What is a budget consultation and why it is important

By James Martin The 2019 financial year has not been rosy for the Zimbabwean people after the country’s pseudo currency; the bond note drastically lost its value against the most preferred United States Dollar. Treasury and the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) introduced several policy changes to bail the country’s economy but to no avail. …

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Domestic workers’ salaries way below PDL: ZCTU

By Michelle Muchina Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Union (ZCTU) says the recently reviewed minimum wages for the domestic and unclassified industries workers are by far below the poverty datum line and will see many people failing to live decent lives. Cabinet this week set the minimum wages for domestic workers as gardener ZW$160, housekeeper ZW$168 …

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Parly to conduct public hearings on 2020 budget

The Portfolio Committee on Budget, Finance and Economic Development will conduct public hearings around the country on the 2020 National Budget from Monday 23rd September to Friday 27th September 2019. Attendance at the Public Hearings Members of the public, interested groups and organisations are invited to attend these hearings, meetings and express their views to the …

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Watch Vincent Tsvangirai full interview [Video]

“There is always hope even in the worst of situations there is always light at the end of the tunnel sometimes it’s not easy to reach that tunnel but I believe there is hope. “I always say I think as Zimbabweans, as political parties and all stakeholders of the country it’s important that we must …

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I have now matured: Honourable Prince Sibanda

By Daniel Chigundu Binga North legislator Prince Dubeko Sibanda says he has now matured and will not exhibit bad behaviour in the National Assembly. Legislators have come under fire most of the time for behaving badly through hackling, singing and making noise while in the National Assembly at a time when they are supposed to …

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What young Zimbabweans think of their MPs

By Tanyaradzwa Timbatimba Youths who are touted as the leaders of tomorrow and constituted a significant number on the voters roll in the 2018 general elections have expressed disappointment in the way legislators have performed. The youths say they had hoped that the legislators would focus on social issues affecting communities such as access to …

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