Articles tagged 'gideon gono'

Special Economic Zones Authority names Kondo as new chief executive 8 May 2018 HARARE - The Gideon Gono-led Zimbabwe Special Economic Zones Authority (Zimseza) said yesterday its board had appointed strategic marketer and manager Edwin Kondo as its new chief executive.  The SEZ, mandated with spearheading the country's quest for increased foreign direct investment throug...
Gono decries slow implementation of SEZs 7 February 2018 HARARE - Former Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) governor Gideon Gono left parliamentarians eating out of the palm of his hand yesterday, when he narrated how Special Economic Zones (SEZs) will augment efforts aimed at reviving the country's economy. Appointed SEZ chairperson in June last year, ...
Gono clears air on 'mystery' bag 24 August 2017 HARARE - Special Economic Zones (SEZ) board chairperson Gideon Gono has cleared the air on the “mysterious” bag belonging to a Singaporean national which led to accusations that the former Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) boss had shielded his visitors from security checks at the airport when they ...
Seza hunts for CEO 13 August 2017 HARARE - The Special Economic Zones Authority (Seza) has begun hunting for a new chief executive officer who will spearhead the country's quest for increased foreign direct investment through Special Economic Zones (SEZs). SEZs allow investors to operate under special conditions that are diffe...
Gono on the spotlight 1 July 2017 HARARE - Former Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) governor Gideon Gono's appointment as Special Economic Zones (SEZ) board chairperson has been hailed by economic analysts, who said he has the requisite skills necessary to attract foreign direct investment (FDI) into the country. SEZ is mandated ...
The governor's political resurrection? 19 February 2017 HARARE - Sometime in 2014, Gideon Gono, the former governor of the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) was within spitting distance of a seat in the Senate, the upper chamber of Parliament, before it was dramatically snatched away. He was the Zanu PF nominee to replace Kumbirai Kangai, who had died...
Bearer cheques 'bounce back' 27 September 2016 HARARE - Zimbabwe's long forgotten bearer cheques have resurfaced on the streets of Harare, with money changers paying United States dollars for the notes. A survey carried out by the Daily News yesterday confirmed that the notes — introduced at the height of Zimbabwe's economic crisis charact...
Zimbabweans agonise over bond notes 18 September 2016     DESPITE central bank governor John Mangudya's best efforts to assure wary Zimbabweans that the introduction of the country's much-distrusted bond notes next month would only do the dying local economy a power of good, the sentiment among most people yesterday regarding the surrogate cur...
Kereke claims Zanu PF heavies cooked rape charges 6 April 2016 HARARE - Zanu PF's legislator for Bikita West Munyaradzi Kereke yesterday made sensational claims that former Vice President Joice Mujuru, ex-Reserve Bank governor Gideon Gono, ex-Information minister Webster Shamu and Zanu PF spokesperson Simon Khaya Moyo fabricated rape charges against him. ...
'Dog-eat-dog' in post-Mugabe era 11 October 2015 HARARE - As the debate on who will succeed President Robert Mugabe if he finally vacates office continues, interesting scenarios have come out with two front-runners in First Lady Grace Mugabe and Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa while former Reserve Bank governor Gideon Gono is touted as a dark...
Mugabe succession: Dark horses emerge 8 October 2015 HARARE - While First Lady Grace Mugabe and her husband's two deputies Emmerson Mnangagwa and Phelekezela Mphoko together with Saviour Kasukuwere appear to be front-runners to succeed President Robert Mugabe, four dark horses have emerged — retired Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe governor Gideon Gono, ar...
Kereke heaps praise on Gono 6 February 2015 HARARE - Munyaradzi Kereke, Zanu PF MP for Bikita West, yesterday uncharacteristically thanked retired Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) governor Gideon Gono for saving Zimbabwe’s economy through quasi-fiscal activities during his tenure as head of the central bank. Kereke made a volte face after...
Gono saved Zim: Chinamasa 3 February 2015 HARARE - Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa yesterday defended former Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) governor Gideon Gono's quasi-fiscal activities, saying the interventions were necessary to save the economy from collapse. The trained lawyer told the parliamentary portfolio committee on Finan...
Return Vingirai's assets – Gono 19 January 2015 HARARE - In a surprise turn of events in the ZB Financial Holdings (ZBFH) and Intermarket Holdings Limited (IHL) dispute, ex-Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) governor Gideon Gono had acceded that Nicholas Vingirai must be given back his assets, businessdaily has learnt. This comes as the Transna...
Gono responds to media land reports 1 January 2015 HARARE - Former Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe governor, Gideon Gono has responded to media reports that he will be investigated for owning vast tracts of land in Bulawayo. The allegations come as reports indicate that Zanu PF heavyweights in Manicaland are planning to completely block him from bein...
Court reserves ruling in Gono, Kereke case 6 November 2014 HARARE - The Constitutional Court has reserved ruling in a case in which Bikita West Zanu PF MP Munyaradzi Kereke is seeking to push the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc) to investigate ex-Reserve Bank governor Gideon Gono on corruption charges. Kereke’s lawyer Lewis Uriri withdrew th...
Unity of purpose crucial for economic turnaround: Gono 13 October 2014 HARARE - Former Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) governor Gideon Gono has called for unity of purpose if the country entertains any hopes of turning around the economy that is on a downward spiral. Speaking at a speech and prize-giving ceremony at Daramombe High School in Chikomba District at th...
Mugabe roasts Mnangagwa 6 October 2014 HARARE - Justice Minister Emmerson Mnangagwa's embarrassing about-turn at the weekend over the senatorial prospects of former Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) governor Gideon Gono was apparently made at the behest of a miffed President Robert Mugabe, the Daily News has learnt. Highly-placed sour...
Mnangagwa's folly 6 October 2014 HARARE - Justice minister Emmerson Mnangagwa cannot have his cake and eat it too, regarding the senatorial bid by former Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) governor Gideon Gono. Indeed, he must either shut up on the matter altogether, or openly compete with Zanu PF party spokesperson Rugare Gumbo ...
Moyo attacks Gono 26 September 2014 HARARE - The Ministry wishes to correct three gross misrepresentations in a statement attributed to Dr Gideon Gono and widely reported today by the mainstream media. Firstly, Dr Gono is reported to have, in a manner of speaking, claimed that alleged factional detractors are behind the disquali...
Parly reluctant to call Gono 25 September 2014 HARARE - Parliament's portfolio committee on finance is surprisingly “reluctant” to call former Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) governor Gideon Gono to help explain how the Bank’s debt ballooned to more than $1 billion. In light of emotive views arising from countrywide consultative meetings an...
I'll not join any faction: Gono 25 September 2014 HARARE - Former Zimbabwe Reserve Bank governor Gideon Gono said yesterday he would not join any Zanu PF faction to fast-track his Senate appointment. Gono was speaking after the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) disqualified him from filling a senatorial vacancy in Manicaland. This comes ...
Zec disqualifies Gono 24 September 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) has disqualified former Reserve Bank governor, Gideon Gono, from filling a senatorial vacancy in Manicaland. This comes after Manicaland voted Gono to replace the late Kumbirai Kangai, who was declared a national hero and buried at the National Hero...
Con-Court defers Gono, Kereke hearing 17 September 2014 HARARE - The Constitutional Court case between Bikita West Zanu PF MP Munyaradzi Kereke, who is seeking to push the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc) to investigate retired Reserve Bank governor Gideon Gono on corruption charges, will now be heard after two weeks to allow the consolidati...
Chihuri, Tomana won't join Kereke suit against Gono 11 September 2014 HARARE - Police chief Augustine Chihuri and prosecutor-general Johannes Tomana have decided to pass on a lawsuit lodged by Bikita West Zanu PF MP Munyaradzi Kereke, who is seeking to push the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc) to investigate retired Reserve Bank governor Gideon Gono on co...