Articles tagged 'salaries'

Broke ZC unable to pay players, staff 26 July 2018 HARARE – Struggling Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC), who are sinking deeper into a financial mess, have revealed they are not able to pay monies owed to players and staff due to stringent measures employed by the International Cricket Council (ICC). Zimbabwe were forced to field a largely inexperienced ...
D-Day for Zim Cricket 18 May 2018 HARARE – Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) has until 12 noon today to address the grievances from all the centrally-contracted players or else they will go on strike which will leave the upcoming tri-series in jeopardy. Zimbabwe is set to host Pakistan and Australia in a Twenty20 tri-series to be held in ...
Government meets divided civil servants 4 April 2018 HARARE - Government will meet leaders of the Apex Council this week to consider civil servants’ demands for improved working conditions in a bid to avert a looming industrial action. Teachers have threatened to stage a nationwide strike, starting next term, if government fails to meet their de...
How Mine players go unpaid 12 August 2017 HARARE - Home Mine is battling to avert an imminent player mutiny over the non-payment of salaries, allowances and bonuses with players going for three months without receiving their dues. The gold miners have gradually worked their way up the log following an indifferent start to the season t...
I don't stand for MPs' salary hike - Chamisa 26 March 2017 HARARE - Our news editor Gift Phiri talks to chairperson of Parliament's Legal and Procedural Affairs Committee, Kuwadzana East MP and opposition MDC vice president Nelson Chamisa. Below are excerpts of the interview. Q: You have stirred controversy by reportedly demanding a hike in MP salarie...
ZC repeating costly mistakes 13 January 2017 HARARE - Yet again players and cricket fans have been frustrated by events happening off the field rather than on the field of play. Welcome rains would have curtailed play had the domestic season got underway, but even if the weather had been fair; Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) and the players once a...
Rovers' players sing the blues 28 December 2016 MUTARE - Mutare City Rovers players endured a tough Christmas having gone for three months without receiving their salaries as board room squabbles threaten to destroy the club. Investigations by the Daily News also indicate the club has delayed holding its Annual General Meeting (AGM) as a ca...
Govt dupes civil servants 12 December 2016 HARARE - Government's non-monetary incentive residential stands scheme has hit a snag after the122 000 signed up civil servants threatened to pull out following revelations that they will have to pay for the servicing of their stands. Initially, it had been thought that the initiative which is...
City council salaries to be made public 7 December 2016 HARARE - Harare City councillors want salaries of their management team made public to ascertain reports that top executives are milking the city dry. This follows reports that management has been concealing its huge salary bill. [Adz] A Local Government audit report presented to council...
Anger at Govt pay date postponement 15 May 2014 HARARE - Yesterday civil servants woke up to learn that Treasury had decided to change their May pay dates again, the third such change in a row. Pay day for the Education sector was deferred by a day from May 15 to 16 with the rest of the civil service to be paid on May 29 instead of May 22. ...
Another pay delay irks civil servants 19 April 2014 HARARE - Civil servants have described as “unacceptable” the second delay in a row in their pay dates, demanding that government immediately puts its house in order. This followed a statement by the Civil Service Commission secretary Pretty Sunguro, that all civil servants, who were supposed t...
Board to work on salaries: Chombo 12 April 2014 HARARE - Government will set up a board to work on the modalities of the municipality’s managers salaries, Ignatius Chombo, minister of Local Government Public Works and National Housing has said. Chombo briefed Parliament of the development on Wednesday while responding to questions fielded b...
No cuts to Zim's public sector wage bill 27 March 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe is not prepared to slash its public sector wage bill to meet debt-reduction plans agreed with the IMF because it will involve too many job cuts, the Finance minister said yesterday. The International Monetary Fund in January approved a six-month extension of a monitoring prog...
Govt fails to pay workers 25 March 2014 HARARE - Government has failed to pay its workers on time, postponing the pay date by three days — a sign of a tightening financial crisis. Angry civil servants have railed against the government for changing pay dates, saying their employer is engaging in unfair labour practice, putting more ...
$6 000 salary ceiling for parastatal bosses 19 March 2014 HARARE - Cabinet yesterday declared that chief executive officers in parastatals should not receive a salary of more than $6 000. This comes at a time when the government has initiated an audit of all parastatals, warning those who awarded themselves remuneration unprocedurally and illegally w...
Mugabe should act on minister 18 March 2014 HARARE - President Mugabe was treated to yet another birthday “celebration” by the Civil Service Commission (CSC), the body that purports to represent government workers. This coming after the $1million shindig at Rhudhaka Stadium not so long ago. It is, however, improbable that this second...
Ex-mayor Masunda defends council perks 13 March 2014 HARARE - Former Harare mayor Muchadeyi Masunda has said the salary of town clerk Tendai Mahachi and his 18-member management team is reasonable. Mahachi insists he earns $13 000 which he claims was approved by the mayor and the Local Government ministry, although some media reports claim he is...
Mine CEOs 'paid 199 times more than workers' 9 March 2014 JOHANNESBURG - Platinum mining companies are paying their chief executive officers 199 times more than they are paying mineworkers, the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu ) said. “The CEO of Lonmin, Ben Magara, was paid R6 million; Impala paid its former CEO, David Brown, ...
Legislators demand salary hike 9 March 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwean legislators, considered by many citizens as greedy, are demanding hefty salary packages, similar to those being earned by heads of parastatals. Shadreck Mashayamombe, Zanu PF MP for Harare South, tabled the demand in Parliament on Thursday when he was debating a motion on c...
The never-ending plight of civil servants 9 March 2014 HARARE - Junior ranks among Zimbabwe’s 230 000-strong civil servants have always been on the receiving end of raw deals. Although they earn little, collectively,  they are a powerhouse when their earnings are added up. They are the least paid in the region, earning an average $300. Their...
State rips off civil servants 6 March 2014 HARARE - The cash-strapped Zimbabwe government is failing to remit money deducted from civil servants' salaries for credit facilities, straining relations between the State and its workers. As a result, civil servants have hit a bad patch with creditors, with some attaching the government work...
Salaries must be revealed 27 February 2014 EDITOR — Your story in yesterday’s paper that the Office of the President and Cabinet (OPC) is seized with the issue of executive salaries in the public sector and local government is worrying. It should publish all public sector salaries including those of quasi-governmental organisations, st...
Civil servants rap Mugabe's 'false' increament promises 23 February 2014 HARARE - Civil servants have implored President Robert Mugabe to walk the talk and stop making false salary increment promises. Mugabe, in an interview to mark his 90th birthday, said he was committed to ensuring that civil servants get decent salaries. The president further said he told Fi...
Ratepayers demand council executives' salary schedule 13 February 2014 MASVINGO - Masvingo residents have demanded that the city council here discloses the salary schedule of its top management. This comes amid reports some top council executives were earning as much as $35 000 a month at a time service delivery is collapsing. Masvingo United Residents and Ra...
Govt fails to bankroll civil servants pay rise 11 February 2014 HARARE - Government's pledge to increase civil servants’ salaries appears to be a pie in the sky as it emerges that the increment has not been effected  as promised. The civil servants were expected to receive their February salaries backdated to last month, according to a pay deal they struck...