Man killed in fight for girlfriend
A 26-year-old man from Jalukange area some 135 km west of Beitbridge town has been arrested for fatally stabbing a fellow villager in a fight over a woman.
Justice Ndlovu who resides under chief Stauze area was not asked to plead to a charge of murder when he initially appeared before Beitbridge Resident magistrate Mr Langton Mukwengi today.
He was remanded in custody to 10 September in the interim.
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Civil servants accept $1 023 salary
Civil servants have accepted Government’s 76 per cent cost of living adjustment offer which will see the least-paid worker taking home $1 023 per month.
This was revealed at a Press conference convened by the Apex Council in Harare after meeting Government representatives led by Secretary for Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare Mr Simon Masanga at a National Joint Negotiating Council (NJNC) meeting.
Apex Council chairperson Mrs Cecilia Alexander told journalists that a cost of living adjustment of the total package will be effected from the beginning of this month.
“A cost of living adjustment (COLA) ranging from 55 per cent to 76 per cent of the total package of the basic salary be effected on the sliding scale with effect from 1 August 2019,” she said. read more
Source – The Chronicle