Government Gives Striking Teachers A Raise

Government has conceded to demands by striking educators by awarding them 20% salary increase, along with non monetary incentives. According to a government statement released late today, President Emerson Mnangagwa ‘directed that specific meaures’ be implemented in light of teachers’ demand. As a result, teachers have been awarded monetary benefits that include a 20% salary increase, USD$100 Covid allowance top-up an scalling of salaries according to seniority. The educators were also awarded with non monetary incentives such as payment of fees for for the teacher’s three biological children, pool transport,…