City of Harare wage bill too high
February 12, 2018
Harare mayor Benard Manyenyeni has argued that the city's exorbitant wage bill should be attended to immediately if service delivery is to improve. "The city's wage bill is the elephant in the room and until that is addressed we will continue to have problems. if it was cut by at least 40% we would be able to provide decent services for the ratepayers," Manyenyeni said.
Chinamasa reads riot act to wasteful councils
February 07, 2018
Chinamasa said under the new political dispensation local authorities will no longer be mere employers but service providers. He added that councils countrywide were spending 90% of their collected revenue on salaries.
Local authorities to submit remuneration frameworks
December 30, 2017
Secretary for Finance and Economic Planning Mr Willard Manungo said parastatals and local authorities were also required to submit their remuneration frameworks to curb revenue leakages.