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How early payment of February salaries helped civil servants
How early payment of February salaries helped civil servants.
Delta government sets up health insurance scheme for civil servants
Delta government sets up health insurance scheme for civil servants.
100,000+ civil servants sacked in Turkey purge
More than 100,000 civil servants have been sacked in Turkey, and another 47,000 people arrested - all alleged supporters of the US-based preacher Fethullah Gulen - since a state of emergency was imposed in the wake of the failed coup last July.
Mugabe warns against civil servants' protests
Civil servants in Zimbabwe are angry over the government's plan to cut 25-thousand jobs and slash annual bonuses. Rising unemployment and the failing economy have sparked weekly demonstrations.