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New Zimbabwe
Of salary cuts U-turn and needless hubbubmeasures proposed in the Mid-Term Fiscal Policy Review Statement by the Ministe
Of salary cuts U-turn and needless hubbub
New Zimbabwe / Posted 6 hours ago
measures proposed in the Mid-Term Fiscal Policy Review Statement by the Minister of Finance and Economic Development Patrick Chinamasa has caused needless hubbub. Chinamasa had proposed a reduction in salaries and allowances of civil... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Suspends Duty On Zesa Equipmentis expected to significantly reduce the cost of power projects that are underwa
Govt Suspends Duty On Zesa Equipment
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
is expected to significantly reduce the cost of power projects that are underway. Finance and Economic Development Minister Patrick Chinamasa announced the scrapping of duty in the Government Gazette published last Friday through Statutory... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Zimra Completes Executives ProbeChihuri, who joined ZIMRA in 2003. The audit report has now been lodged with F
Zimra Completes Executives Probe
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
Chihuri, who joined ZIMRA in 2003. The audit report has now been lodged with Finance and Economic Development Minister Patrick Chinamasa for perusal and presentation to Government before being publicised. ZIMRA chairperson Willia Bonyongwe... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kudos to Govt for Securing Agriculture Fundingshould eat humble pie after Government secured close to half a billion dollars.
Kudos to Govt for Securing Agriculture Funding
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 hours ago
should eat humble pie after Government secured close to half a billion dollars. Finance and Economic Development Minister Patrick Chinamasa announced on Monday that Government had secured $423 million to support agriculture.The news created huge... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Secures U.S.$423 Million for New Agriculture Seasonseason while negotiations are currently underway for a further $500 million, Fi
Govt Secures U.S.$423 Million for New Agriculture Season
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
season while negotiations are currently underway for a further $500 million, Finance and Economic Development Minister Patrick Chinamasa has said."For the 2016/2017 agricultural season we are putting our money where our mouth is," said Minister... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Poverty Reduction Projects Implementation Needs U.S.$2,7 Billion'more consultations for the full I-PRSP which will run for five years," she said
'Poverty Reduction Projects Implementation Needs U.S.$2,7 Billion'
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
more consultations for the full I-PRSP which will run for five years," she said. Finance and Economic Development Minister Patrick Chinamasa said the strategy is also expected to facilitate the re-engagement process with the International Financial... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Chinamasa Applauds TaxpayersMinister of Finance and Economic Development Patrick Chinamasa, has applauded c
Chinamasa Applauds Taxpayers
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Minister of Finance and Economic Development Patrick Chinamasa, has applauded compliant taxpayers for sustaining Zimbabwe's economy and pledged Government's support in creating a conducive operating climate for business to thrive. " . . . the future... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Relations With China HailedFriday. The function was attended by senior Government officials, including Fi
Relations With China Hailed
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Friday. The function was attended by senior Government officials, including Finance and Economic Development Minister Cde Patrick Chinamasa; Minister of Information, Media and Broadcasting Services Dr Christopher Mushohwe; Mines and Mining... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Africa's Elephant Ivory: Sell or Destroy?South Africa, these countries say they want to put the proceeds toward conserva
Africa's Elephant Ivory: Sell or Destroy?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
South Africa, these countries say they want to put the proceeds toward conservation efforts. Zimbabwe's finance minister, Patrick Chinamasa, suggested to parliament in July that there could be other uses for the funds from ivory sales. “We have... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt to Bolster Zimra Operationsoperations in an effort to fight corruption at the country's border posts, Fina
Govt to Bolster Zimra Operations
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
operations in an effort to fight corruption at the country's border posts, Finance and Economic Development Minister Patrick Chinamasa said last Friday. His remarks come amid reports that the $600 000 security upgrade done at the Beitbridge... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bond Notes Unnerve Potential Investorsof the bond notes came when investors were already expressing anxiety after Cab
Bond Notes Unnerve Potential Investors
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
of the bond notes came when investors were already expressing anxiety after Cabinet rubbished proposals by Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa to cut salaries and suspend bonuses for civil servants as a way to create more fiscal space for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nation Must Now Stand On Its Own - Finance MinisterFinance minister, Patrick Chinamasa on Friday hinted that Zimbabwe had been aba
Nation Must Now Stand On Its Own - Finance Minister
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Finance minister, Patrick Chinamasa on Friday hinted that Zimbabwe had been abandoned by the international financial institutions on whom it had pinned its hopes for economic revival and was now literally on its own. The minister indicated in his... Read more
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The Zimbabwe Standard
Zim must now stand on its own: Chinamasa Finance minister, Patrick Chinamasa on Friday hinted that Zimbabwe had been a
Zim must now stand on its own: Chinamasa
The Zimbabwe Standard / Posted 3 days ago
Finance minister, Patrick Chinamasa on Friday hinted that Zimbabwe had been abandoned by the international financial institutions on whom it had pinned its hopes for economic revival and was now literally on... Read more
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The Zimbabwe Standard
Bond notes unnerve potential investorsof the bond notes came when investors were already expressing anxiety after Cab
Bond notes unnerve potential investors
The Zimbabwe Standard / Posted 3 days ago
of the bond notes came when investors were already expressing anxiety after Cabinet rubbished proposals by Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa to cut salaries and suspend bonuses for civil servants as a way to create more fiscal space for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Finance Minister Hopes For Improved Businessbusiness according to the World Bank, hopes to have achieved a better ranking b
Finance Minister Hopes For Improved Business
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
business according to the World Bank, hopes to have achieved a better ranking by the end of 2016, says finance minister, Patrick Chinamasa. The Ease of Doing Business ranking is done by the World Bank on 189 world economies and uses conditions... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Chinamasa: Zim targets better image by year endbusiness according to the World Bank, hopes to have achieved a better ranking b
Chinamasa: Zim targets better image by year end
New Zimbabwe / Posted 6 days ago
business according to the World Bank, hopes to have achieved a better ranking by the end of 2016, says finance minister, Patrick Chinamasa. The Ease of Doing Business ranking is done by the World Bank on 189 world economies and uses conditions... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
AMA to Raise U.S.$50 Million in Agro-BilllsEl Nino-induced drought has hit Zimbabwe hard, and left about four million peop
AMA to Raise U.S.$50 Million in Agro-Billls
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
El Nino-induced drought has hit Zimbabwe hard, and left about four million people in need of food aid. Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa last week said in the Mid-Term Fiscal Review, that the country has eight months' supply of grain. Maize... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bond Notes Undermined By Fiscal Policy Mismatchmade a week earlier. "The RBZ measures need to be aligned to the fiscal policy
Bond Notes Undermined By Fiscal Policy Mismatch
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
made a week earlier. "The RBZ measures need to be aligned to the fiscal policy measures presented by Finance Minister (Patrick Chinamasa). And the minister's proposals have already been rejected. We now need "what next?" statements from the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Hwange Colliery Crisis Force Staffing Rethinkof its staff after Treasury said it was overstaffed by at least 2 400 people.
Hwange Colliery Crisis Force Staffing Rethink
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
of its staff after Treasury said it was overstaffed by at least 2 400 people. Finance and Economic Development Minister, Patrick Chinamasa, has revealed that the beleaguered coal miner could do with only 800 workers. The move follows... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Salary Cuts Could Hurt Economy - Govt Warnedwith consumer-facing businesses likely to be hit hardest. The warning by MMC C
Salary Cuts Could Hurt Economy - Govt Warned
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
with consumer-facing businesses likely to be hit hardest. The warning by MMC Capital was given before Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa policy announcements in his mid-term fiscal policy review were dismissed by government. Chinamasa had... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
New Tax Weighs Down FirmsZIMRA immediately. This will make it difficult for business as VAT is now going
New Tax Weighs Down Firms
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
ZIMRA immediately. This will make it difficult for business as VAT is now going to be collected earlier." Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa said this was meant to minimise the loss of revenue due to failure by companies to fully declare and remit... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Restore Economyin government. A few days before Mangudya's monetary policy review statement,
Restore Economy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
in government. A few days before Mangudya's monetary policy review statement, Finance and Economic Development Minister, Patrick Chinamasa, had unveiled his mid-year fiscal policy review statement which should traditionally be complimented by the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
PF Versus Electoral Reformsparties must win". The above statement by Finance and Economic Development Min
PF Versus Electoral Reforms
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
parties must win". The above statement by Finance and Economic Development Minister and ZANU-PF's legal affairs secretary, Patrick Chinamasa, summarises the attitude of the ruling party and government towards the call by opposition parties for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Calls for Investment in Irrigation Schemesalso has various water bodies where new schemes can be established.According to
Govt Calls for Investment in Irrigation Schemes
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
also has various water bodies where new schemes can be established.According to Finance and Economic Development Minister Patrick Chinamasa, the devastating effects of climate change being faced by the country requires priority to be accorded to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mujuru Politicking in Bond Notes Challengebe granted direct access to the apex court.Dr Mujuru listed President Mugabe, F
Mujuru Politicking in Bond Notes Challenge
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
be granted direct access to the apex court.Dr Mujuru listed President Mugabe, Finance and Economic Development Minister Patrick Chinamasa, Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Governor Dr John Mangudya and the Attorney-General Advocate Prince Machaya, as... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Patrick Chinamasa Right On Diplomatic MissionsThe suggestion by Finance Minister, Patrick Chinamasa, while presenting his Mid
Patrick Chinamasa Right On Diplomatic Missions
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
The suggestion by Finance Minister, Patrick Chinamasa, while presenting his Mid-Term Fiscal Policy last week to reduce the number of diplomatic missions is prudent. Implementing this idea will go a long way in reducing government recurrent monthly... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Envoy - UK Does Not Support Any Succession Candidate, or Faction$1.8billion bailout after facilitating former British business secretary Lord M
Envoy - UK Does Not Support Any Succession Candidate, or Faction
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
$1.8billion bailout after facilitating former British business secretary Lord Mandelson's meetings finance minister Patrick Chinamasa during a secret visit to Harare earlier this year. Angry #Tajamuka protest group activists besieged the... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
UK envoy denies Mnangagwa affection$1.8billion bailout after facilitating former British business secretary Lord M
UK envoy denies Mnangagwa affection
New Zimbabwe / Posted 6 days ago
$1.8billion bailout after facilitating former British business secretary Lord Mandelson’s meetings finance minister Patrick Chinamasa during a secret visit to Harare earlier this year. Angry #Tajamuka protest group activists besieged the... Read more
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International Business Times
Zimbabwe: 'The poor are dying' amid crumbling health system unable to treat preventable diseasesmorphine are expensive, the state has abandoned the cash budgeting principle, a
Zimbabwe: 'The poor are dying' amid crumbling health system unable to treat preventable diseases
International Business Times / Posted 7 days ago
morphine are expensive, the state has abandoned the cash budgeting principle, as outlined by current finance minister, Patrick Chinamasa, during his mid-term budget review on 8 September. "It's clear that the financial crisis and cash crunch... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Insurance and Pension Industry Raises U.S.$40 Million for Agric$41,2 million. We are close to reaching the target," said Mrs Mukonoweshuro. F
Insurance and Pension Industry Raises U.S.$40 Million for Agric
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
$41,2 million. We are close to reaching the target," said Mrs Mukonoweshuro. Finance and Economic Development Minister Patrick Chinamasa said the Government was engaging the banking and private sector to mobilise funds to support farmers under... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Challenges mount against MugabeIMF spokesman Gerry Rice confirmed last week. THE BANKRUPT GOVERNMENT In a bu
Challenges mount against Mugabe
New Zimbabwe / Posted 7 days ago
IMF spokesman Gerry Rice confirmed last week. THE BANKRUPT GOVERNMENT In a budget speech this month, Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa stunned the nation by admitting that 97 per cent of government revenue was consumed by government wages. He... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Challenges mount against Mugabe regimeIMF spokesman Gerry Rice confirmed last week. THE BANKRUPT GOVERNMENT In a bu
Challenges mount against Mugabe regime
New Zimbabwe / Posted 7 days ago
IMF spokesman Gerry Rice confirmed last week. THE BANKRUPT GOVERNMENT In a budget speech this month, Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa stunned the nation by admitting that 97 per cent of government revenue was consumed by government wages. He... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Challenges mount against Zimbabwe’s long-time ruler Robert MugabeIMF spokesman Gerry Rice confirmed last week. THE BANKRUPT GOVERNMENT In a bu
Challenges mount against Zimbabwe’s long-time ruler Robert Mugabe
The Globe and Mail / Posted 8 days ago
IMF spokesman Gerry Rice confirmed last week. THE BANKRUPT GOVERNMENT In a budget speech this month, Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa stunned the nation by admitting that 97 per cent of government revenue was consumed by government wages. He... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Teachers September Pay Date Moved to Octoberstruggles to get a grip on its finances. In his recent mid-term budget review
Teachers September Pay Date Moved to October
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
struggles to get a grip on its finances. In his recent mid-term budget review statement to Parliament, finance minister Patrick Chinamasa said almost 97 percent of government income was going towards paying salaries. Often the money is not... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Teachers’ September pay delayed to Octoberstruggles to get a grip on its finances. In his recent mid-term budget review
Teachers’ September pay delayed to October
New Zimbabwe / Posted 8 days ago
struggles to get a grip on its finances. In his recent mid-term budget review statement to Parliament, finance minister Patrick Chinamasa said almost 97 percent of government income was going towards paying salaries. Often the money is not... Read more
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The Zimbabwe Standard
Mangudya tears into slow pace of reformhas been the hallmark of government. Last week, government curiously reversed t
Mangudya tears into slow pace of reform
The Zimbabwe Standard / Posted 9 days ago
has been the hallmark of government. Last week, government curiously reversed the proposals by Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa to cut salaries and forgo bonus payments to civil servants. Subscribe Subscribe to our e-mail newsletter... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How Is Zimbabwe Paying for Its New Bond Notes?newspaper The Herald reported that they would be issued in two and five dollar
How Is Zimbabwe Paying for Its New Bond Notes?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
newspaper The Herald reported that they would be issued in two and five dollar denominations and the public would not be forced to use them. RFI spoke to Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa for this report, but he was unavailable... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Weak Rand Causes Havoc in Zim Economyhave called on the Zimbabwean government to adopt the rand. The appeal has, how
Weak Rand Causes Havoc in Zim Economy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
have called on the Zimbabwean government to adopt the rand. The appeal has, however, found no takers with Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa at one time saying Zimbabwe will not join the rand union, on grounds that the country's primary objective... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Chinamasa's predicament of conscienceTHIS year has been pretty hectic for my learned friend and former Cabinet colle
Chinamasa's predicament of conscience
New Zimbabwe / Posted 12 days ago
THIS year has been pretty hectic for my learned friend and former Cabinet colleague Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa. Patrick is a consummate politician, who in spite of the negative public image he has in many circles, mostly justly earned for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Fork Tongued Creatures Now Kissing ChinamasaFrom the first democratic election in May 1994! Sorry, I am not banking on Fin
Fork Tongued Creatures Now Kissing Chinamasa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
From the first democratic election in May 1994! Sorry, I am not banking on Finance and Economic Development Minister Patrick Chinamasa or Reserve Bank governor John Mangudya. They are fine fellows in their individual areas of specialisation.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
AMA Seeks U.S.$50 Million for Grain Purchasethe past farming season that has seen over four million people requiring food a
AMA Seeks U.S.$50 Million for Grain Purchase
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
the past farming season that has seen over four million people requiring food aid.Finance and Economic Development Minister Patrick Chinamasa last week said the country had eight months' worth of grain stocks in its reserves. The 511 816 tonnes of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Opposition Urges 'Shamed' Finance Minister to ResignOPPOSITION parties and political commentators have urged beleaguered Finance Mi
Opposition Urges 'Shamed' Finance Minister to Resign
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
OPPOSITION parties and political commentators have urged beleaguered Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa to resign after he was again embarrassed by President Robert Mugabe in what is seen as proof that "the government is now dysfunctional and... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
$50mln agrobrills for maize importsEl Nino-induced drought has hit Zimbabwe hard, and left about 4 million people
$50mln agrobrills for maize imports
New Zimbabwe / Posted 12 days ago
El Nino-induced drought has hit Zimbabwe hard, and left about 4 million people in need of food aid. Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa last week said in the Mid-Term Fiscal Review, that the country has eight months’ supply of maize. Maize... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Dead Man Walking... Patrick Chinamasa in TroublePATRICK Chinamasa could be seeing off his last days at the Finance and Economic
Dead Man Walking... Patrick Chinamasa in Trouble
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
PATRICK Chinamasa could be seeing off his last days at the Finance and Economic Development Ministry after he was rebuked by Cabinet for sneaking austerity measures into his mid-term fiscal policy review statement presented last week notwithstanding... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Zimbabwe Headed for Deeper Crisistriggered by the country's failing economic policies, government trashed auster
Zimbabwe Headed for Deeper Crisis
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
triggered by the country's failing economic policies, government trashed austerity measures introduced by Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa last week, instead, opting to play to the gallery to avoid a nationwide shutdown. Despite having been seen... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
FBC Building Society Hands Over Hippo Gardenshas little or no money for development. Presenting the Mid-Term Fiscal Policy
FBC Building Society Hands Over Hippo Gardens
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
has little or no money for development. Presenting the Mid-Term Fiscal Policy review last Thursday, Finance Minister, Patrick Chinamasa, said the country's budget deficit would worsen to an estimated year-end level of US$1 billion as revenue... Read more
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Govt to Import 1,7 Million Tonnes of Maizegrain requirement. Announcing the Mid-Year Fiscal Policy Review last week, Fin
Govt to Import 1,7 Million Tonnes of Maize
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
grain requirement. Announcing the Mid-Year Fiscal Policy Review last week, Finance and Economic Development Minister, Patrick Chinamasa, said the drought situation had undermined agricultural performance across provinces. "With regards to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mineral Output Surges(C&M) can report. Presenting the Mid-Year Fiscal Policy Review Statement in Pa
Mineral Output Surges
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
(C&M) can report. Presenting the Mid-Year Fiscal Policy Review Statement in Parliament last week, Finance Minister, Patrick Chinamasa, said the surge in production was due to strong output performance of key minerals. This development comes... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Vice President Leaves Hotel After Incurring U.S.$620,000 Billrunning economic crisis and close to a million people were in need of food aid
Vice President Leaves Hotel After Incurring U.S.$620,000 Bill
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
running economic crisis and close to a million people were in need of food aid after a severe drought. Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa last week proposed to scrap annual bonuses for civil servants and to reduce the salaries of government... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
policy U-turns threaten state securityU-Turn on the suspension of civil servants’ bonuses as well as cuts on their sa
policy U-turns threaten state security
New Zimbabwe / Posted 13 days ago
U-Turn on the suspension of civil servants’ bonuses as well as cuts on their salaries announced by Finance Minister, Patrick Chinamasa last week. In his 2016 mid-term budget review statement last week, Chinamasa said government was going to... Read more
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