Zimbabwe May Not Be Able to Pay State Workers, Minister Says

  • Wages of state workers consumed 96.8% of revenue in first half
  • Southern African nation owes about $9.6 billion, minister says

Patrick Chinamasa.

Photographer: Jekesai Njikizana/AFP via GettyImages

Zimbabwe may not be able to keep paying government workers as their wages consumed 96.8 percent of government revenue in the first half of this year, Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa said.

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