ED Ally Urges Mthuli Ncube To Raise Soldiers’ Salaries

Former Finance and Economic Development Deputy Minister, Terrence Mukupe, who is also considered a close ally of President Emmerson Mnangagwa has urged Mthuli Ncube to raise the salaries of soldiers using the surplus he claimed to have made.

Mukupe claimed that he saw a high ranking military official crying because of his “paltry” net salary of only RTGS $380. Writing on Twitter, Mukupe said:

Fiscal surpluses are good if the wages do afford a dignified standard of living.

Just had a high ranking service official in tears, showing me his gross salary of $430 netting $380.

It’s criminal! Professor let’s take better care of those that brought about the 2nd republic.

Emmerson Mnangagwa

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

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  1. godfrey chikowore Reply

    Salaries for all categories should compare to regional or international levels for the same categories otherwise short of that will be exploitation of man by man, African by his own fellow african. Industry has to be reclaimed or else we in Zimbabwe or Africa are not going anywhere.

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