An Anglican priest in Bulawayo, Edgars Kasongo, is reported to be suing his church over unpaid allowances and salaries amounting to $68,000.
Reads part of the priest’s High Court summons:
Plaintiff’s claim is for the payment of the sum of $14,500 being outstanding salaries and allowances, payment of the sum of $54,000 being the cost of wear and tea of plaintiff’s vehicle occassioned from the date of issue ot summons to date of full and final payment…
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The defendants [diocese of Matabeleland and Anglican Province of Central Africa] have failed and neglected to pay the plaintiff’s outstanding salaries and benefits despite demand being made of the same…”
It is not clear if Kasongo is still an active priest of the church. The church is yet to respond to the summons.
More: The Standard