characterised by an inflationary bond note, sex workers in the town have now
resorted to foreign currency and basic commodities as forms of payment for
prices of basic commodities since the fiscal policies presented by Minister of
Finance, Mthuli Ncube a few weeks ago.
workers with no option but to change the form of payment and accept only the US
dollar, South African rand or basic consumer goods.
of sex workers said they had changed the methods of payment so as to cope with
the prevailing economic situation in the country.
and US dollars for our services and we also accept basic commodities like
cooking oil and soap.
the way they did before this situation. There is no problem so far because
everyone knows what is happening in country and things are tough for everyone.
We had no choice but to adjust,” said the sex worker.
town are mainly informal gold miners working the red soils of the district,
going as far as Shurugwi.
situation in Zimbabwe, life is getting tougher everyday as retail prices are likely
to change any time.