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No fixed pay dates for civil servants

By Nomalanga Moyo SW Radio Africa 18 July 2014 President Robert Mugabe’s government says it is so broke that it cannot even guarantee fixed pay dates for public servants. As a result the government is now issuing civil servants with undated pay-slips. The new arrangement will remain in place for as long as...

A rise in consumer goods prices and unemployment predicted

By Mthulisi Mathuthu SW Radio Africa 08 October 2013 Zimbabweans should brace themselves for a sharp rise in unemployment and an increase in the prices of basic commodities, observers and industry captains have predicted. The prediction follows last week’s revelations by the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange that...

3,000 workers retrenched in 2012

Staff reporter 7th January 2013 Despite some reports suggesting that Zimbabwe’s economy is improving, statistics from the Employers’ Confederation of Zimbabwe (Emcoz) show a different picture for the average person. According to the weekend Standard newspaper, between January and September 2012 more than...

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