Lecturers at Midlands State University said that they are now incapacitated and can no longer report for duty as the RTGS4 continues to lose value.
In a letter dated 18 June 2019 and addressed to the Vice Chancellor, the lecturers wrote:
We write on behalf of lecturers of the Midlands State University.
Lecturers’ salaries have drastically fallen to the equivalent of around US$200 per month given that the RTGS$ continues to lose value against other currencies. This salary now fails to take any family person for a week, hence we wish to notify you that we are now incapacitated.
In this regard, we will also try our best to have finished marking of exams by the 30th of June 2019.
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Midlands State University located in Gweru is a state owned tertiary institution in Zimbabwe administered by the Ministry of Higher and Tertiary Education. The University was established in 2000 and has branches in various parts of the country. Read More About Midlands State University