Articles tagged 'tapiwa mashakada'

MDC MPs begin Ninth Parly impressively 15 October 2018 HARARE - While it could be too early to judge the performance of legislators in the Ninth Parliament, MDC parliamentarians have had a good start judging from the number of motions they have so far raised in the National Assembly. Members of Parliament from the MDC introduced a number of motion...
'Decommission bond notes' 6 January 2018 HARARE - Government must decommission bond notes because they are fuelling a thriving black market, a senior MDC official has said. MDC secretary for Economic Affairs Tapiwa Mashakada said the solution lies in coming up with strategies to destroy the black market. [Adz] He said the probl...
Debate on the rand gathers momentum 15 May 2017 HARARE - As the country's economy continues to die, and cash shortages worsen, the debate on the need or otherwise for Zimbabwe to embrace the South African rand as the country's anchor currency is gathering momentum. This comes as the Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries (CZI) encouraged the ...
MDC plan 'will create $100bn economy' 30 April 2017 HARARE - Our staff writer Blessings Mashaya speaks to the opposition MDC shadow Finance minister Tapiwa Mashakada. Below are excerpts of the interview. Q: Do you think Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa has done enough to solve the country's economic problems and the current cash shortages? ...
MDC backs rand adoption 28 April 2017 HARARE - Morgan Tsvangirai's MDC has said it backs the adoption of the South African rand as the primary currency. In an interview with the Daily News yesterday, MDC shadow finance minister Tapiwa Mashakada said since 50 percent to 60 percent of Zimbabwe's total trade is with South Africa, the...
'Bond notes will trigger black market' 22 May 2016 HARARE - Our Staff Writer Blessings Mashaya speaks to the opposition MDC shadow finance minister Tapiwa Mashakada on bond notes. Q. What is the likely impact of the current cash crisis the country is grappling with given concerns from some quarters that government shoved the bond notes down pe...
'Bond notes could spark unrest' 22 May 2016 HARARE - Morgan Tsvangirai's MDC yesterday warned that government's decision to introduce bond notes to avert the current cash crisis could lead to civil unrest. MDC shadow finance minister, Tapiwa Mashakada, told the Daily News yesterday that if government does not urgently address the cash s...
Epic MDC battle 26 September 2014 HARARE - Top Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) officials Nelson Chamisa, Douglas Mwonzora and Tapiwa Mashakada are entangled in a “titanic battle” for the party's secretary-general (SG) post. The epic clash comes in the wake of the party's ex-secretary general Tendai Biti's decision to star...
'Call for economic dialogue' 28 July 2014 HARARE - Former Economic Planning minister Tapiwa Mashakada has called for the establishment of an all-stakeholder National Economic Council (Nec) in order to arrest Zimbabwe's economic collapse. Mashakada said the council will “sit down and work out modalities of recovering the economy…and re...
Amend indigenisation law to capture rethink: MDC 25 April 2014 HARARE - The government's policy rethink in its plan to force all foreign-owned companies to sell or cede 51 percent of their assets to black Zimbabweans must be effected through legislative amendments, an opposition official said yesterday. Tapiwa Mashakada, the MDC's shadow minister of Indus...