Zimbabwe's Mugabe says bonuses for public workers to stay

April 18, 2015 3:48 PM

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Zimbabwe's Mugabe says bonuses for public workers to stay

HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on Saturday said public workers would continue receiving annual bonuses, publicly contradicting his finance minister who said this week the government would stop the payments for the next two years.

Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa said on Tuesday due to falling tax revenues it was unsustainable for his government to continue paying the bonuses, another sign that Zimbabwe's economy is struggling.

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