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Zimbabwe Starts Firing State Workers as It Runs Out of Money

  • Government has struggled to meet civil service salaries
  • State-owned media reports 8,252 jobs to be cut from 19,235

Zimbabwe, which hasn’t been able to pay its more than 300,000 state workers on time this year, will start firing employees at its agriculture ministry as it seeks to trim a civil service where wages absorb over 80 percent of government revenue.

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