Ministerial vehicles suspended
January 13, 2019
Government has suspended the purchase of condition of service vehicles for all ministers, with the money now being used to purchase a fleet of new ambulances for public health facilities, Finance and Economic Development Minister Professor Mthuli Ncube has said.
Government bigwigs get pay cuts
November 23, 2018
Ncube announced an intention to cut the salaries of cabinet ministers and senior civil servants by 5%. “Effective January 1 2019, a 5% cut on basic salary be effected for all senior positions, from principal directors, permanent secretaries and their equivalents, up to deputy ministers, ministers and the presidium. “This is also extended to basic salaries of those in designated posts in state-owned enterprises (CEOs, executive directors and equivalent grades),” he said.
Govt to trim civil service
October 08, 2018
Government says civil service is top heavy and needs to shed off excess employees as part of its restructuring exercise, Transitional Stabilisation Programme (TSP) report revealed.