The University of Zimbabwe has adopted austerity measures in the provision of meals for students resident on the campus.
In a memorandum released on Thursday, September 26, 2019, Assistant Director, Catering, one M. Chimbuya wrote:
Due to budgetary constraints, please take note of the following adjustments on standards:
Chicken 1 bird 12 students
Beef 1kg: 12 Students (1 piece per student).
Beans 1kg: 16 students
Rice: Twice per week
Milk 1 litre: 40 students
Bread 3 slices per person
Take note that all meals will have fried cabbage only and cooking oil should be used for cooking vegetables on all meals that have chicken or beef.