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Gono drags employers to labour court

14 April 2014 | 2656 Views
THE LABOUR Court has ordered the Masvingo Drama Circle management committee to pay outstanding salaries and allowances to theatre practitioner Leeroy Gono who was employed by the former as artistic di...
by Staff reporter

Zanu-PF factions in quandary over Gono

13 April 2014 | 2342 Views
Zanu-PF factions positioning themselves to succeed President Robert Mugabe are panicking following recent suggestions that Mugabe could be grooming former Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe governor Gideon...
by Staff reporter

Mugabe's Spokesman dismiss Gono link to Presidency

09 April 2014 | 4160 Views
President Robert Mugabe's spokesman George Charamba has dismissed a report that claims that the head of state is considering handing over the presidency to former Reserve Bank governor, Gideon Gon...
by Staff reporter

Mugabe’s tour of Gono farm raises eyebrows

31 March 2014 | 3308 Views
Speculation increased last week that President Mugabe has been grooming former Reserve Bank Governor (RBZ) Gideon Gono for a Cabinet post and eventually the presidency.This followed Mugabe's ...
by Staff reporter

'I'll kick them out,' says Mugabe

28 March 2014 | 10175 Views
President Robert Mugabe yesterday attacked the State media for using extraordinary measures to impose a media blackout on retired Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe governor Gideon Gono, saying he would kick ou...
by Staff reporter

Mugabe angry over Gono attacks

28 March 2014 | 5649 Views
President Mugabe yesterday attacked the State media for using extraordinary measures to impose a media blackout on retired Reserve Bank governor Gideon Gono, saying he would kick out those respon...
by Staff reporter

Mugabe tours Gono's massive farm

28 March 2014 | 2457 Views
PRESIDENT Mugabe yesterday toured former Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Governor Dr Gideon Gono's chicken-rearing business at New Donnington Farm in Norton. He commended Dr Gono for the massive proj...
by Staff reporter

Mugabe appoints Gono's RBZ successor

23 March 2014 | 6152 Views
President Mugabe has appointed economist and former CBZ chief executive officer Dr John Mangudya as the new Governor of the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe.The appointment is effective May 1, runnin...
by Tinashe Farawo

Gono appointment to Parly in limbo

19 March 2014 | 3771 Views
Former Reserve Bank governor, Gideon Gono, recommended for a senatorial seat in Manicaland by Zanu-PF, cannot go to Parliament just yet, the Zimbabwe Election Commission (ZEC) boss Rita Makarau said...
by Xolisani Ncube

Gono looks certain to become next finance minister

14 March 2014 | 4699 Views
President Robert Mugabe is contemplating a Cabinet reshuffle that could see Patrick Chinamasa axed as finance minister and replaced by former Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe governor Gideon Gono, according t...
by Staff reporter

Tendai Biti wants Kereke barred

13 March 2014 | 3194 Views
Ex-Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) governor Gideon Gono's lawyer Tendai Biti has written to the Constitutional Court seeking to bar Munyaradzi Kereke from being heard after he failed to file his pa...
by Staff reporter

Gono begs court to forgive Kereke

13 March 2014 | 5005 Views
IN an unusual twist to the legal battle between Gideon Gono and his former advisor, Munyaradzi Kereke, the ex-Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) governor has sought reprieve for his accuser to argue his c...
by Staff Reporter

Mugabe, Gono helped themselves to Gaddafi's millions

06 March 2014 | 8779 Views
President Robert Mugabe and his close personal banker, himself a former central bank governor, Gideon Gono, have allegedly helped themselves to millions of dollars invested in Zimbabwe by late Libya...
by Itai Gwatidzo Mushekwe/ Mary-Kate Kahari

Gono had licence 'to use any means'

10 February 2014 | 2835 Views
Former Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe governor Gideon Gono had a licence to "use any means possible" to raise foreign exchange for the government. This was disclosed in a final audit report done...
by Staff reporter

Gono's senatorial issue clarified

07 February 2014 | 2602 Views
ZIMBABWE Electoral Commission (Zec) chairperson Rita Makarau says she is waiting for Zanu-PF to submit a name of the person to fill the late Kumbirai Kangai's senatorial seat after it emerged former ...
by Staff reporter

'Kereke lying,' says Gono

05 February 2014 | 2584 Views
Gideon Gono said his ex-advisor Munyaradzi Kereke is basing corruption claims against him on false allegations driven by malice and a desire to settle personal grudges. Kereke filed a Con...
by Staff reporter

Gono to wait a little longer

05 February 2014 | 1775 Views
Former Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Governor Dr Gideon Gono will have to wait a little longer before he knows if he will be sworn-in as the Senator for Buhera after the expiry of the legal provisions gove...
by Staff reporter

'Kereke's life is in danger'

17 January 2014 | 5625 Views
Munyaradzi Kereke, the Bikita West legislator, has sensationally claimed that people claiming to have been sent by Vice President Joice Mujuru and former Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe governor, Gideon ...
by Staff reporter

Gono owes local banks $40 million

13 January 2014 | 6030 Views
Bikita West MP Munyaradzi Kereke says ex-RBZ governor owes local banks $40 million. Kereke said Gono borrowed the money using fraudulently acquired collateral. He claims Gono covered his track...
by Staff reporter

Gono caused SMM's demise says Kereke

12 January 2014 | 2548 Views
Bikita West national assembly member, Munyaradzi Kereke says Shabani Mashaba Mines Holdings (SMM) was taken over by the government after the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) fraudulently manipulated the...
by Staff Reporter

Biti had his hands on the cookie jar as well, Kereke spills the works

10 January 2014 | 3966 Views
Bikita West legislator, Munyaradzi Kereke has made astonishing allegations claiming that former finance minister Tendai Biti was complicit in the looting of funds that he accuses former Reserve Bank o...
by Staff Reporter

Army, police benefited from Gono graft says Dr Kereke

10 January 2014 | 2687 Views
The ongoing fight between former Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe governor Gideon Gono and his former adviser, Bikita West Member of Parliament, Munyaradzi Kereke has opened a can of worms on the goings on ...
by Staff Reporter

'Gono, Zimbabwe's next President'

09 January 2014 | 8832 Views
FORMER Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) advisor to then Governor Gideon Gono, Munyaradzi Kereke Wednesday made sensational accusations that the ex-central bank boss had claimed that he will be the next...
by Staff Reporter

Gono-Kereke legal feud continues

09 January 2014 | 1861 Views
The legal feud between former Central bank of Zimbabwe Governor Dr Gideon Gono and his former advisor Dr Munyaradzi Kereke is far from over after Dr Kereke approached the Constitutional Court seeking...
by Staff Reporter

Herald sends editor home over Gono - Biti article

19 December 2013 | 5660 Views
Caeser Zvayi, the Herald editor, was on Wednesday sent home on forced leave over a story claiming top Zanu-PF officials were furious with former central bank governor, Gideon Gono, after he engaged ...
by Staff reporter

'Gono is entitled to choose his own lawyer,' says Jonathan Moyo

19 December 2013 | 3460 Views
There is nothing amiss with Zanu-PF Buhera Senator-designate Dr Gideon Gono retaining MDC-T secretary-general Mr Tendai Biti as his lawyer and suggesting otherwise is indicative of a hidden politica...
by Staff Reporter

Woman sues ex over 'gonorrhea' STI

18 December 2013 | 3980 Views
A 21-year-old Mandara woman has dragged her ex-boyfriend to court for deliberately infecting her with gonorrhea.Fransis Chipato, 26, was charged with deliberate infection of another with sexua...
by Staff reporter

Gono hires Biti to fight his corner in court case

18 December 2013 | 4243 Views
Former Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Governor Dr Gideon Gono has hired MDC-T secretary-general, the lawyer Mr Tendai Biti to fight allegations made by Zanu-PF legislator Dr Munyaradzi Kereke that he was i...
by Staff Reporter

Gideon Gono replacement, Dr Mthuli Ncube in the race

17 December 2013 | 2863 Views
Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa on Thursday presents the 2013-14 National Budget statement amid growing speculation on who will be the next Reserve Bank Governor. Dr Gideon Gono ended the second o...
by Business Reporter

Zanu-PF approves Gono's appointment as Buhera Senator

14 December 2013 | 2221 Views
The Zanu-PF Secretary for Information and Publicity, Rugare Gumbo, says Zanu-PF has approved the appointment of former Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Governor, Dr Gideon Gono, as Senator for Buhera to repl...
by Staff reporter

Gono stole more than $37.5m, R1.4m, £21K from RBZ - Kereke

12 December 2013 | 6104 Views
Former advisor to the governor of the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe, Dr Munyaradzi Kereke, has filed a constitutional application challenging the Anti-Corruption Commission for its failure to investigate ...
by Staff reporter

Zanu-PF gives Gono the green light

09 December 2013 | 3652 Views
ZANU-PF Manicaland province has given the former Reserve Bank (RBZ) governor Gideon Gono the green light to represent the party at Senate level following the death Kumbirai Kangai.The provinc...
by Staff Reporter

RBZ subsidiary speaks on Zim dollar return

06 December 2013 | 4535 Views
Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe subsidiary, Fidelity Printers Limited (Fidelity), says they have not yet been instructed to print the Zimbabwean dollar, amid reports that the central bank's printing company ...
by Staff reporter

Legislators want Gono to replace Kangai

05 December 2013 | 2997 Views
THE Zanu-PF leadership in Buhera last Friday adopted a resolution to have ex-Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Governor Dr Gideon Gono as their preferred candidate to take up the senatorial seat left vacant by...
by Staff Reporter

Opposition parties shower praises on Gono

03 December 2013 | 2872 Views
Opposition parties have showered praises on retired Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) governor Gideon Gono, calling him the best governor since 1980.Gono resigned from the central bank on Saturda...
by Staff reporter

'Gono has the nation at heart, some people used him and just dumped him', Biti says

30 November 2013 | 2565 Views
HARARE - Former Finance minister, Tendai Biti has heaped praise on Reserve Bank governor Gideon Gono, describing him as a man with Zimbabwe at heart.Speaking in an interview with a local rad...
by Staff Reporter

Gideon Gono eyes Senate seat

30 November 2013 | 1893 Views
Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe governor Gideon Gono yesterday bade farewell to the banking sector, ending a turbulent 10 years at the helm of the central bank in which hyperinflation shot to unprecedented ...
by Staff reporter

Gideon Gono farewell statement - Full text

29 November 2013 | 3873 Views
1. It is exactly ten years or 120 months since I joined the RBZ family on a tour of duty as Governor and while it seems like yesterday, in reality it isn't. Children who were born at the time I ...
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End of Gideon Gono's era as acting RBZ Governor is appointed

29 November 2013 | 4503 Views
Deputy Governor Dr Charity Dhliwayo has been appointed to act as the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Governor for the next three months. The Acting RBZ Governorship will rotate to the other deputy govern...
by Staff reporter

Extend Gono's RBZ term

29 November 2013 | 2384 Views
Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) governor Gideon Gono's two-year tenure at the helm of the central bank comes to an end tomorrow at a time when the economy is going through a shocking downward spiral....
by Staff writer

Govt searching for Gono's successor

28 November 2013 | 1561 Views
WITH the term of Reserve Bank governor Dr Gideon Gono due to expire this month, Government is set to appoint an acting governor while the search for his successor continues. Senior Government ...
by Business Reporters

Gono's RBZ term expires on Saturday

27 November 2013 | 2626 Views
Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe governor Gideon Gono's tenure at the helm of the institution ends this week amid speculation that it won't be extended. Gono's second and final term at 80 Samora M...
by Staff reporter

Speculation and secrecy shroud Gono's RBZ tenure

14 November 2013 | 2679 Views
Speculation and secrecy has shrouded the fate of Reserve Bank Governor Gideon Gono's tenure amid indications that his second term, due to expire at the end of  this month, may be extended by one...
by Staff reporter

SA's Royal Bafokeng Nation eyes Trust Bank

07 November 2013 | 1993 Views
TRUST HOLDINGS is on the verge of concluding a placement with a South African firm MOGS to raise $20 million to comply with minimum capital requirements and enhance liquidity in its banking unit. ...
by Staff reporter

Gideon Gono's RBZ term ends monthend

02 November 2013 | 5255 Views
The central bank governor's term ends this month but if President Robert Mugabe asks him to stay on again, he might.At the height of the currency crisis every Zimbabwean was a trillionaire, wh...
by M&G

'Zimbabwe now a supermarket economy,' says Gono

02 November 2013 | 3255 Views
THE country's total imports have risen to $6,6 billion against exports of $2,3 billion in the last nine months as the country continues to rely on external sources to meet local demand, Reserve Bank...
by Staff reporter

'There is need to cleanse RBZ,' says Zanu-PF MP

30 October 2013 | 3130 Views
THERE is need to cleanse the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe as part of measures to restore confidence in the central bank to foster economic growth and development in the country, legislators heard yesterd...
by Staff reporter

Gideon Gono yanked to court over chicken debt

23 October 2013 | 3572 Views
A business enterprise owned by Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) Governor Gideon Gono has been hauled to court by a leading poultry producer after the company allegedly defaulted on paying for a consignm...
by Staff reporter

Mayhem looms in Zimbabwe banks

14 October 2013 | 5769 Views
In a landmark ruling likely to send shockwaves in the banking sector, the Supreme Court on Friday ordered Standard Chartered Bank to pay back a client's funds which it surrendered to the RBZ followin...
by Business reporter

Gideon Gono's RBZ seeks immunity from prosecution

04 October 2013 | 2698 Views
THE Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe has approached the Supreme Court seeking to be granted immunity from prosecution and reprieve against paying back Bindura Trojan Nickel Mine over $1 million seized from th...
by Staff reporter

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