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Tendai Biti concluded : “So Cde President, we have a duty to lead,” External link

zimeye Friday, September 20, 2019 4:02:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “We are not producing. There is no productivity. There is no confidence in the Zimbabwean dollar. So what is happening is just a vote-of-no-confidence in this currency,” “There is disequilibrium in the economy, there is too much money chasing too few goods — hence high inflation. This is what happens when you increase money supply into the economy. These guys are overspending. They are creating more money supply and the rates shoot up. This is what happens when you demonetise the US dollar, you commodify it” External link

theindependent Friday, September 20, 2019 11:54:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “Whatever they do, it won’t work, there is no confidence in Emmerson Mnangagwa and Mthuli Ncube. Mnangagwa and his government have been a disastrous failure,” External link

theindependent Friday, September 20, 2019 11:54:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti argued : “So, it is only Parliament which makes the laws, so when the Minister of Finance and Economic Development on the 12th October, 2018 made law by repealing section 22 G of the Income Tax Act Chapter 23:06, he breached Section 134 of the Constitution of Zimbabwe,” External link

newsday Thursday, September 19, 2019 6:06:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Finance Act ) : “They were clever because they had also inserted the new tax into the Finance Act a day after our court case, but they did not repeal Statutory Instrument 205 of 2018. What it means is that the tax will remain in place until the Finance Act is repealed, but we have not seen the judgment, so we await the judgment so that we study it and take it from there,” External link

newsday Thursday, September 19, 2019 6:06:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Finance Act ) : “They (government) were clever because they had also inserted the new tax into the Finance Act. But they did not repeal Statutory Instrument (SI)205/2018 also known as the Finance (Rate and Incidence of Intermediated Money Transfer Tax) Regulations,” External link

zimeye Wednesday, September 18, 2019 3:05:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti added ( about Finance Act ) : “The Act will be their defence to say this was included in the Finance Act” External link

zimeye Wednesday, September 18, 2019 3:05:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : “Today, we must mourn Robert Mugabe and pass condolences to his wife and children, and thank him for leading the battle against colonialism and for the emancipation of Zimbabwe leading to its independence in 1980,” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, September 10, 2019 12:57:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “Today, we must mourn Robert Mugabe and pass condolences to his wife and children, and thank him for leading the battle against colonialism and for the emancipation of Zimbabwe leading to its independence in 1980,” “I was tortured by Robert Mugabe in 2008. Many Zimbabweans were killed during Gukurahundi. But I don’t feel bitterness, I feel indebtedness, I feel gratitude to the work he did in liberating our country” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, September 10, 2019 11:25:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti told : “I’ve seen Emmerson Mnangagwa issuing a tweet mourning Robert Mugabe,” External link

thezimbabwemail Sunday, September 8, 2019 9:58:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : "I've seen Emmerson Mnangagwa issuing a tweet mourning Robert Mugabe," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, September 7, 2019 11:45:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : "I've seen Emmerson Mnangagwa issuing a tweet mourning Robert Mugabe," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, September 7, 2019 11:45:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "He was a victim of the system he created. The revolution ate its own children and he was the first-born child of that revolution," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, September 7, 2019 11:45:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “He was a victim of the system he created. The revolution ate its own children and he was the first-born child of that revolution,” External link

thezimbabwemail Saturday, September 7, 2019 9:19:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : "They removed the US dollar, why remove it without conditions to bring back your own currency? You do not have foreign currency reserves," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, September 6, 2019 11:21:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti told : “They removed the US dollar, why remove it without conditions to bring back your own currency? You do not have foreign currency reserves,” External link

thezimbabwemail Friday, September 6, 2019 11:03:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : "Zanu-PF must accept the blood of fallen compatriots who have died from xenophobia attacks. For 40 years it has vandalised Zimbabwe, killed and tortured citizens, destroyed livelihoods, stolen everything that could be stolen. And for Emmerson (Mnangagwa) to behave as if nothing has happened is a shame," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, September 5, 2019 5:05:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "We need a national transitional authority (NTA), we need a soft landing for our country, if we do not do that we are heading for an implosion, an Armageddon," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, September 5, 2019 11:34:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "We need a national transitional authority (NTA) or we are heading for an Armageddon!" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, September 5, 2019 11:34:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "We need a national transitional authority, we need a soft landing for our country, if we do not do that we are heading for an implosion, an Armageddon," External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, September 4, 2019 8:05:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "We need a national transitional authority, we need a soft landing for our country, if we do not do that we are heading for an implosion, an Armageddon," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, September 4, 2019 3:47:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : “On December 27, 2017, just 10 days after removing Robert Mugabe, the Ministry of Finance transferred US$2,7 billion to an unknown person, without any paper trail, while we suffer. In 2018, the Ministry of Finance again transferred US$3,2 billion to an unknown person without any paper trail,” External link

thezimbabwemail Monday, September 2, 2019 2:28:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : "On December 27, 2017, just 10 days after removing Robert Mugabe, the Ministry of Finance transferred US$2,7 billion to an unknown person, without any paper trail, while we suffer. In 2018, the Ministry of Finance again transferred US$3,2 billion to an unknown person without any paper trail," External link

onlinenigeria Monday, September 2, 2019 2:03:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : "On December 27, 2017, just 10 days after removing Robert Mugabe, the Ministry of Finance transferred US$2,7 billion to an unknown person, without any paper trail, while we suffer. In 2018, the Ministry of Finance again transferred US$3,2 billion to an unknown person without any paper trail," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, September 2, 2019 11:03:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : “On December 27, 2017, just 10 days after removing Robert Mugabe, the Ministry of Finance transferred US$2,7 billion to an unknown person, without any paper trail, while we suffer. In 2018, the Ministry of Finance again transferred US$3,2 billion to an unknown person without any paper trail,” External link

newsday Monday, September 2, 2019 7:58:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti concluded : “So Cde President, we have a duty to lead,” External link

zimeye Monday, September 2, 2019 3:46:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti concluded : “So Cde President, we have a duty to lead,” External link

zimeye Monday, September 2, 2019 2:47:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “The can arrest us, torture us , kill us but they will not break us,” External link

thezimbabwemail Monday, September 2, 2019 1:36:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “The can arrest us, torture us , kill us but they will not break us,” External link

onlinenigeria Sunday, September 1, 2019 8:01:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “The can arrest us, torture us , kill us but they will not break us,” External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, September 1, 2019 6:57:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti asked : "Where are the vouchers to say Sakunda supplied and you were entitled to pay?" External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, August 27, 2019 10:05:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "Ngorora, how much have you paid Sakunda from 2017 to now? Because you have been (making) payments even in 2019. You paid US$360 million to Sakunda in January 2019, so that is over US$1 billion. I put it to you that you have paid US$1 billion," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, August 27, 2019 10:05:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “Ours is a people s project, owned by the people,rooted in the people with one undisputed leader @nelsonchamisa .We will not accept any defamatory false attempt to divide our movement.We will focus on our struggle.Not the desperate kicks of a tired,toxic,illegitimate rogue regime,” External link

zimeye Sunday, August 25, 2019 11:30:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “The annuitisation phase commenced with a payment of ZW$15,648.04 and the written projection given by defendant (First Mutual) was that upon attaining the retirement age of 60, plaintiff would be paid a capital value of ZW$4,133,593 and an annual pension of ZW$782,066.47 giving a total assured sum of $15 million,” External link

thezimbabwemail Saturday, August 24, 2019 1:19:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti explained : “Ten years ago, forming a unity government offered a political solution, albeit a temporary one, to the crisis of hyperinflation. A solution to today’s economic crisis must be similarly political. More precisely, it must address the legitimacy deficit of the current administration, which stems from the military coup that brought it to power and the disputed election that kept it there,” External link

zimeye Thursday, August 22, 2019 8:46:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti observed : “I’m washing in a bucket, my friend, as if it is Southern Rhodesia in 1923,” External link

heraldscotland Sunday, August 18, 2019 7:31:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti insisted ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : “We have jumped from the frying pan into the fire after the coup of November 2017 ... We don’t accept the conduct of this regime, the conduct of Mr Mnangagwa,” External link

heraldscotland Sunday, August 18, 2019 7:31:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “The constitution guarantees the right to demonstration ... yet this fascist regime has denied and proscribed this right” External link

angop Saturday, August 17, 2019 5:35:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The constitution guarantees the right to demonstration ... yet this fascist regime has denied and proscribed this right" External link

reuters-en Saturday, August 17, 2019 2:02:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “The constitution guarantees the right to demonstration … yet this fascist regime has denied and proscribed this right” External link

expressindia Saturday, August 17, 2019 11:50:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : “The constitution guarantees the right to demonstration … yet this fascist regime has denied and proscribed this right. We have jumped from the frying pan into the fire after the (anti-Mugabe) coup of November 2017… We don’t accept the conduct of this regime, the conduct of Mr Mnangagwa” External link

zimeye Saturday, August 17, 2019 4:46:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : "The constitution guarantees the right to demonstration … yet this fascist regime has denied and proscribed this right. We have jumped from the frying pan into the fire after the (anti-Mugabe) coup of November 2017… We don't accept the conduct of this regime, the conduct of Mr Mnangagwa" External link

onlinenigeria Saturday, August 17, 2019 2:10:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “The constitution guarantees the right to demonstration... yet this fascist regime has denied and proscribed this right” External link

gulf-times Saturday, August 17, 2019 1:23:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "There is no difference between Mnangagwa and Mugabe. We jumped from the frying pan into the fire after the November coup," External link

irishsun Saturday, August 17, 2019 12:28:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : "The constitution guarantees the right to demonstration … yet this fascist regime has denied and proscribed this right. We have jumped from the frying pan into the fire after the (anti-Mugabe) coup of November 2017… We don't accept the conduct of this regime, the conduct of Mr Mnangagwa" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, August 16, 2019 11:50:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “The fascist regime has denied the right for Zimbabweans to demonstrate,” External link

citizen Friday, August 16, 2019 10:48:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : ”There is no difference between (President Emmerson) Mnangagwa and Mugabe. We jumped from the frying pan into the fire after the November coup,” External link

citizen Friday, August 16, 2019 10:48:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The constitution guarantees the right to demonstration ... yet this fascist regime has denied and proscribed this right" External link

trust2 Friday, August 16, 2019 10:41:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The constitution guarantees the right to demonstration ... yet this fascist regime has denied and proscribed this right" External link

gulf-times Friday, August 16, 2019 10:11:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "There is no difference between Mnangagwa and Mugabe. We jumped from the frying pan into the fire after the November coup," External link

modernghana Friday, August 16, 2019 8:43:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "There is no difference between Mnangagwa and Mugabe. We jumped from the frying pan into the fire after the November coup," External link

nation-ke Friday, August 16, 2019 8:38:00 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 said : "There is no difference between Mnangagwa and Mugabe. We jumped from the frying pan into the fire after the November coup," External link

business-standard Friday, August 16, 2019 8:05:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "There is no difference between Mnangagwa and Mugabe. We jumped from the frying pan into the fire after the November coup," External link

digitaljournal Friday, August 16, 2019 7:06:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "There is no difference between Mnangagwa and Mugabe. We jumped from the frying pan into the fire after the November coup," External link

yahoo-au Friday, August 16, 2019 7:00:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The fascist regime has denied the right for Zimbabweans to demonstrate," External link

news-yahoo Friday, August 16, 2019 7:00:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : "There is no difference between (President Emmerson) Mnangagwa and Mugabe. We jumped from the frying pan into the fire after the November coup," External link

news-yahoo Friday, August 16, 2019 7:00:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "There is no difference between Mnangagwa and Mugabe. We jumped from the frying pan into the fire after the November coup," External link

afp-english Friday, August 16, 2019 6:48:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “The fascist regime has denied the right for Zimbabweans to demonstrate,” External link

guardian-ng Friday, August 16, 2019 6:48:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "There is no difference between Mnangagwa and Mugabe. We jumped from the frying pan into the fire after the November coup," External link

afp-en Friday, August 16, 2019 6:37:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “The High Court ruled that we should go to the magistrates’ courts in this matter but we believe that we can’t do that at the moment … Even if we had been granted permission, the state has cordoned off Harare … Our headquarters are totally cordoned off too. This is a fascist government that does not have the respect of Zimbabweans,” External link

zimeye Friday, August 16, 2019 6:26:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The fascist regime has denied the right for Zimbabweans to demonstrate," External link

channelnewsasia Friday, August 16, 2019 6:20:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : "There is no difference between (President Emmerson) Mnangagwa and Mugabe. We jumped from the frying pan into the fire after the November coup," External link

channelnewsasia Friday, August 16, 2019 6:20:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The fascist regime has denied the right for Zimbabweans to demonstrate," External link

iran-daily Friday, August 16, 2019 6:16:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : "There is no difference between Mnangagwa and Mugabe. We jumped from the frying pan into the fire after the November coup," External link

iran-daily Friday, August 16, 2019 6:16:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The fascist regime has denied the right for Zimbabweans to demonstrate," External link

theCitizen Friday, August 16, 2019 6:07:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : "There is no difference between (President Emmerson Mnangagwa and Mugabe. We jumped from the frying pan into the fire after the November coup," External link

theCitizen Friday, August 16, 2019 6:07:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : "The fascist regime has denied the right for Zimbabweans to demonstrate," "There is no difference between Mnangagwa and Mugabe. We jumped from the frying pan into the fire after the November coup" External link

aljazeera-en Friday, August 16, 2019 5:38:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The fascist regime has denied the right for Zimbabweans to demonstrate," External link

EastAfrican Friday, August 16, 2019 5:01:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : "There is no difference between (President Emmerson) Mnangagwa and Mugabe. We jumped from the frying pan into the fire after the November coup," External link

EastAfrican Friday, August 16, 2019 5:01:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : "There is no difference between Mnangagwa and Mugabe. We jumped from the frying pan into the fire after the November coup," External link

RTERadio Friday, August 16, 2019 4:36:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The fascist regime has denied the right for Zimbabweans to demonstrate," External link

RTERadio Friday, August 16, 2019 4:36:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The fascist regime has denied the right for Zimbabweans to demonstrate," External link

digitaljournal Friday, August 16, 2019 4:15:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : "There is no difference between (President Emmerson) Mnangagwa and Mugabe. We jumped from the frying pan into the fire after the November coup," External link

digitaljournal Friday, August 16, 2019 4:15:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The fascist regime has denied the right for Zimbabweans to demonstrate," External link

yahoo-au Friday, August 16, 2019 3:55:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : "There is no difference between (President Emmerson) Mnangagwa and Mugabe. We jumped from the frying pan into the fire after the November coup," External link

yahoo-au Friday, August 16, 2019 3:55:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The fascist regime has denied the right for Zimbabweans to demonstrate," External link

afp-english Friday, August 16, 2019 3:46:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : "There is no difference between (President Emmerson) Mnangagwa and Mugabe. We jumped from the frying pan into the fire after the November coup," External link

afp-english Friday, August 16, 2019 3:46:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “We will now proceed with our planned marches in Bulawayo on Monday the 19th, in Masvingo, Gweru and Mutare,” External link

herald Friday, August 16, 2019 2:52:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The fascist regime has denied the right for Zimbabweans to demonstrate," External link

pulse Friday, August 16, 2019 2:25:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : "There is no difference between Mnangagwa and Mugabe. We jumped from the frying pan into the fire after the November coup," External link

pulse Friday, August 16, 2019 2:25:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The fascist regime has denied the right for Zimbabweans to demonstrate," External link

business-standard Friday, August 16, 2019 1:54:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The fascist regime has denied the right for Zimbabweans to demonstrate," External link

yahoo-au Friday, August 16, 2019 1:52:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : "There is no difference between Mnangagwa and Mugabe. We jumped from the frying pan into the fire after the November coup," External link

yahoo-au Friday, August 16, 2019 1:52:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The fascist regime has denied the right for Zimbabweans to demonstrate," External link

afp-english Friday, August 16, 2019 1:43:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : "There is no difference between Mnangagwa and Mugabe. We jumped from the frying pan into the fire after the November coup," External link

afp-english Friday, August 16, 2019 1:43:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The fascist regime has denied the right for Zimbabweans to demonstrate," External link

afp-en Friday, August 16, 2019 1:33:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : "There is no difference between Mnangagwa and Mugabe. We jumped from the frying pan into the fire after the November coup," External link

afp-en Friday, August 16, 2019 1:33:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The fascist regime has denied the right for Zimbabweans to demonstrate," External link

EastAfrican Friday, August 16, 2019 1:22:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “The prohibition by the Zimbabwe Republic Police of our #FreeZimbabweMarch is unlawful & unconstitutional. It exposes the true colors of this regime. That this is a fascist authoritarian regime without respect to civil & political rights. A regime without shame” External link

insiderzim Friday, August 16, 2019 11:44:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The abduction and torture last night of activist Mombeyarara and our member Kanotunga is completely unacceptable. This regime is murderous and has been consistent in its attacks on the citizen. The continued assault on human rights must stop" External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, August 15, 2019 7:40:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The abduction and torture last night of activist Mombeyarara and our member Kanotunga is completely unacceptable. This regime is murderous and has been consistent in its attacks on the citizen. The continued assault on human rights must stop" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, August 15, 2019 1:53:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “Honourable Chair, can we also thank the esteemed Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs and his team for granting us indulgence and also for holding fort on behalf of the State. This dialogue must be a national dialogue to serve our country. So we want to thank you Minister and everyone else on the right and left side. Zikomo kwambili” External link

thezimbabwemail Saturday, August 10, 2019 12:16:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “Honourable Chair, can we also thank the esteemed Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs and his team for granting us indulgence and also for holding fort on behalf of the State. This dialogue must be a national dialogue to serve our country. So we want to thank you Minister and everyone else on the right and left side. Zikomo kwambili” External link

herald Saturday, August 10, 2019 3:09:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : "If the Finance minister is bringing in a brand new budget for 2019, then that would be acceptable, but this cannot be called a supplementary budget if the minister is adding money onto the original 2019 budget, which was in US dollars," "The point is that after introduction of SI 142 (2019), the US dollar was demonetised and we now have a new currency. On December 22, we passed a US dollar budget and so Ncube should come up with a new budget for 2019 in Zimbabwean dollars or go back to the original US dollar budget and convert it to Zimbabwean dollars at the interbank rate and then provide a supplementary budget" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, August 9, 2019 10:04:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : “If the Finance minister is bringing in a brand new budget for 2019, then that would be acceptable, but this cannot be called a supplementary budget if the minister is adding money onto the original 2019 budget, which was in US dollars,” “The point is that after introduction of SI 142 (2019), the US dollar was demonetised and we now have a new currency. On December 22, we passed a US dollar budget and so Ncube should come up with a new budget for 2019 in Zimbabwean dollars or go back to the original US dollar budget and convert it to Zimbabwean dollars at the interbank rate and then provide a supplementary budget” External link

newsday Friday, August 9, 2019 7:03:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti asked : “How do you feel when you offend the PFMA and the Constitution and all laws? How does a country function when there are bureaucrats in the Ministry of Finance that do not respect the laws of the country? You are supposed to be the enforcers of good governance and how do we have a country where the enforcer is the one committing the bank robberies, and what is the point of a budget when the Ministry of Finance is at the forefront of derailing those allocations?” “This is a savage, rogue attack on our Public Finance Management System, and this is not professional because if you were in the private sector, you would have been fired,” External link

zimeye Thursday, August 8, 2019 6:35:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti asked : "How do you feel when you offend the PFMA and the Constitution and all laws? How does a country function when there are bureaucrats in the Ministry of Finance that do not respect the laws of the country? You are supposed to be the enforcers of good governance and how do we have a country where the enforcer is the one committing the bank robberies, and what is the point of a budget when the Ministry of Finance is at the forefront of derailing those allocations?" "This is a savage, rogue attack on our Public Finance Management System, and this is not professional because if you were in the private sector, you would have been fired," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, August 8, 2019 10:21:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti asked : “How do you feel when you offend the PFMA and the Constitution and all laws? How does a country function when there are bureaucrats in the Ministry of Finance that do not respect the laws of the country? You are supposed to be the enforcers of good governance and how do we have a country where the enforcer is the one committing the bank robberies, and what is the point of a budget when the Ministry of Finance is at the forefront of derailing those allocations?” “This is a savage, rogue attack on our Public Finance Management System, and this is not professional because if you were in the private sector, you would have been fired,” External link

newsday Thursday, August 8, 2019 6:57:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : "Ncube has unlawfully converted US$9 billion Treasury Bills (TBs) to $9 billion in breach of section 71 of the Constitution because TBs were never indexed in the Zimbabwe dollar. Ncube does not have power to suppress inflation figures or issue a directive to ZimStats (Zimbabwe National Statistical Agency) that they must suspend publishing inflation figures," External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, August 7, 2019 8:19:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : "Ncube has unlawfully converted US$9 billion Treasury Bills (TBs) to $9 billion in breach of section 71 of the Constitution because TBs were never indexed in the Zimbabwe dollar. Ncube does not have power to suppress inflation figures or issue a directive to ZimStats (Zimbabwe National Statistical Agency) that they must suspend publishing inflation figures," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, August 7, 2019 7:14:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “There comes at a time in the history of any struggle where a radical paradigm shift is required. Section 59 cries out loud. Our people are suffering: poverty, shortages, hyperinflation, corruption and the collapse of social services decimates our people,” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, August 7, 2019 2:39:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : “Ncube has unlawfully converted US$9 billion Treasury Bills (TBs) to $9 billion in breach of section 71 of the Constitution because TBs were never indexed in the Zimbabwe dollar. Ncube does not have power to suppress inflation figures or issue a directive to ZimStats (Zimbabwe National Statistical Agency) that they must suspend publishing inflation figures,” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, August 7, 2019 1:52:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "There comes at a time in the history of any struggle where a radical paradigm shift is required. Section 59 cries out loud. Our people are suffering: poverty, shortages, hyperinflation, corruption and the collapse of social services decimates our people," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, August 7, 2019 12:06:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : “Ncube has unlawfully converted US$9 billion Treasury Bills (TBs) to $9 billion in breach of section 71 of the Constitution because TBs were never indexed in the Zimbabwe dollar. Ncube does not have power to suppress inflation figures or issue a directive to ZimStats (Zimbabwe National Statistical Agency) that they must suspend publishing inflation figures,” External link

newsday Wednesday, August 7, 2019 11:36:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "There comes at a time in the history of any struggle where a radical paradigm shift is required. Section 59 cries out loud. Our people are suffering: poverty, shortages, hyperinflation, corruption and the collapse of social services decimates our people," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, August 7, 2019 10:29:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "There comes at a time in the history of any struggle where a radical paradigm shift is required. Section 59 cries out loud. Our people are suffering: poverty, shortages, hyperinflation, corruption and the collapse of social services decimates our people," External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, August 7, 2019 7:57:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "There comes at a time in the history of any struggle where a radical paradigm shift is required. Section 59 cries out loud. Our people are suffering: poverty, shortages, hyperinflation, corruption and the collapse of social services decimates our people," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, August 6, 2019 8:13:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Commission ) : "A year ago six compatriots going about their routine lives were brutally murdered by a fascist regime that had just brutally stolen an election. A year later despite an expensive Commission justice has not been served. Impunity is the bedrock of authoritarianism. We shall not forget," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, August 1, 2019 1:47:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "How much does Grain Marketing Board have in its stock at the present moment and in connection with the view of shortage of over a million tonnes of maize, why did the Minister enact SI145 and posed GMB a monopoly," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, August 1, 2019 12:13:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Monetary Policy ) : “Between January and June 2018 – and these are figures from the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Monetary Policy Statement of October – the country received through export surrender requirements of US$3,3 billion which is a lot of money in US dollars,” “Of that 15%, which is around $570m was used to import diesel, 8% was used to import unleaded petrol, $111m which is 3% was used to pay for energy, 2% or $64m was used to import soya beans, $62m was used to import rice which is 61%, which totals $2,47 billion, and then $448m was used to pay for ‘others’ which has not been described and we want to know what ‘others’ stands for,” External link

newsday Monday, July 29, 2019 8:44:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : "They carried out a coup to exorcise criminals but they themselves are implicated in these crimes. Command agriculture is Emmerson Mnangagwa's baby, so you cannot expect a mosquito to cure malaria," "They are not interested in dealing with corruption. That US$3 billion was disbursed outside the public finance management system" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, July 26, 2019 12:31:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Commission ) : "The job of the public accounts committee is to establish the truth and we expect the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission, police and the executive to act," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, July 26, 2019 12:31:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "We need a national transitional authority, we need to have a soft landing for our country. If we do not do that, we are heading for an implosion, an Armageddon," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, July 26, 2019 10:42:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : “They carried out a coup to exorcise criminals but they themselves are implicated in these crimes. Command agriculture is Emmerson Mnangagwa’s baby, so you cannot expect a mosquito to cure malaria,” “They are not interested in dealing with corruption. That US$3 billion was disbursed outside the public finance management system” External link

theindependent Friday, July 26, 2019 10:33:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Commission ) : “The job of the public accounts committee is to establish the truth and we expect the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission, police and the executive to act,” External link

theindependent Friday, July 26, 2019 10:33:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “We are in the middle of a recession right now, one that is fast-tracking itself into an economic depression,” External link

zimeye Wednesday, July 24, 2019 11:48:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “The economy is going to contract massively and the last time we had this massive contraction was in 2008, when our economy shrunk by minus 14% and this time around, it is going to be minus 8,5%,” “But what should worry you and me is that those that are in authority at the present moment have no clue of what they are doing. There is nothing as dangerous as a man who is lost and who doesn’t know that he is lost. That man is dangerous because you cannot ask for directions and regrettably, that is the challenge of the present government” External link

zimeye Wednesday, July 24, 2019 11:48:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “We are in the middle of a recession right now, one that is fast-tracking itself into an economic depression,” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, July 24, 2019 7:56:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “The economy is going to contract massively and the last time we had this massive contraction was in 2008, when our economy shrunk by minus 14% and this time around, it is going to be minus 8,5%,” “But what should worry you and me is that those that are in authority at the present moment have no clue of what they are doing. There is nothing as dangerous as a man who is lost and who doesn’t know that he is lost. That man is dangerous because you cannot ask for directions and regrettably, that is the challenge of the present government” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, July 24, 2019 7:56:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti added : “In May, before the introduction of SI 142 (2019), our inflation was at 76%, but in June, it was at 175%, and the simple economics that bread was $1,20 and it is now $7,20 shows that our inflation is now at 700%” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, July 24, 2019 7:56:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "We are in the middle of a recession right now, one that is fast-tracking itself into an economic depression," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, July 24, 2019 4:57:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The economy is going to contract massively and the last time we had this massive contraction was in 2008, when our economy shrunk by minus 14% and this time around, it is going to be minus 8,5%," "But what should worry you and me is that those that are in authority at the present moment have no clue of what they are doing. There is nothing as dangerous as a man who is lost and who doesn't know that he is lost. That man is dangerous because you cannot ask for directions and regrettably, that is the challenge of the present government" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, July 24, 2019 4:57:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti added : "In May, before the introduction of SI 142 (2019), our inflation was at 76%, but in June, it was at 175%, and the simple economics that bread was $1,20 and it is now $7,20 shows that our inflation is now at 700%" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, July 24, 2019 4:57:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Job Sikhala ) : "They call themselves a new dispensation but today (Wednesday) when they whisked away Job Sikhala a from Law and Order Department, they locked us (all the lawyers present ) behind a steel door to prevent us from trekking same. T his is an absolute fascist regime presided over by predatory fascists," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, July 11, 2019 12:09:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "Mnangagwa hires a plane at the cost of US$4 million, just to travel to Bulawayo. Since he was sworn in as President in August of 2018, Mnangagwa has made 36 trips. In all the trips, his transport is $4 million. Do the maths, 36 multiply by $4 million. That is over $120 million in travelling costs alone," "What kind of a President are you? Have you no shame? He is a thief because a real President will respect his people. Even [former President Robert] Mugabe used to use Air Zimbabwe, but this President we have has failed to deal with (corruption)" External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, July 9, 2019 8:40:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "Why are you stealing people's money? Why have you removed the US dollar? We refuse an economic agenda; we refuse an economic policy whose function is to destroy the values of people's wealth. You have stolen people's salaries, to fund your own luxury lifestyles while bankrupting the nation," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, July 9, 2019 8:40:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “Mnangagwa hires a plane at the cost of US$4 million, just to travel to Bulawayo. Since he was sworn in as President in August of 2018, Mnangagwa has made 36 trips. In all the trips, his transport is $4 million. Do the maths, 36 multiply by $4 million. That is over $120 million in travelling costs alone,” “What kind of a President are you? Have you no shame? He is a thief because a real President will respect his people. Even [former President Robert] Mugabe used to use Air Zimbabwe, but this President we have has failed to deal with (corruption)” External link

newsday Tuesday, July 9, 2019 2:13:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “Why are you stealing people’s money? Why have you removed the US dollar? We refuse an economic agenda; we refuse an economic policy whose function is to destroy the values of people’s wealth. You have stolen people’s salaries, to fund your own luxury lifestyles while bankrupting the nation,” External link

newsday Tuesday, July 9, 2019 2:13:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “Mnangagwa hires a plane at the cost of US$4 million, just to travel to Bulawayo. Since he was sworn in as President in August of 2018, Mnangagwa has made 36 trips. In all the trips, his transport is $4 million. Do the maths, 36 multiply by $4 million. That is over $120 million in travelling costs alone,” “What kind of a President are you? Have you no shame? He is a thief because a real President will respect his people. Even [former President Robert] Mugabe used to use Air Zimbabwe, but this President we have has failed to deal with (corruption)” External link

zimeye Tuesday, July 9, 2019 1:55:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “Why are you stealing people’s money? Why have you removed the US dollar? We refuse an economic agenda; we refuse an economic policy whose function is to destroy the values of people’s wealth. You have stolen people’s salaries, to fund your own luxury lifestyles while bankrupting the nation,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, July 9, 2019 1:55:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “We do not have reserves that are necessary to support our local currency,” “The currency is subject to political confidence, and this country suffers from a [complete lack] of that. The foreign exchange ban is a disaster, [and] Minister must repeal it” External link

washtimes Tuesday, July 9, 2019 4:56:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “They [Chinese] also tend to take some shortcuts; their due diligence is a mixture of politics and economics. So there’s no set objective standard when it comes to Chinese loan contraction. But Chinese debt is huge and Chinese debt is now populating the balance sheets of most of these African states,” External link

theepochtimes Tuesday, July 9, 2019 4:05:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “If you look at some of the things we wrote, we were arguing as far back as 2013 that there will be a coup in this country. Ofcourse we could not predict 14, 15, 16 November but all the material conditions of another coup are in existence in Zimbabwe at the moment,” “Remember if you study history, there is no coup which is a solitary coup, a coup always comes with a twin brother or multiple brothers” External link

thezimbabwemail Monday, July 8, 2019 9:57:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : “It is absolutely ridiculous to believe that the rate will soften, queues will disappear and power blackouts will be a thing of the past under Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government” External link

zimeye Friday, July 5, 2019 3:10:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti declared : “It is the faith of an asinine type to think that ZANU can ever turn around this economy, In short, it is just absurd to believe in #ZANU. This is a unique regime. Its levels of incompetence are beyond belief. Its appetite for looting is beyond measure. Its predatory extractive mentality is without precedent. Its lies and deception are redefining the art of spin. It is a pervasive vampire State, a kakistocracy,” External link

zimeye Friday, July 5, 2019 3:10:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “If you go to a hospital in Soweto, 20% of mothers giving birth are Zimbabweans. So the Zimbabwean crisis is putting a premium on the South African economy and indeed other economies in the Sadc,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, July 2, 2019 11:47:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “Joining the RMU is not a walk in the park, you need a window of at least four years because there has to be both fiscal and monetary convergence because if there is no convergence, we will export into the region our unique abnormality and disequilibrium,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, July 2, 2019 11:47:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti told ( about John Mangudya ) : “Government accounts were kept at the CBZ who treated us like a commercial client. So, I couldn’t run an overdraft facility because John Mangudya would say ‘Minister you can’t do that’,” External link

insiderzim Tuesday, July 2, 2019 10:36:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The US dollar is not sustainable for a number of reasons. It is overpriced so it makes our exports so expensive and it also makes the core structure of our economy so expensive. " External link

bulawayo24 Monday, July 1, 2019 11:59:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "It is insanity, it is total madness. You cannot introduce a new currency when the macro-economic fundamentals are not there. We have a crisis of confidence, a crisis of legitimacy," "You are going to see a massive shortage of goods in the supermarkets. You are going to see disinvestment in the country. There will be massive externalisation. You will see massive civil unrest. It is a major security threat" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, June 30, 2019 11:55:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "Of course, we could not predict 14, 15, 16 November but all the material conditions of another coup are in existence in Zimbabwe at the moment," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, June 30, 2019 11:55:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “Pursuant to this, the plaintiff (Tendai Biti) and the defendant (Kudakwashe Bhasikiti) agreed on a fee of US$12,000 excluding posts, petties and VAT,” External link

thezimbabwemail Friday, June 28, 2019 5:31:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "Pursuant to this, the plaintiff (Tendai Biti) and the defendant (Kudakwashe Bhasikiti) agreed on a fee of US$12 000, excluding posts, petties and VAT," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, June 28, 2019 9:14:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "That is madness and people must start bracing themselves for the dark days of 2008. What they are doing is to take us back to those days," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, June 28, 2019 9:14:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about British ) : “The SI 142 (2019) touches on our political economy, the economy of our country and the laws of our country. Section 44(2) of the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Act, which introduced the multi-currency regime in 2009, makes it clear that the British pound, euro, South African rand and Botswana pula shall be legal tender, and section 44(a)(2) — it being an Act of Parliament means that the Finance minister cannot repeal that provision,” “Quite clearly, SI 142 (2019) is ultra vires the provisions of section 44(a)(2) of the RBZ Act and it is wrong at law and on the economy” External link

newsday Wednesday, June 26, 2019 1:51:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “As long as there is a deficit in your current account, I submit that we do not have a current account and reserves necessary to support our own currency. A currency is a subject of political confidence and in this country, as far as I am concerned, there is a kwashiorkor of political confidence and, therefore, I submit that SI 142 is a disaster,” External link

newsday Wednesday, June 26, 2019 1:51:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : "I rise on a matter of privilege in terms of the enactment by the Minister of Finance Mthuli Ncube and the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe, Statutory Instrument (SI) 142 2019 which officially de-dollarize and adopt as sole legal tender the Zimbabwean dollar," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, June 26, 2019 10:48:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti admitted : "ZANU-PF cannot realistically be expected to reform a system that it not only profits from, but on which its rule depends. Future reform has to dismantle the corrupt political economy, whilst also expanding the productive sector," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, June 20, 2019 9:15:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "Without governance and transparency, the only investors we will get in Zimbabwe are cowboys and opportunistic traders, a mafia by another name. Without political change and the necessary will, reform will only amount to empty words. As I often say, it's just putting lipstick on a crocodile," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, June 20, 2019 9:15:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "How many currencies should we have in Zimbabwe? This is total madness. This is voodoo economics," "There are no fundamentals for a new currency. We have a current account deficit and there is no production. How then do we have a new currency? We don't have exports; this is a crazy idea meant to steal people's value. This government has failed, a new currency are fundamentals and stability" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, June 14, 2019 11:17:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "While (former President Robert) Mugabe is a thief who stole our collective dream of a prosperous nation after independence, Tsvangirai is a bigger thief who nicked our dream of a new nation, our dream of re-birth in our lifetime, I must say, though we make no (apology) for what we did (breaking away). In fact, looking at what Tsvangirai is doing now, we feel vindicated and thank God for showing us that we were being led by the greatest fool of our generation," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, June 14, 2019 11:17:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “How many currencies should we have in Zimbabwe? This is total madness. This is voodoo economics,” “There are no fundamentals for a new currency. We have a current account deficit and there is no production. How then do we have a new currency? We don’t have exports; this is a crazy idea meant to steal people’s value. This government has failed, a new currency are fundamentals and stability” External link

theindependent Friday, June 14, 2019 8:56:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "Two litres of Mazoe is now $52. Inflation, we're back to 800 percent. Unemployment is now 95 percent. Today is a Wednesday, but we are out here in Glen View, in our numbers, because we're all unemployed. So, we must do justice to this woman. The only justice to this woman is to liberate Zimbabwe. The only justice to this woman is to see Nelson Chamisa as the president of our country. If we do that, she and her father will rest in eternal peace," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, June 13, 2019 11:16:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Sir ) : "Mr Speaker Sir, when the Minister of Finance assumed office, he promised to mitigate the challenges facing the economy but, 10 months later the economy is in tailspin," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, June 10, 2019 10:49:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti told : "The election of 2018 remains contested. The crisis of legitimacy remains at the fore of the crisis in Zimbabwe as I talk to you right now," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, June 9, 2019 11:52:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The continued assault on civic society leaders and indeed the continued closure of political space is unacceptable. " External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, June 5, 2019 9:37:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The retail sector has got 2 monopolies the Zuva family and the Puma family. Who is Zuva? It's Emmerson Mnangagwa. Shingi (Mutasa) sold. Shingi bough BP and Shell from the British then he sold it to a consortium fronted by banker (John) Mushayavanhu. But Mushayavanhu doesn't have $23 million or $35 million. " External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, June 5, 2019 7:20:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti asked : “The law is very clear that you cannot contract a debt with an international organisation which imposes fiscal obligations on Zimbabwe before Parliament has approved, and if Parliament has not approved, that debt is invalid. Why does the government keep on borrowing money from the African Export Import Bank without Parliament approval?” External link

newsday Tuesday, June 4, 2019 7:10:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : ”Who do you think is the owner of Zuva Petroleum? It’s Emmerson Mnangagwa. That is why the company is selling fuel in hard currency without being stopped from doing so. I can also tell you that Mnangagwa invested millions of dollars in the company.Zuva Petroleum is untouchable because Mnangagwa is wholly in charge of the company. He is hiding behind a consortium of businesspeople but he is the man in charge of the company,” External link

zimeye Friday, May 31, 2019 4:36:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : ”Who do you think is the owner of Zuva Petroleum? It’s Emmerson Mnangagwa. That is why the company is selling fuel in hard currency without being stopped from doing so. I can also tell you that Mnangagwa invested millions of dollars in the company.Zuva Petroleum is untouchable because Mnangagwa is wholly in charge of the company. He is hiding behind a consortium of businesspeople but he is the man in charge of the company,” External link

zimeye Friday, May 31, 2019 4:36:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Sir ) : “Mr Speaker Sir, when the Minister of Finance assumed office, he promised to mitigate the challenges facing the economy but, 10 months later the economy is in tailspin,” External link

thezimbabwemail Thursday, May 30, 2019 11:11:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “My question is very simple Honourable Minister, why are you reluctant to adopt the multi-currency and do away with the RTGS dollar? You also indicated that you would turnaround the country’s economy within six months of assuming office. I understand you have not managed to achieve your objectives,” External link

zimeye Wednesday, May 29, 2019 7:07:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "Zimbabwe is not producing and we are a dumping ground of cheap unhealthy products from China and 60% of our vehicles are second-hand rejects from Japan, which are not allowed in countries like South Africa," External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, May 22, 2019 9:15:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "Zimbabwe is not producing and we are a dumping ground of cheap unhealthy products from China and 60% of our vehicles are second-hand rejects from Japan, which are not allowed in countries like South Africa," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, May 22, 2019 6:49:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “Zimbabwe is not producing and we are a dumping ground of cheap unhealthy products from China and 60% of our vehicles are second-hand rejects from Japan, which are not allowed in countries like South Africa,” External link

newsday Wednesday, May 22, 2019 2:08:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The energy situation is dire; the fuel situation is particularly dire as evidenced by the long queues. We require about 1,6 billion litres of fuel every year, 1,12 billion diesel and about 570 million litres of petrol at a cost of $1,3 billion to US$1,5 billion per year," "I want to underline US$ part; the government doesn't have that money. My advice to the new (Energy minister Fortune Chasi) is that government should not try what it can't do, it can't buy fuel, it can't give fuel companies money to buy because it doesn't have the money" External link

bulawayo24 Monday, May 20, 2019 7:43:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "We need to liberalise fuel procurement. Anyone who has foreign currency, who can bring fuel should be able to bring it, but here is a catch; you can't bring into Zimbabwe fuel in US$ and sell it in bond notes because soon you will run out of the foreign currency. So, the minute you liberalise fuel you must essentially redollarise the economy," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, May 20, 2019 7:43:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “The energy situation is dire; the fuel situation is particularly dire as evidenced by the long queues. We require about 1,6 billion litres of fuel every year, 1,12 billion diesel and about 570 million litres of petrol at a cost of $1,3 billion to US$1,5 billion per year,” “I want to underline US$ part; the government doesn’t have that money. My advice to the new (Energy minister Fortune Chasi) is that government should not try what it can’t do, it can’t buy fuel, it can’t give fuel companies money to buy because it doesn’t have the money” External link

thezimbabwemail Monday, May 20, 2019 3:29:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “We need to liberalise fuel procurement. Anyone who has foreign currency, who can bring fuel should be able to bring it, but here is a catch; you can’t bring into Zimbabwe fuel in US$ and sell it in bond notes because soon you will run out of the foreign currency. So, the minute you liberalise fuel you must essentially redollarise the economy,” External link

thezimbabwemail Monday, May 20, 2019 3:29:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “The energy situation is dire; the fuel situation is particularly dire as evidenced by the long queues. We require about 1,6 billion litres of fuel every year, 1,12 billion diesel and about 570 million litres of petrol at a cost of $1,3 billion to US$1,5 billion per year,” “I want to underline US$ part; the government doesn’t have that money. My advice to the new (Energy minister Fortune Chasi) is that government should not try what it can’t do, it can’t buy fuel, it can’t give fuel companies money to buy because it doesn’t have the money” External link

zimeye Monday, May 20, 2019 3:17:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “We need to liberalise fuel procurement. Anyone who has foreign currency, who can bring fuel should be able to bring it, but here is a catch; you can’t bring into Zimbabwe fuel in US$ and sell it in bond notes because soon you will run out of the foreign currency. So, the minute you liberalise fuel you must essentially redollarise the economy,” External link

zimeye Monday, May 20, 2019 3:17:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “The energy situation is dire; the fuel situation is particularly dire as evidenced by the long queues. We require about 1,6 billion litres of fuel every year, 1,12 billion diesel and about 570 million litres of petrol at a cost of $1,3 billion to US$1,5 billion per year,” “I want to underline US$ part; the government doesn’t have that money. My advice to the new (Energy minister Fortune Chasi) is that government should not try what it can’t do, it can’t buy fuel, it can’t give fuel companies money to buy because it doesn’t have the money” External link

newsday Monday, May 20, 2019 1:58:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “We need to liberalise fuel procurement. Anyone who has foreign currency, who can bring fuel should be able to bring it, but here is a catch; you can’t bring into Zimbabwe fuel in US$ and sell it in bond notes because soon you will run out of the foreign currency. So, the minute you liberalise fuel you must essentially redollarise the economy,” External link

newsday Monday, May 20, 2019 1:58:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “The late Tsvangirai called me and Professor Welshman Ncube at his Highlands home and he said ‘please come back and we rebuild our party to what it was in 1999’,” External link

thezimbabwemail Monday, May 20, 2019 11:20:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "We must complete the journey that we started at Rufaro Stadium on September 11, 1999 (day MDC was formed). That means that we want to put this man at Number 1, Chancellor Lane, Borrowdale, also known as State House before the end of the year, today!" External link

bulawayo24 Monday, May 20, 2019 9:49:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “We want our party to have leaders who can stand up to (President) Emmerson Mnangagwa and his illegitimate government and to make sure that there is change in Zimbabwe and Nelson Chamisa is the next President of the country,” External link

zimeye Saturday, May 18, 2019 12:11:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "We want our party to have leaders who can stand up to (President) Emmerson Mnangagwa and his illegitimate government and to make sure that there is change in Zimbabwe and Nelson Chamisa is the next President of the country," External link

onlinenigeria Saturday, May 18, 2019 9:27:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "We want our party to have leaders who can stand up to (President) Emmerson Mnangagwa and his illegitimate government and to make sure that there is change in Zimbabwe and Nelson Chamisa is the next President of the country," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, May 17, 2019 8:40:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “We want our party to have leaders who can stand up to (President) Emmerson Mnangagwa and his illegitimate government and to make sure that there is change in Zimbabwe and Nelson Chamisa is the next President of the country,” External link

newsday Friday, May 17, 2019 7:27:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “We must complete the journey that we started at Rufaro Stadium on September 11, 1999,” External link

insiderzim Tuesday, May 14, 2019 8:08:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "We must complete the journey that we started at Rufaro Stadium on September 11, 1999 (day MDC was formed). That means that we want to put this man at Number 1, Chancellor Lane, Borrowdale, also known as State House before the end of the year, today!" External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, May 14, 2019 10:50:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti told ( about Nelson Chamisa ) : “In a normal election run by a normal elections commission, Advocate Nelson Chamisa would be the President right now. In my statement to the media, I said Chamisa won the elections in Manicaland, Harare, Matabeleland, Masvingo and Bulawayo and Zec did not dispute that in court, except in Mashonaland West province, where the results were not posted outside the polling station,” External link

zimeye Sunday, May 12, 2019 5:52:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti commented ( about Nelson Chamisa ) : "For the avoidance of doubt the leader of the Democratic Movement is Advocate Chamisa. This a de facto and de jure fact .Two point six million Zimbabweans agreed with that position on 30 July 2018. A court of law can never be an electoral college," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, May 11, 2019 11:10:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “The choice of leadership of a political party, world over, will always be the preserve of members of that party. No one and certainly not a court of law can choose our leaders .Our congress, whose preparations are at an advanced stage will proceed on 24 May,” “Democracy will prevail. With great respect to Venezuela, ours must surely be the worst government on the planet. Rigging does not pay” External link

thezimbabwemail Thursday, May 9, 2019 1:43:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “We are not hearing a convincing story going forward arising out of the omission of the past. I can assure you, although I am not a prophet, that the 2018 and 2019 audit report will be talking about the same thing,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, May 7, 2019 9:34:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “We are not hearing a convincing story going forward arising out of the omission of the past. I can assure you, although I am not a prophet, that the 2018 and 2019 audit report will be talking about the same thing,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, May 7, 2019 4:52:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “We are not hearing a convincing story going forward arising out of the omission of the past. I can assure you, although I am not a prophet, that the 2018 and 2019 audit report will be talking about the same thing,” External link

herald Tuesday, May 7, 2019 2:55:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Nelson Chamisa ) : "The election of Nelson Chamisa paves the way for the transition to the genuine Second Republic. It will be tough and arduous because these are extraordinary times. And they're dangerous times. We have the chance to restore some semblance of sanity to our politics," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, April 29, 2019 9:27:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti claimed : “The official rate of inflation is now 66% but those following the day to day movement of prices will tell you that it stands at 270%. In 10 years this regime has taken us through 2 vicious cycles of disequilibrium. It doesn’t need the genius to foresee that year-end inflation will be 400%,” External link

zimeye Thursday, April 25, 2019 5:55:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “It is total madness because it’s government itself which is at the epicentre of the price increases,” “It is government itself which has mismanaged the monetary policy instead of re-dollarising. It has tried to de-dollarise and the net consequence is that we have a black market which is flourishing, the black market rate right now is around 5,2 and once the cost of the US dollar goes up, this means the cost of things goes up. If there is anything that requires price control it is controlling an arrogant and incompetent government; that is the one that needs controlling” External link

newsday Thursday, April 25, 2019 1:42:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “I predict that by the end of June this year, it (the black market forex rate) will be 1:10 … in other words, people are becoming poorer and poorer. Bad economic mismanagement is the theft of people’s savings and this has been created by Mthuli” External link

zimeye Monday, April 22, 2019 9:26:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti added : “So, the US dollar has become a commodity … we have this disaster that it shoots up on the black market and when it shoots up the prices of everything go up while the value of wages goes down,” External link

zimeye Thursday, April 18, 2019 8:08:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti Said : "There must be an international judicial commission on Gukurahundi . Those who killed our people cannot speak for the victims nor can they set an agenda," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, April 17, 2019 11:57:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti added : "So, the US dollar has become a commodity … we have this disaster that it shoots up on the black market and when it shoots up the prices of everything go up while the value of wages goes down," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, April 17, 2019 10:11:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “I have no doubt that we are nearing hyperinflation once month-on-month gets to above 80% … It is a dog’s breakfast created by a cabal of people who are very good at lying and creating propaganda, but the ordinary person on the streets can feel the pain of this economy in their bones,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, April 16, 2019 11:31:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “I have no doubt that we are nearing hyperinflation once month-on-month gets to above 80% … It is a dog’s breakfast created by a cabal of people who are very good at lying and creating propaganda, but the ordinary person on the streets can feel the pain of this economy in their bones,” External link

newsday Tuesday, April 16, 2019 7:38:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "They are right now buying fuel from Trafigura . . . why should Zimbabwe buy fuel from a middleman?" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, April 14, 2019 12:49:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “They are right now buying fuel from Trafigura . . . why should Zimbabwe buy fuel from a middleman?” External link

thestandard-zw Sunday, April 14, 2019 8:03:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti told ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : "Mnangagwa's legacy is that of corruption. He has been sitting on the Zinara report for years; surely he cannot be a champion in the fight against corruption. Mnangagwa is the centre of corruption, you can't trust a mosquito to cure malaria," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, April 12, 2019 5:10:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "I am glad that our committee has teeth now but they are trying to muzzle parliament probe into Zinara. We are however going to stick to our mandate, so much work needs to be done," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, April 12, 2019 5:10:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "They are right now buying fuel from Trafigura . . . why should Zimbabwe buy fuel from a middleman?" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, April 12, 2019 9:52:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti added ( about Chartered Bank ) : “The law, section 11 of the Reserve Bank (of Zimbabwe) Act, says the government overdraft with the central bank should not be more than 20% of the previous year’s revenue,” External link

zimeye Monday, April 8, 2019 10:23:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “He did not mention my name, so that becomes a party issue. The party spokesperson can deal with that. I will not speak on party issues” External link

thezimbabwemail Monday, April 8, 2019 6:16:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti added ( about Chartered Bank ) : “The law, section 11 of the Reserve Bank (of Zimbabwe) Act, says the government overdraft with the central bank should not be more than 20% of the previous year’s revenue,” External link

thezimbabwemail Monday, April 8, 2019 6:16:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti added ( about Chartered Bank ) : "The law, section 11 of the Reserve Bank (of Zimbabwe) Act, says the government overdraft with the central bank should not be more than 20% of the previous year's revenue," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, April 8, 2019 4:37:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti added ( about Chartered Bank ) : “The law, section 11 of the Reserve Bank (of Zimbabwe) Act, says the government overdraft with the central bank should not be more than 20% of the previous year’s revenue,” External link

newsday Monday, April 8, 2019 1:22:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "He did not mention my name, so that becomes a party issue. The party spokesperson can deal with that. I will not speak on party issues" External link

bulawayo24 Monday, April 8, 2019 10:01:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti told : “I was embarrassed. I will tell you my embarrassment, on the 29th March 2009, there was an extra-ordinary meeting that was called on Zimbabwe, at Lozita Palace in Swaziland,” External link

zimeye Sunday, April 7, 2019 9:21:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "He did not mention my name, so that becomes a party issue. The party spokesperson can deal with that. I will not speak on party issues" External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, April 6, 2019 10:52:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “We are therefore going to write to Parliament through the Speaker of Parliament. We are going to make strong recommendations for sanctions and penalties against yourself (Mrs Mujokoro), against the finance director and the former director of administration and against Zinara,” External link

zimeye Saturday, April 6, 2019 2:49:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “He did not mention my name, so that becomes a party issue. The party spokesperson can deal with that. I will not speak on party issues” External link

newsday Friday, April 5, 2019 2:02:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "Debt has been contracted in Zimbabwe, oblivious to the requirements of Section 327 of the constitution that requires parliamentary approval. If it is not approved by parliament, then it is null and void. Meaning that, the large part of all debt that has been accrued in recent times which has not been approved by parliament is not only voidable, but is actually void ab initio (from the beginning)," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, April 5, 2019 12:43:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "Personally I am very excited by the migration from cash accounting, which I considered to be very dishonest to accrual accounting. The current situation, where if you talk to the Reserve Bank they don't know what the national debt is, if you talk to the Ministry of Finance they don't know what the debt is, that is unacceptable," "The 2019 budget had two blue books, up to now I don't know why there were two blue books, and then it had a budget statement. In the budget statement at page 33, the national debt was put at US$17 billion, but when we went to the fist blue book the national debt was put at US$9 billion, when we went to the second blue book the national debt was put at US$8 billion, you would really wonder what is going on" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, April 5, 2019 12:43:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “You are taking us for granted as Parliament, and we will recommend that your contracts be terminated,” “We do not believe your claim that you do not have a copy of the forensic report and that you took sufficient measures to ensure that you have the report so that you study it” External link

newsday Thursday, April 4, 2019 1:30:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “Precious Murove has to be part of your (Zinara) team,” External link

zimeye Thursday, April 4, 2019 11:17:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "Precious Murove has to be part of your (Zinara) team," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, April 3, 2019 11:36:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “Some of the leaders have no conscience or morality as they are busy womanising and demanding stipends from Zanu-PF, the devil. They are living in houses provided by Zanu-PF,” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, April 3, 2019 8:02:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti added ( about Morgan Tsvangirai ) : “Some leaders believe in the politics of prosperity and looting of state resources, but we must change this. Where in the world does it say a prime minister must get terminal benefits for serving in that position?” “We don’t share the same values with MDC-T. Morgan Tsvangirai was a thief. He slept at the wheel during the GNU and his party is founded on violence. That is why we decided to part ways last year” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, April 3, 2019 8:02:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti argued : “The declaration by the usurper that #ZANU is bigger than gvt merely confirms State Capture and party state conflation . It is this capture that has deliberately underdeveloped Africa where the State has been held hostage by bandits in suits. Africa needs Citizen-State conflation,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, April 2, 2019 4:46:00 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 concluded : “So Cde President, we have a duty to lead,” External link

zimeye Friday, September 20, 2019 4:02:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “We are not producing. There is no productivity. There is no confidence in the Zimbabwean dollar. So what is happening is just a vote-of-no-confidence in this currency,” “There is disequilibrium in the economy, there is too much money chasing too few goods — hence high inflation. This is what happens when you increase money supply into the economy. These guys are overspending. They are creating more money supply and the rates shoot up. This is what happens when you demonetise the US dollar, you commodify it” External link

theindependent Friday, September 20, 2019 11:54:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “Whatever they do, it won’t work, there is no confidence in Emmerson Mnangagwa and Mthuli Ncube. Mnangagwa and his government have been a disastrous failure,” External link

theindependent Friday, September 20, 2019 11:54:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti argued : “So, it is only Parliament which makes the laws, so when the Minister of Finance and Economic Development on the 12th October, 2018 made law by repealing section 22 G of the Income Tax Act Chapter 23:06, he breached Section 134 of the Constitution of Zimbabwe,” External link

newsday Thursday, September 19, 2019 6:06:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Finance Act ) : “They were clever because they had also inserted the new tax into the Finance Act a day after our court case, but they did not repeal Statutory Instrument 205 of 2018. What it means is that the tax will remain in place until the Finance Act is repealed, but we have not seen the judgment, so we await the judgment so that we study it and take it from there,” External link

newsday Thursday, September 19, 2019 6:06:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Finance Act ) : “They (government) were clever because they had also inserted the new tax into the Finance Act. But they did not repeal Statutory Instrument (SI)205/2018 also known as the Finance (Rate and Incidence of Intermediated Money Transfer Tax) Regulations,” External link

zimeye Wednesday, September 18, 2019 3:05:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti added ( about Finance Act ) : “The Act will be their defence to say this was included in the Finance Act” External link

zimeye Wednesday, September 18, 2019 3:05:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : “Today, we must mourn Robert Mugabe and pass condolences to his wife and children, and thank him for leading the battle against colonialism and for the emancipation of Zimbabwe leading to its independence in 1980,” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, September 10, 2019 12:57:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “Today, we must mourn Robert Mugabe and pass condolences to his wife and children, and thank him for leading the battle against colonialism and for the emancipation of Zimbabwe leading to its independence in 1980,” “I was tortured by Robert Mugabe in 2008. Many Zimbabweans were killed during Gukurahundi. But I don’t feel bitterness, I feel indebtedness, I feel gratitude to the work he did in liberating our country” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, September 10, 2019 11:25:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti told : “I’ve seen Emmerson Mnangagwa issuing a tweet mourning Robert Mugabe,” External link

thezimbabwemail Sunday, September 8, 2019 9:58:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : "I've seen Emmerson Mnangagwa issuing a tweet mourning Robert Mugabe," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, September 7, 2019 11:45:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : "I've seen Emmerson Mnangagwa issuing a tweet mourning Robert Mugabe," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, September 7, 2019 11:45:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "He was a victim of the system he created. The revolution ate its own children and he was the first-born child of that revolution," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, September 7, 2019 11:45:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “He was a victim of the system he created. The revolution ate its own children and he was the first-born child of that revolution,” External link

thezimbabwemail Saturday, September 7, 2019 9:19:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : "They removed the US dollar, why remove it without conditions to bring back your own currency? You do not have foreign currency reserves," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, September 6, 2019 11:21:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti told : “They removed the US dollar, why remove it without conditions to bring back your own currency? You do not have foreign currency reserves,” External link

thezimbabwemail Friday, September 6, 2019 11:03:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : "Zanu-PF must accept the blood of fallen compatriots who have died from xenophobia attacks. For 40 years it has vandalised Zimbabwe, killed and tortured citizens, destroyed livelihoods, stolen everything that could be stolen. And for Emmerson (Mnangagwa) to behave as if nothing has happened is a shame," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, September 5, 2019 5:05:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "We need a national transitional authority (NTA), we need a soft landing for our country, if we do not do that we are heading for an implosion, an Armageddon," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, September 5, 2019 11:34:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "We need a national transitional authority (NTA) or we are heading for an Armageddon!" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, September 5, 2019 11:34:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "We need a national transitional authority, we need a soft landing for our country, if we do not do that we are heading for an implosion, an Armageddon," External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, September 4, 2019 8:05:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "We need a national transitional authority, we need a soft landing for our country, if we do not do that we are heading for an implosion, an Armageddon," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, September 4, 2019 3:47:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : “On December 27, 2017, just 10 days after removing Robert Mugabe, the Ministry of Finance transferred US$2,7 billion to an unknown person, without any paper trail, while we suffer. In 2018, the Ministry of Finance again transferred US$3,2 billion to an unknown person without any paper trail,” External link

thezimbabwemail Monday, September 2, 2019 2:28:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : "On December 27, 2017, just 10 days after removing Robert Mugabe, the Ministry of Finance transferred US$2,7 billion to an unknown person, without any paper trail, while we suffer. In 2018, the Ministry of Finance again transferred US$3,2 billion to an unknown person without any paper trail," External link

onlinenigeria Monday, September 2, 2019 2:03:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : "On December 27, 2017, just 10 days after removing Robert Mugabe, the Ministry of Finance transferred US$2,7 billion to an unknown person, without any paper trail, while we suffer. In 2018, the Ministry of Finance again transferred US$3,2 billion to an unknown person without any paper trail," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, September 2, 2019 11:03:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Robert Mugabe ) : “On December 27, 2017, just 10 days after removing Robert Mugabe, the Ministry of Finance transferred US$2,7 billion to an unknown person, without any paper trail, while we suffer. In 2018, the Ministry of Finance again transferred US$3,2 billion to an unknown person without any paper trail,” External link

newsday Monday, September 2, 2019 7:58:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti concluded : “So Cde President, we have a duty to lead,” External link

zimeye Monday, September 2, 2019 3:46:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti concluded : “So Cde President, we have a duty to lead,” External link

zimeye Monday, September 2, 2019 2:47:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “The can arrest us, torture us , kill us but they will not break us,” External link

thezimbabwemail Monday, September 2, 2019 1:36:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “The can arrest us, torture us , kill us but they will not break us,” External link

onlinenigeria Sunday, September 1, 2019 8:01:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “The can arrest us, torture us , kill us but they will not break us,” External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, September 1, 2019 6:57:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti asked : "Where are the vouchers to say Sakunda supplied and you were entitled to pay?" External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, August 27, 2019 10:05:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "Ngorora, how much have you paid Sakunda from 2017 to now? Because you have been (making) payments even in 2019. You paid US$360 million to Sakunda in January 2019, so that is over US$1 billion. I put it to you that you have paid US$1 billion," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, August 27, 2019 10:05:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “Ours is a people s project, owned by the people,rooted in the people with one undisputed leader @nelsonchamisa .We will not accept any defamatory false attempt to divide our movement.We will focus on our struggle.Not the desperate kicks of a tired,toxic,illegitimate rogue regime,” External link

zimeye Sunday, August 25, 2019 11:30:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “The annuitisation phase commenced with a payment of ZW$15,648.04 and the written projection given by defendant (First Mutual) was that upon attaining the retirement age of 60, plaintiff would be paid a capital value of ZW$4,133,593 and an annual pension of ZW$782,066.47 giving a total assured sum of $15 million,” External link

thezimbabwemail Saturday, August 24, 2019 1:19:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti explained : “Ten years ago, forming a unity government offered a political solution, albeit a temporary one, to the crisis of hyperinflation. A solution to today’s economic crisis must be similarly political. More precisely, it must address the legitimacy deficit of the current administration, which stems from the military coup that brought it to power and the disputed election that kept it there,” External link

zimeye Thursday, August 22, 2019 8:46:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti observed : “I’m washing in a bucket, my friend, as if it is Southern Rhodesia in 1923,” External link

heraldscotland Sunday, August 18, 2019 7:31:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti insisted ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : “We have jumped from the frying pan into the fire after the coup of November 2017 ... We don’t accept the conduct of this regime, the conduct of Mr Mnangagwa,” External link

heraldscotland Sunday, August 18, 2019 7:31:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “The constitution guarantees the right to demonstration ... yet this fascist regime has denied and proscribed this right” External link

angop Saturday, August 17, 2019 5:35:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The constitution guarantees the right to demonstration ... yet this fascist regime has denied and proscribed this right" External link

reuters-en Saturday, August 17, 2019 2:02:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “The constitution guarantees the right to demonstration … yet this fascist regime has denied and proscribed this right” External link

expressindia Saturday, August 17, 2019 11:50:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : “The constitution guarantees the right to demonstration … yet this fascist regime has denied and proscribed this right. We have jumped from the frying pan into the fire after the (anti-Mugabe) coup of November 2017… We don’t accept the conduct of this regime, the conduct of Mr Mnangagwa” External link

zimeye Saturday, August 17, 2019 4:46:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : "The constitution guarantees the right to demonstration … yet this fascist regime has denied and proscribed this right. We have jumped from the frying pan into the fire after the (anti-Mugabe) coup of November 2017… We don't accept the conduct of this regime, the conduct of Mr Mnangagwa" External link

onlinenigeria Saturday, August 17, 2019 2:10:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “The constitution guarantees the right to demonstration... yet this fascist regime has denied and proscribed this right” External link

gulf-times Saturday, August 17, 2019 1:23:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "There is no difference between Mnangagwa and Mugabe. We jumped from the frying pan into the fire after the November coup," External link

irishsun Saturday, August 17, 2019 12:28:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : "The constitution guarantees the right to demonstration … yet this fascist regime has denied and proscribed this right. We have jumped from the frying pan into the fire after the (anti-Mugabe) coup of November 2017… We don't accept the conduct of this regime, the conduct of Mr Mnangagwa" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, August 16, 2019 11:50:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “The fascist regime has denied the right for Zimbabweans to demonstrate,” External link

citizen Friday, August 16, 2019 10:48:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : ”There is no difference between (President Emmerson) Mnangagwa and Mugabe. We jumped from the frying pan into the fire after the November coup,” External link

citizen Friday, August 16, 2019 10:48:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The constitution guarantees the right to demonstration ... yet this fascist regime has denied and proscribed this right" External link

trust2 Friday, August 16, 2019 10:41:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The constitution guarantees the right to demonstration ... yet this fascist regime has denied and proscribed this right" External link

gulf-times Friday, August 16, 2019 10:11:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "There is no difference between Mnangagwa and Mugabe. We jumped from the frying pan into the fire after the November coup," External link

modernghana Friday, August 16, 2019 8:43:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "There is no difference between Mnangagwa and Mugabe. We jumped from the frying pan into the fire after the November coup," External link

nation-ke Friday, August 16, 2019 8:38:00 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 said : "There is no difference between Mnangagwa and Mugabe. We jumped from the frying pan into the fire after the November coup," External link

business-standard Friday, August 16, 2019 8:05:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "There is no difference between Mnangagwa and Mugabe. We jumped from the frying pan into the fire after the November coup," External link

digitaljournal Friday, August 16, 2019 7:06:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "There is no difference between Mnangagwa and Mugabe. We jumped from the frying pan into the fire after the November coup," External link

yahoo-au Friday, August 16, 2019 7:00:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The fascist regime has denied the right for Zimbabweans to demonstrate," External link

news-yahoo Friday, August 16, 2019 7:00:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : "There is no difference between (President Emmerson) Mnangagwa and Mugabe. We jumped from the frying pan into the fire after the November coup," External link

news-yahoo Friday, August 16, 2019 7:00:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "There is no difference between Mnangagwa and Mugabe. We jumped from the frying pan into the fire after the November coup," External link

afp-english Friday, August 16, 2019 6:48:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “The fascist regime has denied the right for Zimbabweans to demonstrate,” External link

guardian-ng Friday, August 16, 2019 6:48:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "There is no difference between Mnangagwa and Mugabe. We jumped from the frying pan into the fire after the November coup," External link

afp-en Friday, August 16, 2019 6:37:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “The High Court ruled that we should go to the magistrates’ courts in this matter but we believe that we can’t do that at the moment … Even if we had been granted permission, the state has cordoned off Harare … Our headquarters are totally cordoned off too. This is a fascist government that does not have the respect of Zimbabweans,” External link

zimeye Friday, August 16, 2019 6:26:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The fascist regime has denied the right for Zimbabweans to demonstrate," External link

channelnewsasia Friday, August 16, 2019 6:20:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : "There is no difference between (President Emmerson) Mnangagwa and Mugabe. We jumped from the frying pan into the fire after the November coup," External link

channelnewsasia Friday, August 16, 2019 6:20:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The fascist regime has denied the right for Zimbabweans to demonstrate," External link

iran-daily Friday, August 16, 2019 6:16:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : "There is no difference between Mnangagwa and Mugabe. We jumped from the frying pan into the fire after the November coup," External link

iran-daily Friday, August 16, 2019 6:16:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The fascist regime has denied the right for Zimbabweans to demonstrate," External link

theCitizen Friday, August 16, 2019 6:07:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : "There is no difference between (President Emmerson Mnangagwa and Mugabe. We jumped from the frying pan into the fire after the November coup," External link

theCitizen Friday, August 16, 2019 6:07:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : "The fascist regime has denied the right for Zimbabweans to demonstrate," "There is no difference between Mnangagwa and Mugabe. We jumped from the frying pan into the fire after the November coup" External link

aljazeera-en Friday, August 16, 2019 5:38:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The fascist regime has denied the right for Zimbabweans to demonstrate," External link

EastAfrican Friday, August 16, 2019 5:01:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : "There is no difference between (President Emmerson) Mnangagwa and Mugabe. We jumped from the frying pan into the fire after the November coup," External link

EastAfrican Friday, August 16, 2019 5:01:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : "There is no difference between Mnangagwa and Mugabe. We jumped from the frying pan into the fire after the November coup," External link

RTERadio Friday, August 16, 2019 4:36:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The fascist regime has denied the right for Zimbabweans to demonstrate," External link

RTERadio Friday, August 16, 2019 4:36:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The fascist regime has denied the right for Zimbabweans to demonstrate," External link

digitaljournal Friday, August 16, 2019 4:15:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : "There is no difference between (President Emmerson) Mnangagwa and Mugabe. We jumped from the frying pan into the fire after the November coup," External link

digitaljournal Friday, August 16, 2019 4:15:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The fascist regime has denied the right for Zimbabweans to demonstrate," External link

yahoo-au Friday, August 16, 2019 3:55:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : "There is no difference between (President Emmerson) Mnangagwa and Mugabe. We jumped from the frying pan into the fire after the November coup," External link

yahoo-au Friday, August 16, 2019 3:55:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The fascist regime has denied the right for Zimbabweans to demonstrate," External link

afp-english Friday, August 16, 2019 3:46:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : "There is no difference between (President Emmerson) Mnangagwa and Mugabe. We jumped from the frying pan into the fire after the November coup," External link

afp-english Friday, August 16, 2019 3:46:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “We will now proceed with our planned marches in Bulawayo on Monday the 19th, in Masvingo, Gweru and Mutare,” External link

herald Friday, August 16, 2019 2:52:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The fascist regime has denied the right for Zimbabweans to demonstrate," External link

pulse Friday, August 16, 2019 2:25:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : "There is no difference between Mnangagwa and Mugabe. We jumped from the frying pan into the fire after the November coup," External link

pulse Friday, August 16, 2019 2:25:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The fascist regime has denied the right for Zimbabweans to demonstrate," External link

business-standard Friday, August 16, 2019 1:54:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The fascist regime has denied the right for Zimbabweans to demonstrate," External link

yahoo-au Friday, August 16, 2019 1:52:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : "There is no difference between Mnangagwa and Mugabe. We jumped from the frying pan into the fire after the November coup," External link

yahoo-au Friday, August 16, 2019 1:52:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The fascist regime has denied the right for Zimbabweans to demonstrate," External link

afp-english Friday, August 16, 2019 1:43:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : "There is no difference between Mnangagwa and Mugabe. We jumped from the frying pan into the fire after the November coup," External link

afp-english Friday, August 16, 2019 1:43:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The fascist regime has denied the right for Zimbabweans to demonstrate," External link

afp-en Friday, August 16, 2019 1:33:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti told : "There is no difference between Mnangagwa and Mugabe. We jumped from the frying pan into the fire after the November coup," External link

afp-en Friday, August 16, 2019 1:33:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The fascist regime has denied the right for Zimbabweans to demonstrate," External link

EastAfrican Friday, August 16, 2019 1:22:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “The prohibition by the Zimbabwe Republic Police of our #FreeZimbabweMarch is unlawful & unconstitutional. It exposes the true colors of this regime. That this is a fascist authoritarian regime without respect to civil & political rights. A regime without shame” External link

insiderzim Friday, August 16, 2019 11:44:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The abduction and torture last night of activist Mombeyarara and our member Kanotunga is completely unacceptable. This regime is murderous and has been consistent in its attacks on the citizen. The continued assault on human rights must stop" External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, August 15, 2019 7:40:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The abduction and torture last night of activist Mombeyarara and our member Kanotunga is completely unacceptable. This regime is murderous and has been consistent in its attacks on the citizen. The continued assault on human rights must stop" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, August 15, 2019 1:53:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “Honourable Chair, can we also thank the esteemed Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs and his team for granting us indulgence and also for holding fort on behalf of the State. This dialogue must be a national dialogue to serve our country. So we want to thank you Minister and everyone else on the right and left side. Zikomo kwambili” External link

thezimbabwemail Saturday, August 10, 2019 12:16:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “Honourable Chair, can we also thank the esteemed Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs and his team for granting us indulgence and also for holding fort on behalf of the State. This dialogue must be a national dialogue to serve our country. So we want to thank you Minister and everyone else on the right and left side. Zikomo kwambili” External link

herald Saturday, August 10, 2019 3:09:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : "If the Finance minister is bringing in a brand new budget for 2019, then that would be acceptable, but this cannot be called a supplementary budget if the minister is adding money onto the original 2019 budget, which was in US dollars," "The point is that after introduction of SI 142 (2019), the US dollar was demonetised and we now have a new currency. On December 22, we passed a US dollar budget and so Ncube should come up with a new budget for 2019 in Zimbabwean dollars or go back to the original US dollar budget and convert it to Zimbabwean dollars at the interbank rate and then provide a supplementary budget" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, August 9, 2019 10:04:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : “If the Finance minister is bringing in a brand new budget for 2019, then that would be acceptable, but this cannot be called a supplementary budget if the minister is adding money onto the original 2019 budget, which was in US dollars,” “The point is that after introduction of SI 142 (2019), the US dollar was demonetised and we now have a new currency. On December 22, we passed a US dollar budget and so Ncube should come up with a new budget for 2019 in Zimbabwean dollars or go back to the original US dollar budget and convert it to Zimbabwean dollars at the interbank rate and then provide a supplementary budget” External link

newsday Friday, August 9, 2019 7:03:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti asked : “How do you feel when you offend the PFMA and the Constitution and all laws? How does a country function when there are bureaucrats in the Ministry of Finance that do not respect the laws of the country? You are supposed to be the enforcers of good governance and how do we have a country where the enforcer is the one committing the bank robberies, and what is the point of a budget when the Ministry of Finance is at the forefront of derailing those allocations?” “This is a savage, rogue attack on our Public Finance Management System, and this is not professional because if you were in the private sector, you would have been fired,” External link

zimeye Thursday, August 8, 2019 6:35:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti asked : "How do you feel when you offend the PFMA and the Constitution and all laws? How does a country function when there are bureaucrats in the Ministry of Finance that do not respect the laws of the country? You are supposed to be the enforcers of good governance and how do we have a country where the enforcer is the one committing the bank robberies, and what is the point of a budget when the Ministry of Finance is at the forefront of derailing those allocations?" "This is a savage, rogue attack on our Public Finance Management System, and this is not professional because if you were in the private sector, you would have been fired," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, August 8, 2019 10:21:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti asked : “How do you feel when you offend the PFMA and the Constitution and all laws? How does a country function when there are bureaucrats in the Ministry of Finance that do not respect the laws of the country? You are supposed to be the enforcers of good governance and how do we have a country where the enforcer is the one committing the bank robberies, and what is the point of a budget when the Ministry of Finance is at the forefront of derailing those allocations?” “This is a savage, rogue attack on our Public Finance Management System, and this is not professional because if you were in the private sector, you would have been fired,” External link

newsday Thursday, August 8, 2019 6:57:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : "Ncube has unlawfully converted US$9 billion Treasury Bills (TBs) to $9 billion in breach of section 71 of the Constitution because TBs were never indexed in the Zimbabwe dollar. Ncube does not have power to suppress inflation figures or issue a directive to ZimStats (Zimbabwe National Statistical Agency) that they must suspend publishing inflation figures," External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, August 7, 2019 8:19:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : "Ncube has unlawfully converted US$9 billion Treasury Bills (TBs) to $9 billion in breach of section 71 of the Constitution because TBs were never indexed in the Zimbabwe dollar. Ncube does not have power to suppress inflation figures or issue a directive to ZimStats (Zimbabwe National Statistical Agency) that they must suspend publishing inflation figures," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, August 7, 2019 7:14:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “There comes at a time in the history of any struggle where a radical paradigm shift is required. Section 59 cries out loud. Our people are suffering: poverty, shortages, hyperinflation, corruption and the collapse of social services decimates our people,” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, August 7, 2019 2:39:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : “Ncube has unlawfully converted US$9 billion Treasury Bills (TBs) to $9 billion in breach of section 71 of the Constitution because TBs were never indexed in the Zimbabwe dollar. Ncube does not have power to suppress inflation figures or issue a directive to ZimStats (Zimbabwe National Statistical Agency) that they must suspend publishing inflation figures,” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, August 7, 2019 1:52:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "There comes at a time in the history of any struggle where a radical paradigm shift is required. Section 59 cries out loud. Our people are suffering: poverty, shortages, hyperinflation, corruption and the collapse of social services decimates our people," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, August 7, 2019 12:06:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : “Ncube has unlawfully converted US$9 billion Treasury Bills (TBs) to $9 billion in breach of section 71 of the Constitution because TBs were never indexed in the Zimbabwe dollar. Ncube does not have power to suppress inflation figures or issue a directive to ZimStats (Zimbabwe National Statistical Agency) that they must suspend publishing inflation figures,” External link

newsday Wednesday, August 7, 2019 11:36:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "There comes at a time in the history of any struggle where a radical paradigm shift is required. Section 59 cries out loud. Our people are suffering: poverty, shortages, hyperinflation, corruption and the collapse of social services decimates our people," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, August 7, 2019 10:29:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "There comes at a time in the history of any struggle where a radical paradigm shift is required. Section 59 cries out loud. Our people are suffering: poverty, shortages, hyperinflation, corruption and the collapse of social services decimates our people," External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, August 7, 2019 7:57:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "There comes at a time in the history of any struggle where a radical paradigm shift is required. Section 59 cries out loud. Our people are suffering: poverty, shortages, hyperinflation, corruption and the collapse of social services decimates our people," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, August 6, 2019 8:13:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Commission ) : "A year ago six compatriots going about their routine lives were brutally murdered by a fascist regime that had just brutally stolen an election. A year later despite an expensive Commission justice has not been served. Impunity is the bedrock of authoritarianism. We shall not forget," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, August 1, 2019 1:47:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "How much does Grain Marketing Board have in its stock at the present moment and in connection with the view of shortage of over a million tonnes of maize, why did the Minister enact SI145 and posed GMB a monopoly," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, August 1, 2019 12:13:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Monetary Policy ) : “Between January and June 2018 – and these are figures from the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Monetary Policy Statement of October – the country received through export surrender requirements of US$3,3 billion which is a lot of money in US dollars,” “Of that 15%, which is around $570m was used to import diesel, 8% was used to import unleaded petrol, $111m which is 3% was used to pay for energy, 2% or $64m was used to import soya beans, $62m was used to import rice which is 61%, which totals $2,47 billion, and then $448m was used to pay for ‘others’ which has not been described and we want to know what ‘others’ stands for,” External link

newsday Monday, July 29, 2019 8:44:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : "They carried out a coup to exorcise criminals but they themselves are implicated in these crimes. Command agriculture is Emmerson Mnangagwa's baby, so you cannot expect a mosquito to cure malaria," "They are not interested in dealing with corruption. That US$3 billion was disbursed outside the public finance management system" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, July 26, 2019 12:31:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Commission ) : "The job of the public accounts committee is to establish the truth and we expect the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission, police and the executive to act," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, July 26, 2019 12:31:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "We need a national transitional authority, we need to have a soft landing for our country. If we do not do that, we are heading for an implosion, an Armageddon," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, July 26, 2019 10:42:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : “They carried out a coup to exorcise criminals but they themselves are implicated in these crimes. Command agriculture is Emmerson Mnangagwa’s baby, so you cannot expect a mosquito to cure malaria,” “They are not interested in dealing with corruption. That US$3 billion was disbursed outside the public finance management system” External link

theindependent Friday, July 26, 2019 10:33:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Commission ) : “The job of the public accounts committee is to establish the truth and we expect the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission, police and the executive to act,” External link

theindependent Friday, July 26, 2019 10:33:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “We are in the middle of a recession right now, one that is fast-tracking itself into an economic depression,” External link

zimeye Wednesday, July 24, 2019 11:48:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “The economy is going to contract massively and the last time we had this massive contraction was in 2008, when our economy shrunk by minus 14% and this time around, it is going to be minus 8,5%,” “But what should worry you and me is that those that are in authority at the present moment have no clue of what they are doing. There is nothing as dangerous as a man who is lost and who doesn’t know that he is lost. That man is dangerous because you cannot ask for directions and regrettably, that is the challenge of the present government” External link

zimeye Wednesday, July 24, 2019 11:48:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “We are in the middle of a recession right now, one that is fast-tracking itself into an economic depression,” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, July 24, 2019 7:56:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “The economy is going to contract massively and the last time we had this massive contraction was in 2008, when our economy shrunk by minus 14% and this time around, it is going to be minus 8,5%,” “But what should worry you and me is that those that are in authority at the present moment have no clue of what they are doing. There is nothing as dangerous as a man who is lost and who doesn’t know that he is lost. That man is dangerous because you cannot ask for directions and regrettably, that is the challenge of the present government” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, July 24, 2019 7:56:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti added : “In May, before the introduction of SI 142 (2019), our inflation was at 76%, but in June, it was at 175%, and the simple economics that bread was $1,20 and it is now $7,20 shows that our inflation is now at 700%” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, July 24, 2019 7:56:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "We are in the middle of a recession right now, one that is fast-tracking itself into an economic depression," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, July 24, 2019 4:57:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The economy is going to contract massively and the last time we had this massive contraction was in 2008, when our economy shrunk by minus 14% and this time around, it is going to be minus 8,5%," "But what should worry you and me is that those that are in authority at the present moment have no clue of what they are doing. There is nothing as dangerous as a man who is lost and who doesn't know that he is lost. That man is dangerous because you cannot ask for directions and regrettably, that is the challenge of the present government" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, July 24, 2019 4:57:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti added : "In May, before the introduction of SI 142 (2019), our inflation was at 76%, but in June, it was at 175%, and the simple economics that bread was $1,20 and it is now $7,20 shows that our inflation is now at 700%" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, July 24, 2019 4:57:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Job Sikhala ) : "They call themselves a new dispensation but today (Wednesday) when they whisked away Job Sikhala a from Law and Order Department, they locked us (all the lawyers present ) behind a steel door to prevent us from trekking same. T his is an absolute fascist regime presided over by predatory fascists," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, July 11, 2019 12:09:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "Mnangagwa hires a plane at the cost of US$4 million, just to travel to Bulawayo. Since he was sworn in as President in August of 2018, Mnangagwa has made 36 trips. In all the trips, his transport is $4 million. Do the maths, 36 multiply by $4 million. That is over $120 million in travelling costs alone," "What kind of a President are you? Have you no shame? He is a thief because a real President will respect his people. Even [former President Robert] Mugabe used to use Air Zimbabwe, but this President we have has failed to deal with (corruption)" External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, July 9, 2019 8:40:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "Why are you stealing people's money? Why have you removed the US dollar? We refuse an economic agenda; we refuse an economic policy whose function is to destroy the values of people's wealth. You have stolen people's salaries, to fund your own luxury lifestyles while bankrupting the nation," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, July 9, 2019 8:40:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “Mnangagwa hires a plane at the cost of US$4 million, just to travel to Bulawayo. Since he was sworn in as President in August of 2018, Mnangagwa has made 36 trips. In all the trips, his transport is $4 million. Do the maths, 36 multiply by $4 million. That is over $120 million in travelling costs alone,” “What kind of a President are you? Have you no shame? He is a thief because a real President will respect his people. Even [former President Robert] Mugabe used to use Air Zimbabwe, but this President we have has failed to deal with (corruption)” External link

newsday Tuesday, July 9, 2019 2:13:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “Why are you stealing people’s money? Why have you removed the US dollar? We refuse an economic agenda; we refuse an economic policy whose function is to destroy the values of people’s wealth. You have stolen people’s salaries, to fund your own luxury lifestyles while bankrupting the nation,” External link

newsday Tuesday, July 9, 2019 2:13:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “Mnangagwa hires a plane at the cost of US$4 million, just to travel to Bulawayo. Since he was sworn in as President in August of 2018, Mnangagwa has made 36 trips. In all the trips, his transport is $4 million. Do the maths, 36 multiply by $4 million. That is over $120 million in travelling costs alone,” “What kind of a President are you? Have you no shame? He is a thief because a real President will respect his people. Even [former President Robert] Mugabe used to use Air Zimbabwe, but this President we have has failed to deal with (corruption)” External link

zimeye Tuesday, July 9, 2019 1:55:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “Why are you stealing people’s money? Why have you removed the US dollar? We refuse an economic agenda; we refuse an economic policy whose function is to destroy the values of people’s wealth. You have stolen people’s salaries, to fund your own luxury lifestyles while bankrupting the nation,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, July 9, 2019 1:55:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “We do not have reserves that are necessary to support our local currency,” “The currency is subject to political confidence, and this country suffers from a [complete lack] of that. The foreign exchange ban is a disaster, [and] Minister must repeal it” External link

washtimes Tuesday, July 9, 2019 4:56:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “They [Chinese] also tend to take some shortcuts; their due diligence is a mixture of politics and economics. So there’s no set objective standard when it comes to Chinese loan contraction. But Chinese debt is huge and Chinese debt is now populating the balance sheets of most of these African states,” External link

theepochtimes Tuesday, July 9, 2019 4:05:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “If you look at some of the things we wrote, we were arguing as far back as 2013 that there will be a coup in this country. Ofcourse we could not predict 14, 15, 16 November but all the material conditions of another coup are in existence in Zimbabwe at the moment,” “Remember if you study history, there is no coup which is a solitary coup, a coup always comes with a twin brother or multiple brothers” External link

thezimbabwemail Monday, July 8, 2019 9:57:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : “It is absolutely ridiculous to believe that the rate will soften, queues will disappear and power blackouts will be a thing of the past under Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government” External link

zimeye Friday, July 5, 2019 3:10:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti declared : “It is the faith of an asinine type to think that ZANU can ever turn around this economy, In short, it is just absurd to believe in #ZANU. This is a unique regime. Its levels of incompetence are beyond belief. Its appetite for looting is beyond measure. Its predatory extractive mentality is without precedent. Its lies and deception are redefining the art of spin. It is a pervasive vampire State, a kakistocracy,” External link

zimeye Friday, July 5, 2019 3:10:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “If you go to a hospital in Soweto, 20% of mothers giving birth are Zimbabweans. So the Zimbabwean crisis is putting a premium on the South African economy and indeed other economies in the Sadc,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, July 2, 2019 11:47:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “Joining the RMU is not a walk in the park, you need a window of at least four years because there has to be both fiscal and monetary convergence because if there is no convergence, we will export into the region our unique abnormality and disequilibrium,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, July 2, 2019 11:47:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti told ( about John Mangudya ) : “Government accounts were kept at the CBZ who treated us like a commercial client. So, I couldn’t run an overdraft facility because John Mangudya would say ‘Minister you can’t do that’,” External link

insiderzim Tuesday, July 2, 2019 10:36:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The US dollar is not sustainable for a number of reasons. It is overpriced so it makes our exports so expensive and it also makes the core structure of our economy so expensive. " External link

bulawayo24 Monday, July 1, 2019 11:59:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "It is insanity, it is total madness. You cannot introduce a new currency when the macro-economic fundamentals are not there. We have a crisis of confidence, a crisis of legitimacy," "You are going to see a massive shortage of goods in the supermarkets. You are going to see disinvestment in the country. There will be massive externalisation. You will see massive civil unrest. It is a major security threat" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, June 30, 2019 11:55:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "Of course, we could not predict 14, 15, 16 November but all the material conditions of another coup are in existence in Zimbabwe at the moment," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, June 30, 2019 11:55:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “Pursuant to this, the plaintiff (Tendai Biti) and the defendant (Kudakwashe Bhasikiti) agreed on a fee of US$12,000 excluding posts, petties and VAT,” External link

thezimbabwemail Friday, June 28, 2019 5:31:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "Pursuant to this, the plaintiff (Tendai Biti) and the defendant (Kudakwashe Bhasikiti) agreed on a fee of US$12 000, excluding posts, petties and VAT," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, June 28, 2019 9:14:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "That is madness and people must start bracing themselves for the dark days of 2008. What they are doing is to take us back to those days," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, June 28, 2019 9:14:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about British ) : “The SI 142 (2019) touches on our political economy, the economy of our country and the laws of our country. Section 44(2) of the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Act, which introduced the multi-currency regime in 2009, makes it clear that the British pound, euro, South African rand and Botswana pula shall be legal tender, and section 44(a)(2) — it being an Act of Parliament means that the Finance minister cannot repeal that provision,” “Quite clearly, SI 142 (2019) is ultra vires the provisions of section 44(a)(2) of the RBZ Act and it is wrong at law and on the economy” External link

newsday Wednesday, June 26, 2019 1:51:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “As long as there is a deficit in your current account, I submit that we do not have a current account and reserves necessary to support our own currency. A currency is a subject of political confidence and in this country, as far as I am concerned, there is a kwashiorkor of political confidence and, therefore, I submit that SI 142 is a disaster,” External link

newsday Wednesday, June 26, 2019 1:51:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : "I rise on a matter of privilege in terms of the enactment by the Minister of Finance Mthuli Ncube and the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe, Statutory Instrument (SI) 142 2019 which officially de-dollarize and adopt as sole legal tender the Zimbabwean dollar," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, June 26, 2019 10:48:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti admitted : "ZANU-PF cannot realistically be expected to reform a system that it not only profits from, but on which its rule depends. Future reform has to dismantle the corrupt political economy, whilst also expanding the productive sector," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, June 20, 2019 9:15:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "Without governance and transparency, the only investors we will get in Zimbabwe are cowboys and opportunistic traders, a mafia by another name. Without political change and the necessary will, reform will only amount to empty words. As I often say, it's just putting lipstick on a crocodile," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, June 20, 2019 9:15:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "How many currencies should we have in Zimbabwe? This is total madness. This is voodoo economics," "There are no fundamentals for a new currency. We have a current account deficit and there is no production. How then do we have a new currency? We don't have exports; this is a crazy idea meant to steal people's value. This government has failed, a new currency are fundamentals and stability" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, June 14, 2019 11:17:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "While (former President Robert) Mugabe is a thief who stole our collective dream of a prosperous nation after independence, Tsvangirai is a bigger thief who nicked our dream of a new nation, our dream of re-birth in our lifetime, I must say, though we make no (apology) for what we did (breaking away). In fact, looking at what Tsvangirai is doing now, we feel vindicated and thank God for showing us that we were being led by the greatest fool of our generation," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, June 14, 2019 11:17:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “How many currencies should we have in Zimbabwe? This is total madness. This is voodoo economics,” “There are no fundamentals for a new currency. We have a current account deficit and there is no production. How then do we have a new currency? We don’t have exports; this is a crazy idea meant to steal people’s value. This government has failed, a new currency are fundamentals and stability” External link

theindependent Friday, June 14, 2019 8:56:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "Two litres of Mazoe is now $52. Inflation, we're back to 800 percent. Unemployment is now 95 percent. Today is a Wednesday, but we are out here in Glen View, in our numbers, because we're all unemployed. So, we must do justice to this woman. The only justice to this woman is to liberate Zimbabwe. The only justice to this woman is to see Nelson Chamisa as the president of our country. If we do that, she and her father will rest in eternal peace," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, June 13, 2019 11:16:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Sir ) : "Mr Speaker Sir, when the Minister of Finance assumed office, he promised to mitigate the challenges facing the economy but, 10 months later the economy is in tailspin," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, June 10, 2019 10:49:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti told : "The election of 2018 remains contested. The crisis of legitimacy remains at the fore of the crisis in Zimbabwe as I talk to you right now," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, June 9, 2019 11:52:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The continued assault on civic society leaders and indeed the continued closure of political space is unacceptable. " External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, June 5, 2019 9:37:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The retail sector has got 2 monopolies the Zuva family and the Puma family. Who is Zuva? It's Emmerson Mnangagwa. Shingi (Mutasa) sold. Shingi bough BP and Shell from the British then he sold it to a consortium fronted by banker (John) Mushayavanhu. But Mushayavanhu doesn't have $23 million or $35 million. " External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, June 5, 2019 7:20:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti asked : “The law is very clear that you cannot contract a debt with an international organisation which imposes fiscal obligations on Zimbabwe before Parliament has approved, and if Parliament has not approved, that debt is invalid. Why does the government keep on borrowing money from the African Export Import Bank without Parliament approval?” External link

newsday Tuesday, June 4, 2019 7:10:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : ”Who do you think is the owner of Zuva Petroleum? It’s Emmerson Mnangagwa. That is why the company is selling fuel in hard currency without being stopped from doing so. I can also tell you that Mnangagwa invested millions of dollars in the company.Zuva Petroleum is untouchable because Mnangagwa is wholly in charge of the company. He is hiding behind a consortium of businesspeople but he is the man in charge of the company,” External link

zimeye Friday, May 31, 2019 4:36:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : ”Who do you think is the owner of Zuva Petroleum? It’s Emmerson Mnangagwa. That is why the company is selling fuel in hard currency without being stopped from doing so. I can also tell you that Mnangagwa invested millions of dollars in the company.Zuva Petroleum is untouchable because Mnangagwa is wholly in charge of the company. He is hiding behind a consortium of businesspeople but he is the man in charge of the company,” External link

zimeye Friday, May 31, 2019 4:36:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Sir ) : “Mr Speaker Sir, when the Minister of Finance assumed office, he promised to mitigate the challenges facing the economy but, 10 months later the economy is in tailspin,” External link

thezimbabwemail Thursday, May 30, 2019 11:11:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “My question is very simple Honourable Minister, why are you reluctant to adopt the multi-currency and do away with the RTGS dollar? You also indicated that you would turnaround the country’s economy within six months of assuming office. I understand you have not managed to achieve your objectives,” External link

zimeye Wednesday, May 29, 2019 7:07:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "Zimbabwe is not producing and we are a dumping ground of cheap unhealthy products from China and 60% of our vehicles are second-hand rejects from Japan, which are not allowed in countries like South Africa," External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, May 22, 2019 9:15:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "Zimbabwe is not producing and we are a dumping ground of cheap unhealthy products from China and 60% of our vehicles are second-hand rejects from Japan, which are not allowed in countries like South Africa," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, May 22, 2019 6:49:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “Zimbabwe is not producing and we are a dumping ground of cheap unhealthy products from China and 60% of our vehicles are second-hand rejects from Japan, which are not allowed in countries like South Africa,” External link

newsday Wednesday, May 22, 2019 2:08:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "The energy situation is dire; the fuel situation is particularly dire as evidenced by the long queues. We require about 1,6 billion litres of fuel every year, 1,12 billion diesel and about 570 million litres of petrol at a cost of $1,3 billion to US$1,5 billion per year," "I want to underline US$ part; the government doesn't have that money. My advice to the new (Energy minister Fortune Chasi) is that government should not try what it can't do, it can't buy fuel, it can't give fuel companies money to buy because it doesn't have the money" External link

bulawayo24 Monday, May 20, 2019 7:43:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "We need to liberalise fuel procurement. Anyone who has foreign currency, who can bring fuel should be able to bring it, but here is a catch; you can't bring into Zimbabwe fuel in US$ and sell it in bond notes because soon you will run out of the foreign currency. So, the minute you liberalise fuel you must essentially redollarise the economy," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, May 20, 2019 7:43:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “The energy situation is dire; the fuel situation is particularly dire as evidenced by the long queues. We require about 1,6 billion litres of fuel every year, 1,12 billion diesel and about 570 million litres of petrol at a cost of $1,3 billion to US$1,5 billion per year,” “I want to underline US$ part; the government doesn’t have that money. My advice to the new (Energy minister Fortune Chasi) is that government should not try what it can’t do, it can’t buy fuel, it can’t give fuel companies money to buy because it doesn’t have the money” External link

thezimbabwemail Monday, May 20, 2019 3:29:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “We need to liberalise fuel procurement. Anyone who has foreign currency, who can bring fuel should be able to bring it, but here is a catch; you can’t bring into Zimbabwe fuel in US$ and sell it in bond notes because soon you will run out of the foreign currency. So, the minute you liberalise fuel you must essentially redollarise the economy,” External link

thezimbabwemail Monday, May 20, 2019 3:29:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “The energy situation is dire; the fuel situation is particularly dire as evidenced by the long queues. We require about 1,6 billion litres of fuel every year, 1,12 billion diesel and about 570 million litres of petrol at a cost of $1,3 billion to US$1,5 billion per year,” “I want to underline US$ part; the government doesn’t have that money. My advice to the new (Energy minister Fortune Chasi) is that government should not try what it can’t do, it can’t buy fuel, it can’t give fuel companies money to buy because it doesn’t have the money” External link

zimeye Monday, May 20, 2019 3:17:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “We need to liberalise fuel procurement. Anyone who has foreign currency, who can bring fuel should be able to bring it, but here is a catch; you can’t bring into Zimbabwe fuel in US$ and sell it in bond notes because soon you will run out of the foreign currency. So, the minute you liberalise fuel you must essentially redollarise the economy,” External link

zimeye Monday, May 20, 2019 3:17:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “The energy situation is dire; the fuel situation is particularly dire as evidenced by the long queues. We require about 1,6 billion litres of fuel every year, 1,12 billion diesel and about 570 million litres of petrol at a cost of $1,3 billion to US$1,5 billion per year,” “I want to underline US$ part; the government doesn’t have that money. My advice to the new (Energy minister Fortune Chasi) is that government should not try what it can’t do, it can’t buy fuel, it can’t give fuel companies money to buy because it doesn’t have the money” External link

newsday Monday, May 20, 2019 1:58:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “We need to liberalise fuel procurement. Anyone who has foreign currency, who can bring fuel should be able to bring it, but here is a catch; you can’t bring into Zimbabwe fuel in US$ and sell it in bond notes because soon you will run out of the foreign currency. So, the minute you liberalise fuel you must essentially redollarise the economy,” External link

newsday Monday, May 20, 2019 1:58:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “The late Tsvangirai called me and Professor Welshman Ncube at his Highlands home and he said ‘please come back and we rebuild our party to what it was in 1999’,” External link

thezimbabwemail Monday, May 20, 2019 11:20:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "We must complete the journey that we started at Rufaro Stadium on September 11, 1999 (day MDC was formed). That means that we want to put this man at Number 1, Chancellor Lane, Borrowdale, also known as State House before the end of the year, today!" External link

bulawayo24 Monday, May 20, 2019 9:49:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “We want our party to have leaders who can stand up to (President) Emmerson Mnangagwa and his illegitimate government and to make sure that there is change in Zimbabwe and Nelson Chamisa is the next President of the country,” External link

zimeye Saturday, May 18, 2019 12:11:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "We want our party to have leaders who can stand up to (President) Emmerson Mnangagwa and his illegitimate government and to make sure that there is change in Zimbabwe and Nelson Chamisa is the next President of the country," External link

onlinenigeria Saturday, May 18, 2019 9:27:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "We want our party to have leaders who can stand up to (President) Emmerson Mnangagwa and his illegitimate government and to make sure that there is change in Zimbabwe and Nelson Chamisa is the next President of the country," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, May 17, 2019 8:40:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “We want our party to have leaders who can stand up to (President) Emmerson Mnangagwa and his illegitimate government and to make sure that there is change in Zimbabwe and Nelson Chamisa is the next President of the country,” External link

newsday Friday, May 17, 2019 7:27:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “We must complete the journey that we started at Rufaro Stadium on September 11, 1999,” External link

insiderzim Tuesday, May 14, 2019 8:08:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "We must complete the journey that we started at Rufaro Stadium on September 11, 1999 (day MDC was formed). That means that we want to put this man at Number 1, Chancellor Lane, Borrowdale, also known as State House before the end of the year, today!" External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, May 14, 2019 10:50:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti told ( about Nelson Chamisa ) : “In a normal election run by a normal elections commission, Advocate Nelson Chamisa would be the President right now. In my statement to the media, I said Chamisa won the elections in Manicaland, Harare, Matabeleland, Masvingo and Bulawayo and Zec did not dispute that in court, except in Mashonaland West province, where the results were not posted outside the polling station,” External link

zimeye Sunday, May 12, 2019 5:52:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti commented ( about Nelson Chamisa ) : "For the avoidance of doubt the leader of the Democratic Movement is Advocate Chamisa. This a de facto and de jure fact .Two point six million Zimbabweans agreed with that position on 30 July 2018. A court of law can never be an electoral college," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, May 11, 2019 11:10:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “The choice of leadership of a political party, world over, will always be the preserve of members of that party. No one and certainly not a court of law can choose our leaders .Our congress, whose preparations are at an advanced stage will proceed on 24 May,” “Democracy will prevail. With great respect to Venezuela, ours must surely be the worst government on the planet. Rigging does not pay” External link

thezimbabwemail Thursday, May 9, 2019 1:43:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “We are not hearing a convincing story going forward arising out of the omission of the past. I can assure you, although I am not a prophet, that the 2018 and 2019 audit report will be talking about the same thing,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, May 7, 2019 9:34:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “We are not hearing a convincing story going forward arising out of the omission of the past. I can assure you, although I am not a prophet, that the 2018 and 2019 audit report will be talking about the same thing,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, May 7, 2019 4:52:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “We are not hearing a convincing story going forward arising out of the omission of the past. I can assure you, although I am not a prophet, that the 2018 and 2019 audit report will be talking about the same thing,” External link

herald Tuesday, May 7, 2019 2:55:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Nelson Chamisa ) : "The election of Nelson Chamisa paves the way for the transition to the genuine Second Republic. It will be tough and arduous because these are extraordinary times. And they're dangerous times. We have the chance to restore some semblance of sanity to our politics," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, April 29, 2019 9:27:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti claimed : “The official rate of inflation is now 66% but those following the day to day movement of prices will tell you that it stands at 270%. In 10 years this regime has taken us through 2 vicious cycles of disequilibrium. It doesn’t need the genius to foresee that year-end inflation will be 400%,” External link

zimeye Thursday, April 25, 2019 5:55:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “It is total madness because it’s government itself which is at the epicentre of the price increases,” “It is government itself which has mismanaged the monetary policy instead of re-dollarising. It has tried to de-dollarise and the net consequence is that we have a black market which is flourishing, the black market rate right now is around 5,2 and once the cost of the US dollar goes up, this means the cost of things goes up. If there is anything that requires price control it is controlling an arrogant and incompetent government; that is the one that needs controlling” External link

newsday Thursday, April 25, 2019 1:42:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “I predict that by the end of June this year, it (the black market forex rate) will be 1:10 … in other words, people are becoming poorer and poorer. Bad economic mismanagement is the theft of people’s savings and this has been created by Mthuli” External link

zimeye Monday, April 22, 2019 9:26:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti added : “So, the US dollar has become a commodity … we have this disaster that it shoots up on the black market and when it shoots up the prices of everything go up while the value of wages goes down,” External link

zimeye Thursday, April 18, 2019 8:08:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti Said : "There must be an international judicial commission on Gukurahundi . Those who killed our people cannot speak for the victims nor can they set an agenda," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, April 17, 2019 11:57:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti added : "So, the US dollar has become a commodity … we have this disaster that it shoots up on the black market and when it shoots up the prices of everything go up while the value of wages goes down," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, April 17, 2019 10:11:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “I have no doubt that we are nearing hyperinflation once month-on-month gets to above 80% … It is a dog’s breakfast created by a cabal of people who are very good at lying and creating propaganda, but the ordinary person on the streets can feel the pain of this economy in their bones,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, April 16, 2019 11:31:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “I have no doubt that we are nearing hyperinflation once month-on-month gets to above 80% … It is a dog’s breakfast created by a cabal of people who are very good at lying and creating propaganda, but the ordinary person on the streets can feel the pain of this economy in their bones,” External link

newsday Tuesday, April 16, 2019 7:38:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "They are right now buying fuel from Trafigura . . . why should Zimbabwe buy fuel from a middleman?" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, April 14, 2019 12:49:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “They are right now buying fuel from Trafigura . . . why should Zimbabwe buy fuel from a middleman?” External link

thestandard-zw Sunday, April 14, 2019 8:03:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti told ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : "Mnangagwa's legacy is that of corruption. He has been sitting on the Zinara report for years; surely he cannot be a champion in the fight against corruption. Mnangagwa is the centre of corruption, you can't trust a mosquito to cure malaria," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, April 12, 2019 5:10:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "I am glad that our committee has teeth now but they are trying to muzzle parliament probe into Zinara. We are however going to stick to our mandate, so much work needs to be done," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, April 12, 2019 5:10:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "They are right now buying fuel from Trafigura . . . why should Zimbabwe buy fuel from a middleman?" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, April 12, 2019 9:52:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti added ( about Chartered Bank ) : “The law, section 11 of the Reserve Bank (of Zimbabwe) Act, says the government overdraft with the central bank should not be more than 20% of the previous year’s revenue,” External link

zimeye Monday, April 8, 2019 10:23:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “He did not mention my name, so that becomes a party issue. The party spokesperson can deal with that. I will not speak on party issues” External link

thezimbabwemail Monday, April 8, 2019 6:16:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti added ( about Chartered Bank ) : “The law, section 11 of the Reserve Bank (of Zimbabwe) Act, says the government overdraft with the central bank should not be more than 20% of the previous year’s revenue,” External link

thezimbabwemail Monday, April 8, 2019 6:16:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti added ( about Chartered Bank ) : "The law, section 11 of the Reserve Bank (of Zimbabwe) Act, says the government overdraft with the central bank should not be more than 20% of the previous year's revenue," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, April 8, 2019 4:37:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti added ( about Chartered Bank ) : “The law, section 11 of the Reserve Bank (of Zimbabwe) Act, says the government overdraft with the central bank should not be more than 20% of the previous year’s revenue,” External link

newsday Monday, April 8, 2019 1:22:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "He did not mention my name, so that becomes a party issue. The party spokesperson can deal with that. I will not speak on party issues" External link

bulawayo24 Monday, April 8, 2019 10:01:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti told : “I was embarrassed. I will tell you my embarrassment, on the 29th March 2009, there was an extra-ordinary meeting that was called on Zimbabwe, at Lozita Palace in Swaziland,” External link

zimeye Sunday, April 7, 2019 9:21:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "He did not mention my name, so that becomes a party issue. The party spokesperson can deal with that. I will not speak on party issues" External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, April 6, 2019 10:52:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “We are therefore going to write to Parliament through the Speaker of Parliament. We are going to make strong recommendations for sanctions and penalties against yourself (Mrs Mujokoro), against the finance director and the former director of administration and against Zinara,” External link

zimeye Saturday, April 6, 2019 2:49:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “He did not mention my name, so that becomes a party issue. The party spokesperson can deal with that. I will not speak on party issues” External link

newsday Friday, April 5, 2019 2:02:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "Debt has been contracted in Zimbabwe, oblivious to the requirements of Section 327 of the constitution that requires parliamentary approval. If it is not approved by parliament, then it is null and void. Meaning that, the large part of all debt that has been accrued in recent times which has not been approved by parliament is not only voidable, but is actually void ab initio (from the beginning)," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, April 5, 2019 12:43:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "Personally I am very excited by the migration from cash accounting, which I considered to be very dishonest to accrual accounting. The current situation, where if you talk to the Reserve Bank they don't know what the national debt is, if you talk to the Ministry of Finance they don't know what the debt is, that is unacceptable," "The 2019 budget had two blue books, up to now I don't know why there were two blue books, and then it had a budget statement. In the budget statement at page 33, the national debt was put at US$17 billion, but when we went to the fist blue book the national debt was put at US$9 billion, when we went to the second blue book the national debt was put at US$8 billion, you would really wonder what is going on" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, April 5, 2019 12:43:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “You are taking us for granted as Parliament, and we will recommend that your contracts be terminated,” “We do not believe your claim that you do not have a copy of the forensic report and that you took sufficient measures to ensure that you have the report so that you study it” External link

newsday Thursday, April 4, 2019 1:30:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “Precious Murove has to be part of your (Zinara) team,” External link

zimeye Thursday, April 4, 2019 11:17:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : "Precious Murove has to be part of your (Zinara) team," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, April 3, 2019 11:36:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti said : “Some of the leaders have no conscience or morality as they are busy womanising and demanding stipends from Zanu-PF, the devil. They are living in houses provided by Zanu-PF,” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, April 3, 2019 8:02:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti added ( about Morgan Tsvangirai ) : “Some leaders believe in the politics of prosperity and looting of state resources, but we must change this. Where in the world does it say a prime minister must get terminal benefits for serving in that position?” “We don’t share the same values with MDC-T. Morgan Tsvangirai was a thief. He slept at the wheel during the GNU and his party is founded on violence. That is why we decided to part ways last year” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, April 3, 2019 8:02:00 AM EAT

Tendai Biti argued : “The declaration by the usurper that #ZANU is bigger than gvt merely confirms State Capture and party state conflation . It is this capture that has deliberately underdeveloped Africa where the State has been held hostage by bandits in suits. Africa needs Citizen-State conflation,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, April 2, 2019 4:46:00 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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