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Gono to 'bounce back' as finance minister

19 May 2015 | 12308 Views
Former Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) governor, Gideon Gono, is reportedly tipped to bounce back in government, this time as finance minister as President Robert Mugabe tries to turnaround the wor...
by Stephen Jakes

Gono calls for Zimdollar return

17 March 2015 | 5934 Views
Dr 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 and whose quasi fiscal activities saw the plummeting of...
by Staff reporter

SA firm sues Gono over $2.2 million

12 March 2015 | 2025 Views
Former Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Governor Dr Gideon Gono has been sued over a $2,2 million debt at the High Court arising from his company Lunar Chickens barely two weeks after Oasis Motors approac...
by Staff reporter

Gono's senatorial hopes dealt a mortal blow

27 February 2015 | 2759 Views
FORMER central bank governor Gideon Gono's hopes of landing a political post as Buhera Senator have been dealt a mortal blow.Ex-CIO deputy director-general Tongesayi Shadreck Chipanga Zanu-PF...
by Staff reporter

Gono fails to pay $1.3 million debt

26 February 2015 | 2384 Views
Former Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Governor Gideon Gono is under fire for failing to pay $1,3 million for an undisclosed number of vehicles he bought on credit from a local dealer, Oasis Motors, six...
by Staff reporter

American soldiers singing at Gono's farm

15 February 2015 | 5448 Views
APOLOGIES for going AWOL for the past two editions of the only readable Sunday paper. You see, I could quote several Bible verses on the necessity of resting but I don't want to hypnotise you dear rea...
by Bishop Lazarus

Kereke uncharacteristically heaps praise on Gono

06 February 2015 | 3158 Views
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...
by Staff reporter

Gono in trouble

06 February 2015 | 3354 Views
THE Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Budget and Finance wants former Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Governor Dr Gideon Gono charged with contempt of Parliament following media reports attributed to him ...
by Zvamaida Murwira

Central bank can raise over $1 billion says Gono

03 February 2015 | 3634 Views
FORMER Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Governor Dr Gideon Gono says the central bank could raise more than $1 billion by disposing of non-core assets to clear its debt, but vehemently dismissed recent claims...
by Golden Sibanda

'Gono saved Zimbabwe,' says Chinamasa

03 February 2015 | 2056 Views
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...
by Staff reporter

Gono left in the cold

04 January 2015 | 4404 Views
ZANU-PF Manicaland Province has formally written to the party's leadership recommending that the Senate post left by the late Kumbirai Kangai be taken up by Shadreck Chipanga, effectively sealing the ...
by Staff Reporter

Gono's response to land allegations - Full text

01 January 2015 | 5803 Views
Here is Gono's response in full to media reports that he will be investigated for owning vast tracts of land in Bulawayo.1. Recent media reports emanati...
by Staff Reporter

Gono 'laughs off' corruption claims against him

01 January 2015 | 3490 Views
FORMER Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe governor Gideon Gono claims his political enemies have capitalised on reports that he owned vast tracts of land in Bulawayo and have dispatched people to his rural Buhe...
by Staff Reporter

BCC targets Obert Mpofu, Gideon Gono over land

29 December 2014 | 4503 Views
BULAWAYO CITY COUNCIL has targeted Transport minister Obert Mpofu and Gideon Gono among a host of top politicians and prominent people accused of letting vast areas of land lie idle for years....
by Staff Reporter

Gono senatorial bid suffers a heavy knock

15 December 2014 | 4838 Views
EX-Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe governor Gideon Gono's bid to land a Zanu-PF senatorial seat in Manicaland suffered a heavy knock after the party's Manicaland province dumped him over the weekend....
by Staff reporter

Who will become Zim's crown prince(ss)?

01 December 2014 | 5242 Views
Emmerson MnangagwaMnangagwa is already ahead of the game: all the newly appointed provincial leaders are in his camp. His ultimate goal is to be app...
by Staff Reporter

Gono, Kereke case resumes

05 November 2014 | 1993 Views
The legal battle between former Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) Governor, Dr Gideon Gono and his former advisor at the central bank, Dr Munyaradzi Kereke resumed at the Constitutional Court today with ...
by Staff reporter

Gono to become new Zanu PF face

05 November 2014 | 9381 Views
HARARE - Former central bank governor, Gideon Gono, is set to rejuvenate and re-brand Zanu PF, as the party is all but now set to split or collapse due to President Robert Mugabe's succession war ...
by Mary-Kate Kahari

Gideon Gono to takeover re-branded Zanu-PF?

31 October 2014 | 8433 Views
 Former Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) governor, Gideon Gono, is set to revive and re-brand Zanu-PF, and subsequently lead it should the party split, as is now largely expected, amid indications ...
by Nancy Mabaya

Gono bashed for interfering in his sister's marriage matters

18 October 2014 | 4309 Views
ASSAULTING her brother-in-law with a log on the head landed a Sakubva woman in trouble. Appearing before senior Mutare magistrate, Mrs Sekai Chiundura, Joyleen Mutetwa (20) of House Number 164, NHB, S...
by Tinashe Hazvide

Grace Mugabe sings Gono's praises

06 October 2014 | 3999 Views
FORMER Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe governor, Gideon Gono, appears to have wormed his way back into Grace Mugabe's heart after months of acrimony driven by the ruling Zanu-PF party factionalism.G...
by Staff reporter

Gono angers Mujuru faction

06 October 2014 | 3322 Views
FORMER Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe governor Gideon Gono has suffered yet another set-back in his political career following reports that his allies linked to a Zanu PF faction fronted by Vice-Preside...
by Staff reporter

Mnangagwa: 'Gono still has very high chances of landing the Senate seat'

04 October 2014 | 3333 Views
ZANU-PF Secretary for Legal Affairs Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday said former Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Governor Dr Gideon Gono's chances of landing the Manicaland Senate seat were alive, barely a w...
by George Maponga

Gono issue not a closed chapter says Zanu PF

03 October 2014 | 2635 Views
IN a twist of events, Zanu PF spokesperson Rugare Gumbo dismissed claims by the party's secretary for legal affairs, Emmerson Mnangagwa that former Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Gideon Gono's Senate bi...
by Staff Reporter

Gono case a litmus test for Zanu PF

03 October 2014 | 1778 Views
THE foiled senatorial bid of former Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Gideon Gono which spilled into the Zanu PF politburo this week was a litmus paper for the ruling party which analysts have said it test...
by Staff Reporter

Gono Senate bid ends

02 October 2014 | 2023 Views
Former Reserve Bank Governor Gideon Gono's spirited bid to land the vacant senatorial seat in Manicaland is now a closed chapter after the Zanu-PF Politburo yesterday upheld the position of the Zi...
by Staff reporter

Zanu-PF in bid to find Gono Senate solution

02 October 2014 | 2281 Views
THE Zanu PF politburo on Wednesday instructed its legal committee to explore ways of ensuring that former RBZ governor Gideon Gono assumes the post of Senator for Manicaland province which he was ...
by Staff Reporter

Politburo showdown looms on Gono, Mliswa today

01 October 2014 | 2540 Views
Zanu-PF's Politburo will today discuss the spy-gate sage involving outspoken Mashonaland West provincial chairman Temba Mliswa and the fate of former Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Governor Dr Gideon Go...
by Staff reporter

Gono mum on 'Brutal' Moyo attack

27 September 2014 | 3337 Views
Zanu-PF senatorial aspirant Gideon Gono was holding his peace on Friday following an unrestrained attack by Information Minister Jonathan Moyo over the former central bank chief's botched legislative ...
by Ntungamili Nkomo

Zanu-PF Politburo showdown looms over Gono

26 September 2014 | 2684 Views
A SHOWDOWN is looming in the Zanu-PF politburo next week where senior party officials are expected to square off along factional lines over the issue of former Reserve Bank governor Gideon Gono, who ...
by Staff reporter

Jonathan Moyo blasts Gono, says he is ignorant

26 September 2014 | 3678 Views
INFORMATION, Media and Broadcasting Services minister Jonathan Moyo yesterday blasted former Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe governor Gideon Gono for blaming Zanu PF for his flopped senatorial bid in Man...
by Staff reporter

'Eric Bloch was against the removal of Zimdollar zeros,' says Gono

25 September 2014 | 3121 Views
Former Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe governor Gideon Gono yesterday revealed that the former advisor to the central bank Eric Bloch was against the removal of zeros from the country's currency that re...
by Staff reporter

I'll not join any faction, says Gono

25 September 2014 | 2121 Views
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 Comm...
by Staff reporter

Parliament reluctant to call Gono

25 September 2014 | 1836 Views
Parliament's portfolio committee on finance is surprisingly reluctant to call former RBZ governor Gideon Gono to help explain how the Bank’s debt ballooned to more than $1 billion. In li...
by Staff reporter

Gideon Gono cry foul

25 September 2014 | 2477 Views
FORMER Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe governor Gideon Gono yesterday claimed that his recent disqualification by the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) to stand as Manicaland senator was engineered by his...
by Staff reporter

'Zanu-PF factionalism to scupper economic revival,' says Gono

25 September 2014 | 1638 Views
FORMER Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Governor Dr Gideon Gono has warned Zanu-PF that factionalism could derail efforts to revive the economy in the face of his disqualification from the Senate. Dr ...
by Staff reporter

Gono bid for Manicaland senate thwarted

23 September 2014 | 3120 Views
Former Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Governor, Dr Gideon Gono, has been disqualified to fill the vacancy in the Senate for Manicaland province as he is not a resident of any wards in the province....
by Staff reporter

Gono, Kereke court hearing deferred

17 September 2014 | 1245 Views
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 RBZ governor Gideon Gon...
by Staff reporter

Chihuri, Tomana won't join Kereke suit against Gono

11 September 2014 | 2529 Views
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-Cor...
by Staff reporter

Gideon Gono's fate lies with the Supreme Court

10 September 2014 | 2578 Views
Former Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Governor Gideon Gono's eminent appointment to the senate will, according to Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) chairperson, Rita Makarau, require a Supreme Court ...
by Staff reporter

'Gono's ascent to Senate not smooth sailing'

09 September 2014 | 2170 Views
THE Zimbabwe Electoral Commission has said the law governing the nomination of candidates to fill vacant seats is not clear and is open to double interpretation, a situation that is likely to lead to...
by Staff reporter

Hurdles cleared for Gono's Senate post

07 September 2014 | 1255 Views
Government yesterday removed the last hurdle for retired Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe governor Gideon Gono to replace Kumbirai Kangai as Buhera Senator.The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (Zec) offi...
by Staff reporter

Confusion over Gono's senatorial seat

06 September 2014 | 2156 Views
The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission on Friday declared vacant the Manicaland senatorial seat Zanu-PF wants former Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe governor Gideon Gono to occupy, amid confusion on the interpre...
by Staff reporter

Gono mysteriously travelled to US while under US travel embargo

01 September 2014 | 5377 Views
Details have emerged that former Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) governor Gideon Gono, mysteriously travelled to the US in 2006 while under Washington's travel embargo where he met current vice Presid...
by Staff reporter

Gono not backing any Zanu-PF faction - report

31 August 2014 | 1694 Views
FORMER central bank governor Gideon Gono, who is expected to take up a seat in the Senate on a Zanu-PF ticket, has refused to be billeted with any of the factions in the bitterly fractured party....
by Staff reporter

Gono ready to take over

31 August 2014 | 1816 Views
Former Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe governor Dr Gideon Gono yesterday said he was ready to lead the people of Buhera once all the relevant procedures to facilitate his elevation to the Senate were com...
by Staff reporter

Gono set to take vacant seat

30 August 2014 | 2403 Views
THE Zimbabwe Electoral Commission said yesterday it will not consider party lists for senatorial vacancies submitted before the harmonised elections last year, paving way for former Reserve Bank ...
by Zvamaida Murwira

Gono to land senatorial seat, legal hurdle cleared

28 August 2014 | 3100 Views
FORMER Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe governor, Gideon Gono looks set to land the Manicaland senatorial seat left vacant following the death of Kumbirai Kangai in August last year after President Robert...
by Staff reporter

Gono appointment, ZEC to decide

20 August 2014 | 2713 Views
THE Zimbabwe Electoral Commission says it will make its position regarding the suitability of former Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Governor Dr Gideon Gono to become Senator of Manicaland only after Pr...
by Zvamaida Murwira

'Gono remains our choice,' says Zanu-PF

01 August 2014 | 5094 Views
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....
by Staff reporter

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