Articles tagged 'gono'

Fire destroys Gono's property 1 July 2015 HARARE - Property worth thousands of dollars went up in smoke today at retired Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe governor, Gideon Gono's house in Borrowdale. A double storey house worth more than $200 000 was razed to the ground and only the intervention of the Harare Fire Brigade service prevented fur...
Gono remains our choice – Zanu PF 1 August 2014 HARARE - President Robert Mugabe’s Zanu PF reiterated yesterday that it had picked former Reserve Bank governor Gideon Gono to become the new Buhera Senator despite opposition from some members of the party. Zanu PF spokesman Rugare Gumbo insisted yesterday that Manicaland voted for Gono to re...
Zimbabweans taxed to death 11 July 2014 HARARE - President Robert Mugabe's financially-strapped government is hiking taxes in a desperate bid to boost public finances, experts said yesterday. They said Zimbabwe needs large-scale budgetary support, a standby budgetary programme and a prolonged surge in foreign direct investment (FDI)...
'We are tried, tested people' 7 July 2014 Continued from Saturday It may not be a defeat, but you took the enemy’s currency as your own, and you are still using it as your national currency ? A: We never said Americans are an enemy to us. We never said the British or any other nation for that matter is our enemy. No. We never...
'It's a miracle how we survived' 5 July 2014 Continued from yesterday You once described yourself as “a development-oriented governor”. Yet under your watch, Zimbabwe’s economy imploded, looking back, what would you say was the real cause or causes? Many people have propounded theories about the causes. I want it from the horse’s mouth. ...
'We had to think outside the box' 4 July 2014 HARARE - Gideon Gono, who retired in December 2013, after a 10-year tenure as governor of the country’s central bank, the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe, was at the forefront of the country’s fight to survive crippling economic sanctions, the most punitive ever imposed on any African country by Western...
Kereke diverting attention: Gono 28 June 2014 HARARE - Ex-Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe governor Gideon Gono says his former advisor, Munyaradzi Kereke must take his concerns to the Central Bank instead of using personal attacks to divert attention from serious issues grappling the nation. This comes after Kereke wrote to the police and the Pr...
Sink or swim for Moyo 9 June 2014 HARARE - Today, is a crucial day in the political life of Information, Media and Broadcasting Services minister Jonathan Moyo (pictured) who faces his possible Waterloo following outbursts by President Robert Mugabe describing him as “devil incarnate” who had joined Zanu PF to destroy it from wit...
Gono clarifies on Zim dollar return 11 July 2013 HARARE - Zimbabwe s Central Bank governor on Thursday said the re-introduction of the Zimbabwe dollar will not be done immediately but in the medium to long term. Gideon Gono, a close ally of President Robert Mugabe, spoke after the veteran leader told thousands of his Zanu PF supporters during t...
Mugabe working with Gono on Zimdollar 6 July 2013 HARARE – President Robert Mugabe Friday revealed that he has been working confidentially with Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) to introduce a gold-backed Zimbabwe dollar currency once the economy has stabilised.Mugabe told thousands of his Zanu PF supporters during the party's election manifesto la...
Kereke: Noisemaker of the Year 26 December 2012 HARARE - Controversial businessman Munyaradzi Kereke has been overwhelmingly voted the Daily News Noisemaker of the Year after picking up fights with virtually everyone from the media, politicians and state security agents. His everyone is wrong except me attitude, made him the clearest winner in...
Gono scraps 'RBZ advisor' post 17 December 2012 HARARE - Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) governor Gideon Gono has abolished the RBZ advisor s post in the wake of the firing of his advisor Munyaradzi Kereke early this year. The central bank boss said the advisor s post has been scrapped to save money. That post is abolished and it doesn t exist ...
Gono's 'deadline extension-hint' welcome 13 December 2012 HARARE - A hint by Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) governor Gideon Gono that he may consider extending an olive branch to banks, which are struggling to meet his new recapitalisation thresholds is welcome in many ways. His statements, although not definitive, will not only serve as a relief to ban...
Lawyers write to Gono over Kereke version 10 October 2012 HARARE - We write to place on record an unusual brief that we have received from Dr Kereke. We have been obliged to advise you of this brief as in our humble assessment, a real and substantial threat to his life may have occurred. During the course of Sunday, July 8, 2007, the writer received a n...
Police vs Kereke: Who fired the gun in Masvingo on July 8, 2007? 9 October 2012 HARARE - Munyaradzi Kereke the former advisor to Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe governor, Gideon Gono, was on July 8, 2007 accused of causing terror in Masvingo where he was charged with assault, malicious damage to property and discharge of a firearm while threatening his girlfriend. The Daily News ma...
'Gono, police ignored warning on Kereke' 10 September 2012 HARARE - Police Commissioner Augustine Chihuri warned that Munyaradzi Kereke was unfit to possess a firearm three years before the former Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe adviser allegedly raped his 13-year-old niece at gunpoint, New Zimbabwe.com can reveal. Chihuri gave his warning in July 2007 after Ke...