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Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube Announces Measures To Cushion Teachers

Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube Announces Measures To Cushion Teachers

Finance and Economic Development Minister, Professor Mthuli Ncube said the government has said the government will be introducing measures to cushion teachers from the biting economy.

Addressing a press conference this Monday in the capital, Ncube said the government is set to increase teachers’ salaries by 100 per cent beginning the 1st of July 2022. He said in addition, there will be some monetary and quasi-monetary benefits. These are:

• Restoration of Advancement awards;

• Payment of Performance awards which had been withheld due to financial constraints, have been restored and these will now be processed effective 1 July 2022. For this, members will now be placed on their correct employment grades;

• Payment of school fees for up to 3 biological children per teaching family; This benefit applies to teachers and payment will be made directly to schools and will be up to a prescribed limit per biological child. The limit is currently at ZW$20 000 per child per term and Treasury is ready to disburse the required amounts for the 1st term.

• Provision of 34 000 housing units as institutional accommodation for teachers To cushion teachers from the rising cost of accommodation, the Government has committed itself to provide 34 000 housing units within and outside school premises over a period of 5 years.

• Provision of transport facilities to ferry teachers in both rural and urban areas has already commenced. This is facilitated by existing structures under the Civil Service Bus Fund and Rural and Urban Mass Transport System.

Teachers have been demanding the restoration of the pre-October 2018 salaries that were in United States Dollars.

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29 Comments

gg 1 month ago

absolutely non s en se


PTUZ. 1 month ago

Hatisikuzvida izvozvo, just wake up our economy or resign your posts to pave way for CCC. Taakungodawo new government tozotangira ipapo. Iyi yenyu second Republic but same Zanu pf hatichaida.


Luba 1 month ago

34 000 housing unit over a period of 5 yrs 😂😂😂 nonsense


Zuze 1 month ago

And the current teaching establishment is 230,000 with a backlog of another 150,000

Maths dzacho hadzibude

Ginious 1 month ago

zvikoro zviripama1.mari iyo inozoendeswa kuzvikoro here iyo.ko teacher asina mwana anobhenefitei.


Doug 1 month ago

Wives do not like it when the father of the house buys some house items for her,, worse if the husband buys her underclothes or panties. She needs freedom to choose, and she only has to be given money. Why not give the civil servants money so they can have the pride of paying their children's fees from their pockets and choose the type of accommodation they want?


sekuru waBona 1 month ago

high sounding nothing

basically it means the rights of a workers to do as he/she please with the salary has been stripped away

command ****


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Machiavelli 1 month ago

Nothing new here. These are promises that they have been making since the beginning of the year


Dr Chikowore 1 month ago

Nothing new announced here this guy is really a fool no wonder why he failed to run a business. This rubbish should have been announced by Minister Mavhima. The guy is behaving like a prime minister


mk 1 month ago

gourgeously nonsense


Jah🇿🇼Tsvarie-07 1 month ago

There can never be peace without justice 😂
18000÷358= $50
its better you give the $50 on top of $175 to make it $225 coz 100% of nothing is not there...


🗣️ Voiceless 1 month ago

some teachers will be mislead by hearing 100% increase they will think all is well.
Have to consider 100% increase if usdz or rtgs we all know that within 2 weeks to come this 100% increase will be equivalent to 10% increase.
They is a demonic spirit called inflation that is attacking the economy, that one needs dollariezation to be delt with.

Teachers we love you all for the good work thus why we 😭😭 with you.


®31 1 month ago

Mwari ngaave nemi aMthuli Ncube😥


🍑🍑🍑 1 month ago

muturi nyube so
🙌


Gogo 1 month ago

Kuvakirwa dzimba pabasa hakushandi munhu anoda yakewo yekuzogara aretire


EMPTY PROMISES 1 month ago

RHETORIC


😎 1 month ago

the comments make more sense than the article


Tkt 1 month ago

the guy should just ...doing absolutely nothing just waffling nonsense

just fly back minister your days are numbered you have no clue and no solution to all this
resign bhudhi mudzokere kwenyu kuchando kwamonyepera varungu muchinzi professor


zelensky 1 month ago

hapana hapana zviripo suffer continue


sugar boy 1 month ago

kkkkkkk kuvharwa kuri pachena.handei tiwone


batanya 1 month ago

mtuli uri mbavha economics dzekumanyowa dzauri kutaura busy saying divided by2.5 during GNU paiva nelocal currency usatiita vana vako imbwa yemunhu ndipe mari yangu ndibhadhare fees yangu ndega .SATAN


MuPfungwe Chaiye 1 month ago

Hehehehe 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂 vana vematicha vapinda muBEAM vabereki varipo. Kuiswa muchirongwa chekubhadharirwa senherera vabereki wavo vachimukira hahaha seka hako MuPfungwe iweee


Armoured Car 1 month ago

Ipai vanhu mari yacho ye fees vanobhahara vega. Modirei kuti imi mubhadhare . hamunyari makaitwa sei. after all imari yavo yamakavabira for years since 2018. ko vasina kumbobvira vazvara muchavapei.


Gafa 1 month ago

Neconfusion uchaerekana wabhenga ma USD uchiti mabond kkkkkkk bate chino tsvee bate icho tsvee zvaakupisa.Kutonga haisi nyore kutungamira ndonyore nokuti motaura mese manje apa ndimi zvese..


🌶️🌶️🌶️ 1 month ago

kkk The rest of the civil servants nema pensioners mozvionera mava vanhu vakuru.


Wireguard 444 1 month ago

Nosense



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