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Workers Accused Of Joining Opposition Politics And Creating Unworkable Environment

Workers Accused Of Joining Opposition Politics And Creating Unworkable Environment

Mukachana Hanyani, a correspondent for The Herald, a state-run publication, has accused some government workers of creating an unworkable environment by joining opposition politics.

Hanyani’s statement comes as workers are threatening to down tools over poor salaries and working conditions. They met with the employer on Monday with the latter sticking to the initial offer of increasing the ZWL$ salary by 100 per cent.

Workers have rejected the offer saying it is insignificant given the soaring inflation. Hanyani said workers’ demands have to be reasonable. Said Hanyani:

Of late, some Government workers have directly and indirectly joined opposition politics, thereby creating an unworkable environment in the public sector. 

Whatever efforts the Government is undertaking to cushion workers are not recognised and appreciated.

Recently, Government awarded its workers a 100 percent salary increment on top of the US$175 Covid-19 allowance, as an inflationary cushion. 

The Government went further to promise the workers that negotiations for another round of salary increments would go on until both sides are satisfied. 

Surprisingly when everyone thought the Government has done well for its workers, Teachers Unions and Public Service Association on July 4, jointly gave the Government a 14-day notice of an industrial action for more salary increments and other benefits. 

Hanyani added that there was “a third hand manipulating government workers” to always blame the “Government even where it would have done well.” 

Hanyani added that workers are failing to appreciate government initiatives and such behaviour suggests that “some civil servants… are being used by agents of regime change who are vigorously fighting for the downfall of the ruling party.” 

Workers have always denied the accusations saying they don’t need to be paid by agents of regime change for them to realise that their salaries are not enough to cover their essential needs like food, shelter and school fees.

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15 Comments

Honorable 4 weeks ago

Its all about survival and decent living..


💰💵 4 weeks ago

You can't say if people are not satisfied with outcome you point fingers at others, if the masses are not satisfied they are not satisfied. Due to economic upheavals that does not add up with people demands.


@Hanyani 4 weeks ago

Not a very intelligent bootlicker but then being part of the Herald's propaganda machine it's not surprising.
If you are not happy you are a puppet of the west.


🅼︎🅰︎🆁︎🅰︎🆅︎🅰︎🆉︎🅰︎ 4 weeks ago

𝗔𝗴𝗲𝗻𝘁𝘀 𝗼𝗳 𝗰𝗵𝗮𝗻𝗴𝗲 𝗮𝗿𝗲 𝗻𝗼𝘁 𝗳𝗼𝗿𝗲𝗶𝗴𝗻 𝗳𝗼𝗿𝗰𝗲𝘀, 𝘁𝗵𝗲𝘆 𝗮𝗿𝗲 𝗮 𝗰𝗿𝗲𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗼𝗳 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗴𝘃𝘁. 𝗕𝘆 𝗮𝗯𝘂𝘀𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗶𝘁𝘀 𝘄𝗼𝗿𝗸𝗲𝗿𝘀 𝗴𝘃𝘁 𝗶𝘀 𝗰𝗿𝗲𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗮𝗻 𝗮𝗴𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝗼𝗳 𝗿𝗲𝗴𝗶𝗺𝗲 𝗰𝗵𝗮𝗻𝗴𝗲 𝗼𝘂𝘁 𝗼𝗳 𝘁𝗵𝗲𝗺. 𝗛𝘂𝗻𝗱𝗿𝗲𝗱 𝗽𝗲𝗿𝗰𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝗼𝗳 𝗮 𝘇𝗲𝗿𝗼 𝘀𝗮𝗹𝗮𝗿𝘆 𝗶𝘀 𝗷𝘂𝘀𝘁 𝘇𝗲𝗿𝗼, 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗴𝘃𝘁 𝗺𝘂𝘀𝘁 𝗸𝗻𝗼𝘄 𝘁𝗵𝗮𝘁. 𝗘𝘃𝗲𝗿𝘆 𝗭𝗶𝗺𝗯𝗮𝗯𝘄𝗲𝗮𝗻 𝗵𝗮𝘀 𝗮 𝗿𝗶𝗴𝗵𝘁 𝘁𝗼 𝗰𝗵𝗼𝘀𝗲 𝗮𝗻𝘆 𝗽𝗮𝗿𝘁𝘆 𝗵𝗲 𝘄𝗶𝘀𝗵𝗲𝘀 𝘁𝗼 𝘀𝘂𝗽𝗽𝗼𝗿𝘁 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝘃𝗼𝘁𝗲 𝗳𝗼𝗿, 𝘀𝗼 𝗿𝗲𝗴𝗶𝗺𝗲 𝗰𝗵𝗮𝗻𝗴𝗲 𝗶𝘀 𝘄𝗲𝗹𝗹 𝘀𝘂𝗽𝗽𝗼𝗿𝘁𝗲𝗱 𝗯𝘆 𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝘀𝘂𝗽𝗿𝗲𝗺𝗲 𝗹𝗮𝘄, 𝘁𝗵𝗮𝘁'𝘀 𝘄𝗵𝘆 𝘄𝗲 𝘃𝗼𝘁𝗲 𝗲𝘃𝗲𝗿𝘆 𝗵𝗮𝗹𝗳 𝗱𝗲𝗰𝗮𝗱𝗲.


Zvazvanga zvingori 4 weeks ago

This is the worst administration ever to come out of this country called Zimbabwe,they create problems and blame them on others.They are always right.If they are not blaming sanctions,they are blaming CCC,if not CCC they are blaming doctors, teachers and nurses forgetting their ever conflicting and ever changing policies that are anti masses.


WILLIAM SONBOY CHINEMBIRI 4 weeks ago

ZANU PF Government is conflicting itself with the Zimbabwe Constitution by accusing civil servants of having joined opposition politics.

The Zimbabwean Constitution allows citizens to practise politics as and when they want and from whatever side of politics they want.

It is the Government which is poisoning the work environment by offering its workers unworkable salaries. Government negotiates salaries in bad blood. No government will prosper with dissatisfied civil servants. Forewarned is forearmed.

NOONE BORN OF A WOMAN SHALL STOP CHAMISA FROM ASCENDING TO THE STATE HOUSE.

[VOTE CHAMISA CHETE CHETE]

[VOTE CCC FOR REAL CHANGE]

Yours sincerely
William Sonboy CHINEMBIRI
[THE ORIGINAL BUSH LAWYER]


Oskid 4 weeks ago

Ukati unoda mari inotenga munhu ararame dzave politics dze opposition here ?Saka todzikira kufa nenzara fools


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povho yaramba 4 weeks ago

akuna zvakadero
Constitution inobvumira vanhu kuita politics Ivo vari kuita wani havasi vashandi vehurumende here
hurumende haifanire kumira vashanda cause zvombo pasi ngaingovapa Mari inokwana zvisina kugarira pasi zviri pachena kuti aikwane shoma yavanopa nekutaura iyo


fun time 4 weeks ago

Who convened the meeting? It is such kind of incompetence on the people surrounding the head of state that they take pride in wasting resources to make the president look like a fool and pretend everything is ok. @presidential advisors, i have mentioned this before, please consider all the comments on this section/page. The comments are valid. Give the president a reason to smile and have restful nights.


Maparamuro 4 weeks ago

If the reporter is not a gvt employee he must just shut up


Ntaba 4 weeks ago

It's you Hanyani who think the gvt has done well for it's worker, NOT everyone


vc 4 weeks ago

This Hunyani guy is a real fool.why mixing different.issue workers are realustically demanding a living salary in line.with the current.economic situation.Rtgs.has become obsolete so getting paid in rtgs is.retrogressive and un acceptable Gvt should make.an offer of 100%for both.usa and.rtgs At least its acceptable.rtgs alone.gets eroded over a few days


INTERESTED ONLOOKER 4 weeks ago

How much is Hanyani being paid as a journalist by the Goverment mouthpiece the Herald? He should shut up we dont even read the Herald.


greyhora greyhora 4 weeks ago

of late some government employees have directly and indirectly joined opposition politics thereby creating an unsuitable working environment. I almost vomited when I finished reading his statement. The rest handina kuverenga 'coz.



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