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The Zimbabwe Standard
Mangudya upbeat about debt planZimbabwe’s strategies for clearing external debt arrears and the supportive eco
Mangudya upbeat about debt plan
The Zimbabwe Standard / Posted 17 hours ago
Zimbabwe’s strategies for clearing external debt arrears and the supportive economic reform agenda, Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa said government would clear the arrears by the end of April. He said thereafter, a new comprehensive... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt's Growth Targets Pie in the Skygovernment has to import more than 700 000 tonnes of maize, hence worsening its
Govt's Growth Targets Pie in the Sky
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
government has to import more than 700 000 tonnes of maize, hence worsening its burgeoning import bill. Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa had initially forecast the economy to expand by 2,7% this year, but revised the growth target to 1,4% on... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
The night run: how Zimbabwean traders are dodging suffocating import restrictionsyou cross back into Zimbabwe with “bhero” clothes now‚ the wares will be seized
The night run: how Zimbabwean traders are dodging suffocating import restrictions
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 2 days ago
you cross back into Zimbabwe with “bhero” clothes now‚ the wares will be seized and destroyed according to finance minister Patrick Chinamasa. Traders and transport couriers are finding ways around the ban though. For a fee of $40 (almost R550)‚ in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Nation Runs Out of Water As Boreholes, Wells and Rivers Dry updonors to help with drilling of boreholes. Most of the boreholes are dry while
The Nation Runs Out of Water As Boreholes, Wells and Rivers Dry up
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
donors to help with drilling of boreholes. Most of the boreholes are dry while some are not working." Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa has not yet put a public pricetag on the cost of rehabilitating failed wells and drilling new ones. He... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
$2 Billion Bailout Sabotagedfor change in Zimbabwe. The lobbyists -- led by former Finance minister Tendai
$2 Billion Bailout Sabotaged
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
for change in Zimbabwe. The lobbyists -- led by former Finance minister Tendai Biti, who is opposing his successor Patrick Chinamasa and Reserve Bank governor John Mangudya's plans -- say they remain gravely concerned about the economic and... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Zim runs out of water as wells dry updonors to help with drilling of boreholes. Most of the boreholes are dry while
Zim runs out of water as wells dry up
New Zimbabwe / Posted 2 days ago
donors to help with drilling of boreholes. Most of the boreholes are dry while some are not working." Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa has not yet put a public pricetag on the cost of rehabilitating failed wells and drilling new ones. He... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Parched Zimbabwe Faces Dire Water Shortages As New Dry Season Nearsdonors to help with drilling of boreholes. Most of the boreholes are dry while
Parched Zimbabwe Faces Dire Water Shortages As New Dry Season Nears
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
donors to help with drilling of boreholes. Most of the boreholes are dry while some are not working." Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa has not yet put a public pricetag on the cost of rehabilitating failed wells and drilling new ones. He... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Saboteurs Attempt to Block Govt's Access to Funds?a huge external debt that it is determinedly attempting to settle. The Ministe
Saboteurs Attempt to Block Govt's Access to Funds?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
a huge external debt that it is determinedly attempting to settle. The Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Cde Patrick Chinamasa and Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Governor Dr John Mangudya, presented Government's external arrears clearance... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'No UK Taxpayers' Money Will Be Used to Fund Mugabe's Govt'Zimbabwe following a media row over revelations that a former cabinet minister
'No UK Taxpayers' Money Will Be Used to Fund Mugabe's Govt'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Zimbabwe following a media row over revelations that a former cabinet minister had held secret talks with Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa. News that Peter Mandelson had held talks with Chinamasa in Harare in mid-February sparked anger online -... Read more
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Eye Witness News
UK government denies Zimbabwe financial bailoutfor an investment bank. So suspicions have been high, both in and outside Zimb
UK government denies Zimbabwe financial bailout
Eye Witness News / Posted 5 days ago
for an investment bank. So suspicions have been high, both in and outside Zimbabwe, that his talks with Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa in February might be linked to Zimbabwe’s attempts to secure much-needed international finance. Now a... Read more
5d
New Zimbabwe
Command agriculture and its vile purposelargest supermarket chains the same year: Shoprite Group (US$8 billion) and Pic
Command agriculture and its vile purpose
New Zimbabwe / Posted 5 days ago
largest supermarket chains the same year: Shoprite Group (US$8 billion) and Pick ‘n Pay (US$4,7 billion). Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa needs to explain to increasingly restive Zimbabweans where the money is coming from to fund this latest... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Seeking Power Through Back Doorforcefully inserted themselves on a 5th of July 2016 Investment Conference whic
Seeking Power Through Back Door
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
forcefully inserted themselves on a 5th of July 2016 Investment Conference which was being addressed by Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa and Reserve Bank Governor John Mangudya which was convened by an organisation called Africa Confidential in... Read more
5d
New Zimbabwe
Bonds: Zimbabwe is already printing moneybut in this case, the issue of TBs has effectively become a de facto money prin
Bonds: Zimbabwe is already printing money
New Zimbabwe / Posted 5 days ago
but in this case, the issue of TBs has effectively become a de facto money printing exercise,” he said. Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa has denied that government’s increased reliance on TBs had contributed to the bank note shortage. He... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
4 Eye Chimanimani West SeatHlabati, Pfungwa Mabika and Crossway Mugombi. Addressing the meeting, Zanu-PF
4 Eye Chimanimani West Seat
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Hlabati, Pfungwa Mabika and Crossway Mugombi. Addressing the meeting, Zanu-PF national secretary for legal affairs Cde Patrick Chinamasa called for unity among party members and the selected candidates. "I want to congratulate all those who... Read more
9d
International Business Times
Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson urged to stop supporting Peter Mandelson's deals with Zimbabwesupported a business meeting between Lord Mandelson, a former Labour cabinet mi
Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson urged to stop supporting Peter Mandelson's deals with Zimbabwe
International Business Times / Posted 9 days ago
supported a business meeting between Lord Mandelson, a former Labour cabinet minister turned investment bank adviser, and Patrick Chinamasa, Zimbabwe's controversial finance minister, in the capital Harare in February. Reports of the secret talks... Read more
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10d
AllAfrica.com
No Bailout Until Mugabe Disappears, Says British MPBritish authorities are thought to be helping Mugabe secure a much-needed $1.8b
No Bailout Until Mugabe Disappears, Says British MP
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
British authorities are thought to be helping Mugabe secure a much-needed $1.8bln rescue package. Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa recently travelled to London for meetings with UK officials as well as a bank said to be arranging the... Read more
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10d
Eye Witness News
Zimbabwean police fire tear gas, water cannon to disperse protestcriminals from coming to Zimbabwe to "fish" for dollars. Protesters sang songs
Zimbabwean police fire tear gas, water cannon to disperse protest
Eye Witness News / Posted 10 days ago
criminals from coming to Zimbabwe to "fish" for dollars. Protesters sang songs denouncing Mugabe, Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa and central bank governor John Mangudya, who have backed the measure, and likened the planned "bond notes"... Read more
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10d
New Zimbabwe
UK must stop Zim meddling by Mandelsonzeroes). They are worthless but make entertaining birthday presents for childre
UK must stop Zim meddling by Mandelson
New Zimbabwe / Posted 10 days ago
zeroes). They are worthless but make entertaining birthday presents for children. His finance minister since 2013 is Mr Patrick Chinamasa, formerly a long-serving Justice Minister. In Mugabe’s government, that title has an Orwellian... Read more
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10d
New Zimbabwe
‘No $bln bailout until Mugabe disappears’British authorities are thought to be helping Mugabe secure a much-needed $1.8b
‘No $bln bailout until Mugabe disappears’
New Zimbabwe / Posted 10 days ago
British authorities are thought to be helping Mugabe secure a much-needed $1.8bln rescue package. Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa recently travelled to London for meetings with UK officials as well as a bank said to be arranging the... Read more
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10d
New Zimbabwe
Zim’s year so far: A tale of regressionmost indicators pointing to an economy headed for recession, a local investment
Zim’s year so far: A tale of regression
New Zimbabwe / Posted 10 days ago
most indicators pointing to an economy headed for recession, a local investment advisory firm has said. Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa set an ambitious growth target of 2,7 percent – later adjusted to 1.5 percent — but Invictus Securities say... Read more
11d
New Zimbabwe
Activists petition PM May over Zim loanHarare has been struggling to pay civil servants on time for months. A couple
Activists petition PM May over Zim loan
New Zimbabwe / Posted 11 days ago
Harare has been struggling to pay civil servants on time for months. A couple of months back, Finance minister, Patrick Chinamasa, was confronted by a group of angry Zimbabweans in the UK when he visited for a major conference on... Read more
11d
New Zimbabwe
ZRP crush anti-bond $ demo, fire tear gascriminals from coming to Zimbabwe to "fish" for dollars. Protesters sang songs
ZRP crush anti-bond $ demo, fire tear gas
New Zimbabwe / Posted 11 days ago
criminals from coming to Zimbabwe to "fish" for dollars. Protesters sang songs denouncing Mugabe, Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa and central bank governor John Mangudya, who have backed the measure, and likened the planned "bond notes"... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt 'Satisfied' With Mining Sectornegatively affects viability, transparency and accountability of the sector. F
Govt 'Satisfied' With Mining Sector
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
negatively affects viability, transparency and accountability of the sector. Finance and Economic Development Minister Patrick Chinamasa said the process to create the mining fiscal regime was progressing well. "We have been working with the... Read more
17d
AllAfrica.com
Bond Notes - Beyond the Noise, Politickingwhich will be valued at par with the US dollar, are mainly intended to support
Bond Notes - Beyond the Noise, Politicking
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
which will be valued at par with the US dollar, are mainly intended to support the export sector. The Minister of Finance, Patrick Chinamasa and RBZ Governor, Dr Mangudya, explained in coruscating detail the issue of bond notes at various forums... Read more
17d
The Times & The Sunday Times
Move to prop up Mugabe regime betrays brave oppositionparty loyalists keeping communities in check can pursue the dirty work. Former
Move to prop up Mugabe regime betrays brave opposition
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 17 days ago
party loyalists keeping communities in check can pursue the dirty work. Former Cabinet minister Lord (Peter) Mandelson met Patrick Chinamasa, Mugabe's finance minister, on a trip to Harare in February. Last month the Zanu-PF minister was in London... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Targets 6,6 Percent Economic Growth Rateof the economy in the final two years of its implementation, which is 2017 /18.
Govt Targets 6,6 Percent Economic Growth Rate
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
of the economy in the final two years of its implementation, which is 2017 /18. Finance and Economic Development Minister Patrick Chinamasa had initially forecast the economy to expand by 2,7 percent this year, but revised the growth target to 1,4... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
How can Britain justfy propping up Mugabe?and party loyalists who keep communities in check can carry on their dirty work
How can Britain justfy propping up Mugabe?
New Zimbabwe / Posted 19 days ago
and party loyalists who keep communities in check can carry on their dirty work.Advertisement Lord Mandelson even met with Patrick Chinamasa, Mugabe’s finance minister, on a trip to Harare in February. Last month the Zanu-PF minister came to... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
How can Britain justify propping up Mugabe?As revealed in the Telegraph, Lord Mandelson even met with Patrick Chinamasa, M
How can Britain justify propping up Mugabe?
Daily Telegraph / Posted 19 days ago
As revealed in the Telegraph, Lord Mandelson even met with Patrick Chinamasa, Mugabe’s finance minister, on a trip to Harare in February. Last month the Zanu-PF minister came to London, where he held “marathon” talks with the investment bank Lazard... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
UK MPs demand Zim visit explanationwill be asked by British MPs to explain his February visit to Zimbabwe during w
UK MPs demand Zim visit explanation
New Zimbabwe / Posted 20 days ago
will be asked by British MPs to explain his February visit to Zimbabwe during which he met the country’s finance minister, Patrick Chinamasa. Revelation of the visit by the UK’s Telegraph newspaper comes at a time London has angered the opposition... Read more
21d
The Zimbabwe Standard
Tourism sector growing: Mzembithe source markets except the Oceania. Mzembi said the growth in the tourism s
Tourism sector growing: Mzembi
The Zimbabwe Standard / Posted 21 days ago
the source markets except the Oceania. Mzembi said the growth in the tourism sector was sign posted by Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa in his 2015/2016 national budget presentation where he stated that the sector was going to lead in... Read more
21d
iol.co.za
Mugabe steers sinking ship further onto rocksand distance himself from ostracised allies. Reform and re-engagement is champi
Mugabe steers sinking ship further onto rocks
iol.co.za / Posted 21 days ago
and distance himself from ostracised allies. Reform and re-engagement is championed by key Mnangagwa ally, Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa, supported by Reserve Bank governor John Mangudya. Both were in Berlin and London in July claiming Zimbabwe... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe’s threadbare theatre of reformcreditors in Lima, Peru in October 2015. Reform and re-engagement is championed
Zimbabwe’s threadbare theatre of reform
New Zimbabwe / Posted 22 days ago
creditors in Lima, Peru in October 2015. Reform and re-engagement is championed by key Mnangagwa ally, Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa, supported by Reserve Bank Governor John Mangudya. Both were in Berlin and London in July to make the case... Read more
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23d
AllAfrica.com
Is Former VP Mujuru Offside On Bond Notes?application filed in the apex court, Mujuru listed President Mugabe, Finance an
Is Former VP Mujuru Offside On Bond Notes?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
application filed in the apex court, 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
Zim's Threadbare Theatre of Reformcreditors in Lima, Peru in October 2015. Reform and re-engagement is championed
Zim's Threadbare Theatre of Reform
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
creditors in Lima, Peru in October 2015. Reform and re-engagement is championed by key Mnangagwa ally, Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa, supported by RBZ governor John Mangudya. Both were in Berlin and London in July to make the case that... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Fresh Cabinet Reshuffle LoomsJoram Gumbo, Saviour Kasukuwere (Local Government), Ignatius Chombo (Home Affai
Fresh Cabinet Reshuffle Looms
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
Joram Gumbo, Saviour Kasukuwere (Local Government), Ignatius Chombo (Home Affairs), Moyo, Prisca Mupfumira (Labour) and Patrick Chinamasa (Finance). However, Chinamasa, who has been virtually fighting a lone battle in government to re-engage... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bond Notes Protests Rock Hararehad handed over a petition at the Ministry of Finance, where they lambasted Fin
Bond Notes Protests Rock Harare
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
had handed over a petition at the Ministry of Finance, where they lambasted Finance and Economic Development Minister, Patrick Chinamasa, for ruining the country's economy and planning to bail out government using the bond notes. They implored... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Chitiga Appointed NSSA GMthe authority invested in Capital Bank, which was eventually liquidated due to
Chitiga Appointed NSSA GM
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
the authority invested in Capital Bank, which was eventually liquidated due to liquidity constraints. Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa is one of high profile people on record questioning some of the investment decisions, which at times... Read more
24d
AllAfrica.com
Ruling Party Expels Top Officialswho have appealed to the Appeals Committee." Cde Chombo said the National Disc
Ruling Party Expels Top Officials
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
who have appealed to the Appeals Committee." Cde Chombo said the National Disciplinary Committee chaired by Cde Patrick Chinamasa presided over several cases that resulted in the expulsion of eight party members at district and... Read more
24d
New Zimbabwe
Banks adamant, wont fund seized farmsadequately compared to the white commercial farmers from whom the farms were vi
Banks adamant, wont fund seized farms
New Zimbabwe / Posted 24 days ago
adequately compared to the white commercial farmers from whom the farms were violently grabbed. Recently, Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa, announced that government had no money to pay the white farmers and was looking at taxing the new farmers... Read more
25d
International Business Times
What are bond notes and why are Zimbabweans protesting against them? Silvanos Bhanditi Mudzvova, said in a recorded video that demonstrators would m
What are bond notes and why are Zimbabweans protesting against them?
International Business Times / Posted 25 days ago
Silvanos Bhanditi Mudzvova, said in a recorded video that demonstrators would march to the Ministry of Finance "and tell Patrick Chinamasa's office that we reject his bond tissues (...) He must use them himself in the toilet." In her... Read more
25d
New Zimbabwe
Anti-bond notes demo congests HarareStreet before stopping at Government Complex offices where they gathered to han
Anti-bond notes demo congests Harare
New Zimbabwe / Posted 25 days ago
Street before stopping at Government Complex offices where they gathered to hand over a petition to the Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa. Transform Zimbabwe president, Jacob Ngarivhume adressed marchers outside the complex before a petition was... Read more
25d
New Zimbabwe
Zim unlikley to meet 2016 diamond targetdisruptions during the consolidation of mining operations in Chiadzwa, eastern
Zim unlikley to meet 2016 diamond target
New Zimbabwe / Posted 25 days ago
disruptions during the consolidation of mining operations in Chiadzwa, eastern Zimbabwe, early this year. Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa was last week quoted by the state-run news agency New Ziana as saying that at current production rates, the... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Ex-VP in ConCourt bid to block bond notescourt in the country in a bid to stop government plan to introduce “a new curre
Ex-VP in ConCourt bid to block bond notes
New Zimbabwe / Posted 25 days ago
court in the country in a bid to stop government plan to introduce “a new currency”. In June this year, Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa announced that government would introduce so-called bond notes which would be backed by a $250 million loan... Read more
26d
New Zimbabwe
Govt plans rent for landgrab beneficiariescould reclaim ownership of the farm if producers failure to pay rentals or for
Govt plans rent for landgrab beneficiaries
New Zimbabwe / Posted 26 days ago
could reclaim ownership of the farm if producers failure to pay rentals or for improvements, it said. Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa said in April that black producers who have settled on the land may be asked to repay the former owners for... Read more
26d
AllAfrica.com
Ruling Party to Meet Over Economic Crisismeeting on Wednesday as Politburo," Cde Chombo said curtly. Zanu-PF sources sa
Ruling Party to Meet Over Economic Crisis
AllAfrica.com / Posted 26 days ago
meeting on Wednesday as Politburo," Cde Chombo said curtly. Zanu-PF sources said Finance and Economic Development Minister Patrick Chinamasa could give an update on measures being implemented by Government to improve the economy. Last month,... Read more
26d
iol.co.za
Farmers on seized land: Zimbabwe mulls rentcould reclaim ownership of the farm if producers failure to pay rentals or for
Farmers on seized land: Zimbabwe mulls rent
iol.co.za / Posted 26 days ago
could reclaim ownership of the farm if producers failure to pay rentals or for improvements, it said. Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa said in April that black producers who have settled on the land may be asked to repay the former owners for... Read more
27d
AllAfrica.com
Plastic Money, U.S.$ Ruling the Market - Rbzbasket. The strengthening of the dollar against other currencies has made it a
Plastic Money, U.S.$ Ruling the Market - Rbz
AllAfrica.com / Posted 27 days ago
basket. The strengthening of the dollar against other currencies has made it a currency of choice, with Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa equating Zimbabwe to a fishing pond for the greenback. Availability of currencies is largely linked to the... Read more
27d
AllAfrica.com
Finance Minister Chinamasa Hails Use of Plastic Moneyowing to the upturn in the use of plastic and electronic money platforms, Finan
Finance Minister Chinamasa Hails Use of Plastic Money
AllAfrica.com / Posted 27 days ago
owing to the upturn in the use of plastic and electronic money platforms, Finance and Economic Development Minister Patrick Chinamasa has said. Minister Chinamasa said this was facilitated by the move from a cash-based economy and payment... Read more
28d
Daily Maverick
ICG: Zimbabwe’s threadbare theatre of reformcreditors in Lima, Peru in October 2015. Reform and re-engagement is championed
ICG: Zimbabwe’s threadbare theatre of reform
Daily Maverick / Posted 28 days ago
creditors in Lima, Peru in October 2015. Reform and re-engagement is championed by key Mnangagwa ally, Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa, supported by Reserve Bank Governor John Mangudya. Both were in Berlin and London in July to make the case... Read more
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The Zimbabwe Standard
Plastic money, US$ ruling the market: RBZbasket. The strengthening of the dollar against other currencies has made it a
Plastic money, US$ ruling the market: RBZ
The Zimbabwe Standard / Posted 28 days ago
basket. The strengthening of the dollar against other currencies has made it a currency of choice, with Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa equating Zimbabwe to a fishing pond for the greenback. Availability of currencies is largely linked to the... Read more
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