ,hence he was duly elected to be the... Read More About Emmerson Mnangagwa
Professor Mthuli Ncube is the Minister of Finance and Economic Development.He was the Chief Economist and Vice President of the African Development Bank ,financial, economics, investment, and public policy expert, entrepreneur and academic. Professor Ncube divides his time between the private sector in Switzerland and... Read More About Mthuli Ncube
Peter Mutasa is a Zimbabwean trade unionist and the current president of the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU). He is also the General Secretary of Zimbabwe Banks and Allied Workers Union Mutasa gained mainstream prominence in Zimbabwe after called for a nationwide stayaway from... Read More About Peter Mutasa