Zimbabwe struggles to pay civil servants

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Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe Zanu PF supporters take part in a march in Harare, Zimbabwe, 20 July 2016.

Zimbabwe struggles to pay civil servants


Zimbabwe will pay July salaries for the army, more than a week late, but teachers will only receive their wages next month, a union official said.

As reported by the Reuters news agency, President Robert Mugabe's government is facing its biggest financial squeeze since it dumped its hyperinflation-hit currency in 2009 and adopted the US dollar, and is struggling to secure international financing.

Continued salary delays could fuel political tensions in Zimbabwe, which has been hit by droug...


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