Zimbabwe retirement pensions raised from $80 to $200


Zimbabwe’s retirement pensions have been increased from $80 to $200 a month with effect from 1 October.

The National Social Security Authority said today that pensioners will be paid out their arrears for October together with any amounts due tomorrow.

Other pensions have been increased by 65 percent.

The $80 pension was enough to buy only five loaves of bread but now the pensioners can 13 loaves.


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Charles Rukuni
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