Council Workers Demand Salaries in USD$

By Correspondent Council workers representatives have sent demands to urban local authorities for workers’ salaries to be paid in United States dollars. The Zimbabwe Urban Council Workers Union (ZUCWU) said the salaries of council workers had been rendered useless by the exchange rate and macro-economic state. The demands are contained in a letter by the…

Marondera Council to Dollarise

By Correspondent The Municipality of Marondera has sought government approval to levy rates in United States Dollars a move which, if approved, would allow them to provide 100% service delivery, according to the Town’s Mayor. The local authority is struggling to provide clean water and regularly collect refuse as it is finding it difficult to…

RTGS Payments Paralyse Service Delivery

By Staff Reporter The Municipality of Marondera is currently struggling to effect normal service delivery due to payments done in local currency as the economy continues dollarising. This publication is reliably informed that the local authority has on numerous occasions approached the Local Government Ministry seeking permission to accept rates in foreign currency but in…