ZBC News Online reports that the government has announced a $400 million cost of living adjustment (COLA) effective 1 April 2019. The COLA will match the salaries of government workers to the poverty datum line.
In addition, the government has announced non-monetary benefits for all civil servants which include the resumption of medical aid services and improvement in the pension system for all government workers.
The announcement was made the Minister of Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare Dr Sekai Nzenza who was in the company of the Minister of Finance and Economic development Professor Mthuli Ncube and Chairperson of the Public Service Commission Dr Vincent Hungwe.
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Sekai Nzenza is the current Minister of Industry and Commerce in the Government of Zimbabwe. She is also a writer and an international development consultant specialising in NGO accountability, health, microenterprise and human rights. She was born in rural Zimbabwe and trained as a nurse... Read More About Sekai Nzenza
The Public Service Commission (PSC) is an arm of the Executive, created in terms of Section 202 of the Constitution of the Republic of Zimbabwe. Section 203 provides for the functions of the Commission including the appointment of qualified and competent persons to hold posts... Read More About Public Service Commission
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