John Robertson

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John Robertson said : "The authorities have done great to keep the rate at a reasonable level but more needs to be done. If the authorities keep starving the Zimbabwean dollar into the economy, the gap will be less than 20% by year end and in 2022 the rate is likely to reach equilibrium," External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, February 25, 2021 9:35:00 PM EAT

John Robertson said : "The raising of bonds implies a promise to repay and it is likely that the country won't get support until we carry out reforms to restore our productive capacity. We have no way of repaying new debts when the existing debts are beyond us," External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, February 25, 2021 9:35:00 PM EAT

John Robertson said : "The raising of bonds implies a promise to repay and it is likely that the country won't get support until we carry out reforms to restore our productive capacity. We have no way of repaying new debts when the existing debts are beyond us," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, February 25, 2021 8:12:00 PM EAT

John Robertson said : "The authorities have done great to keep the rate at a reasonable level but more needs to be done. If the authorities keep starving the Zimbabwean dollar into the economy, the gap will be less than 20% by year end and in 2022 the rate is likely to reach equilibrium," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, February 25, 2021 8:12:00 PM EAT

John Robertson said : “Tokens…expose the inadequacy of our local currency arrangements” External link

theindependent Tuesday, February 16, 2021 5:38:00 AM EAT

John Robertson said : “Throughout the pandemic us councillors have done as best as we can, but we’ve been getting paid every month by the council and I think we should lead by example,” External link

chroniclelive Tuesday, January 19, 2021 9:09:00 AM EAT

John Robertson said : “If people do have a small denomination in US dollars they don’t want to put those in the bank. They want to keep it to themselves,” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, December 15, 2020 2:19:00 AM EAT

John Robertson said : “It’s sold in grams, not in kilograms or tons, so there will be disappointment,” “The only enthusiasm will be from producers, but massive supply globally will depress prices” External link

bloomberg Monday, November 30, 2020 11:30:00 PM EAT

John Robertson said : "If people do have a small denomination in U.S. dollars they don't want to put those in the bank. They want to keep it to themselves," External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, November 26, 2020 8:37:00 AM EAT

John Robertson said : "If people do have a small denomination in U.S. dollars they don't want to put those in the bank. They want to keep it to themselves," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, November 25, 2020 9:40:00 AM EAT

John Robertson said : “The only thing I could fault our players on today is we could have scored more,” External link

pressandjournal Monday, November 23, 2020 1:49:00 PM EAT

John Robertson told : “Per capita GDP of $3 200 is about eight times the current level — a very extravagant target!” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, November 18, 2020 4:44:00 PM EAT

John Robertson said : “Being made head of a state-owned enterprise has usually meant a secure job no matter how well or poorly it is done. The private sector will do much better. The hard part will be to find willing investors, especially if the government wants to have a large shareholding,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Sunday, November 15, 2020 6:09:00 PM EAT

John Robertson said : “We seem to let the culprits off easily and even allow them to keep what they embezzled from the organisation,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Sunday, November 15, 2020 6:09:00 PM EAT

John Robertson said : "The main problem is that we do not have faith in our own currency, and so the Zimbabwe dollar that exist are now of such a low value we don't want to carry them around because you need a large quantity just to buy a loaf of bread" External link

allafrica Sunday, November 15, 2020 3:43:00 AM EAT

John Robertson said : “If people do have a small denomination in U.S. dollars they don’t want to put those in the bank. They want to keep it to themselves,” External link

arkansasonline Saturday, November 14, 2020 4:56:00 PM EAT

John Robertson said : “If people do have a small denomination in US dollars they don’t want to put those in the bank. They want to keep it to themselves,” External link

arabnews Saturday, November 14, 2020 3:46:00 AM EAT

John Robertson said : “If people do have a small denomination in U.S. dollars they don’t want to put those in the bank. They want to keep it to themselves,” External link

thezimbabwemail Friday, November 13, 2020 6:48:00 PM EAT

John Robertson said : "The main problem is that we do not have faith in our own currency, and so the Zimbabwe dollar that exist are now of such a low value we don't want to carry them around because you need a large quantity just to buy a loaf of bread" External link

AfricaNews-English Friday, November 13, 2020 4:33:00 PM EAT

John Robertson said : “If people do have a small denomination in U.S. dollars they don’t want to put those in the bank. They want to keep it to themselves,” External link

wral Friday, November 13, 2020 2:11:00 PM EAT

John Robertson said : “If people do have a small denomination in U.S. dollars they don’t want to put those in the bank. They want to keep it to themselves,” External link

eagletribune Friday, November 13, 2020 12:54:00 PM EAT

John Robertson said : “If people do have a small denomination in U.S. dollars they don’t want to put those in the bank. They want to keep it to themselves,” External link

whig Friday, November 13, 2020 12:23:00 PM EAT

John Robertson said : “If people do have a small denomination in U.S. dollars they don’t want to put those in the bank. They want to keep it to themselves,” External link

tribtown Friday, November 13, 2020 12:23:00 PM EAT

John Robertson said : “If people do have a small denomination in U.S. dollars they don’t want to put those in the bank. They want to keep it to themselves,” External link

ABCnews Friday, November 13, 2020 12:21:00 PM EAT

John Robertson said : “If people do have a small denomination in U.S. dollars they don’t want to put those in the bank. They want to keep it to themselves,” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, November 13, 2020 12:17:00 PM EAT

John Robertson said : “If people do have a small denomination in U.S. dollars they don’t want to put those in the bank. They want to keep it to themselves,” External link

independent-UK Friday, November 13, 2020 12:05:00 PM EAT

John Robertson said : “If people do have a small denomination in U.S. dollars they don’t want to put those in the bank. They want to keep it to themselves,” External link

beaumontenterprise Friday, November 13, 2020 11:58:00 AM EAT

John Robertson said : “If people do have a small denomination in U.S. dollars they don’t want to put those in the bank. They want to keep it to themselves,” External link

680news Friday, November 13, 2020 11:54:00 AM EAT

John Robertson said : “Speaking with the media requires a degree of assessment of the situation ... it’s a reminder for the elected member to pause and think ... do I need to run it past the CEO of communications staff, or for someone to help prepare for a television interview?” External link

Stuff Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:07:00 AM EAT

John Robertson said : “We know the Puniu marks the northern boundary of the King Country and locals have noticed the sign has been removed,” “I have written to NZTA to see what can be done to get it back” External link

Stuff Saturday, October 24, 2020 4:22:00 AM EAT

John Robertson said : “If you convert what banks are lending to US dollar, it’s a small amount. Banks are lending less than 30 % of their deposits. They are getting most of their money from transactions, which is improper,” “Banks are now just facilitating movement of money” External link

theindependent Friday, October 16, 2020 10:01:00 AM EAT

John Robertson said : “People need to borrow from banks, not the government. The government needs to assist business through regulation, they should fix the ease of doing business instead of just promising,” External link

theindependent Friday, October 16, 2020 10:01:00 AM EAT

John Robertson added : “What manufacturing requires is an environment that enables investors to make money. I would like the government to back off and clear investment to the investor and not say here is money from the government. In agriculture, instead of government guaranteeing loans, there should just be security of tenure. We need to do it right,” External link

theindependent Friday, October 16, 2020 10:01:00 AM EAT

John Robertson said : “We have to do a thorough and transparent investigation, and those take time,” “We will not be held to some false timeline” External link

nypost Thursday, October 15, 2020 6:42:00 PM EAT

John Robertson said ( about As Mr ) : “As Mr. Garcia’s pace increased, perceiving a deadly threat, Sergeant Ackman fired six shots at Mr. Garcia. All six shots struck him,” External link

whig Thursday, October 15, 2020 4:05:00 AM EAT

John Robertson said : “As Mr. Garcia’s pace increased, perceiving a deadly threat, Sergeant Ackman fired six shots at Mr. Garcia. All six shots struck him,” External link

tribtown Thursday, October 15, 2020 3:30:00 AM EAT

John Robertson said : "In the midst of a pandemic with no doctors or nurses in hospitals, now we jump to farmers? Yes, there is an obligation to pay. Where is the money? We may sign many agreements, but this one for now looks like just an admission of intention to pay," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, October 11, 2020 10:21:00 AM EAT

John Robertson said ( about Queen ) : "They had seven lads who had to travel back to Glasgow, I don't understand the scientific aspect of not having showers after games," "It just rained non-stop from nine in the morning, right the way through, our players were soaked to the skin, the Elgin City players were soaked to the skin. "We have got matches obviously at Palmerston, at Queen of the South in Dumfries, at Ayr, Morton, Arbroath where we could be sitting in the bus for over four hours, five hours having done nothing more than towel yourself dry" External link

bbc Wednesday, October 7, 2020 12:27:00 PM EAT

John Robertson said : “That’s the kind of pre-season game you need,” External link

pressandjournal Monday, October 5, 2020 1:23:00 PM EAT

John Robertson said : “I have been truly blessed to have worked alongside some of the best and most professional officers for the last 26+ years,” “I consider them my second family. This community has and will always hold a special place in my heart” External link

accesswdun Thursday, September 17, 2020 1:10:00 AM EAT

John Robertson said : “In her heart, she was a crusading journalist. Even though for many years she worked as a diplomat and as a media director, rather than a journalist, she never lost touch with the press and with its importance,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Thursday, September 3, 2020 9:57:00 AM EAT

John Robertson told : “He also needs to explain why his earlier predictions have not been realised, as well as outline the impact of the Covid-19 on the economy,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, July 16, 2020 2:20:00 PM EAT

John Robertson said : “Technology has had a huge impact on the way we consume information and products and services and so convenience now is taking on more of a digital not physical form. We provide the tech to help independent retailers create an online store and start selling within a couple of days” External link

icWales Wednesday, July 15, 2020 11:33:00 AM EAT

John Robertson said : “People have relied on making money from buying and selling Zimbabwe dollars, and not from any real production,” External link

thezimbabwemail Sunday, July 12, 2020 1:32:00 AM EAT

John Robertson said : “They took the farms, then they looted bank accounts, then they told platinum miners to relinquish half their claims,” External link

thezimbabwemail Monday, July 6, 2020 7:16:00 PM EAT

John Robertson said : “They took the farms, then they looted bank accounts, then they told platinum miners to relinquish half their claims,” External link

businessday Monday, July 6, 2020 9:52:00 AM EAT

John Robertson said : “People have relied on making money from buying and selling Zimbabwe dollars, and not from any real production,” External link

iol Friday, July 3, 2020 5:53:00 PM EAT

John Robertson said : "People have relied on making money from buying and selling Zimbabwe dollars, and not from any real production," External link

irishsun Thursday, July 2, 2020 12:23:00 PM EAT

John Robertson told : "The government will be the biggest loser in all of this and might not be able to pay civil servants at the end of it all," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, June 28, 2020 8:12:00 PM EAT

John Robertson said : “With the auction setting the rate, that rate will move from 25 to some other number that could move every week,” External link

EastAfrican Sunday, June 28, 2020 1:01:00 PM EAT

John Robertson told : “The government will be the biggest loser in all of this and might not be able to pay civil servants at the end of it all,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Sunday, June 28, 2020 12:31:00 PM EAT

John Robertson told : “How then are they going to use that money now that mobile money has been suspended?” External link

dailynews-co-zw Sunday, June 28, 2020 12:31:00 PM EAT

John Robertson added : "At present, it is crippled by the lack of security and the lack of confidence caused by government policy choices," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, June 28, 2020 10:09:00 AM EAT

John Robertson said : "Government believes that property rights are empowering. That turns out to be a problem," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, June 28, 2020 10:09:00 AM EAT

John Robertson said : “The US dollars in cash appear not to have been on the cards at all, but I can imagine the civil servants will be disappointed to receive a transfer into their EcoCash account or bond notes instead. I’ve heard a suggestion that tokens, exchangeable at OK (supermarkets), perhaps, will be the way they do it. All very unclear at present,” External link

theindependent Monday, June 22, 2020 10:36:00 PM EAT

John Robertson warned : "If we don't produce enough and create the conditions necessary to produce, we will carry on importing," "The damage that has been done to the productive sector has been huge and will take years for the country to recover. The government has however not started that process and, the sooner they begin to do so, the better" External link

onlinenigeria Friday, June 19, 2020 2:05:00 PM EAT

John Robertson warned : “If we don’t produce enough and create the conditions necessary to produce, we will carry on importing,” “The damage that has been done to the productive sector has been huge and will take years for the country to recover. The government has however not started that process and, the sooner they begin to do so, the better” External link

thezimbabwemail Friday, June 19, 2020 1:19:00 PM EAT

John Robertson warned : "If we don't produce enough and create the conditions necessary to produce, we will carry on importing," "The damage that has been done to the productive sector has been huge and will take years for the country to recover. The government has however not started that process and, the sooner they begin to do so, the better" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, June 19, 2020 10:58:00 AM EAT

John Robertson said : "The US dollars in cash appear not to have been on the cards at all, but I can imagine the civil servants will be disappointed to receive a transfer into their EcoCash account or bond notes instead. I've heard a suggestion that tokens, exchangeable at OK (supermarkets), perhaps, will be the way they do it. All very unclear at present," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, June 19, 2020 10:58:00 AM EAT

John Robertson told : “We should be able to produce for ourselves and export to other countries to generate foreign currency reserves,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, June 15, 2020 1:52:00 PM EAT

John Robertson told : “No ground work is actually being done. This country desperately needs sound economic reforms which can attract investment and stimulate production, which will see our industries being reopened again,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, June 15, 2020 1:52:00 PM EAT

John Robertson said : “We provide the tech to help independent retailers create an online store and start selling within a couple of days,” External link

eveningexpress Friday, June 5, 2020 11:09:00 AM EAT

John Robertson said : “The US dollar is not just adopted as a currency, it is earned, and the only way we can earn it is if we increase production and start exporting and also attract direct foreign investment,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, June 2, 2020 2:58:00 PM EAT

John Robertson said : “I have been on Zoom and it works well,” “It is a good answer in these circumstances” External link

thezimbabwemail Sunday, May 31, 2020 8:05:00 PM EAT

John Robertson told : "For me, the indefinite declaration means that this lockdown might as well be in place for the next six months and on a fair analysis, this means that there are businesses that will gradually shut down their operations in Zimbabwe, with the investors shifting base to find home in other countries that have flexible lockdowns," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, May 17, 2020 12:05:00 PM EAT

John Robertson said : “The main lesson is one government does not want to acknowledge. It has greatly weakened all businesses by taking charge of all decision-making functions. Businesspeople have lost the ability to take initiatives because government approvals and licences are needed for everything. We now have a centrally planned economy, but government lacks the skills needed to run it and businesspeople have been demotivated,” External link

theindependent Sunday, May 17, 2020 8:48:00 AM EAT

John Robertson says : “We’ve got a lot of venues that could be useful for doing this stuff,” External link

fox59 Saturday, May 16, 2020 8:23:00 PM EAT

John Robertson adds : “I use it as a tool to teach my kids how to market themselves,” External link

fox59 Saturday, May 16, 2020 8:23:00 PM EAT

John Robertson says : "COVID-19 exposed serious weaknesses in how we approach the challenges of senior living," "In response we will constantly be looking at innovative ways to solve those challenges" External link

4-traders Tuesday, May 12, 2020 4:01:00 PM EAT

John Robertson said : "When one looks at this decision to extend the lockdown from the side of caution, i think it is indeed a right decision that the President has made to extend the lockdown by another 14 days. it was going to be difficult for him to just lift the lockdown like that because there are high chances that when people get back to work, they could actually infect each other more. Government now has a chance to put its hand on the pulse and become more aggressive in the testing. " External link

bulawayo24 Monday, April 20, 2020 10:59:00 AM EAT

John Robertson said : "Accountability and integrity are the missing essentials," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, April 19, 2020 11:00:00 AM EAT

John Robertson said : "Six days ago I reported that the first three cases of Covid-19 had been confirmed in our [Waitomo] district," External link

Stuff Sunday, April 5, 2020 6:32:00 AM EAT

John Robertson said : "I was very reluctant to take the post down...I thought it was ridiculous to take the whole post down because it wasn't just about the numbers. It was about, what I do everyday, spreading the message during the lockdown," External link

Stuff Sunday, April 5, 2020 6:32:00 AM EAT

John Robertson said : “I agree that investors were using Old Mutual shares to move money out of the country especially trading in Old Mutual shares,” External link

zbc Tuesday, March 17, 2020 11:56:00 AM EAT

John Robertson said : “He’s pulled his quad muscle, he did it in the first minute (against Alloa) and it is a real shame because he’d been showing some great form” External link

pressandjournal Tuesday, March 10, 2020 3:52:00 PM EAT

John Robertson said : "It's a confidence issue … and that is where the problem is coming from. This will result in an increase in inflation," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, March 7, 2020 9:26:00 PM EAT

John Robertson said : “I’m always confident at Easter Road. It’s a favourite ground of mine. I haven’t done too shabbily there in the past and I am sure we will be in for a warm Hibees welcome” External link

pressandjournal Thursday, February 27, 2020 9:17:00 PM EAT

John Robertson said : “Tuesday’s win gives us a real chance to have a real go and we will do our best,” External link

pressandjournal Thursday, February 27, 2020 9:17:00 PM EAT

John Robertson said : "Some people have worked there for a long time," "It is a tragedy for them, really" External link

Stuff Thursday, February 13, 2020 5:28:00 AM EAT

John Robertson said : "Some people have worked there for a long time," "It is a tragedy for them, really" External link

Stuff Thursday, February 13, 2020 3:08:00 AM EAT

John Robertson said : “We will be very lucky if we record any positive growth this year. I expect a -6% growth in 2020 with the possibility of small growth in 2021,” “But that growth can only be possible if we run agriculture properly, which we are not doing at the moment as farmers still cannot access loans from the banks” External link

theindependent Tuesday, February 11, 2020 9:47:00 PM EAT

John Robertson prévenu : "Le gouvernement doit s'atteler à introduire des politiques qui permettent de rétablir la confiance. Il n'y a pas de d'argent car il n'y a pas d'investissement. Il n'y a pas d'investissement car il n'y a pas de confiance et on ne peut pas résoudre cela en imprimant plus de billets" External link

afp-fr Thursday, September 15, 2016 3:18:00 PM EAT



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John Robertson

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John Robertson said : "The authorities have done great to keep the rate at a reasonable level but more needs to be done. If the authorities keep starving the Zimbabwean dollar into the economy, the gap will be less than 20% by year end and in 2022 the rate is likely to reach equilibrium," External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, February 25, 2021 9:35:00 PM EAT

John Robertson said : "The raising of bonds implies a promise to repay and it is likely that the country won't get support until we carry out reforms to restore our productive capacity. We have no way of repaying new debts when the existing debts are beyond us," External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, February 25, 2021 9:35:00 PM EAT

John Robertson said : "The raising of bonds implies a promise to repay and it is likely that the country won't get support until we carry out reforms to restore our productive capacity. We have no way of repaying new debts when the existing debts are beyond us," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, February 25, 2021 8:12:00 PM EAT

John Robertson said : "The authorities have done great to keep the rate at a reasonable level but more needs to be done. If the authorities keep starving the Zimbabwean dollar into the economy, the gap will be less than 20% by year end and in 2022 the rate is likely to reach equilibrium," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, February 25, 2021 8:12:00 PM EAT

John Robertson said : “Tokens…expose the inadequacy of our local currency arrangements” External link

theindependent Tuesday, February 16, 2021 5:38:00 AM EAT

John Robertson said : “Throughout the pandemic us councillors have done as best as we can, but we’ve been getting paid every month by the council and I think we should lead by example,” External link

chroniclelive Tuesday, January 19, 2021 9:09:00 AM EAT

John Robertson said : “If people do have a small denomination in US dollars they don’t want to put those in the bank. They want to keep it to themselves,” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, December 15, 2020 2:19:00 AM EAT

John Robertson said : “It’s sold in grams, not in kilograms or tons, so there will be disappointment,” “The only enthusiasm will be from producers, but massive supply globally will depress prices” External link

bloomberg Monday, November 30, 2020 11:30:00 PM EAT

John Robertson said : "If people do have a small denomination in U.S. dollars they don't want to put those in the bank. They want to keep it to themselves," External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, November 26, 2020 8:37:00 AM EAT

John Robertson said : "If people do have a small denomination in U.S. dollars they don't want to put those in the bank. They want to keep it to themselves," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, November 25, 2020 9:40:00 AM EAT

John Robertson said : “The only thing I could fault our players on today is we could have scored more,” External link

pressandjournal Monday, November 23, 2020 1:49:00 PM EAT

John Robertson told : “Per capita GDP of $3 200 is about eight times the current level — a very extravagant target!” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, November 18, 2020 4:44:00 PM EAT

John Robertson said : “Being made head of a state-owned enterprise has usually meant a secure job no matter how well or poorly it is done. The private sector will do much better. The hard part will be to find willing investors, especially if the government wants to have a large shareholding,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Sunday, November 15, 2020 6:09:00 PM EAT

John Robertson said : “We seem to let the culprits off easily and even allow them to keep what they embezzled from the organisation,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Sunday, November 15, 2020 6:09:00 PM EAT

John Robertson said : "The main problem is that we do not have faith in our own currency, and so the Zimbabwe dollar that exist are now of such a low value we don't want to carry them around because you need a large quantity just to buy a loaf of bread" External link

allafrica Sunday, November 15, 2020 3:43:00 AM EAT

John Robertson said : “If people do have a small denomination in U.S. dollars they don’t want to put those in the bank. They want to keep it to themselves,” External link

arkansasonline Saturday, November 14, 2020 4:56:00 PM EAT

John Robertson said : “If people do have a small denomination in US dollars they don’t want to put those in the bank. They want to keep it to themselves,” External link

arabnews Saturday, November 14, 2020 3:46:00 AM EAT

John Robertson said : “If people do have a small denomination in U.S. dollars they don’t want to put those in the bank. They want to keep it to themselves,” External link

thezimbabwemail Friday, November 13, 2020 6:48:00 PM EAT

John Robertson said : "The main problem is that we do not have faith in our own currency, and so the Zimbabwe dollar that exist are now of such a low value we don't want to carry them around because you need a large quantity just to buy a loaf of bread" External link

AfricaNews-English Friday, November 13, 2020 4:33:00 PM EAT

John Robertson said : “If people do have a small denomination in U.S. dollars they don’t want to put those in the bank. They want to keep it to themselves,” External link

wral Friday, November 13, 2020 2:11:00 PM EAT

John Robertson said : “If people do have a small denomination in U.S. dollars they don’t want to put those in the bank. They want to keep it to themselves,” External link

eagletribune Friday, November 13, 2020 12:54:00 PM EAT

John Robertson said : “If people do have a small denomination in U.S. dollars they don’t want to put those in the bank. They want to keep it to themselves,” External link

whig Friday, November 13, 2020 12:23:00 PM EAT

John Robertson said : “If people do have a small denomination in U.S. dollars they don’t want to put those in the bank. They want to keep it to themselves,” External link

tribtown Friday, November 13, 2020 12:23:00 PM EAT

John Robertson said : “If people do have a small denomination in U.S. dollars they don’t want to put those in the bank. They want to keep it to themselves,” External link

ABCnews Friday, November 13, 2020 12:21:00 PM EAT

John Robertson said : “If people do have a small denomination in U.S. dollars they don’t want to put those in the bank. They want to keep it to themselves,” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, November 13, 2020 12:17:00 PM EAT

John Robertson said : “If people do have a small denomination in U.S. dollars they don’t want to put those in the bank. They want to keep it to themselves,” External link

independent-UK Friday, November 13, 2020 12:05:00 PM EAT

John Robertson said : “If people do have a small denomination in U.S. dollars they don’t want to put those in the bank. They want to keep it to themselves,” External link

beaumontenterprise Friday, November 13, 2020 11:58:00 AM EAT

John Robertson said : “If people do have a small denomination in U.S. dollars they don’t want to put those in the bank. They want to keep it to themselves,” External link

680news Friday, November 13, 2020 11:54:00 AM EAT

John Robertson said : “Speaking with the media requires a degree of assessment of the situation ... it’s a reminder for the elected member to pause and think ... do I need to run it past the CEO of communications staff, or for someone to help prepare for a television interview?” External link

Stuff Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:07:00 AM EAT

John Robertson said : “We know the Puniu marks the northern boundary of the King Country and locals have noticed the sign has been removed,” “I have written to NZTA to see what can be done to get it back” External link

Stuff Saturday, October 24, 2020 4:22:00 AM EAT

John Robertson said : “If you convert what banks are lending to US dollar, it’s a small amount. Banks are lending less than 30 % of their deposits. They are getting most of their money from transactions, which is improper,” “Banks are now just facilitating movement of money” External link

theindependent Friday, October 16, 2020 10:01:00 AM EAT

John Robertson said : “People need to borrow from banks, not the government. The government needs to assist business through regulation, they should fix the ease of doing business instead of just promising,” External link

theindependent Friday, October 16, 2020 10:01:00 AM EAT

John Robertson added : “What manufacturing requires is an environment that enables investors to make money. I would like the government to back off and clear investment to the investor and not say here is money from the government. In agriculture, instead of government guaranteeing loans, there should just be security of tenure. We need to do it right,” External link

theindependent Friday, October 16, 2020 10:01:00 AM EAT

John Robertson said : “We have to do a thorough and transparent investigation, and those take time,” “We will not be held to some false timeline” External link

nypost Thursday, October 15, 2020 6:42:00 PM EAT

John Robertson said ( about As Mr ) : “As Mr. Garcia’s pace increased, perceiving a deadly threat, Sergeant Ackman fired six shots at Mr. Garcia. All six shots struck him,” External link

whig Thursday, October 15, 2020 4:05:00 AM EAT

John Robertson said : “As Mr. Garcia’s pace increased, perceiving a deadly threat, Sergeant Ackman fired six shots at Mr. Garcia. All six shots struck him,” External link

tribtown Thursday, October 15, 2020 3:30:00 AM EAT

John Robertson said : "In the midst of a pandemic with no doctors or nurses in hospitals, now we jump to farmers? Yes, there is an obligation to pay. Where is the money? We may sign many agreements, but this one for now looks like just an admission of intention to pay," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, October 11, 2020 10:21:00 AM EAT

John Robertson said ( about Queen ) : "They had seven lads who had to travel back to Glasgow, I don't understand the scientific aspect of not having showers after games," "It just rained non-stop from nine in the morning, right the way through, our players were soaked to the skin, the Elgin City players were soaked to the skin. "We have got matches obviously at Palmerston, at Queen of the South in Dumfries, at Ayr, Morton, Arbroath where we could be sitting in the bus for over four hours, five hours having done nothing more than towel yourself dry" External link

bbc Wednesday, October 7, 2020 12:27:00 PM EAT

John Robertson said : “That’s the kind of pre-season game you need,” External link

pressandjournal Monday, October 5, 2020 1:23:00 PM EAT

John Robertson said : “I have been truly blessed to have worked alongside some of the best and most professional officers for the last 26+ years,” “I consider them my second family. This community has and will always hold a special place in my heart” External link

accesswdun Thursday, September 17, 2020 1:10:00 AM EAT

John Robertson said : “In her heart, she was a crusading journalist. Even though for many years she worked as a diplomat and as a media director, rather than a journalist, she never lost touch with the press and with its importance,” External link

jamaica-gleaner Thursday, September 3, 2020 9:57:00 AM EAT

John Robertson told : “He also needs to explain why his earlier predictions have not been realised, as well as outline the impact of the Covid-19 on the economy,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, July 16, 2020 2:20:00 PM EAT

John Robertson said : “Technology has had a huge impact on the way we consume information and products and services and so convenience now is taking on more of a digital not physical form. We provide the tech to help independent retailers create an online store and start selling within a couple of days” External link

icWales Wednesday, July 15, 2020 11:33:00 AM EAT

John Robertson said : “People have relied on making money from buying and selling Zimbabwe dollars, and not from any real production,” External link

thezimbabwemail Sunday, July 12, 2020 1:32:00 AM EAT

John Robertson said : “They took the farms, then they looted bank accounts, then they told platinum miners to relinquish half their claims,” External link

thezimbabwemail Monday, July 6, 2020 7:16:00 PM EAT

John Robertson said : “They took the farms, then they looted bank accounts, then they told platinum miners to relinquish half their claims,” External link

businessday Monday, July 6, 2020 9:52:00 AM EAT

John Robertson said : “People have relied on making money from buying and selling Zimbabwe dollars, and not from any real production,” External link

iol Friday, July 3, 2020 5:53:00 PM EAT

John Robertson said : "People have relied on making money from buying and selling Zimbabwe dollars, and not from any real production," External link

irishsun Thursday, July 2, 2020 12:23:00 PM EAT

John Robertson told : "The government will be the biggest loser in all of this and might not be able to pay civil servants at the end of it all," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, June 28, 2020 8:12:00 PM EAT

John Robertson said : “With the auction setting the rate, that rate will move from 25 to some other number that could move every week,” External link

EastAfrican Sunday, June 28, 2020 1:01:00 PM EAT

John Robertson told : “The government will be the biggest loser in all of this and might not be able to pay civil servants at the end of it all,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Sunday, June 28, 2020 12:31:00 PM EAT

John Robertson told : “How then are they going to use that money now that mobile money has been suspended?” External link

dailynews-co-zw Sunday, June 28, 2020 12:31:00 PM EAT

John Robertson added : "At present, it is crippled by the lack of security and the lack of confidence caused by government policy choices," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, June 28, 2020 10:09:00 AM EAT

John Robertson said : "Government believes that property rights are empowering. That turns out to be a problem," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, June 28, 2020 10:09:00 AM EAT

John Robertson said : “The US dollars in cash appear not to have been on the cards at all, but I can imagine the civil servants will be disappointed to receive a transfer into their EcoCash account or bond notes instead. I’ve heard a suggestion that tokens, exchangeable at OK (supermarkets), perhaps, will be the way they do it. All very unclear at present,” External link

theindependent Monday, June 22, 2020 10:36:00 PM EAT

John Robertson warned : "If we don't produce enough and create the conditions necessary to produce, we will carry on importing," "The damage that has been done to the productive sector has been huge and will take years for the country to recover. The government has however not started that process and, the sooner they begin to do so, the better" External link

onlinenigeria Friday, June 19, 2020 2:05:00 PM EAT

John Robertson warned : “If we don’t produce enough and create the conditions necessary to produce, we will carry on importing,” “The damage that has been done to the productive sector has been huge and will take years for the country to recover. The government has however not started that process and, the sooner they begin to do so, the better” External link

thezimbabwemail Friday, June 19, 2020 1:19:00 PM EAT

John Robertson warned : "If we don't produce enough and create the conditions necessary to produce, we will carry on importing," "The damage that has been done to the productive sector has been huge and will take years for the country to recover. The government has however not started that process and, the sooner they begin to do so, the better" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, June 19, 2020 10:58:00 AM EAT

John Robertson said : "The US dollars in cash appear not to have been on the cards at all, but I can imagine the civil servants will be disappointed to receive a transfer into their EcoCash account or bond notes instead. I've heard a suggestion that tokens, exchangeable at OK (supermarkets), perhaps, will be the way they do it. All very unclear at present," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, June 19, 2020 10:58:00 AM EAT

John Robertson told : “We should be able to produce for ourselves and export to other countries to generate foreign currency reserves,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, June 15, 2020 1:52:00 PM EAT

John Robertson told : “No ground work is actually being done. This country desperately needs sound economic reforms which can attract investment and stimulate production, which will see our industries being reopened again,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, June 15, 2020 1:52:00 PM EAT

John Robertson said : “We provide the tech to help independent retailers create an online store and start selling within a couple of days,” External link

eveningexpress Friday, June 5, 2020 11:09:00 AM EAT

John Robertson said : “The US dollar is not just adopted as a currency, it is earned, and the only way we can earn it is if we increase production and start exporting and also attract direct foreign investment,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, June 2, 2020 2:58:00 PM EAT

John Robertson said : “I have been on Zoom and it works well,” “It is a good answer in these circumstances” External link

thezimbabwemail Sunday, May 31, 2020 8:05:00 PM EAT

John Robertson told : "For me, the indefinite declaration means that this lockdown might as well be in place for the next six months and on a fair analysis, this means that there are businesses that will gradually shut down their operations in Zimbabwe, with the investors shifting base to find home in other countries that have flexible lockdowns," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, May 17, 2020 12:05:00 PM EAT

John Robertson said : “The main lesson is one government does not want to acknowledge. It has greatly weakened all businesses by taking charge of all decision-making functions. Businesspeople have lost the ability to take initiatives because government approvals and licences are needed for everything. We now have a centrally planned economy, but government lacks the skills needed to run it and businesspeople have been demotivated,” External link

theindependent Sunday, May 17, 2020 8:48:00 AM EAT

John Robertson says : “We’ve got a lot of venues that could be useful for doing this stuff,” External link

fox59 Saturday, May 16, 2020 8:23:00 PM EAT

John Robertson adds : “I use it as a tool to teach my kids how to market themselves,” External link

fox59 Saturday, May 16, 2020 8:23:00 PM EAT

John Robertson says : "COVID-19 exposed serious weaknesses in how we approach the challenges of senior living," "In response we will constantly be looking at innovative ways to solve those challenges" External link

4-traders Tuesday, May 12, 2020 4:01:00 PM EAT

John Robertson said : "When one looks at this decision to extend the lockdown from the side of caution, i think it is indeed a right decision that the President has made to extend the lockdown by another 14 days. it was going to be difficult for him to just lift the lockdown like that because there are high chances that when people get back to work, they could actually infect each other more. Government now has a chance to put its hand on the pulse and become more aggressive in the testing. " External link

bulawayo24 Monday, April 20, 2020 10:59:00 AM EAT

John Robertson said : "Accountability and integrity are the missing essentials," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, April 19, 2020 11:00:00 AM EAT

John Robertson said : "Six days ago I reported that the first three cases of Covid-19 had been confirmed in our [Waitomo] district," External link

Stuff Sunday, April 5, 2020 6:32:00 AM EAT

John Robertson said : "I was very reluctant to take the post down...I thought it was ridiculous to take the whole post down because it wasn't just about the numbers. It was about, what I do everyday, spreading the message during the lockdown," External link

Stuff Sunday, April 5, 2020 6:32:00 AM EAT

John Robertson said : “I agree that investors were using Old Mutual shares to move money out of the country especially trading in Old Mutual shares,” External link

zbc Tuesday, March 17, 2020 11:56:00 AM EAT

John Robertson said : “He’s pulled his quad muscle, he did it in the first minute (against Alloa) and it is a real shame because he’d been showing some great form” External link

pressandjournal Tuesday, March 10, 2020 3:52:00 PM EAT

John Robertson said : "It's a confidence issue … and that is where the problem is coming from. This will result in an increase in inflation," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, March 7, 2020 9:26:00 PM EAT

John Robertson said : “I’m always confident at Easter Road. It’s a favourite ground of mine. I haven’t done too shabbily there in the past and I am sure we will be in for a warm Hibees welcome” External link

pressandjournal Thursday, February 27, 2020 9:17:00 PM EAT

John Robertson said : “Tuesday’s win gives us a real chance to have a real go and we will do our best,” External link

pressandjournal Thursday, February 27, 2020 9:17:00 PM EAT

John Robertson said : "Some people have worked there for a long time," "It is a tragedy for them, really" External link

Stuff Thursday, February 13, 2020 5:28:00 AM EAT

John Robertson said : "Some people have worked there for a long time," "It is a tragedy for them, really" External link

Stuff Thursday, February 13, 2020 3:08:00 AM EAT

John Robertson said : “We will be very lucky if we record any positive growth this year. I expect a -6% growth in 2020 with the possibility of small growth in 2021,” “But that growth can only be possible if we run agriculture properly, which we are not doing at the moment as farmers still cannot access loans from the banks” External link

theindependent Tuesday, February 11, 2020 9:47:00 PM EAT

John Robertson prévenu : "Le gouvernement doit s'atteler à introduire des politiques qui permettent de rétablir la confiance. Il n'y a pas de d'argent car il n'y a pas d'investissement. Il n'y a pas d'investissement car il n'y a pas de confiance et on ne peut pas résoudre cela en imprimant plus de billets" External link

afp-fr Thursday, September 15, 2016 3:18:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
economist45.54%EN10/20/201720/10/2017
leader14.66%EN10/15/201715/10/2017
labor leader2.64%EN10/14/201714/10/2017
former labor leader0.18%EN10/14/201714/10/2017
sheriff0.55%EN10/13/201713/10/2017
county sheriff0.27%EN10/13/201713/10/2017
judge0.36%EN10/06/201706/10/2017
consultant1.64%EN08/31/201731/08/2017
mp1.55%EN08/30/201730/08/2017
labor mp0.18%EN08/30/201730/08/2017
boss0.18%EN08/03/201703/08/2017
renowned economist0.73%EN07/23/201723/07/2017
analyst3.55%EN04/11/201711/04/2017
independent economist6.01%EN03/16/201716/03/2017
local economist0.18%EN02/05/201705/02/2017
head0.09%EN01/29/201729/01/2017
owner0.46%EN12/21/201621/12/2016
justice0.09%EN11/17/201617/11/2016
specialist0.09%EN10/30/201630/10/2016
professor0.55%EN10/26/201626/10/2016
retired psychologist0.18%EN10/14/201614/10/2016
predecessor0.18%EN10/13/201613/10/2016
state labor mp0.18%EN09/17/201617/09/2016
analyste1.00%FR09/15/201615/09/2016
economist analyst0.36%EN09/15/201615/09/2016
économiste0.27%FR09/15/201615/09/2016
striker0.18%EN08/21/201621/08/2016
former striker0.09%EN08/21/201621/08/2016
marketing director0.09%EN06/24/201624/06/2016
head of calderhead high school0.09%EN06/10/201610/06/2016
Names Lang Count
John RobertsonEN70.94%
John RobertsonFR28.31%
John RobertsonSA0.25%
JOHN ROBERTSONEN0.25%
John RobertsonPT0.17%
John RobertsonAR0.08%


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