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Zimbabweans react to re-introduction of Zimdollar and banning of foreign currency

Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube has announced that he banned all foreign currency and brought back Zimbabwe Dollar as the only legal tender. The announcement has brought negative reactions to many social media users. “They are simply playing with our lives and they know if you urinated in the months Zimbabweans they will just murmur for a week and adapt to ...

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Zim abolishes multi-currency trading with immediate effect

The Government of Zimbabwe has today abolished the multi-currency system declaring the Zimbabwe local dollar as the sole trading currency with immediate effect. The multi currency regime which includes the British pound, United States dollar, South African rand, Botswana pula and any other foreign currency shall no longer be legal tender alongside the Zimbabwe dollar in any transactions in Zimbabwe. ...

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ED told to consider human rights

US Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Tibor Nagy has called upon President Emmerson Mnangagwa to revisit the killings and act of violence by the state security officials during the 2018 harmonised elections. Posting on his twitter handle, Nagy said ED must analyze the death of Zimbabweans during the Presidential elections and the military forces should be accountable for ...

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Zim to host first ever summit of wildlife

Zimbabwe will from the 23rd to the 26th of June 2019 host the inaugural Africa’s Wildlife Economy Summit in the resort town of Victoria Falls where over 30 African countries are expected to participate. The Minister of Environment, Tourism and Hospitality Industry Priscah Mupfumira says the country is now ready to host foreign ministers and heads of states that are also expected ...

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Reserve Bank Responds to Smart Protest from Anonymous

The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe has dismissed fake news circulating on social media purporting that there is a People’s Wholesale and Retail market at 80 Samora Machel Avenue in Harare. An anonymous twitter circulating on social media mocks Mangudya giving his phone number as reference to customers. The tweet has got a list of basic commodities and reasonable prices for ...

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Fortune Chasi dissolves ZESA board

 Energy and Power Development Minister Adv. Fortune Chasi has dismissed the Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (ZESA) board from their services claiming they were concentrating on minor issues which are not affecting the majority. Posting on his twitter handle Adv.Chasi said he decided to dissolve the new ZESA board because it was not functioning very well and it was not serving ...

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ED calls for talks on price hikes

President of Zimbabwe Emmerson Mnangagwa has urged for a dialogue so as to solve prices of commodities  escalating in the country. Posting on his twitter handle Mnangagwa said there was need for talks so as to come up with solutions in maintaining price hikes at their peak , so as to protect the economy and the workers who are involved. ...

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Zimbabweans react to appointment of Tourism Ambassador

Appointment of Tendai Mtawarira (the Beast) as Tourism Ambassador by Minister of Environment, Tourism and Hospitality has caused mixed reactions amongst Zimbabweans on social media. The rugby union player who plays for the Sharks in Super Rugby and in the Currie Cup represents the South African national team (the Springboks) , is now a South African citizen to whom the ...

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America pushes Huawei to innovation

The United States of America (USA) which has criticized China for stealing trade secrets and committing fraud has decreed Chinese Telecommunications giant Huawei off which may force Huawei to come up with alternative platform. The trade ban is part of a wider battle between the two countries. Reports said America is afraid that Huawei’s technology can be used against the ...

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GMAZ hints maize meal sale in local RTGS

Grain Millers Association Zimbabwe assured the nation  that maize will never be sold in foreign currency yesterday in Bulawayo whilst maize meal farmers expect to be paid in foreign currency. The millers and retailers discussed price monitoring of maize meal and flour related products. Dr Nyasha Kaseke the GMAZ price monitoring program consultant urged retailers to abide by agreed commodities ...

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