Tendai Biti

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Tendai Biti said : “The Harare Airport Road project was a total stink where thousands of hectares of land where illegally and fraudulently transferred to Augur Investments and its shelf companies. That land must be returned to the city and its citizens. They want to detain me overnight, so be it,” “Awaiting detention. In the absence of sanitizers, PPEs, running water, flushing toilets, repellents and decent food any detention in Zim prisons at the moment is cruel & degrading treatment. A crime against humanity. #ZimbabweanLivesMatter” External link

zimeye Saturday, December 5, 2020 3:43:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "I have been stuck at CID Law and Order since 11AM being charged with the most spurious, the most desperate of all charges. " External link

bulawayo24 Friday, December 4, 2020 9:27:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "I have been stuck at CID Law and Order since 11AM being charged with the most spurious, the most desperate of all charges. " External link

onlinenigeria Friday, December 4, 2020 9:07:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “The Zimbabwean economy is in an unprecedented tailspin and is suffering from massive headwinds across all sectors, whereby in 2019 the economy shrunk by a staggering 12.5%. What it essentially means is that we are back to depression economics,” External link

insiderzim Thursday, December 3, 2020 9:53:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The Zimbabwean economy is in an unprecedented tailspin and is suffering from massive headwinds across all sectors, whereby in 2019 the economy shrunk by a staggering 12,5%. What it essentially means is that we are back to depression economics," "This is in sharp contrast to what the government claims when they say that the economy is on the mend, that it will soon reap benefits for the people, which will subsequently lead to a middle-income economy by 2030" External link

allafrica Monday, November 30, 2020 3:01:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The Zimbabwean economy is in an unprecedented tailspin and is suffering from massive headwinds across all sectors, whereby in 2019 the economy shrunk by a staggering 12,5%. What it essentially means is that we are back to depression economics," "This is in sharp contrast to what the government claims when they say that the economy is on the mend, that it will soon reap benefits for the people, which will subsequently lead to a middle-income economy by 2030" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, November 27, 2020 10:24:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "Only the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe has been supplying foreign currency. So when you have got one supplier you cannot call that an auction. It's a fixed exchange rate regime because he who controls supply lines also controls the value of the product and you will see that the price of the foreign currency has remained constantly at 80," External link

allafrica Wednesday, November 25, 2020 6:09:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "South Africa is a US$ 400 billion economy. The Rand compared to the ZWL is fairly strong and it's anchored around 15 to the USD but it has been very volatile because it's not rigged, it's an open market system. The reason why it (ZWL$) has no volatility is that it is a controlled exchange rate," External link

allafrica Wednesday, November 25, 2020 6:09:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The Zimbabwean economy is in an unprecedented tailspin and is suffering from massive headwinds across all sectors, whereby in 2019 the economy shrunk by a staggering 12,5%. What it essentially means is that we are back to depression economics," "This is in sharp contrast to what government claims when they say that the economy is on the mend, that it will soon reap benefits for the people, which will subsequently lead to a middle-income economy by 2030" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, November 25, 2020 8:03:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "Three years later the revolution has eaten its children," External link

allafrica Wednesday, November 25, 2020 4:20:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “So you can’t say there are surpluses when there are no medicines at Parirenyatwa Hospital. When there are no doctors at Harare Hospital. When teachers are not going to school. The broad money supply has increased hence inflation. If you go into a supermarket the prices of goods are high,” External link

zimeye Wednesday, November 25, 2020 12:05:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti added ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : “But when he started, he thought he could make a difference. But Mthuli from the word go, totally right off. He is a joke but one that is not funny,” External link

zimeye Wednesday, November 25, 2020 12:05:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “Only the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe has been supplying foreign currency. So when you have got one supplier you cannot call that an auction. It’s a fixed exchange rate regime because he who controls supply lines also controls the value of the product and you will see that the price of the foreign currency has remained constantly at 80,” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, November 24, 2020 10:14:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “South Africa is a US$ 400 billion economy. The Rand compared to the ZWL is fairly strong and it’s anchored around 15 to the USD but it has been very volatile because it’s not rigged, it’s an open market system. The reason why it (ZWL$) has no volatility is that it is a controlled exchange rate,” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, November 24, 2020 10:14:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “A cursory study of the land reform process shows the massive existence of leases of acquired land to former white farmers,” “Mashonaland West and the Midlands provinces have the highest number of white lessees. That being the case, the land reform is now a joke” External link

aa-en Tuesday, November 24, 2020 9:55:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "A cursory study of the land reform process shows massive and existence of leases of acquired land to former white farmers," External link

allafrica Tuesday, November 24, 2020 4:20:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "Since October 12 2018, when he (Pasipanodya) was diagnosed with pneumoconiosis and unlawful termination of employment, Zimplats has wrongfully and unlawfully, abandoned him, has failed to provide any financial or physical support, any healthcare and in addition has failed to ensure Pasipanodya's upkeep and condition is clothed with dignity and empathy," External link

onlinenigeria Monday, November 23, 2020 9:21:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "Since October 12 2018, when he (Pasipanodya) was diagnosed with pneumoconiosis and unlawful termination of employment, Zimplats has wrongfully and unlawfully, abandoned him, has failed to provide any financial or physical support, any healthcare and in addition has failed to ensure Pasipanodya's upkeep and condition is clothed with dignity and empathy," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, November 23, 2020 8:24:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “Since October 12 2018, when he (Pasipanodya) was diagnosed with pneumoconiosis and unlawful termination of employment, Zimplats has wrongfully and unlawfully, abandoned him, has failed to provide any financial or physical support, any healthcare and in addition has failed to ensure Pasipanodya’s upkeep and condition is clothed with dignity and empathy,” External link

newsday Monday, November 23, 2020 5:38:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The country needs to resolve the issues as a matter of urgency because it is a matter of serious injustice and gross human rights abuse. The issue of pensions must be given the same importance as the Gukurahundi issues as it cuts across the entire spectrum of Zimbabwean life as there are millions of pensioners," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, November 22, 2020 2:17:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “The country needs to resolve the issues as a matter of urgency because it is a matter of serious injustice and gross human rights abuse. The issue of pensions must be given the same importance as the Gukurahundi issues as it cuts across the entire spectrum of Zimbabwean life as there are millions of pensioners,” External link

newsday Saturday, November 21, 2020 5:49:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti wrote ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : “Mr Mnangagwa and his many children slept peacefully last night.They slept like babies . Somewhere in lice -infested Chikurubi Hopewell struggled to sleep on a hard cold concrete floor. The abuse of human rights and the Mnangagwa tragedy must end soon . #FreeHopwellNow #ZimbabweanLivesMatter. The denial of bail to Hopewell, his incarceration and abuse reflects the brutality , ruthlessness and incorrigibility of Mnangagwa. Zim now finds itself in the hands of paranoid psychotic predatory renegades without shame or elasticity. We have truly gone to the dogs,” External link

zimeye Wednesday, November 18, 2020 5:07:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti tells : "The nation carries the burden of illegitimacy," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, November 13, 2020 7:37:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti argued : “It is the continued persecution of activists that is particularly hurtful . The harassment of Hopewell,Ngadziore ,Job, Mahere, Ngaribvumwe ,Kura, the MDCATrio and all of us is a crime against humanity.The weaponization of the law is particularly unfortunate. The regime has no shame. Zimbabwe under Emmerson is a living nightmare. It drains you sucks out entire soul like a JK Rowling dementor.When a regime has as its sole agenda the suffering of its people then that regime should be nowhere near the seat of governance . The regime is the worst gvt in history of gvts. At the end of the day the real issue in Zim is a crisis of governance and leadership . The nation carries the burden of illegitimacy, of corrupt incompetent clueless and incompetent leadership. Collectively we change gears and put an end to this .It’s time for change,” External link

zimeye Friday, November 13, 2020 4:24:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “We have truly gone to the dogs,” External link

clubofmozambique Friday, November 13, 2020 11:38:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “We have truly gone to the dogs,” External link

businessday Thursday, November 12, 2020 9:55:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti argued ( about Henrietta Rushwaya ) : “The tragedy of Zim is that it is now run by the worst of its lot . Thorough scumbags with no respect for rules, law and decency They have no values, no morality, no limits,no elasticity. A vacuous extractive lot that should be seen nowhere near the State Palace A kakistocracy . The Henrietta Rushwaya case is microcosm of the huge rot that is the commodities sector.Billions are being siphoned off Zim particularly in gold,diamonds,chrome and platinum. The Godfather of illicit gold dealings is a well known thief masquerading as a leader.He is the Arch-Bishop” External link

zimeye Friday, October 30, 2020 3:59:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti argued : “In the past 3 years ,the regime of Emmerson Mnangwagwa has murdered,butchered tortured and abducted Zimbabweans. Many have been raped others left homeless.Millions have left Zim as refugees.But this organization has remained mute and indifferent.Dear @SADC_News #ZimbabweanLivesMatter. We stand in solidarity with the working people of Zim who have withstood 40 years of pain and plunder by a renegade phalanx of looters and murderers. Dictatorship does not last and this one is hanging precariously on last legs. It is time to restore the constitution.Time for new consensus,” External link

zimeye Monday, October 26, 2020 5:02:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “The only caveat is that the order has no force and effect unless confirmed by the Con-Court,” External link

zimeye Friday, October 23, 2020 8:27:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti argued ( about Douglas Mwonzora ) : “The Supreme Court judgment gives a narrow bridge versus the succession issue, but now Mwonzora thinks he has powers. The judgment cannot be vandalised in the manner that Mwonzora is doing,” External link

zimeye Friday, October 23, 2020 8:27:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “The only caveat is that the order has no force and effect unless confirmed by the Con-Court,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, October 21, 2020 5:26:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti argued ( about Douglas Mwonzora ) : “The Supreme Court judgment gives a narrow bridge versus the succession issue, but now Mwonzora thinks he has powers. The judgment cannot be vandalised in the manner that Mwonzora is doing,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, October 21, 2020 5:26:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "Parliament has made it clear that the law must be followed," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, October 9, 2020 12:55:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The over expenditure by the Finance ministry was a massive invasion of the Constitution. This was outside the allocated budget. This is a deficit on top of a deficit. Very abnormal. These amounts are extraordinary," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, October 7, 2020 8:51:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti wrote ( about Debt Management ) : “The RBZ is a rogue bank that has been key to sustaining the ZANU agenda of regime survival and state capture . In 1 year alone it has contracted debt of US$2.5 b without approval from Parliament and in breach of the of the constitution,the Debt Management Act ,the PFMA and the RBZ Act. A huge chunk of the RBZ US$2.5 b debt is from the African Export and Import Bank (Afrexim ) and has been used to prop up the rigged one supplier FX auction . Parliament has made it clear that the law must be followed . S 327 of the constitution requires prior approval of Parly… The RBZ Quasi Fiscal Activities centered around illicit dealings in foreign currency,fuel,debt , Command Agriculture, TBs ,fuel and energy subsidies ,minerals and minerals securitization, export surrender requirements , money creation and ZAMCO make it the most dangerous organ in Zim,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, October 6, 2020 1:22:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “In papers that were filed before the courts, the ministry of (Labour and) Social Welfare confesses that you (Finance ministry) have only disbursed $90 million to the relevant ministry,” External link

newsday Monday, October 5, 2020 5:54:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "In papers that were filed before the courts, the ministry of (Labour and) Social Welfare confesses that you (Finance ministry) have only disbursed $90 million to the relevant ministry," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, October 5, 2020 9:34:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti wrote ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : “The Theater of the Absurd continues to roll out toxic reels of tragi-comedy . First was the absurd entry into Parliament of 2018 losers .Then the banning of by elections . All instances are proof beyond doubt of existence of a rabid paranoid psychotic desperate regime is coming to an end… Now more than ever is the time to stand for the constitution, for the rule of law for Zimbabwe. In Emmerson we face the greatest threat to our democracy , to our existence , to our value system . We must end impunity, State Capture and insanity . It is time to #SaveZimbabwe,” External link

zimeye Saturday, October 3, 2020 8:01:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "There is a challenge with the underlying philosophy of this Bill, which takes away, subtracts, detracts, de-legitimises certain human rights" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, October 2, 2020 10:16:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "This Bill tries to deal with four issues. These issues do not mix together, there is a tension. The Bill has to be unbundled so that the different issues that the Bill seeks to address are dealt with separately," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, October 2, 2020 10:16:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “There is a challenge with the underlying philosophy of this Bill, which takes away, subtracts, detracts, de-legitimises certain human rights” External link

newsday Thursday, October 1, 2020 5:06:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “This Bill tries to deal with four issues. These issues do not mix together, there is a tension. The Bill has to be unbundled so that the different issues that the Bill seeks to address are dealt with separately,” External link

newsday Thursday, October 1, 2020 5:06:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti argued ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : “The regime is preparing for clamp down. It has an itch that needs scratching.These are old Mnangagwa tactics. In the 80 s they planted arms on ZAPU farms. They are at it again.The Alliance believes in peaceful constitutional change.Stop this psychotic nonsense.#ZimbabweanLivesMatter,” External link

zimeye Wednesday, September 30, 2020 2:57:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti argued ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : “The regime is preparing for clamp down. It has an itch that needs scratching.These are old Mnangagwa tactics. In the 80 s they planted arms on ZAPU farms. They are at it again.The Alliance believes in peaceful constitutional change.Stop this psychotic nonsense.#ZimbabweanLivesMatter,” External link

zimeye Wednesday, September 30, 2020 2:27:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “This (media) is a profession, and the problem now is that in these days of multimedia platforms, we all think we are journalists — and there are so many of us bloggers on Facebook (varakashi) and so let us give the journalism profession the privilege of registration and self-regulation” External link

newsday Monday, September 28, 2020 9:52:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Temba Mliswa ) : "It is a good thing and Norton MP Temba Mliswa is very passionate about physical fitness. Even the Speaker needs to keep fit and so it is very important to consider that in the new parliament building," External link

BBCMonitoring Friday, September 25, 2020 2:04:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “If the media publishes something that is defamatory, it is not a criminal offence. It’s a case between two parties where civil remedies are available. You cannot therefore involve the police on a case that has been decriminalised,” External link

herald Friday, September 25, 2020 10:39:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The second session is about to close and once parliament opens for the third session, that will certainly be a number one item on the agenda," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, September 25, 2020 10:19:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Temba Mliswa ) : "It is a good thing and Norton MP Temba Mliswa is very passionate about physical fitness. Even the Speaker needs to keep fit and so it is very important to consider that in the new Parliament Building," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, September 25, 2020 10:19:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Temba Mliswa ) : "It is a good thing and Norton MP Temba Mliswa is very passionate about physical fitness. Even the Speaker needs to keep fit and so it is very important to consider that in the new Parliament Building," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, September 25, 2020 10:19:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Madam Speaker ) : “Madam Speaker, there is the issue of unemployment…95 percent of our people are employed outside the formal employment sector. We have people who are in their 40s right now who have never been formally employed,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, September 25, 2020 7:25:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “After we had challenges in securing his (Guvamatanga’s) attendance, the PAC made a unanimous decision that we should direct the Clerk of Parliament, Kennedy Chokuda to issue a warrant of arrest summoning Guvamatanga to appear before the committee on October 5,” “If he fails, the law will take its course as prescribed by the Parliament Privileges and Immunity Act and he will be charged with contempt of Parliament,” External link

newsday Tuesday, September 22, 2020 5:25:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “We asked the ministry officials to disaggregate the process and forward books of accounts to the AG [Auditor-General] for auditing. We also asked them to seek an opinion from the Attorney-General Prince Machaya on the meaning of section 307 of the Constitution, which talks of what government must do if it overspends because it gives a timeline that within 60 days of over-expenditure, they must bring a Condonation Bill before Parliament. But that did not happen for several years after the over-expenditure,” External link

newsday Tuesday, September 22, 2020 5:25:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about George Guvamatanga ) : “This is not the first time we received such contempt from Guvamatanga. In our first report presented before Parliament on the omissions of the Ministry of Finance, we actually censured the same Guvamatanga and the late former accountant-general Daniel Muchemwa after we had challenges in securing their attendance to give oral evidence before the committee,” External link

newsday Tuesday, September 22, 2020 5:25:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "After we had challenges in securing his (Guvamatanga's) attendance, the PAC made a unanimous decision that we should direct the Clerk of Parliament, Kennedy Chokuda to issue a warrant of arrest summoning Guvamatanga to appear before the committee on October 5," "If he fails, the law will take its course as prescribed by the Parliament Privileges and Immunity Act and he will be charged with contempt of Parliament," External link

onlinenigeria Tuesday, September 22, 2020 2:08:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about George Guvamatanga ) : "We find the attitude of Guvamatanga very disrespectful and very contemptuous of this committee," External link

onlinenigeria Tuesday, September 22, 2020 2:08:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about George Guvamatanga ) : "This is not the first time we received such contempt from Guvamatanga. In our first report presented before Parliament on the omissions of the Ministry of Finance, we actually censured the same Guvamatanga and the late former accountant-general Daniel Muchemwa after we had challenges in securing their attendance to give oral evidence before the committee," External link

onlinenigeria Tuesday, September 22, 2020 2:08:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "After we had challenges in securing his (Guvamatanga's) attendance, the PAC made a unanimous decision that we should direct the Clerk of Parliament, Kennedy Chokuda to issue a warrant of arrest summoning Guvamatanga to appear before the committee on October 5," "If he fails, the law will take its course as prescribed by the Parliament Privileges and Immunity Act and he will be charged with contempt of Parliament," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, September 22, 2020 9:19:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about George Guvamatanga ) : "We find the attitude of Guvamatanga very disrespectful and very contemptuous of this committee," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, September 22, 2020 9:19:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about George Guvamatanga ) : "This is not the first time we received such contempt from Guvamatanga. In our first report presented before Parliament on the omissions of the Ministry of Finance, we actually censured the same Guvamatanga and the late former accountant-general Daniel Muchemwa after we had challenges in securing their attendance to give oral evidence before the committee," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, September 22, 2020 9:19:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti added : “There is so much corruption everywhere. As a Parliament, we are overwhelmed” External link

mg Friday, September 18, 2020 10:19:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "That is false bravado, we will find a solution to the political crisis in Zimbabwe way before 2023. They are facing a crisis of legitimacy and a crisis of delivery, a solution will be found," External link

BBCMonitoring Thursday, September 17, 2020 10:03:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "That is false bravado, we will find a solution to the political crisis in Zimbabwe way before 2023. They are facing a crisis of legitimacy and a crisis of delivery, a solution will be found," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, September 17, 2020 8:31:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : “As the liberation movement decomposes under (President) Emmerson (Mnangagwa), its latest rants on the church, on the ANC, citizens and MDC Alliance leaders smacks of pathological desperation and vacuous idiocy. They have become a national threat to the people,” External link

thezimbabwemail Sunday, September 13, 2020 4:34:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : "As the liberation movement decomposes under (President) Emmerson (Mnangagwa), its latest rants on the church, on the ANC, citizens and MDC Alliance leaders smacks of pathological desperation and vacuous idiocy. They have become a national threat to the people," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, September 13, 2020 9:18:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Finance Act ) : “If you notice now the finance proposals that have been made by the minister in the last 12 months, they have all been following the USD,” “We are not pushing for the de-dollarisation of the Zim dollar. Let them exist side by side (US dollar) … but recognise. now that multiple currencies are legal tenders in Zimbabwe through the repeal of Statutory Instrument 142 of 2019 as codified by the Finance Act No. 2 of 2020 or No. 7 of 2019 which this House passed on 1st August, 2019,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Saturday, September 12, 2020 4:41:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Madam Speaker ) : “Madam Speaker, I asked the Minister in my contribution to his Second Reading that he revisits the issue of debt in this economy. Debt is put in a premium. His response was I cannot pay the US$1.2 billion which we owe to the World Bank, the US$500 million or so which we owe to the African Development Bank when there is poverty,” External link

insiderzim Saturday, September 12, 2020 10:37:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “On Statutory Instrument 133 of 2019 which de-dollarised the economy – what happened is that the minister devalued civil servants’ salaries, including salaries of MPs which cannot buy a full tank and yet in the community you are an MP but you are dis-honourable,” External link

newsday Friday, September 11, 2020 4:23:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "An application was made that Justice Kwenda's hands are tied already in that he handed an extensive judgment already in the form of Basilia Majaya and Gideon Shoko in which he touched on the very same issues and provided judgment on the very same issues," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, September 9, 2020 8:46:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "So, the applicants felt it was better that another judge who has not applied his mind to the same facts would hear the matter because if Justice Kwenda was to sit and hear arguments, it would be like asking him to revisit, to sit as a court of appeal in his own judgment, which is not in the best interest for justice at all," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, September 9, 2020 8:46:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Madam Speaker ) : “Madam Speaker, there is the issue of unemployment…95 percent of our people are employed outside the formal employment sector. We have people who are in their 40s right now who have never been formally employed,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, September 8, 2020 8:07:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti argued ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : “The challenge of Zim is a leadership that runs the country like a bottle store Patronage extraction and primitive accumulation are the DNA of regime Everything is for sale. Everything has a price and in every transaction the pimp must get a cut.A Head of State should not pimp country… Zim has huge coal deposits that extend from Gokwe all the way to Hwange Sinamatela.The granting of coal concessions in Hwange National Park is extremely crude&reflects that the grantee of those rights is not fit for the office he holds . He is an imposter #ZimbabaweanLivesMatter. Special Grants are only issued by one office in Zim . Under Emmerson we are are witnessing the primitive asset stripping of Zim from resources ,concessions and land,” External link

zimeye Saturday, September 5, 2020 9:07:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “But our actions alone as Zimbabweans are not enough. We need the agency, as well as the protection of international law,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, September 4, 2020 7:05:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti added : “The last time I heard that language was in February 1994 in Rwanda and a few months later in April 1994 about 800 000 people lay dead,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, September 4, 2020 7:05:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Cyril Ramaphosa ) : “President Cyril Ramaphosa, Sadc and the AU, we say this with the circumspect that the region itself is a very toxic region,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, September 4, 2020 7:05:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “The 2018 elections were contested and, therefore, legitimacy remains an issue. The second issue is the rise of the securocratic State and the rise of the military,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, September 4, 2020 7:05:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti added : “We have been in economic decline since 2012. We are in a recession that is fast tracking itself into an economic depression,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, September 4, 2020 7:05:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Job Sikhala ) : “I have been convicted, half of our youth movement are actually in hiding and also our vice chairperson Job Sikhala is also hiding … the majority of people that are being assaulted are innocent citizens who simply want to be governed well, want to be loved, to have food on their table, electricity, but the bandit State now criminalises everyone and everything, including expression,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, September 4, 2020 7:05:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The Constitution is very clear in section 295(4) that compensation can only be payable if there is an Act of Parliament," External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, September 3, 2020 2:22:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The Constitution is very clear in section 295(4) that compensation can only be payable if there is an Act of Parliament," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, September 3, 2020 8:49:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “Just before I joined this webinar, I was told one of our members has been found naked and dead outside his home in Mashonaland – this regime has declared war on its citizens. The characters may change, but the script remains the same. The script of Zimbabwe is one of political illegitimacy, the rise of autocratic statehood, stolen elections, the absence of a social contract and state capture” External link

dailymaverick Monday, August 24, 2020 3:04:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Morgan Tsvangirai ) : "There must be dialogue that takes care of military concerns. In 2008 after the MDC won the elections, the military sent envoys to talk to Morgan Tsvangirai and they raised six key issues, including concerns about transitional justice," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, August 22, 2020 10:35:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti told : "They also wanted guarantees that the future government would not dispossess them of their land and reverse the land reform programme," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, August 21, 2020 9:54:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : "They also wanted to know if they would be allowed to participate in the spheres of the economy, including joining the civil service should they quit the military," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, August 21, 2020 9:54:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : “They also wanted guarantees that the future government would not dispossess them of their land and reverse the land reform programme,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, August 21, 2020 5:42:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : “They also wanted to know if they would be allowed to participate in the spheres of the economy, including joining the civil service should they quit the military,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, August 21, 2020 5:42:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The last time I heard that language was in February 1994 in Rwanda and a few months later in April 1994, about 800,000 people lay dead," "I see one thing - a definitive attack on the citizens of Zimbabwe that will be very bloody and very nasty" External link

BBCMonitoring Tuesday, August 18, 2020 10:05:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "But our actions alone as Zimbabweans are not enough. We need the agency, as well as the protection of international law," External link

BBCMonitoring Monday, August 17, 2020 6:05:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “We as Zimbabweans, therefore, there is a limit to which we can defend ourselves. We need the agency of the international community in particular,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, August 17, 2020 4:04:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “But our actions alone as Zimbabweans are not enough. We need the agency, as well as the protection of international law,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, August 17, 2020 4:04:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti added : “The last time I heard that language was in February 1994 in Rwanda and a few months later in April 1994 about 800 000 people lay dead,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, August 17, 2020 4:04:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “But our actions alone as Zimbabweans are not enough. We need the agency, as well as the protection of international law,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Sunday, August 16, 2020 4:37:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti added : “The last time I heard that language was in February 1994 in Rwanda and a few months later in April 1994 about 800 000 people lay dead,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Sunday, August 16, 2020 4:37:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “The 2018 elections were contested and, therefore, legitimacy remains an issue. The second issue is the rise of the securocratic State and the rise of the military,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Sunday, August 16, 2020 4:37:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti added : “We have been in economic decline since 2012. We are in a recession that is fast tracking itself into an economic depression,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Sunday, August 16, 2020 4:37:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Job Sikhala ) : “I have been convicted, half of our youth movement are actually in hiding and also our vice chairperson Job Sikhala is also hiding … the majority of people that are being assaulted are innocent citizens who simply want to be governed well, want to be loved, to have food on their table, electricity, but the bandit State now criminalises everyone and everything, including expression,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Sunday, August 16, 2020 4:37:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “There is a crisis in Zimbabwe. There is an implosion, the military are everywhere suffocating people’s rights, and people are being abducted tortured, sexually abused,” External link

newsday Thursday, August 13, 2020 4:23:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “Journalists and activists are languishing in prison so leadership is required of the region of Cyril Ramaphosa but we find the actions and tantrums of Emmerson Mnangagwa as totally unacceptable and unacceptable denialism,” External link

newsday Thursday, August 13, 2020 4:23:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "There is a crisis in Zimbabwe. There is an implosion, the military are everywhere suffocating people's rights, and people are being abducted tortured, sexually abused," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, August 13, 2020 9:21:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "Journalists and activists are languishing in prison so leadership is required of the region of Cyril Ramaphosa but we find the actions and tantrums of Emmerson Mnangagwa as totally unacceptable and unacceptable denialism," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, August 13, 2020 9:21:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti blamed : “I am not worried about the noise other people make on social media. Twitter following does not necessarily translate into votes. In fact, it only brings massive criticism as it exposes their lies and lack of strategy,” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, August 12, 2020 3:34:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti blamed : "I am not worried about the noise other people make on social media. Twitter following does not necessarily translate into votes. In fact, it only brings massive criticism as it exposes their lies and lack of strategy," External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, August 12, 2020 8:03:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti blamed : "I am not worried about the noise other people make on social media. Twitter following does not necessarily translate into votes. In fact, it only brings massive criticism as it exposes their lies and lack of strategy," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, August 12, 2020 2:53:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti told : “So, we cannot be ignored. Zimbabweans cannot be ignored,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, August 11, 2020 4:05:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti added : “So we emphasise democracy over stability because the former is the guarantor of the latter,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, August 11, 2020 4:05:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Cyril Ramaphosa ) : “We now look forward to the agenda and the mandate of the team that he (Ramaphosa) has appointed. The details have not been flashed out to us,” External link

thezimbabwemail Monday, August 10, 2020 11:47:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : “So, we cannot be ignored. Zimbabweans cannot be ignored,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, August 10, 2020 5:05:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti added : “So we emphasise democracy over stability because the former is the guarantor of the latter,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, August 10, 2020 5:05:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Cyril Ramaphosa ) : “We now look forward to the agenda and the mandate of the team that he (Ramaphosa) has appointed. The details have not been flashed out to us,” External link

thezimbabwemail Monday, August 10, 2020 3:00:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Cyril Ramaphosa ) : “We now look forward to the agenda and the mandate of the team that he (Ramaphosa) has appointed. The details have not been flashed out to us,” External link

thezimbabwemail Monday, August 10, 2020 3:00:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Nelson Chamisa ) : “On the 31st of July 2018, there was a political party called the MDC Alliance led by Advocate Nelson Chamisa that participated in that election,” External link

thezimbabwemail Monday, August 10, 2020 1:36:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "We still have a few and the few are largely people in the military who participated in the liberation struggle, who feel that this is, ‘Us thing!' and to use local language 'Chinhu chedu!'," External link

onlinenigeria Monday, August 10, 2020 2:06:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "We still have a few and the few are largely people in the military who participated in the liberation struggle, who feel that this is, ‘Us thing!' and to use local language 'Chinhu chedu!'," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, August 9, 2020 8:18:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : “So, we cannot be ignored. Zimbabweans cannot be ignored,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Sunday, August 9, 2020 6:53:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti added : “So we emphasise democracy over stability because the former is the guarantor of the latter,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Sunday, August 9, 2020 6:53:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "We still have a few and the few are largely people in the military who participated in the liberation struggle, who feel that this is, us, thing and to use local language chinhu chedu," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, August 9, 2020 1:03:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “I don’t think they (Zanu PF) are ready for anything,” External link

dailymaverick Friday, August 7, 2020 4:17:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti told : "We are at a tipping point, something is going to give," External link

ibtimes Tuesday, August 4, 2020 10:00:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : "We are at a tipping point, something is going to give," External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, August 4, 2020 9:42:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "We are at a tipping point, something is going to give," External link

aljazeera-en Tuesday, August 4, 2020 9:27:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : "We are at a tipping point, something is going to give," External link

digitaljournal Tuesday, August 4, 2020 9:08:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : "We are at a tipping point, something is going to give," External link

afp-en Tuesday, August 4, 2020 8:31:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : "We are at a tipping point, something is going to give," External link

ibtimes Tuesday, August 4, 2020 6:00:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : "We are at a tipping point, something is going to give," External link

pulse Tuesday, August 4, 2020 5:49:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : "We are at a tipping point, something is going to give," External link

afp-en Tuesday, August 4, 2020 4:34:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti wrote : “The #amoeba must find an exit strategy and create a soft landing for him and his plentiful progeny. It is time. The citizens outsmarted the same by staying away,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Sunday, August 2, 2020 5:08:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti added ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : "We place responsibility for the rise in COVID-19 cases on the doors of the regime, on the doors of Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa. " External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, July 30, 2020 5:48:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Patrick Chinamasa ) : “We reject the fascist response by the regime, in particular the remarks by the deranged Chinamasa, who would have asked for dialogue with organisers of the events of 31 July,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, July 30, 2020 4:09:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Patrick Chinamasa ) : “We are concerned about the efforts to liquidate the MDC Alliance. We take great exception to the description of our alliance as a terrorist by a ramshackle individual who is not qualified to make that statement in the form of (Patrick) Chinamasa. We are a legitimate and constitutional organisation,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, July 30, 2020 4:09:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "We reject the fascist response by the regime, in particular the remarks made by the deranged Patrick Chinamasa," "A responsible government would have asked for dialogue with the organisers of the events of July 31, 2020, but this regime is unique, this regime is violent, this regime is impervious to logic and objectivity and we have seen a huge clampdown on people including Hopewell Chin'ono, Jacob Ngarivhume and others" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, July 30, 2020 11:15:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti added : "We are concerned about the attacks on the general membership of our movement and the people. We are concerned in particular with concerted effort to liquidate the MDC Alliance. " External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, July 30, 2020 11:15:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : “They’re being hounded as if they are common criminals. They’re all in hiding, being hounded by a predatory, thugocratic state led by Emmerson Mnangagwa. We’re concerned particularly at the concerted effort to liquidate the MDC Alliance. We take great exception to the description of our party as a terrorist organisation,” External link

thezimbabwemail Thursday, July 30, 2020 1:35:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “We’re calling for the restoration of the constitution as a matter of urgency. Covid-19 has allowed this regime through the back door to impose a de facto state of emergency. Everyone’s rights have been suspended,” “We support the rights of the citizens who have organised July 31, 2020. We support their constitutional right to embark on a peaceful, constitutional protest against the regime codified in section 59 of the constitution of Zimbabwe. We reject the fascist response by the regime. A responsible government would have asked for dialogue with the organisers, but this regime is unique… it is violent and impervious to logic” External link

thezimbabwemail Thursday, July 30, 2020 1:35:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti told : “We will resist the de facto declaration of state of emergency. We will resist the curtailment of our rights,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, July 23, 2020 4:23:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “We accept this explanation because we regard the pandemic as a serious one and we do not want to expose anyone to the virus. We are going to hold our enquiry in abeyance for a period of four weeks,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, July 21, 2020 11:02:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : “Everyone should pay back, starting with Mnangagwa, he was one of the biggest beneficiaries,” “Everything was about looting and patronage and unfortunately, Zanu-PF will never get tired of looting” External link

thezimbabwemail Sunday, July 19, 2020 11:04:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : "Everyone should pay back, starting with Mnangagwa, he was one of the biggest beneficiaries," "Everything was about looting and patronage and unfortunately, Zanu-PF will never get tired of looting" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, July 19, 2020 12:05:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “It is a disaster because the country is in an emergency situation of COVID-19 and people were expecting supplementary budgetary measures in US$ terms and at least even a statement on how the US$75 cushioning allowance for civil servants will be paid out,” External link

newsday Friday, July 17, 2020 2:57:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti charged : “People were expecting a statement which will address the massive shortages of fuel, where it is now being sold in US$ and everything is indexed in US$, including vehicle registration. His mid-term review is a total rejection of critical issues affecting people. This mid-term review statement is a total disaster,” “His budget surpluses are hot air as people are hungry and civil servants are underpaid. He failed to address the closure of the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange, the delisting of Old Mutual, and the closure of bulk EcoCash transactions and the serious market distortions in the agriculture sector, where tobacco and cotton farmers are complaining about payment and cotton farmers have $300 million trapped in EcoCash (agent lines)” External link

newsday Friday, July 17, 2020 2:57:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : “He also refused to acknowledge that the 2020 budget has been ravaged by inflation, hence there was scope for a supplementary budget — especially in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, July 17, 2020 11:01:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "It's a desperate act by a desperate clueless government," External link

onlinenigeria Sunday, July 12, 2020 2:29:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "It's a desperate act by a desperate clueless government," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, July 12, 2020 1:54:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “Today, we were supposed to continue with our oral evidence from the Finance ministry on issues relating to the Financial Adjustments Bill. We met the Ministry of Finance on June 26 and at the close of that meeting, we agreed that we will adjourn to July 6th (yesterday). We adjourned by consent,” “The reasons why we adjourned were that the Ministry of Finance representatives Kunaka and Zvandasara and two other officials could not explain to us why the figures in the US$10,6 billion Financial Adjustments Bill were over and above the accounts audited by the Auditor-General for 2015 to 2018” External link

newsday Wednesday, July 8, 2020 6:46:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about George Guvamatanga ) : “However, on Friday July 3, the clerk of the PAC, Christian Ratsakatika, received an email from Guvamatanga’s office, which said they would not be able to attend because they had not yet received a legal opinion from the Attorney-General, and that they were busy with the midterm budget review to be announced next Thursday on July 16,” External link

newsday Wednesday, July 8, 2020 6:46:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about George Guvamatanga ) : “We want to express our extreme disappointment as PAC at the Ministry of Finance because we are dealing with their Bill in respect of which they are asking for forgiveness for over-expenditure from Parliament on unauthorised use of a colossal amount. We see barbaric disrespect of this committee by Guvamatanga,” External link

newsday Wednesday, July 8, 2020 6:46:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Clerk ) : “We will adjourn the meeting to July 20 and in the event that they are not present the Clerk of Parliament will issue a warrant in terms of the Parliament Privileges and Immunities Act,” External link

newsday Wednesday, July 8, 2020 6:46:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The arrest of 18 nurses and hospital staff from Harare Hospital now , is heinous and totally unacceptable. Criminalising industrial disputes is an unfair labor practice," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, July 7, 2020 9:28:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about The UK ) : “The regime has gone absolutely bonkers & desperate. Fake news and fake letters have now become the new norm. This is Emmerson writ large. Over the years he has cut his teeth manufacturing evidence, planting arms, smearing opponents. He is crude, ruthless but structurally dull,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Sunday, July 5, 2020 11:46:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti told : "We have also received very confidential reports that General Chiwenga has issued an order for the assassination of President Nelson Chamisa and myself. We don't accept that," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, July 4, 2020 11:23:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti told : "It's a result of a lack of production in the country. Until this is addressed, we will continue witnessing the collapse of the economy and these attempts by a clueless government to resuscitate it," External link

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

Tendai Biti said : “It’s shifting the deck when the Titanic is sinking,” External link

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

Tendai Biti added : “On May 15, the black market rate was $1 to ZW$40, today, in early June, the rate is $1 to ZW$85. ‘‘So it has grown by more than 100 per cent in less than three weeks,” “Some of the things that have exacerbated this have been the measures taken by the Reserve Bank, in particular the restrictions on electronic transfers, mobile money and the restriction of real time gross settlement transactions” External link

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

Tendai Biti told : “It’s a result of a lack of production in the country. Until this is addressed, we will continue witnessing the collapse of the economy and these attempts by a clueless government to resuscitate it,” External link

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

Tendai Biti said : "It does not make economic sense. The reason why we have a black market in the economy is not because of Ecocash or the stock exchange, it's because we are simply not producing," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, June 28, 2020 10:58:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "You cannot have a government that specialises in creating difficulties for its citizens. Think of the millions of people who cannot access money in banks who rely on mobile transfers," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, June 28, 2020 10:58:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “It is a foolish government run by foolish people. It is the worst among us, it is a kakistocracy,” External link

newsday Wednesday, June 24, 2020 11:08:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Nelson Chamisa ) : “They have unleashed fascism in the country, they have closed space but that doesn’t work. The more you increase pressure, the more people quest for freedom, so people are hungry for freedom and people are ready to die for that freedom,” “A moronic project to destroy the movement using all levers of the State was always bound to fail. The people are clear. We are MDC Alliance led by one leader, Nelson Chamisa” External link

newsday Wednesday, June 24, 2020 11:08:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Monetary Policy ) : "The minister has failed in absolute terms and must resign. We are gravely concerned about the continuous shifting of our Monetary Policy. We are concerned particularly about the constant changes to our Monetary Policy," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, June 20, 2020 11:44:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "It is a fictitious package because government does not have ZW$18 billion. As a matter of fact, since the lockdown on March 30, this government has hardly collected any revenue because companies have been shut down. So that ZW$18 billion is hot air. So you cannot distribute hot air. You are not God," "So, it's pie in the sky. We do need a package, a social package, to flatten the poverty curve. In my submission, this government, by hook and by crook, must find US$500 million which it should channel towards social safety nets. This would entail the provision of food to the people, provision of cash handouts to people during the period of the pandemic" External link

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

Tendai Biti said : "The other important ratio to look at is the net value of debt to exports. This ratio is key because you use your exports to clear your debt. Our debt levels now are over 90% to export earnings. Our debt-to-GDP ratio is over 200%," External link

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

Tendai Biti said : "The Staff-Monitored Programme agreed in May of 2019 is dead. Since 2014, Zimbabwe under Zanu-PF has gone through four SMPs like diapers and everyone is now realising that the diarrhoea won't stop unless you find a political solution," "Anything else that doesn't address the political solution is a waste of time. There must be an address of the political situation. That is the elephant in the living room" External link

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

Tendai Biti said : "It is shifting the deck when the Titanic is sinking (efforts by the RBZ to arrest the collapse of the Zimbabwean dollar).These measures are actually making the parallel market rate go on fire. On May 15, the black market rate was US$1:ZW$40, today in early June the rate is US$1:ZW$85. So it has grown by more than 100% in less than three weeks," "One of the things that have exacerbated this has been the measures taken by the Reserve Bank, in particular the restrictions on Zipit transactions, EcoCash transactions, and closure of EcoCash agents and the restriction of Real-Time Gross Settlement (RTGS) transactions. It does not work. It will not work. There is a shortage of foreign currency in this country because we are not producing" External link

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

Tendai Biti said : "It is a fictitious package because government does not have ZW$18 billion. As a matter of fact, since the lockdown on March 30, this government has hardly collected any revenue because companies have been shut down. So that ZW$18 billion is hot air. So you cannot distribute hot air. You are not God," "So, it's pie in the sky. We do need a package, a social package, to flatten the poverty curve. In my submission, this government, by hook and by crook, must find US$500 million which it should channel towards social safety nets. This would entail the provision of food to the people, provision of cash handouts to people during the period of the pandemic" External link

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

Tendai Biti said : “It is our contention that Ncube owes Zimbabwe an apology and that he should repeal SI 33 and SI 42 and the Finance Act because he is introducing the Zimbabwe dollar through the back door. The Minister of Finance has been involved in massive lying,” External link

newsday Friday, June 19, 2020 7:31:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The key precondition here is to resolve the political crisis but it doesn't appear that it will be resolved any time soon. So talking about the prospects of a rebound when it comes to Zimbabwe is basically far-fetched and daydreaming," External link

wacotrib Friday, June 19, 2020 2:14:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti told : “No one trusts them. This economy doesn’t trust them,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, June 18, 2020 7:14:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti added : “What needs to be done is that the government must reintroduce, as a matter of urgency, the regime of multiple currencies,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, June 18, 2020 7:14:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : “So, two issues and measures around the fungibility of certain shares — in particular the Old Mutual shares — must be allowed to be fungible,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, June 18, 2020 7:14:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "We maintain strongly that ZANU cannot unilaterally alter a constitution that was approved by 93% of Zimbabweans in a referendum. More so when some of the proposed amendments seek to alter the basic structure of the constitution. The constitution is sacrosanct & should be protected," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, June 17, 2020 8:01:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "We maintain strongly that ZANU cannot unilaterally alter a constitution that was approved by 93% of Zimbabweans in a referendum. Moreso when some of the proposed amendments seek to alter the basic structure of the constitution. The constitution is sacrosanct & should be protected," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, June 17, 2020 11:28:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : “As the economy implodes, Mnangagwa and his lot are presiding over the most corrupt and extractive period since Zimbabwe’s independence 40 years ago. Billions of dollars are siphoned off from the state, in vehicles and companies linked to Mnangagwa, his family and business associates,” External link

theindependent Monday, June 15, 2020 11:13:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : “We urgently need a political solution in this country because if we do not do that, as (Finance minister) Mthuli Ncube admits in his letter to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), there is going to be an implosion,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Sunday, June 14, 2020 2:18:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti wrote : "Even in these unprecedented times, any support from the World Bank Group must contribute towards our shared goal of better health and economic opportunity for the people of Zimbabwe. Any assistance must not be allowed to further enrich or entrench the very people who have destroyed our economy and democracy," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, June 9, 2020 10:05:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “I would be happy to facilitate dialogue between the bank and civil society on arrears in question as a way of ensuring that international support to Zimbabwe is consistent with economic and democratic reform and not a step backwards for our long-suffering people,” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, June 9, 2020 4:43:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “I would be happy to facilitate dialogue between the bank and civil society on arrears in question as a way of ensuring that international support to Zimbabwe is consistent with economic and democratic reform and not a step backwards for our long-suffering people,” External link

herald Tuesday, June 9, 2020 3:00:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : “That Emmerson must go is a shared unconstested view. What is not shared is methodology & the future .We must avoid Nov 2017 Lawlessnes begets unlawful outcomes .The NTA created by converged Zimbabweans is the only way forward . It gives Zim a chance & allows much needed time out,” External link

zimeye Monday, June 8, 2020 6:21:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : “At the centre of these challenges is the failure to resolve the deep political crisis in the country,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, June 8, 2020 2:07:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : “If that was not the case, there wouldn’t have been independence in Zimbabwe, South Africa and Namibia,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, June 8, 2020 2:07:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : “At the centre of these challenges is the failure to resolve the deep political crisis in the country,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Sunday, June 7, 2020 1:52:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : “If that was not the case, there wouldn’t have been independence in Zimbabwe, South Africa and Namibia,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Sunday, June 7, 2020 1:52:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti added : “You will kill two birds with one stone. You will also deal with the problem of runaway inflation,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Sunday, June 7, 2020 1:52:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : “Now you cannot introduce a currency when no one trusts you … that is the problem with Mnangagwa and Ncube. No one trusts them. This economy doesn’t trust them,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Sunday, June 7, 2020 1:52:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti added : “What needs to be done is that the government must reintroduce, as a matter of urgency, the regime of multiple currencies,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Sunday, June 7, 2020 1:52:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : “So, two issues and measures around the fungibility of certain shares — in particular the Old Mutual shares — must be allowed to be fungible,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Sunday, June 7, 2020 1:52:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : “We are the rightful owners of the building and you have had no court order to stop us from entering,” External link

angop Saturday, June 6, 2020 2:25:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : “We are the rightful owners of the building and you have had no court order to stop us from entering,” External link

standardmedia Friday, June 5, 2020 6:50:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : "We are the rightful owners of the building and you have had no court order to stop us from entering," External link

reuters-en Friday, June 5, 2020 5:21:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "These are just trumped-up charges by a desperate dictator called Emmerson (Mnangagwa). It's a waste of time, those charges are a waste of time," "How can the courts be burdened to look into cooked up charges against Advocate Thabani Mpofu when we have lost billions through corruption led by Emmerson Mnangagwa? In a country where Emmerson and his children have stolen everything. It's just shocking. It shows unbelievable levels of State capture" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, June 5, 2020 11:10:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “The government spends more than it has and this results in the printing of more money to support fiscal spending, which in turn results in inflation,” External link

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

Tendai Biti said : “They made him sleep at Rhodesville Police Station . His crime is that he defended the people in their quest for legitimacy and justice . They are now refusing to take him to court , pretending to be in meetings .No gun,no prison will stop an idea whose hour is ripe,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, June 2, 2020 1:09:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti argued ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : “Zimbabwe under Emmerson Mnangagwa has truly become a pariah State . A little tin pot banana Republic that deserves no sympathy or respect,” “The regime is at it again . Hardly a day passes without gross violation of human rights . The economy has collapsed.Poverty engulfs the citizen but all energy is directed at emasculating the citizenThe arrest of journalists doing their work is unlawful and ridiculous.. This man has failed and failed in absolute terms . Charema chinhu !! Charamba Chinhu!!Part of his problem is ,he has never understood Statecraft . He has never understood that governance is consensual,an inclusive process of trade ins , incentives and trade offs” External link

zimeye Wednesday, May 27, 2020 4:26:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Pravin Gordhan ) : “In July 2010 after a meeting in Boksburg, Johannesburg, with Pravin Gordhan (former South African Finance minister), I briefed my principals on the need and imperative of joining the Rand Monetary Union and Sacu [Southern African Customs Union]. The idea was ferociously shot down purely on the grounds of nationalism. South Africa was said to be brash and arrogant,” External link

newsday Monday, May 25, 2020 7:09:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Pravin Gordhan ) : "In July 2010 after a meeting in Boksburg, Johannesburg, with Pravin Gordhan (former South African Finance minister), I briefed my principals on the need and imperative of joining the Rand Monetary Union and Sacu [Southern African Customs Union]. The idea was ferociously shot down purely on the grounds of nationalism. South Africa was said to be brash and arrogant," External link

onlinenigeria Monday, May 25, 2020 1:57:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Pravin Gordhan ) : "In July 2010 after a meeting in Boksburg, Johannesburg, with Pravin Gordhan (former South African Finance minister), I briefed my principals on the need and imperative of joining the Rand Monetary Union and Sacu [Southern African Customs Union]. The idea was ferociously shot down purely on the grounds of nationalism. South Africa was said to be brash and arrogant," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, May 25, 2020 10:33:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti told : “It’s a total collapse. The most painful thing is that this is self-induced as all this was clearly avoidable,” External link

thezimbabwemail Monday, May 25, 2020 2:49:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti added : “The political crisis in the country has to be resolved. Economics is very easy. You eat what you kill … deal with the madness in the currency issues, scrap controls and restrictions, re-dollarise and stop corruption,” External link

thezimbabwemail Monday, May 25, 2020 2:49:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti told : "It's a total collapse. The most painful thing is that this is self-induced as all this was clearly avoidable," External link

onlinenigeria Sunday, May 24, 2020 8:08:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti added : "The political crisis in the country has to be resolved. Economics is very easy. You eat what you kill … deal with the madness in the currency issues, scrap controls and restrictions, re-dollarise and stop corruption," External link

onlinenigeria Sunday, May 24, 2020 8:08:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : "It's a total collapse. The most painful thing is that this is self-induced as all this was clearly avoidable," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, May 24, 2020 7:06:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti added : "The political crisis in the country has to be resolved. Economics is very easy. You eat what you kill … deal with the madness in the currency issues, scrap controls and restrictions, re-dollarise and stop corruption," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, May 24, 2020 7:06:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The regime is at it again," "Hardly a day passes without gross violation of human rights. The economy has collapsed, poverty engulfs citizens, but all the energy is directed at emasculating the citizen. The arrest of journalists doing their work is unlawful and ridiculous" External link

BBCMonitoring Sunday, May 24, 2020 6:06:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti déclaré ( about Pravin Gordhan ) : "Après une réunion tenue en juillet 2010 à Boksburg, à Johannesburg, avec Pravin Gordhan (ancien ministre sud-africain des Finances), j'ai informé mes dirigeants de la nécessité et de l'importance de rejoindre l'Union monétaire du rand. L'idée a été fortement rejetée pour des raisons purement nationalistes. L'Afrique du Sud a été qualifiée d'effrontée et d'arrogante" External link

infosplusgabon Sunday, May 24, 2020 4:40:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti déclaré : "Avec le dollar américain qui s'échange désormais au-dessus de 65 ZWL sur le marché parallèle, il est temps que le régime accepte l'échec sans l'ombre d'un doute de ses politiques monétaires et de taux de change. Nous avons constamment soutenu que l'on peut truquer tout le reste, mais pas l'économie. Une réinitialisation urgente est nécessaire" External link

infosplusgabon Sunday, May 24, 2020 4:40:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : “It’s a total collapse. The most painful thing is that this is self-induced as all this was clearly avoidable,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Sunday, May 24, 2020 3:13:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti added : “The political crisis in the country has to be resolved. Economics is very easy. You eat what you kill … deal with the madness in the currency issues, scrap controls and restrictions, re-dollarise and stop corruption,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Sunday, May 24, 2020 3:13:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The regime is at it again," "Hardly a day passes without gross violation of human rights. The economy has collapsed, poverty engulfs citizens, but all the energy is directed at emasculating the citizen. The arrest of journalists doing their work is unlawful and ridiculous" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, May 24, 2020 11:41:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “The regime is at it again,” “Hardly a day passes without gross violation of human rights. The economy has collapsed, poverty engulfs citizens, but all the energy is directed at emasculating the citizen. The arrest of journalists doing their work is unlawful and ridiculous” External link

thestandard-zw Sunday, May 24, 2020 7:00:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “The judgment was reserved. The judge wanted to first see if government would lift the Zupco monopoly or allow the informal sector to re-open in the lockdown review,” External link

zimeye Saturday, May 23, 2020 1:30:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti argued : “Be that as it may adoption of the Rand and joining the Rand Monetary Union is the only viable mid term solution. The US$ is over valued and has appreciated more than 20 % in last two years . Zim must devalue to a stable international currency which is the Rand . Thirdly regional integration is the future . The region needs both free trade and a monetary union,” External link

zimeye Friday, May 22, 2020 3:16:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti added : "The judgment did not deal with the constitutional questions in the legality of dollarisation," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, May 22, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The biggest debtor in this country is the government of Zimbabwe, which borrowed over US$11 billion in Treasury Bills alone and repaid those huge sums of money in RTGS dollars and bond notes. The government introduced the SI 33 and SI 143 of 2019 in order to clear its debts," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, May 22, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "When I left government as finance minister, I left US$6,5 billion in cash and through an expansionary of fiscal policy, they overspent, thereby taking people's money in deposits and the public accounts committee has confirmed that in its report on the central bank," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, May 22, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti added : "If this had happened in South Africa, there would have been multitudes of suits and as a practicing human rights lawyer in this particular commercial case, I blame the big people with real money who cannot come forward to fight such human rights violation because they manage the relations with the government," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, May 22, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “The judgment was reserved. The judge wanted to first see if government would lift the Zupco monopoly or allow the informal sector to re-open in the lockdown review,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, May 21, 2020 2:41:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The regime is broke and broke in absolute terms. The coffers are empty and they are generating salaries through the RTGS ponzi scheme," "To date, Treasury has not disbursed safety-net payments to the ministry of social welfare. Tobacco sales have had a poor start and donors are not coming on board" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, May 13, 2020 7:26:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "Where is the $18 billion and the $200 million package coming from? We need to know, because government is broke and does not have money," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, May 8, 2020 2:40:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "We consider what has happened today as a declaration of war, as the end of normal politics," External link

allafrica Thursday, May 7, 2020 12:35:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti says : "What has happened today is a declaration of war. It marks the end of normal politics in Zimbabwe" External link

allafrica Thursday, May 7, 2020 12:35:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "We've given peace and dialogue a chance. What's happened today is a declaration of war. It marks the end of normal politics in Zimbabwe. We'll defend ourselves. We're not worried. We'll look the beast in the eye and fight," External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, May 6, 2020 8:19:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "We've given peace and dialogue a chance. What's happened today is a declaration of war. It marks the end of normal politics in Zimbabwe. We'll defend ourselves. We're not worried. We'll look the beast in the eye and fight," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, May 6, 2020 6:35:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti wrote : "The decision to force the use of ZUPCO buses as sole public transporter is irrational and monopolistic. ZUPCO lacks capacity to ferry every worker. The regime is out of depth, without a doubt the worst government in the world," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, May 5, 2020 7:19:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "It's the obligation of the state and the state alone to conduct and pay for Covid-19 tests. Forcing citizens to pay for own costs is irrational and an attack on the right to life. Equally, provision of masks is an obligation of the state. Compelling citizens to buy unavailable masks is zany," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, May 5, 2020 7:19:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “The reported deployment of Zimbabwe troops in Mozambique represents further reproduction of illegalities and ill-throughout actions by the regime. Assuming there is an urgent military situation in Cabo Delgado, surely the region collectively must act. A meeting of Sadc must be held” External link

newsday Monday, May 4, 2020 10:29:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “United Nations reports expose massive looting of diamonds and bauxite that took place under cover of war, regrettably the same characters are now in Mozambique,” External link

newsday Monday, May 4, 2020 10:29:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “The reported deployment of Zimbabwe troops in Mozambique represents further reproduction of illegalities and ill-throughout actions by the regime. Assuming there is an urgent military situation in Cabo Delgado, surely the region collectively must act. A meeting of Sadc must be held” External link

thezimbabwemail Monday, May 4, 2020 12:22:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “United Nations reports expose massive looting of diamonds and bauxite that took place under cover of war, regrettably the same characters are now in Mozambique,” External link

thezimbabwemail Monday, May 4, 2020 12:22:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The reported deployment of Zimbabwe troops in Mozambique represents further reproduction of illegalities and ill-throughout actions by the regime. Assuming there is an urgent military situation in Cabo Delgado, surely the region collectively must act. A meeting of Sadc must be held" External link

bulawayo24 Monday, May 4, 2020 10:26:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti told : “No one is going to believe his lies because things were already bad before Covid-19,” External link

thezimbabwemail Saturday, May 2, 2020 8:30:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : "No one is going to believe his lies because things were already bad before Covid-19," External link

onlinenigeria Saturday, May 2, 2020 8:13:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : "No one is going to believe his lies because things were already bad before Covid-19," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, May 2, 2020 7:13:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The regime's price control announcement obliging retailers to revert to 25 March prices is illegal, zany and unenforceable. Price controls can't work, won't work. Regime must fix productivity and supply constraints. It must fix currency and fix mess. The level of incompetence is shocking," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, April 24, 2020 11:04:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “Given that it’s foreseeable that there will be a two-week lockdown extension, we urge the authorities to base all decisions on data, science, experts and the experience of other countries,” External link

thezimbabwemail Sunday, April 19, 2020 3:21:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "Given that it's foreseeable that there will be a two-week lockdown extension, we urge the authorities to base all decisions on data, science, experts and the experience of other countries," External link

onlinenigeria Saturday, April 18, 2020 8:14:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “Given that it’s foreseeable that there will be a two-week lockdown extension, we urge the authorities to base all decisions on data, science, experts and the experience of other countries,” External link

zimeye Saturday, April 18, 2020 7:23:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "Given that it's foreseeable that there will be a two-week lockdown extension, we urge the authorities to base all decisions on data, science, experts and the experience of other countries," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, April 18, 2020 5:24:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “We are not testing, unfortunately. Zimbabwe so far has done 500 tests, so in the absence of data, the authorities do not have the basis of making a decision of extending or not extending. In our view, there is no point in locking down people unless you are actually testing. The whole idea of a lockdown is to enable the cycle and in those 14 days you are not testing, there is no basis for lockdown, massive tests are missing in Zimbabwe,” External link

newsday Wednesday, April 15, 2020 6:01:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "We are not testing, unfortunately. Zimbabwe so far has done 500 tests, so in the absence of data, the authorities do not have the basis of making a decision of extending or not extending. In our view, there is no point in locking down people unless you are actually testing. The whole idea of a lockdown is to enable the cycle and in those 14 days you are not testing, there is no basis for lockdown, massive tests are missing in Zimbabwe," External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, April 15, 2020 3:22:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "We are not testing, unfortunately. Zimbabwe so far has done 500 tests, so in the absence of data, the authorities do not have the basis of making a decision of extending or not extending. In our view, there is no point in locking down people unless you are actually testing. The whole idea of a lockdown is to enable the cycle and in those 14 days you are not testing, there is no basis for lockdown, massive tests are missing in Zimbabwe," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, April 15, 2020 11:11:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "20 African countries obtain debt relief and Zimbabwe is conspicuously absent. The reason is political illegitimacy, fascism and disrespect of the rule of law. Reason is corruption and rent seeking behavior,cartels and #SakundaRepublic . Reason is failure to reform and stealing elections," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, April 14, 2020 5:39:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “The regime which has wasted $2.7 billion on Command Wheat can’t build decent infrastructure for our people. It is failing to provide PPE (personal protective equipment) to respondents and has so far failed to buy a single test kit. The regime must wake up from its slumber, provide stimulus safety nets, test, track, isolate and treat people for coronavirus,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, April 14, 2020 4:55:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Kudakwashe Bhasikiti ) : "Political issues are not determined in courts of law. I was the lawyer who represented Kudakwashe Bhaskiti when he was expelled from Zanu-PF in early 2015," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, April 13, 2020 7:15:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "On behalf of Bhaskiti, l went from the High Court all the way to the ConCourt arguing that Bhaskiti had been expelled without due process and a disciplinary hearing. The ConCourt told me that I had a duty and obligation to exhaust domestic remedies and ‘resolve your problems within the party," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, April 13, 2020 7:15:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “The regime which has wasted $2.7 billion on Command Wheat can’t build decent infrastructure for our people. It is failing to provide PPE (personal protective equipment) to respondents and has so far failed to buy a single test. The regime must wake up from its slumber, provide stimulus safety nets, test, track, isolate and treat people for coronavirus,” External link

zimeye Monday, April 13, 2020 5:11:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "COVID-19 has exposed the lack of leadership, lack of talent and lack of care on the part of men and women masquerading as government in the present day Zimbabwe," "The first thing that is so key is to conduct tests, so it's regrettable that to date only 400 tests have been conducted. Every other serious country has rolled out programmes of mass testing, countries like South Africa, Spain, China itself and the USA," External link

allafrica Monday, April 13, 2020 4:17:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti amesema : “Nimesafiri kutoka Zimbabwe, nimepitia katika viwanja viwili vya ndege na kila nilipofika nimekuta wamevaa vifunika uso, kutokana na ugonjwa wa corona,” External link

mwananchi Sunday, March 15, 2020 5:26:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti amesema : “Nimesafiri kutoka Zimbabwe, nimepitia katika viwanja viwili vya ndege na kila nilipofika nimekuta wamevaa masiki (mdomoni), kutokana na ugonjwa wa Corona,” External link

mwananchi Saturday, March 14, 2020 5:18:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti afirmou : “A Constituição garante o direito à manifestação. Mas este regime fascista negou e proibiu este direito ao povo do Zimbabwe” External link

portaldeangola Friday, August 16, 2019 8:31:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti indiqué : "Nous sommes très fiers que le tribunal ait reconnu le pouvoir qui lui incombe selon les termes de la Constitution. Et, plus important encore, que les tribunaux se prononcent sans peur et sans parti pris" External link

afp-fr Wednesday, September 7, 2016 7:58:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
lawyer8.03%EN10/24/201724/10/2017
leader1.15%EN10/13/201713/10/2017
aide1.15%EN09/12/201712/09/2017
close aide1.15%EN09/12/201712/09/2017
finance minister34.29%EN09/06/201706/09/2017
minister1.15%EN09/06/201706/09/2017
president0.57%EN07/10/201710/07/2017
secretary-general19.94%EN05/03/201703/05/2017
former finance minister7.17%EN02/13/201713/02/2017
servant0.14%EN12/25/201625/12/2016
democratic party president0.57%EN11/11/201611/11/2016
expert0.43%EN09/26/201626/09/2016
secretary general14.78%EN09/19/201619/09/2016
general0.72%EN09/19/201619/09/2016
secretary0.43%EN10/24/201324/10/2013
general secretary0.43%EN09/09/201309/09/2013
outgoing finance minister1.87%EN08/30/201330/08/2013
ministre des finances0.43%FR08/05/201305/08/2013
candidate1.29%EN08/04/201304/08/2013
ministro das finanças0.43%PT08/01/201301/08/2013
minister of finance2.01%EN12/31/201231/12/2012
zimbabwean finance minister0.57%EN12/13/201213/12/2012
segretario generale0.72%IT04/06/200806/04/2008
segretario0.14%IT03/31/200831/03/2008
parlamentari0.14%IT03/30/200830/03/2008
spokesperson0.14%EN09/09/200509/09/2005
mp0.14%EN02/12/200512/02/2005
Names Lang Count
Tendai BitiEN55.35%
Tendai BitiFR11.45%
Tendai BitiPT10.84%
Tendai BitiAF10.82%
Tendai BitiEU10.82%
Тендай БитиRU0.29%
Tendai BitEN0.21%
Тендаи БитиRU0.08%
Тендаю БитиRU0.05%
Tandai BitiEN0.05%
Tendai BitiSW0.03%
Tandai BitiNL0.00%
Tenda BitiEN0.00%


 
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Tendai Biti said : “The Harare Airport Road project was a total stink where thousands of hectares of land where illegally and fraudulently transferred to Augur Investments and its shelf companies. That land must be returned to the city and its citizens. They want to detain me overnight, so be it,” “Awaiting detention. In the absence of sanitizers, PPEs, running water, flushing toilets, repellents and decent food any detention in Zim prisons at the moment is cruel & degrading treatment. A crime against humanity. #ZimbabweanLivesMatter” External link

zimeye Saturday, December 5, 2020 3:43:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "I have been stuck at CID Law and Order since 11AM being charged with the most spurious, the most desperate of all charges. " External link

bulawayo24 Friday, December 4, 2020 9:27:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "I have been stuck at CID Law and Order since 11AM being charged with the most spurious, the most desperate of all charges. " External link

onlinenigeria Friday, December 4, 2020 9:07:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “The Zimbabwean economy is in an unprecedented tailspin and is suffering from massive headwinds across all sectors, whereby in 2019 the economy shrunk by a staggering 12.5%. What it essentially means is that we are back to depression economics,” External link

insiderzim Thursday, December 3, 2020 9:53:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The Zimbabwean economy is in an unprecedented tailspin and is suffering from massive headwinds across all sectors, whereby in 2019 the economy shrunk by a staggering 12,5%. What it essentially means is that we are back to depression economics," "This is in sharp contrast to what the government claims when they say that the economy is on the mend, that it will soon reap benefits for the people, which will subsequently lead to a middle-income economy by 2030" External link

allafrica Monday, November 30, 2020 3:01:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The Zimbabwean economy is in an unprecedented tailspin and is suffering from massive headwinds across all sectors, whereby in 2019 the economy shrunk by a staggering 12,5%. What it essentially means is that we are back to depression economics," "This is in sharp contrast to what the government claims when they say that the economy is on the mend, that it will soon reap benefits for the people, which will subsequently lead to a middle-income economy by 2030" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, November 27, 2020 10:24:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "Only the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe has been supplying foreign currency. So when you have got one supplier you cannot call that an auction. It's a fixed exchange rate regime because he who controls supply lines also controls the value of the product and you will see that the price of the foreign currency has remained constantly at 80," External link

allafrica Wednesday, November 25, 2020 6:09:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "South Africa is a US$ 400 billion economy. The Rand compared to the ZWL is fairly strong and it's anchored around 15 to the USD but it has been very volatile because it's not rigged, it's an open market system. The reason why it (ZWL$) has no volatility is that it is a controlled exchange rate," External link

allafrica Wednesday, November 25, 2020 6:09:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The Zimbabwean economy is in an unprecedented tailspin and is suffering from massive headwinds across all sectors, whereby in 2019 the economy shrunk by a staggering 12,5%. What it essentially means is that we are back to depression economics," "This is in sharp contrast to what government claims when they say that the economy is on the mend, that it will soon reap benefits for the people, which will subsequently lead to a middle-income economy by 2030" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, November 25, 2020 8:03:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "Three years later the revolution has eaten its children," External link

allafrica Wednesday, November 25, 2020 4:20:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “So you can’t say there are surpluses when there are no medicines at Parirenyatwa Hospital. When there are no doctors at Harare Hospital. When teachers are not going to school. The broad money supply has increased hence inflation. If you go into a supermarket the prices of goods are high,” External link

zimeye Wednesday, November 25, 2020 12:05:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti added ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : “But when he started, he thought he could make a difference. But Mthuli from the word go, totally right off. He is a joke but one that is not funny,” External link

zimeye Wednesday, November 25, 2020 12:05:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “Only the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe has been supplying foreign currency. So when you have got one supplier you cannot call that an auction. It’s a fixed exchange rate regime because he who controls supply lines also controls the value of the product and you will see that the price of the foreign currency has remained constantly at 80,” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, November 24, 2020 10:14:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “South Africa is a US$ 400 billion economy. The Rand compared to the ZWL is fairly strong and it’s anchored around 15 to the USD but it has been very volatile because it’s not rigged, it’s an open market system. The reason why it (ZWL$) has no volatility is that it is a controlled exchange rate,” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, November 24, 2020 10:14:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “A cursory study of the land reform process shows the massive existence of leases of acquired land to former white farmers,” “Mashonaland West and the Midlands provinces have the highest number of white lessees. That being the case, the land reform is now a joke” External link

aa-en Tuesday, November 24, 2020 9:55:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "A cursory study of the land reform process shows massive and existence of leases of acquired land to former white farmers," External link

allafrica Tuesday, November 24, 2020 4:20:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "Since October 12 2018, when he (Pasipanodya) was diagnosed with pneumoconiosis and unlawful termination of employment, Zimplats has wrongfully and unlawfully, abandoned him, has failed to provide any financial or physical support, any healthcare and in addition has failed to ensure Pasipanodya's upkeep and condition is clothed with dignity and empathy," External link

onlinenigeria Monday, November 23, 2020 9:21:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "Since October 12 2018, when he (Pasipanodya) was diagnosed with pneumoconiosis and unlawful termination of employment, Zimplats has wrongfully and unlawfully, abandoned him, has failed to provide any financial or physical support, any healthcare and in addition has failed to ensure Pasipanodya's upkeep and condition is clothed with dignity and empathy," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, November 23, 2020 8:24:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “Since October 12 2018, when he (Pasipanodya) was diagnosed with pneumoconiosis and unlawful termination of employment, Zimplats has wrongfully and unlawfully, abandoned him, has failed to provide any financial or physical support, any healthcare and in addition has failed to ensure Pasipanodya’s upkeep and condition is clothed with dignity and empathy,” External link

newsday Monday, November 23, 2020 5:38:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The country needs to resolve the issues as a matter of urgency because it is a matter of serious injustice and gross human rights abuse. The issue of pensions must be given the same importance as the Gukurahundi issues as it cuts across the entire spectrum of Zimbabwean life as there are millions of pensioners," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, November 22, 2020 2:17:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “The country needs to resolve the issues as a matter of urgency because it is a matter of serious injustice and gross human rights abuse. The issue of pensions must be given the same importance as the Gukurahundi issues as it cuts across the entire spectrum of Zimbabwean life as there are millions of pensioners,” External link

newsday Saturday, November 21, 2020 5:49:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti wrote ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : “Mr Mnangagwa and his many children slept peacefully last night.They slept like babies . Somewhere in lice -infested Chikurubi Hopewell struggled to sleep on a hard cold concrete floor. The abuse of human rights and the Mnangagwa tragedy must end soon . #FreeHopwellNow #ZimbabweanLivesMatter. The denial of bail to Hopewell, his incarceration and abuse reflects the brutality , ruthlessness and incorrigibility of Mnangagwa. Zim now finds itself in the hands of paranoid psychotic predatory renegades without shame or elasticity. We have truly gone to the dogs,” External link

zimeye Wednesday, November 18, 2020 5:07:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti tells : "The nation carries the burden of illegitimacy," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, November 13, 2020 7:37:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti argued : “It is the continued persecution of activists that is particularly hurtful . The harassment of Hopewell,Ngadziore ,Job, Mahere, Ngaribvumwe ,Kura, the MDCATrio and all of us is a crime against humanity.The weaponization of the law is particularly unfortunate. The regime has no shame. Zimbabwe under Emmerson is a living nightmare. It drains you sucks out entire soul like a JK Rowling dementor.When a regime has as its sole agenda the suffering of its people then that regime should be nowhere near the seat of governance . The regime is the worst gvt in history of gvts. At the end of the day the real issue in Zim is a crisis of governance and leadership . The nation carries the burden of illegitimacy, of corrupt incompetent clueless and incompetent leadership. Collectively we change gears and put an end to this .It’s time for change,” External link

zimeye Friday, November 13, 2020 4:24:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “We have truly gone to the dogs,” External link

clubofmozambique Friday, November 13, 2020 11:38:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “We have truly gone to the dogs,” External link

businessday Thursday, November 12, 2020 9:55:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti argued ( about Henrietta Rushwaya ) : “The tragedy of Zim is that it is now run by the worst of its lot . Thorough scumbags with no respect for rules, law and decency They have no values, no morality, no limits,no elasticity. A vacuous extractive lot that should be seen nowhere near the State Palace A kakistocracy . The Henrietta Rushwaya case is microcosm of the huge rot that is the commodities sector.Billions are being siphoned off Zim particularly in gold,diamonds,chrome and platinum. The Godfather of illicit gold dealings is a well known thief masquerading as a leader.He is the Arch-Bishop” External link

zimeye Friday, October 30, 2020 3:59:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti argued : “In the past 3 years ,the regime of Emmerson Mnangwagwa has murdered,butchered tortured and abducted Zimbabweans. Many have been raped others left homeless.Millions have left Zim as refugees.But this organization has remained mute and indifferent.Dear @SADC_News #ZimbabweanLivesMatter. We stand in solidarity with the working people of Zim who have withstood 40 years of pain and plunder by a renegade phalanx of looters and murderers. Dictatorship does not last and this one is hanging precariously on last legs. It is time to restore the constitution.Time for new consensus,” External link

zimeye Monday, October 26, 2020 5:02:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “The only caveat is that the order has no force and effect unless confirmed by the Con-Court,” External link

zimeye Friday, October 23, 2020 8:27:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti argued ( about Douglas Mwonzora ) : “The Supreme Court judgment gives a narrow bridge versus the succession issue, but now Mwonzora thinks he has powers. The judgment cannot be vandalised in the manner that Mwonzora is doing,” External link

zimeye Friday, October 23, 2020 8:27:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “The only caveat is that the order has no force and effect unless confirmed by the Con-Court,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, October 21, 2020 5:26:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti argued ( about Douglas Mwonzora ) : “The Supreme Court judgment gives a narrow bridge versus the succession issue, but now Mwonzora thinks he has powers. The judgment cannot be vandalised in the manner that Mwonzora is doing,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, October 21, 2020 5:26:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "Parliament has made it clear that the law must be followed," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, October 9, 2020 12:55:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The over expenditure by the Finance ministry was a massive invasion of the Constitution. This was outside the allocated budget. This is a deficit on top of a deficit. Very abnormal. These amounts are extraordinary," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, October 7, 2020 8:51:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti wrote ( about Debt Management ) : “The RBZ is a rogue bank that has been key to sustaining the ZANU agenda of regime survival and state capture . In 1 year alone it has contracted debt of US$2.5 b without approval from Parliament and in breach of the of the constitution,the Debt Management Act ,the PFMA and the RBZ Act. A huge chunk of the RBZ US$2.5 b debt is from the African Export and Import Bank (Afrexim ) and has been used to prop up the rigged one supplier FX auction . Parliament has made it clear that the law must be followed . S 327 of the constitution requires prior approval of Parly… The RBZ Quasi Fiscal Activities centered around illicit dealings in foreign currency,fuel,debt , Command Agriculture, TBs ,fuel and energy subsidies ,minerals and minerals securitization, export surrender requirements , money creation and ZAMCO make it the most dangerous organ in Zim,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, October 6, 2020 1:22:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “In papers that were filed before the courts, the ministry of (Labour and) Social Welfare confesses that you (Finance ministry) have only disbursed $90 million to the relevant ministry,” External link

newsday Monday, October 5, 2020 5:54:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "In papers that were filed before the courts, the ministry of (Labour and) Social Welfare confesses that you (Finance ministry) have only disbursed $90 million to the relevant ministry," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, October 5, 2020 9:34:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti wrote ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : “The Theater of the Absurd continues to roll out toxic reels of tragi-comedy . First was the absurd entry into Parliament of 2018 losers .Then the banning of by elections . All instances are proof beyond doubt of existence of a rabid paranoid psychotic desperate regime is coming to an end… Now more than ever is the time to stand for the constitution, for the rule of law for Zimbabwe. In Emmerson we face the greatest threat to our democracy , to our existence , to our value system . We must end impunity, State Capture and insanity . It is time to #SaveZimbabwe,” External link

zimeye Saturday, October 3, 2020 8:01:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "There is a challenge with the underlying philosophy of this Bill, which takes away, subtracts, detracts, de-legitimises certain human rights" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, October 2, 2020 10:16:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "This Bill tries to deal with four issues. These issues do not mix together, there is a tension. The Bill has to be unbundled so that the different issues that the Bill seeks to address are dealt with separately," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, October 2, 2020 10:16:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “There is a challenge with the underlying philosophy of this Bill, which takes away, subtracts, detracts, de-legitimises certain human rights” External link

newsday Thursday, October 1, 2020 5:06:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “This Bill tries to deal with four issues. These issues do not mix together, there is a tension. The Bill has to be unbundled so that the different issues that the Bill seeks to address are dealt with separately,” External link

newsday Thursday, October 1, 2020 5:06:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti argued ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : “The regime is preparing for clamp down. It has an itch that needs scratching.These are old Mnangagwa tactics. In the 80 s they planted arms on ZAPU farms. They are at it again.The Alliance believes in peaceful constitutional change.Stop this psychotic nonsense.#ZimbabweanLivesMatter,” External link

zimeye Wednesday, September 30, 2020 2:57:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti argued ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : “The regime is preparing for clamp down. It has an itch that needs scratching.These are old Mnangagwa tactics. In the 80 s they planted arms on ZAPU farms. They are at it again.The Alliance believes in peaceful constitutional change.Stop this psychotic nonsense.#ZimbabweanLivesMatter,” External link

zimeye Wednesday, September 30, 2020 2:27:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “This (media) is a profession, and the problem now is that in these days of multimedia platforms, we all think we are journalists — and there are so many of us bloggers on Facebook (varakashi) and so let us give the journalism profession the privilege of registration and self-regulation” External link

newsday Monday, September 28, 2020 9:52:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Temba Mliswa ) : "It is a good thing and Norton MP Temba Mliswa is very passionate about physical fitness. Even the Speaker needs to keep fit and so it is very important to consider that in the new parliament building," External link

BBCMonitoring Friday, September 25, 2020 2:04:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “If the media publishes something that is defamatory, it is not a criminal offence. It’s a case between two parties where civil remedies are available. You cannot therefore involve the police on a case that has been decriminalised,” External link

herald Friday, September 25, 2020 10:39:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The second session is about to close and once parliament opens for the third session, that will certainly be a number one item on the agenda," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, September 25, 2020 10:19:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Temba Mliswa ) : "It is a good thing and Norton MP Temba Mliswa is very passionate about physical fitness. Even the Speaker needs to keep fit and so it is very important to consider that in the new Parliament Building," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, September 25, 2020 10:19:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Temba Mliswa ) : "It is a good thing and Norton MP Temba Mliswa is very passionate about physical fitness. Even the Speaker needs to keep fit and so it is very important to consider that in the new Parliament Building," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, September 25, 2020 10:19:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Madam Speaker ) : “Madam Speaker, there is the issue of unemployment…95 percent of our people are employed outside the formal employment sector. We have people who are in their 40s right now who have never been formally employed,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, September 25, 2020 7:25:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “After we had challenges in securing his (Guvamatanga’s) attendance, the PAC made a unanimous decision that we should direct the Clerk of Parliament, Kennedy Chokuda to issue a warrant of arrest summoning Guvamatanga to appear before the committee on October 5,” “If he fails, the law will take its course as prescribed by the Parliament Privileges and Immunity Act and he will be charged with contempt of Parliament,” External link

newsday Tuesday, September 22, 2020 5:25:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “We asked the ministry officials to disaggregate the process and forward books of accounts to the AG [Auditor-General] for auditing. We also asked them to seek an opinion from the Attorney-General Prince Machaya on the meaning of section 307 of the Constitution, which talks of what government must do if it overspends because it gives a timeline that within 60 days of over-expenditure, they must bring a Condonation Bill before Parliament. But that did not happen for several years after the over-expenditure,” External link

newsday Tuesday, September 22, 2020 5:25:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about George Guvamatanga ) : “This is not the first time we received such contempt from Guvamatanga. In our first report presented before Parliament on the omissions of the Ministry of Finance, we actually censured the same Guvamatanga and the late former accountant-general Daniel Muchemwa after we had challenges in securing their attendance to give oral evidence before the committee,” External link

newsday Tuesday, September 22, 2020 5:25:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "After we had challenges in securing his (Guvamatanga's) attendance, the PAC made a unanimous decision that we should direct the Clerk of Parliament, Kennedy Chokuda to issue a warrant of arrest summoning Guvamatanga to appear before the committee on October 5," "If he fails, the law will take its course as prescribed by the Parliament Privileges and Immunity Act and he will be charged with contempt of Parliament," External link

onlinenigeria Tuesday, September 22, 2020 2:08:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about George Guvamatanga ) : "We find the attitude of Guvamatanga very disrespectful and very contemptuous of this committee," External link

onlinenigeria Tuesday, September 22, 2020 2:08:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about George Guvamatanga ) : "This is not the first time we received such contempt from Guvamatanga. In our first report presented before Parliament on the omissions of the Ministry of Finance, we actually censured the same Guvamatanga and the late former accountant-general Daniel Muchemwa after we had challenges in securing their attendance to give oral evidence before the committee," External link

onlinenigeria Tuesday, September 22, 2020 2:08:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "After we had challenges in securing his (Guvamatanga's) attendance, the PAC made a unanimous decision that we should direct the Clerk of Parliament, Kennedy Chokuda to issue a warrant of arrest summoning Guvamatanga to appear before the committee on October 5," "If he fails, the law will take its course as prescribed by the Parliament Privileges and Immunity Act and he will be charged with contempt of Parliament," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, September 22, 2020 9:19:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about George Guvamatanga ) : "We find the attitude of Guvamatanga very disrespectful and very contemptuous of this committee," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, September 22, 2020 9:19:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about George Guvamatanga ) : "This is not the first time we received such contempt from Guvamatanga. In our first report presented before Parliament on the omissions of the Ministry of Finance, we actually censured the same Guvamatanga and the late former accountant-general Daniel Muchemwa after we had challenges in securing their attendance to give oral evidence before the committee," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, September 22, 2020 9:19:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti added : “There is so much corruption everywhere. As a Parliament, we are overwhelmed” External link

mg Friday, September 18, 2020 10:19:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "That is false bravado, we will find a solution to the political crisis in Zimbabwe way before 2023. They are facing a crisis of legitimacy and a crisis of delivery, a solution will be found," External link

BBCMonitoring Thursday, September 17, 2020 10:03:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "That is false bravado, we will find a solution to the political crisis in Zimbabwe way before 2023. They are facing a crisis of legitimacy and a crisis of delivery, a solution will be found," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, September 17, 2020 8:31:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : “As the liberation movement decomposes under (President) Emmerson (Mnangagwa), its latest rants on the church, on the ANC, citizens and MDC Alliance leaders smacks of pathological desperation and vacuous idiocy. They have become a national threat to the people,” External link

thezimbabwemail Sunday, September 13, 2020 4:34:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : "As the liberation movement decomposes under (President) Emmerson (Mnangagwa), its latest rants on the church, on the ANC, citizens and MDC Alliance leaders smacks of pathological desperation and vacuous idiocy. They have become a national threat to the people," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, September 13, 2020 9:18:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Finance Act ) : “If you notice now the finance proposals that have been made by the minister in the last 12 months, they have all been following the USD,” “We are not pushing for the de-dollarisation of the Zim dollar. Let them exist side by side (US dollar) … but recognise. now that multiple currencies are legal tenders in Zimbabwe through the repeal of Statutory Instrument 142 of 2019 as codified by the Finance Act No. 2 of 2020 or No. 7 of 2019 which this House passed on 1st August, 2019,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Saturday, September 12, 2020 4:41:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Madam Speaker ) : “Madam Speaker, I asked the Minister in my contribution to his Second Reading that he revisits the issue of debt in this economy. Debt is put in a premium. His response was I cannot pay the US$1.2 billion which we owe to the World Bank, the US$500 million or so which we owe to the African Development Bank when there is poverty,” External link

insiderzim Saturday, September 12, 2020 10:37:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “On Statutory Instrument 133 of 2019 which de-dollarised the economy – what happened is that the minister devalued civil servants’ salaries, including salaries of MPs which cannot buy a full tank and yet in the community you are an MP but you are dis-honourable,” External link

newsday Friday, September 11, 2020 4:23:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "An application was made that Justice Kwenda's hands are tied already in that he handed an extensive judgment already in the form of Basilia Majaya and Gideon Shoko in which he touched on the very same issues and provided judgment on the very same issues," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, September 9, 2020 8:46:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "So, the applicants felt it was better that another judge who has not applied his mind to the same facts would hear the matter because if Justice Kwenda was to sit and hear arguments, it would be like asking him to revisit, to sit as a court of appeal in his own judgment, which is not in the best interest for justice at all," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, September 9, 2020 8:46:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Madam Speaker ) : “Madam Speaker, there is the issue of unemployment…95 percent of our people are employed outside the formal employment sector. We have people who are in their 40s right now who have never been formally employed,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, September 8, 2020 8:07:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti argued ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : “The challenge of Zim is a leadership that runs the country like a bottle store Patronage extraction and primitive accumulation are the DNA of regime Everything is for sale. Everything has a price and in every transaction the pimp must get a cut.A Head of State should not pimp country… Zim has huge coal deposits that extend from Gokwe all the way to Hwange Sinamatela.The granting of coal concessions in Hwange National Park is extremely crude&reflects that the grantee of those rights is not fit for the office he holds . He is an imposter #ZimbabaweanLivesMatter. Special Grants are only issued by one office in Zim . Under Emmerson we are are witnessing the primitive asset stripping of Zim from resources ,concessions and land,” External link

zimeye Saturday, September 5, 2020 9:07:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “But our actions alone as Zimbabweans are not enough. We need the agency, as well as the protection of international law,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, September 4, 2020 7:05:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti added : “The last time I heard that language was in February 1994 in Rwanda and a few months later in April 1994 about 800 000 people lay dead,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, September 4, 2020 7:05:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Cyril Ramaphosa ) : “President Cyril Ramaphosa, Sadc and the AU, we say this with the circumspect that the region itself is a very toxic region,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, September 4, 2020 7:05:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “The 2018 elections were contested and, therefore, legitimacy remains an issue. The second issue is the rise of the securocratic State and the rise of the military,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, September 4, 2020 7:05:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti added : “We have been in economic decline since 2012. We are in a recession that is fast tracking itself into an economic depression,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, September 4, 2020 7:05:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Job Sikhala ) : “I have been convicted, half of our youth movement are actually in hiding and also our vice chairperson Job Sikhala is also hiding … the majority of people that are being assaulted are innocent citizens who simply want to be governed well, want to be loved, to have food on their table, electricity, but the bandit State now criminalises everyone and everything, including expression,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, September 4, 2020 7:05:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The Constitution is very clear in section 295(4) that compensation can only be payable if there is an Act of Parliament," External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, September 3, 2020 2:22:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The Constitution is very clear in section 295(4) that compensation can only be payable if there is an Act of Parliament," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, September 3, 2020 8:49:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “Just before I joined this webinar, I was told one of our members has been found naked and dead outside his home in Mashonaland – this regime has declared war on its citizens. The characters may change, but the script remains the same. The script of Zimbabwe is one of political illegitimacy, the rise of autocratic statehood, stolen elections, the absence of a social contract and state capture” External link

dailymaverick Monday, August 24, 2020 3:04:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Morgan Tsvangirai ) : "There must be dialogue that takes care of military concerns. In 2008 after the MDC won the elections, the military sent envoys to talk to Morgan Tsvangirai and they raised six key issues, including concerns about transitional justice," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, August 22, 2020 10:35:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti told : "They also wanted guarantees that the future government would not dispossess them of their land and reverse the land reform programme," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, August 21, 2020 9:54:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : "They also wanted to know if they would be allowed to participate in the spheres of the economy, including joining the civil service should they quit the military," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, August 21, 2020 9:54:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : “They also wanted guarantees that the future government would not dispossess them of their land and reverse the land reform programme,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, August 21, 2020 5:42:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : “They also wanted to know if they would be allowed to participate in the spheres of the economy, including joining the civil service should they quit the military,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, August 21, 2020 5:42:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The last time I heard that language was in February 1994 in Rwanda and a few months later in April 1994, about 800,000 people lay dead," "I see one thing - a definitive attack on the citizens of Zimbabwe that will be very bloody and very nasty" External link

BBCMonitoring Tuesday, August 18, 2020 10:05:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "But our actions alone as Zimbabweans are not enough. We need the agency, as well as the protection of international law," External link

BBCMonitoring Monday, August 17, 2020 6:05:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “We as Zimbabweans, therefore, there is a limit to which we can defend ourselves. We need the agency of the international community in particular,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, August 17, 2020 4:04:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “But our actions alone as Zimbabweans are not enough. We need the agency, as well as the protection of international law,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, August 17, 2020 4:04:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti added : “The last time I heard that language was in February 1994 in Rwanda and a few months later in April 1994 about 800 000 people lay dead,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, August 17, 2020 4:04:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “But our actions alone as Zimbabweans are not enough. We need the agency, as well as the protection of international law,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Sunday, August 16, 2020 4:37:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti added : “The last time I heard that language was in February 1994 in Rwanda and a few months later in April 1994 about 800 000 people lay dead,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Sunday, August 16, 2020 4:37:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “The 2018 elections were contested and, therefore, legitimacy remains an issue. The second issue is the rise of the securocratic State and the rise of the military,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Sunday, August 16, 2020 4:37:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti added : “We have been in economic decline since 2012. We are in a recession that is fast tracking itself into an economic depression,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Sunday, August 16, 2020 4:37:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Job Sikhala ) : “I have been convicted, half of our youth movement are actually in hiding and also our vice chairperson Job Sikhala is also hiding … the majority of people that are being assaulted are innocent citizens who simply want to be governed well, want to be loved, to have food on their table, electricity, but the bandit State now criminalises everyone and everything, including expression,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Sunday, August 16, 2020 4:37:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “There is a crisis in Zimbabwe. There is an implosion, the military are everywhere suffocating people’s rights, and people are being abducted tortured, sexually abused,” External link

newsday Thursday, August 13, 2020 4:23:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “Journalists and activists are languishing in prison so leadership is required of the region of Cyril Ramaphosa but we find the actions and tantrums of Emmerson Mnangagwa as totally unacceptable and unacceptable denialism,” External link

newsday Thursday, August 13, 2020 4:23:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "There is a crisis in Zimbabwe. There is an implosion, the military are everywhere suffocating people's rights, and people are being abducted tortured, sexually abused," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, August 13, 2020 9:21:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "Journalists and activists are languishing in prison so leadership is required of the region of Cyril Ramaphosa but we find the actions and tantrums of Emmerson Mnangagwa as totally unacceptable and unacceptable denialism," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, August 13, 2020 9:21:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti blamed : “I am not worried about the noise other people make on social media. Twitter following does not necessarily translate into votes. In fact, it only brings massive criticism as it exposes their lies and lack of strategy,” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, August 12, 2020 3:34:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti blamed : "I am not worried about the noise other people make on social media. Twitter following does not necessarily translate into votes. In fact, it only brings massive criticism as it exposes their lies and lack of strategy," External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, August 12, 2020 8:03:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti blamed : "I am not worried about the noise other people make on social media. Twitter following does not necessarily translate into votes. In fact, it only brings massive criticism as it exposes their lies and lack of strategy," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, August 12, 2020 2:53:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti told : “So, we cannot be ignored. Zimbabweans cannot be ignored,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, August 11, 2020 4:05:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti added : “So we emphasise democracy over stability because the former is the guarantor of the latter,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, August 11, 2020 4:05:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Cyril Ramaphosa ) : “We now look forward to the agenda and the mandate of the team that he (Ramaphosa) has appointed. The details have not been flashed out to us,” External link

thezimbabwemail Monday, August 10, 2020 11:47:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : “So, we cannot be ignored. Zimbabweans cannot be ignored,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, August 10, 2020 5:05:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti added : “So we emphasise democracy over stability because the former is the guarantor of the latter,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, August 10, 2020 5:05:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Cyril Ramaphosa ) : “We now look forward to the agenda and the mandate of the team that he (Ramaphosa) has appointed. The details have not been flashed out to us,” External link

thezimbabwemail Monday, August 10, 2020 3:00:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Cyril Ramaphosa ) : “We now look forward to the agenda and the mandate of the team that he (Ramaphosa) has appointed. The details have not been flashed out to us,” External link

thezimbabwemail Monday, August 10, 2020 3:00:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Nelson Chamisa ) : “On the 31st of July 2018, there was a political party called the MDC Alliance led by Advocate Nelson Chamisa that participated in that election,” External link

thezimbabwemail Monday, August 10, 2020 1:36:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "We still have a few and the few are largely people in the military who participated in the liberation struggle, who feel that this is, ‘Us thing!' and to use local language 'Chinhu chedu!'," External link

onlinenigeria Monday, August 10, 2020 2:06:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "We still have a few and the few are largely people in the military who participated in the liberation struggle, who feel that this is, ‘Us thing!' and to use local language 'Chinhu chedu!'," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, August 9, 2020 8:18:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : “So, we cannot be ignored. Zimbabweans cannot be ignored,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Sunday, August 9, 2020 6:53:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti added : “So we emphasise democracy over stability because the former is the guarantor of the latter,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Sunday, August 9, 2020 6:53:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "We still have a few and the few are largely people in the military who participated in the liberation struggle, who feel that this is, us, thing and to use local language chinhu chedu," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, August 9, 2020 1:03:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “I don’t think they (Zanu PF) are ready for anything,” External link

dailymaverick Friday, August 7, 2020 4:17:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti told : "We are at a tipping point, something is going to give," External link

ibtimes Tuesday, August 4, 2020 10:00:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : "We are at a tipping point, something is going to give," External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, August 4, 2020 9:42:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "We are at a tipping point, something is going to give," External link

aljazeera-en Tuesday, August 4, 2020 9:27:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : "We are at a tipping point, something is going to give," External link

digitaljournal Tuesday, August 4, 2020 9:08:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : "We are at a tipping point, something is going to give," External link

afp-en Tuesday, August 4, 2020 8:31:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : "We are at a tipping point, something is going to give," External link

ibtimes Tuesday, August 4, 2020 6:00:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : "We are at a tipping point, something is going to give," External link

pulse Tuesday, August 4, 2020 5:49:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : "We are at a tipping point, something is going to give," External link

afp-en Tuesday, August 4, 2020 4:34:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti wrote : “The #amoeba must find an exit strategy and create a soft landing for him and his plentiful progeny. It is time. The citizens outsmarted the same by staying away,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Sunday, August 2, 2020 5:08:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti added ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : "We place responsibility for the rise in COVID-19 cases on the doors of the regime, on the doors of Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa. " External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, July 30, 2020 5:48:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Patrick Chinamasa ) : “We reject the fascist response by the regime, in particular the remarks by the deranged Chinamasa, who would have asked for dialogue with organisers of the events of 31 July,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, July 30, 2020 4:09:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Patrick Chinamasa ) : “We are concerned about the efforts to liquidate the MDC Alliance. We take great exception to the description of our alliance as a terrorist by a ramshackle individual who is not qualified to make that statement in the form of (Patrick) Chinamasa. We are a legitimate and constitutional organisation,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, July 30, 2020 4:09:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "We reject the fascist response by the regime, in particular the remarks made by the deranged Patrick Chinamasa," "A responsible government would have asked for dialogue with the organisers of the events of July 31, 2020, but this regime is unique, this regime is violent, this regime is impervious to logic and objectivity and we have seen a huge clampdown on people including Hopewell Chin'ono, Jacob Ngarivhume and others" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, July 30, 2020 11:15:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti added : "We are concerned about the attacks on the general membership of our movement and the people. We are concerned in particular with concerted effort to liquidate the MDC Alliance. " External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, July 30, 2020 11:15:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : “They’re being hounded as if they are common criminals. They’re all in hiding, being hounded by a predatory, thugocratic state led by Emmerson Mnangagwa. We’re concerned particularly at the concerted effort to liquidate the MDC Alliance. We take great exception to the description of our party as a terrorist organisation,” External link

thezimbabwemail Thursday, July 30, 2020 1:35:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “We’re calling for the restoration of the constitution as a matter of urgency. Covid-19 has allowed this regime through the back door to impose a de facto state of emergency. Everyone’s rights have been suspended,” “We support the rights of the citizens who have organised July 31, 2020. We support their constitutional right to embark on a peaceful, constitutional protest against the regime codified in section 59 of the constitution of Zimbabwe. We reject the fascist response by the regime. A responsible government would have asked for dialogue with the organisers, but this regime is unique… it is violent and impervious to logic” External link

thezimbabwemail Thursday, July 30, 2020 1:35:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti told : “We will resist the de facto declaration of state of emergency. We will resist the curtailment of our rights,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, July 23, 2020 4:23:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “We accept this explanation because we regard the pandemic as a serious one and we do not want to expose anyone to the virus. We are going to hold our enquiry in abeyance for a period of four weeks,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, July 21, 2020 11:02:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : “Everyone should pay back, starting with Mnangagwa, he was one of the biggest beneficiaries,” “Everything was about looting and patronage and unfortunately, Zanu-PF will never get tired of looting” External link

thezimbabwemail Sunday, July 19, 2020 11:04:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : "Everyone should pay back, starting with Mnangagwa, he was one of the biggest beneficiaries," "Everything was about looting and patronage and unfortunately, Zanu-PF will never get tired of looting" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, July 19, 2020 12:05:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “It is a disaster because the country is in an emergency situation of COVID-19 and people were expecting supplementary budgetary measures in US$ terms and at least even a statement on how the US$75 cushioning allowance for civil servants will be paid out,” External link

newsday Friday, July 17, 2020 2:57:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti charged : “People were expecting a statement which will address the massive shortages of fuel, where it is now being sold in US$ and everything is indexed in US$, including vehicle registration. His mid-term review is a total rejection of critical issues affecting people. This mid-term review statement is a total disaster,” “His budget surpluses are hot air as people are hungry and civil servants are underpaid. He failed to address the closure of the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange, the delisting of Old Mutual, and the closure of bulk EcoCash transactions and the serious market distortions in the agriculture sector, where tobacco and cotton farmers are complaining about payment and cotton farmers have $300 million trapped in EcoCash (agent lines)” External link

newsday Friday, July 17, 2020 2:57:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : “He also refused to acknowledge that the 2020 budget has been ravaged by inflation, hence there was scope for a supplementary budget — especially in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, July 17, 2020 11:01:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "It's a desperate act by a desperate clueless government," External link

onlinenigeria Sunday, July 12, 2020 2:29:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "It's a desperate act by a desperate clueless government," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, July 12, 2020 1:54:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “Today, we were supposed to continue with our oral evidence from the Finance ministry on issues relating to the Financial Adjustments Bill. We met the Ministry of Finance on June 26 and at the close of that meeting, we agreed that we will adjourn to July 6th (yesterday). We adjourned by consent,” “The reasons why we adjourned were that the Ministry of Finance representatives Kunaka and Zvandasara and two other officials could not explain to us why the figures in the US$10,6 billion Financial Adjustments Bill were over and above the accounts audited by the Auditor-General for 2015 to 2018” External link

newsday Wednesday, July 8, 2020 6:46:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about George Guvamatanga ) : “However, on Friday July 3, the clerk of the PAC, Christian Ratsakatika, received an email from Guvamatanga’s office, which said they would not be able to attend because they had not yet received a legal opinion from the Attorney-General, and that they were busy with the midterm budget review to be announced next Thursday on July 16,” External link

newsday Wednesday, July 8, 2020 6:46:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about George Guvamatanga ) : “We want to express our extreme disappointment as PAC at the Ministry of Finance because we are dealing with their Bill in respect of which they are asking for forgiveness for over-expenditure from Parliament on unauthorised use of a colossal amount. We see barbaric disrespect of this committee by Guvamatanga,” External link

newsday Wednesday, July 8, 2020 6:46:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Clerk ) : “We will adjourn the meeting to July 20 and in the event that they are not present the Clerk of Parliament will issue a warrant in terms of the Parliament Privileges and Immunities Act,” External link

newsday Wednesday, July 8, 2020 6:46:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The arrest of 18 nurses and hospital staff from Harare Hospital now , is heinous and totally unacceptable. Criminalising industrial disputes is an unfair labor practice," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, July 7, 2020 9:28:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about The UK ) : “The regime has gone absolutely bonkers & desperate. Fake news and fake letters have now become the new norm. This is Emmerson writ large. Over the years he has cut his teeth manufacturing evidence, planting arms, smearing opponents. He is crude, ruthless but structurally dull,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Sunday, July 5, 2020 11:46:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti told : "We have also received very confidential reports that General Chiwenga has issued an order for the assassination of President Nelson Chamisa and myself. We don't accept that," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, July 4, 2020 11:23:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti told : "It's a result of a lack of production in the country. Until this is addressed, we will continue witnessing the collapse of the economy and these attempts by a clueless government to resuscitate it," External link

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

Tendai Biti said : “It’s shifting the deck when the Titanic is sinking,” External link

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

Tendai Biti added : “On May 15, the black market rate was $1 to ZW$40, today, in early June, the rate is $1 to ZW$85. ‘‘So it has grown by more than 100 per cent in less than three weeks,” “Some of the things that have exacerbated this have been the measures taken by the Reserve Bank, in particular the restrictions on electronic transfers, mobile money and the restriction of real time gross settlement transactions” External link

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

Tendai Biti told : “It’s a result of a lack of production in the country. Until this is addressed, we will continue witnessing the collapse of the economy and these attempts by a clueless government to resuscitate it,” External link

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

Tendai Biti said : "It does not make economic sense. The reason why we have a black market in the economy is not because of Ecocash or the stock exchange, it's because we are simply not producing," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, June 28, 2020 10:58:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "You cannot have a government that specialises in creating difficulties for its citizens. Think of the millions of people who cannot access money in banks who rely on mobile transfers," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, June 28, 2020 10:58:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “It is a foolish government run by foolish people. It is the worst among us, it is a kakistocracy,” External link

newsday Wednesday, June 24, 2020 11:08:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Nelson Chamisa ) : “They have unleashed fascism in the country, they have closed space but that doesn’t work. The more you increase pressure, the more people quest for freedom, so people are hungry for freedom and people are ready to die for that freedom,” “A moronic project to destroy the movement using all levers of the State was always bound to fail. The people are clear. We are MDC Alliance led by one leader, Nelson Chamisa” External link

newsday Wednesday, June 24, 2020 11:08:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Monetary Policy ) : "The minister has failed in absolute terms and must resign. We are gravely concerned about the continuous shifting of our Monetary Policy. We are concerned particularly about the constant changes to our Monetary Policy," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, June 20, 2020 11:44:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "It is a fictitious package because government does not have ZW$18 billion. As a matter of fact, since the lockdown on March 30, this government has hardly collected any revenue because companies have been shut down. So that ZW$18 billion is hot air. So you cannot distribute hot air. You are not God," "So, it's pie in the sky. We do need a package, a social package, to flatten the poverty curve. In my submission, this government, by hook and by crook, must find US$500 million which it should channel towards social safety nets. This would entail the provision of food to the people, provision of cash handouts to people during the period of the pandemic" External link

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

Tendai Biti said : "The other important ratio to look at is the net value of debt to exports. This ratio is key because you use your exports to clear your debt. Our debt levels now are over 90% to export earnings. Our debt-to-GDP ratio is over 200%," External link

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

Tendai Biti said : "The Staff-Monitored Programme agreed in May of 2019 is dead. Since 2014, Zimbabwe under Zanu-PF has gone through four SMPs like diapers and everyone is now realising that the diarrhoea won't stop unless you find a political solution," "Anything else that doesn't address the political solution is a waste of time. There must be an address of the political situation. That is the elephant in the living room" External link

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

Tendai Biti said : "It is shifting the deck when the Titanic is sinking (efforts by the RBZ to arrest the collapse of the Zimbabwean dollar).These measures are actually making the parallel market rate go on fire. On May 15, the black market rate was US$1:ZW$40, today in early June the rate is US$1:ZW$85. So it has grown by more than 100% in less than three weeks," "One of the things that have exacerbated this has been the measures taken by the Reserve Bank, in particular the restrictions on Zipit transactions, EcoCash transactions, and closure of EcoCash agents and the restriction of Real-Time Gross Settlement (RTGS) transactions. It does not work. It will not work. There is a shortage of foreign currency in this country because we are not producing" External link

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

Tendai Biti said : "It is a fictitious package because government does not have ZW$18 billion. As a matter of fact, since the lockdown on March 30, this government has hardly collected any revenue because companies have been shut down. So that ZW$18 billion is hot air. So you cannot distribute hot air. You are not God," "So, it's pie in the sky. We do need a package, a social package, to flatten the poverty curve. In my submission, this government, by hook and by crook, must find US$500 million which it should channel towards social safety nets. This would entail the provision of food to the people, provision of cash handouts to people during the period of the pandemic" External link

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

Tendai Biti said : “It is our contention that Ncube owes Zimbabwe an apology and that he should repeal SI 33 and SI 42 and the Finance Act because he is introducing the Zimbabwe dollar through the back door. The Minister of Finance has been involved in massive lying,” External link

newsday Friday, June 19, 2020 7:31:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The key precondition here is to resolve the political crisis but it doesn't appear that it will be resolved any time soon. So talking about the prospects of a rebound when it comes to Zimbabwe is basically far-fetched and daydreaming," External link

wacotrib Friday, June 19, 2020 2:14:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti told : “No one trusts them. This economy doesn’t trust them,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, June 18, 2020 7:14:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti added : “What needs to be done is that the government must reintroduce, as a matter of urgency, the regime of multiple currencies,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, June 18, 2020 7:14:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : “So, two issues and measures around the fungibility of certain shares — in particular the Old Mutual shares — must be allowed to be fungible,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, June 18, 2020 7:14:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "We maintain strongly that ZANU cannot unilaterally alter a constitution that was approved by 93% of Zimbabweans in a referendum. More so when some of the proposed amendments seek to alter the basic structure of the constitution. The constitution is sacrosanct & should be protected," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, June 17, 2020 8:01:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "We maintain strongly that ZANU cannot unilaterally alter a constitution that was approved by 93% of Zimbabweans in a referendum. Moreso when some of the proposed amendments seek to alter the basic structure of the constitution. The constitution is sacrosanct & should be protected," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, June 17, 2020 11:28:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : “As the economy implodes, Mnangagwa and his lot are presiding over the most corrupt and extractive period since Zimbabwe’s independence 40 years ago. Billions of dollars are siphoned off from the state, in vehicles and companies linked to Mnangagwa, his family and business associates,” External link

theindependent Monday, June 15, 2020 11:13:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : “We urgently need a political solution in this country because if we do not do that, as (Finance minister) Mthuli Ncube admits in his letter to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), there is going to be an implosion,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Sunday, June 14, 2020 2:18:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti wrote : "Even in these unprecedented times, any support from the World Bank Group must contribute towards our shared goal of better health and economic opportunity for the people of Zimbabwe. Any assistance must not be allowed to further enrich or entrench the very people who have destroyed our economy and democracy," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, June 9, 2020 10:05:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “I would be happy to facilitate dialogue between the bank and civil society on arrears in question as a way of ensuring that international support to Zimbabwe is consistent with economic and democratic reform and not a step backwards for our long-suffering people,” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, June 9, 2020 4:43:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “I would be happy to facilitate dialogue between the bank and civil society on arrears in question as a way of ensuring that international support to Zimbabwe is consistent with economic and democratic reform and not a step backwards for our long-suffering people,” External link

herald Tuesday, June 9, 2020 3:00:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : “That Emmerson must go is a shared unconstested view. What is not shared is methodology & the future .We must avoid Nov 2017 Lawlessnes begets unlawful outcomes .The NTA created by converged Zimbabweans is the only way forward . It gives Zim a chance & allows much needed time out,” External link

zimeye Monday, June 8, 2020 6:21:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : “At the centre of these challenges is the failure to resolve the deep political crisis in the country,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, June 8, 2020 2:07:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : “If that was not the case, there wouldn’t have been independence in Zimbabwe, South Africa and Namibia,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, June 8, 2020 2:07:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : “At the centre of these challenges is the failure to resolve the deep political crisis in the country,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Sunday, June 7, 2020 1:52:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : “If that was not the case, there wouldn’t have been independence in Zimbabwe, South Africa and Namibia,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Sunday, June 7, 2020 1:52:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti added : “You will kill two birds with one stone. You will also deal with the problem of runaway inflation,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Sunday, June 7, 2020 1:52:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : “Now you cannot introduce a currency when no one trusts you … that is the problem with Mnangagwa and Ncube. No one trusts them. This economy doesn’t trust them,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Sunday, June 7, 2020 1:52:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti added : “What needs to be done is that the government must reintroduce, as a matter of urgency, the regime of multiple currencies,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Sunday, June 7, 2020 1:52:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : “So, two issues and measures around the fungibility of certain shares — in particular the Old Mutual shares — must be allowed to be fungible,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Sunday, June 7, 2020 1:52:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : “We are the rightful owners of the building and you have had no court order to stop us from entering,” External link

angop Saturday, June 6, 2020 2:25:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : “We are the rightful owners of the building and you have had no court order to stop us from entering,” External link

standardmedia Friday, June 5, 2020 6:50:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : "We are the rightful owners of the building and you have had no court order to stop us from entering," External link

reuters-en Friday, June 5, 2020 5:21:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "These are just trumped-up charges by a desperate dictator called Emmerson (Mnangagwa). It's a waste of time, those charges are a waste of time," "How can the courts be burdened to look into cooked up charges against Advocate Thabani Mpofu when we have lost billions through corruption led by Emmerson Mnangagwa? In a country where Emmerson and his children have stolen everything. It's just shocking. It shows unbelievable levels of State capture" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, June 5, 2020 11:10:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “The government spends more than it has and this results in the printing of more money to support fiscal spending, which in turn results in inflation,” External link

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

Tendai Biti said : “They made him sleep at Rhodesville Police Station . His crime is that he defended the people in their quest for legitimacy and justice . They are now refusing to take him to court , pretending to be in meetings .No gun,no prison will stop an idea whose hour is ripe,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, June 2, 2020 1:09:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti argued ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : “Zimbabwe under Emmerson Mnangagwa has truly become a pariah State . A little tin pot banana Republic that deserves no sympathy or respect,” “The regime is at it again . Hardly a day passes without gross violation of human rights . The economy has collapsed.Poverty engulfs the citizen but all energy is directed at emasculating the citizenThe arrest of journalists doing their work is unlawful and ridiculous.. This man has failed and failed in absolute terms . Charema chinhu !! Charamba Chinhu!!Part of his problem is ,he has never understood Statecraft . He has never understood that governance is consensual,an inclusive process of trade ins , incentives and trade offs” External link

zimeye Wednesday, May 27, 2020 4:26:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Pravin Gordhan ) : “In July 2010 after a meeting in Boksburg, Johannesburg, with Pravin Gordhan (former South African Finance minister), I briefed my principals on the need and imperative of joining the Rand Monetary Union and Sacu [Southern African Customs Union]. The idea was ferociously shot down purely on the grounds of nationalism. South Africa was said to be brash and arrogant,” External link

newsday Monday, May 25, 2020 7:09:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Pravin Gordhan ) : "In July 2010 after a meeting in Boksburg, Johannesburg, with Pravin Gordhan (former South African Finance minister), I briefed my principals on the need and imperative of joining the Rand Monetary Union and Sacu [Southern African Customs Union]. The idea was ferociously shot down purely on the grounds of nationalism. South Africa was said to be brash and arrogant," External link

onlinenigeria Monday, May 25, 2020 1:57:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Pravin Gordhan ) : "In July 2010 after a meeting in Boksburg, Johannesburg, with Pravin Gordhan (former South African Finance minister), I briefed my principals on the need and imperative of joining the Rand Monetary Union and Sacu [Southern African Customs Union]. The idea was ferociously shot down purely on the grounds of nationalism. South Africa was said to be brash and arrogant," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, May 25, 2020 10:33:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti told : “It’s a total collapse. The most painful thing is that this is self-induced as all this was clearly avoidable,” External link

thezimbabwemail Monday, May 25, 2020 2:49:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti added : “The political crisis in the country has to be resolved. Economics is very easy. You eat what you kill … deal with the madness in the currency issues, scrap controls and restrictions, re-dollarise and stop corruption,” External link

thezimbabwemail Monday, May 25, 2020 2:49:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti told : "It's a total collapse. The most painful thing is that this is self-induced as all this was clearly avoidable," External link

onlinenigeria Sunday, May 24, 2020 8:08:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti added : "The political crisis in the country has to be resolved. Economics is very easy. You eat what you kill … deal with the madness in the currency issues, scrap controls and restrictions, re-dollarise and stop corruption," External link

onlinenigeria Sunday, May 24, 2020 8:08:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : "It's a total collapse. The most painful thing is that this is self-induced as all this was clearly avoidable," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, May 24, 2020 7:06:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti added : "The political crisis in the country has to be resolved. Economics is very easy. You eat what you kill … deal with the madness in the currency issues, scrap controls and restrictions, re-dollarise and stop corruption," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, May 24, 2020 7:06:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The regime is at it again," "Hardly a day passes without gross violation of human rights. The economy has collapsed, poverty engulfs citizens, but all the energy is directed at emasculating the citizen. The arrest of journalists doing their work is unlawful and ridiculous" External link

BBCMonitoring Sunday, May 24, 2020 6:06:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti déclaré ( about Pravin Gordhan ) : "Après une réunion tenue en juillet 2010 à Boksburg, à Johannesburg, avec Pravin Gordhan (ancien ministre sud-africain des Finances), j'ai informé mes dirigeants de la nécessité et de l'importance de rejoindre l'Union monétaire du rand. L'idée a été fortement rejetée pour des raisons purement nationalistes. L'Afrique du Sud a été qualifiée d'effrontée et d'arrogante" External link

infosplusgabon Sunday, May 24, 2020 4:40:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti déclaré : "Avec le dollar américain qui s'échange désormais au-dessus de 65 ZWL sur le marché parallèle, il est temps que le régime accepte l'échec sans l'ombre d'un doute de ses politiques monétaires et de taux de change. Nous avons constamment soutenu que l'on peut truquer tout le reste, mais pas l'économie. Une réinitialisation urgente est nécessaire" External link

infosplusgabon Sunday, May 24, 2020 4:40:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : “It’s a total collapse. The most painful thing is that this is self-induced as all this was clearly avoidable,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Sunday, May 24, 2020 3:13:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti added : “The political crisis in the country has to be resolved. Economics is very easy. You eat what you kill … deal with the madness in the currency issues, scrap controls and restrictions, re-dollarise and stop corruption,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Sunday, May 24, 2020 3:13:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The regime is at it again," "Hardly a day passes without gross violation of human rights. The economy has collapsed, poverty engulfs citizens, but all the energy is directed at emasculating the citizen. The arrest of journalists doing their work is unlawful and ridiculous" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, May 24, 2020 11:41:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “The regime is at it again,” “Hardly a day passes without gross violation of human rights. The economy has collapsed, poverty engulfs citizens, but all the energy is directed at emasculating the citizen. The arrest of journalists doing their work is unlawful and ridiculous” External link

thestandard-zw Sunday, May 24, 2020 7:00:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “The judgment was reserved. The judge wanted to first see if government would lift the Zupco monopoly or allow the informal sector to re-open in the lockdown review,” External link

zimeye Saturday, May 23, 2020 1:30:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti argued : “Be that as it may adoption of the Rand and joining the Rand Monetary Union is the only viable mid term solution. The US$ is over valued and has appreciated more than 20 % in last two years . Zim must devalue to a stable international currency which is the Rand . Thirdly regional integration is the future . The region needs both free trade and a monetary union,” External link

zimeye Friday, May 22, 2020 3:16:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti added : "The judgment did not deal with the constitutional questions in the legality of dollarisation," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, May 22, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The biggest debtor in this country is the government of Zimbabwe, which borrowed over US$11 billion in Treasury Bills alone and repaid those huge sums of money in RTGS dollars and bond notes. The government introduced the SI 33 and SI 143 of 2019 in order to clear its debts," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, May 22, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "When I left government as finance minister, I left US$6,5 billion in cash and through an expansionary of fiscal policy, they overspent, thereby taking people's money in deposits and the public accounts committee has confirmed that in its report on the central bank," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, May 22, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti added : "If this had happened in South Africa, there would have been multitudes of suits and as a practicing human rights lawyer in this particular commercial case, I blame the big people with real money who cannot come forward to fight such human rights violation because they manage the relations with the government," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, May 22, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “The judgment was reserved. The judge wanted to first see if government would lift the Zupco monopoly or allow the informal sector to re-open in the lockdown review,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, May 21, 2020 2:41:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The regime is broke and broke in absolute terms. The coffers are empty and they are generating salaries through the RTGS ponzi scheme," "To date, Treasury has not disbursed safety-net payments to the ministry of social welfare. Tobacco sales have had a poor start and donors are not coming on board" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, May 13, 2020 7:26:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "Where is the $18 billion and the $200 million package coming from? We need to know, because government is broke and does not have money," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, May 8, 2020 2:40:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "We consider what has happened today as a declaration of war, as the end of normal politics," External link

allafrica Thursday, May 7, 2020 12:35:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti says : "What has happened today is a declaration of war. It marks the end of normal politics in Zimbabwe" External link

allafrica Thursday, May 7, 2020 12:35:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "We've given peace and dialogue a chance. What's happened today is a declaration of war. It marks the end of normal politics in Zimbabwe. We'll defend ourselves. We're not worried. We'll look the beast in the eye and fight," External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, May 6, 2020 8:19:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "We've given peace and dialogue a chance. What's happened today is a declaration of war. It marks the end of normal politics in Zimbabwe. We'll defend ourselves. We're not worried. We'll look the beast in the eye and fight," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, May 6, 2020 6:35:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti wrote : "The decision to force the use of ZUPCO buses as sole public transporter is irrational and monopolistic. ZUPCO lacks capacity to ferry every worker. The regime is out of depth, without a doubt the worst government in the world," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, May 5, 2020 7:19:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "It's the obligation of the state and the state alone to conduct and pay for Covid-19 tests. Forcing citizens to pay for own costs is irrational and an attack on the right to life. Equally, provision of masks is an obligation of the state. Compelling citizens to buy unavailable masks is zany," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, May 5, 2020 7:19:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “The reported deployment of Zimbabwe troops in Mozambique represents further reproduction of illegalities and ill-throughout actions by the regime. Assuming there is an urgent military situation in Cabo Delgado, surely the region collectively must act. A meeting of Sadc must be held” External link

newsday Monday, May 4, 2020 10:29:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “United Nations reports expose massive looting of diamonds and bauxite that took place under cover of war, regrettably the same characters are now in Mozambique,” External link

newsday Monday, May 4, 2020 10:29:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “The reported deployment of Zimbabwe troops in Mozambique represents further reproduction of illegalities and ill-throughout actions by the regime. Assuming there is an urgent military situation in Cabo Delgado, surely the region collectively must act. A meeting of Sadc must be held” External link

thezimbabwemail Monday, May 4, 2020 12:22:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “United Nations reports expose massive looting of diamonds and bauxite that took place under cover of war, regrettably the same characters are now in Mozambique,” External link

thezimbabwemail Monday, May 4, 2020 12:22:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The reported deployment of Zimbabwe troops in Mozambique represents further reproduction of illegalities and ill-throughout actions by the regime. Assuming there is an urgent military situation in Cabo Delgado, surely the region collectively must act. A meeting of Sadc must be held" External link

bulawayo24 Monday, May 4, 2020 10:26:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti told : “No one is going to believe his lies because things were already bad before Covid-19,” External link

thezimbabwemail Saturday, May 2, 2020 8:30:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : "No one is going to believe his lies because things were already bad before Covid-19," External link

onlinenigeria Saturday, May 2, 2020 8:13:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : "No one is going to believe his lies because things were already bad before Covid-19," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, May 2, 2020 7:13:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The regime's price control announcement obliging retailers to revert to 25 March prices is illegal, zany and unenforceable. Price controls can't work, won't work. Regime must fix productivity and supply constraints. It must fix currency and fix mess. The level of incompetence is shocking," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, April 24, 2020 11:04:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “Given that it’s foreseeable that there will be a two-week lockdown extension, we urge the authorities to base all decisions on data, science, experts and the experience of other countries,” External link

thezimbabwemail Sunday, April 19, 2020 3:21:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "Given that it's foreseeable that there will be a two-week lockdown extension, we urge the authorities to base all decisions on data, science, experts and the experience of other countries," External link

onlinenigeria Saturday, April 18, 2020 8:14:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “Given that it’s foreseeable that there will be a two-week lockdown extension, we urge the authorities to base all decisions on data, science, experts and the experience of other countries,” External link

zimeye Saturday, April 18, 2020 7:23:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "Given that it's foreseeable that there will be a two-week lockdown extension, we urge the authorities to base all decisions on data, science, experts and the experience of other countries," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, April 18, 2020 5:24:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “We are not testing, unfortunately. Zimbabwe so far has done 500 tests, so in the absence of data, the authorities do not have the basis of making a decision of extending or not extending. In our view, there is no point in locking down people unless you are actually testing. The whole idea of a lockdown is to enable the cycle and in those 14 days you are not testing, there is no basis for lockdown, massive tests are missing in Zimbabwe,” External link

newsday Wednesday, April 15, 2020 6:01:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "We are not testing, unfortunately. Zimbabwe so far has done 500 tests, so in the absence of data, the authorities do not have the basis of making a decision of extending or not extending. In our view, there is no point in locking down people unless you are actually testing. The whole idea of a lockdown is to enable the cycle and in those 14 days you are not testing, there is no basis for lockdown, massive tests are missing in Zimbabwe," External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, April 15, 2020 3:22:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "We are not testing, unfortunately. Zimbabwe so far has done 500 tests, so in the absence of data, the authorities do not have the basis of making a decision of extending or not extending. In our view, there is no point in locking down people unless you are actually testing. The whole idea of a lockdown is to enable the cycle and in those 14 days you are not testing, there is no basis for lockdown, massive tests are missing in Zimbabwe," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, April 15, 2020 11:11:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "20 African countries obtain debt relief and Zimbabwe is conspicuously absent. The reason is political illegitimacy, fascism and disrespect of the rule of law. Reason is corruption and rent seeking behavior,cartels and #SakundaRepublic . Reason is failure to reform and stealing elections," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, April 14, 2020 5:39:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “The regime which has wasted $2.7 billion on Command Wheat can’t build decent infrastructure for our people. It is failing to provide PPE (personal protective equipment) to respondents and has so far failed to buy a single test kit. The regime must wake up from its slumber, provide stimulus safety nets, test, track, isolate and treat people for coronavirus,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, April 14, 2020 4:55:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Kudakwashe Bhasikiti ) : "Political issues are not determined in courts of law. I was the lawyer who represented Kudakwashe Bhaskiti when he was expelled from Zanu-PF in early 2015," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, April 13, 2020 7:15:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "On behalf of Bhaskiti, l went from the High Court all the way to the ConCourt arguing that Bhaskiti had been expelled without due process and a disciplinary hearing. The ConCourt told me that I had a duty and obligation to exhaust domestic remedies and ‘resolve your problems within the party," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, April 13, 2020 7:15:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “The regime which has wasted $2.7 billion on Command Wheat can’t build decent infrastructure for our people. It is failing to provide PPE (personal protective equipment) to respondents and has so far failed to buy a single test. The regime must wake up from its slumber, provide stimulus safety nets, test, track, isolate and treat people for coronavirus,” External link

zimeye Monday, April 13, 2020 5:11:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "COVID-19 has exposed the lack of leadership, lack of talent and lack of care on the part of men and women masquerading as government in the present day Zimbabwe," "The first thing that is so key is to conduct tests, so it's regrettable that to date only 400 tests have been conducted. Every other serious country has rolled out programmes of mass testing, countries like South Africa, Spain, China itself and the USA," External link

allafrica Monday, April 13, 2020 4:17:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti amesema : “Nimesafiri kutoka Zimbabwe, nimepitia katika viwanja viwili vya ndege na kila nilipofika nimekuta wamevaa vifunika uso, kutokana na ugonjwa wa corona,” External link

mwananchi Sunday, March 15, 2020 5:26:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti amesema : “Nimesafiri kutoka Zimbabwe, nimepitia katika viwanja viwili vya ndege na kila nilipofika nimekuta wamevaa masiki (mdomoni), kutokana na ugonjwa wa Corona,” External link

mwananchi Saturday, March 14, 2020 5:18:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti afirmou : “A Constituição garante o direito à manifestação. Mas este regime fascista negou e proibiu este direito ao povo do Zimbabwe” External link

portaldeangola Friday, August 16, 2019 8:31:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti indiqué : "Nous sommes très fiers que le tribunal ait reconnu le pouvoir qui lui incombe selon les termes de la Constitution. Et, plus important encore, que les tribunaux se prononcent sans peur et sans parti pris" External link

afp-fr Wednesday, September 7, 2016 7:58:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
lawyer8.03%EN10/24/201724/10/2017
leader1.15%EN10/13/201713/10/2017
aide1.15%EN09/12/201712/09/2017
close aide1.15%EN09/12/201712/09/2017
finance minister34.29%EN09/06/201706/09/2017
minister1.15%EN09/06/201706/09/2017
president0.57%EN07/10/201710/07/2017
secretary-general19.94%EN05/03/201703/05/2017
former finance minister7.17%EN02/13/201713/02/2017
servant0.14%EN12/25/201625/12/2016
democratic party president0.57%EN11/11/201611/11/2016
expert0.43%EN09/26/201626/09/2016
secretary general14.78%EN09/19/201619/09/2016
general0.72%EN09/19/201619/09/2016
secretary0.43%EN10/24/201324/10/2013
general secretary0.43%EN09/09/201309/09/2013
outgoing finance minister1.87%EN08/30/201330/08/2013
ministre des finances0.43%FR08/05/201305/08/2013
candidate1.29%EN08/04/201304/08/2013
ministro das finanças0.43%PT08/01/201301/08/2013
minister of finance2.01%EN12/31/201231/12/2012
zimbabwean finance minister0.57%EN12/13/201213/12/2012
segretario generale0.72%IT04/06/200806/04/2008
segretario0.14%IT03/31/200831/03/2008
parlamentari0.14%IT03/30/200830/03/2008
spokesperson0.14%EN09/09/200509/09/2005
mp0.14%EN02/12/200512/02/2005
Names Lang Count
Tendai BitiEN55.35%
Tendai BitiFR11.45%
Tendai BitiPT10.84%
Tendai BitiAF10.82%
Tendai BitiEU10.82%
Тендай БитиRU0.29%
Tendai BitEN0.21%
Тендаи БитиRU0.08%
Тендаю БитиRU0.05%
Tandai BitiEN0.05%
Tendai BitiSW0.03%
Tandai BitiNL0.00%
Tenda BitiEN0.00%


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