Mthuli Ncube

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Mthuli Ncube said : “Therefore, research in various sectors will be given requisite priority in promoting innovation, science, technology and industrial development,” External link

herald Thursday, January 14, 2021 4:49:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube says : "Tagwireyi is not involved at all; we did our due diligence," "All the entities in the 65% are state-owned" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, January 10, 2021 11:30:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "I think you will agree with me that countries such as the US and many other developed countries really work on the basis of their state institutions and that state institutions will not change much," External link

onlinenigeria Friday, January 8, 2021 3:02:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "They will still have the same policies and our strategy for engagement therefore will remain focused on working with those state institutions," External link

onlinenigeria Friday, January 8, 2021 3:02:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "We must always watch out for debt distress as a country. Our debt levels are about 78% of GDP and, by the way, that's not very high by international standards, actually. Most countries now because of Covid-19 and the global financial crisis of 2008 are well over 100% (of their GDP in debt) so at 78% we know it's high but is manageable. Our issue in Zimbabwe has been the capacity to service the debt rather than the level of debt," "We can grow our exports and earn enough revenues and foreign currency to service that debt. But look, with a target growth rate of 5% we will be able to service that debt if we overlay our debt restructuring plans. Really, our debt if you look at it, has mainly been around foreign currency debt as opposed to domestic debt" External link

onlinenigeria Friday, January 8, 2021 3:02:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "In terms of arrears clearance, certainly we will make a lot of progress. What really slowed us down is Covid-19. It became the new issue to deal with," "We had to worry as a government about feeding people, about keeping safe, about keeping people healthy, and less about settling our debts. But now that we are almost learning to live with Covid-19, we are hopeful about a vaccine soon and then our attention will shift more to arrears clearance" External link

onlinenigeria Friday, January 8, 2021 3:02:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "I think you will agree with me that countries such as the US and many other developed countries really work on the basis of their state institutions and that state institutions will not change much," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, January 8, 2021 11:18:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "They will still have the same policies and our strategy for engagement therefore will remain focused on working with those state institutions," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, January 8, 2021 11:18:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "We must always watch out for debt distress as a country. Our debt levels are about 78% of GDP and, by the way, that's not very high by international standards, actually. Most countries now because of Covid-19 and the global financial crisis of 2008 are well over 100% (of their GDP in debt) so at 78% we know it's high but is manageable. Our issue in Zimbabwe has been the capacity to service the debt rather than the level of debt," "We can grow our exports and earn enough revenues and foreign currency to service that debt. But look, with a target growth rate of 5% we will be able to service that debt if we overlay our debt restructuring plans. Really, our debt if you look at it, has mainly been around foreign currency debt as opposed to domestic debt" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, January 8, 2021 11:18:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "In terms of arrears clearance, certainly we will make a lot of progress. What really slowed us down is Covid-19. It became the new issue to deal with," "We had to worry as a government about feeding people, about keeping safe, about keeping people healthy, and less about settling our debts. But now that we are almost learning to live with Covid-19, we are hopeful about a vaccine soon and then our attention will shift more to arrears clearance" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, January 8, 2021 11:18:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The management has made us aware of the offer and we have supported that,” “It is part of our thrust of creating the US$12 billion mining industry” External link

herald Friday, January 8, 2021 3:16:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Tagwirei is not involved at all,” External link

herald Friday, January 8, 2021 3:16:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Government has been informed by the management of Kuvimba Mining House that it has made an offer to acquire Globe and Phoenix Mine," "Government as the majority shareholder in Kuvimba has endorsed this transaction and looks forward to this new asset contributing to the group. Kuvimba's performance will contribute immensely to the achievement of a US $12 billion mining sector by 2023" External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, January 7, 2021 8:59:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Government has been informed by the management of Kuvimba Mining House that it has made an offer to acquire Globe and Phoenix Mine," "Government as the majority shareholder in Kuvimba has endorsed this transaction and looks forward to this new asset contributing to the group. Kuvimba's performance will contribute immensely to the achievement of a US $12 billion mining sector by 2023" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, January 7, 2021 5:00:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "I am pleased to report that the Government has since reviewed this amount to $800, effective 1st December, 2020, which will also be increased once more in January, 2021," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, December 30, 2020 11:00:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "On Zimstat, some of the issues raised by the Committee have been funded in the 2020 Budget already and I believe the proposed revision of the $4,4 billion for 2021 should address other outstanding critical requirements as well as meet the requirements of the national census exercise," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, December 30, 2020 11:00:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “This office that monitors the performance of the Government (and its line ministries/ministers) in terms of performance and targets is there, it is thriving and it works,” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, December 29, 2020 4:09:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “I now propose that additional allocations to specific vote items be made as indicated in the table included here. The additional resources to respective items amount to $820 million. Those will be funded through re-allocations within the budget as well as through the Unallocated Reserve under Treasury” External link

herald Wednesday, December 23, 2020 1:48:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The shareholding and dividends held by Government in Kuvimba will benefit the following groups: the youths, women and the war veterans, depositors and pensioners — who suffered losses during the currency reforms of 2019,” External link

herald Tuesday, December 22, 2020 2:52:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “On the contrary, Kuvimba will pay dividends to Government and various groups,” External link

herald Tuesday, December 22, 2020 2:52:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "This will close the existing arbitrage gaps caused by middlemen and stimulate price discovery," External link

sinacom-en Tuesday, December 22, 2020 1:14:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Centralised gold service centres will be established during the NDS1 period," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, December 20, 2020 10:12:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "This is underway and it will be resolved in 2020, not 2021. In the 2021 budget, we have allocated $595 million for the procurement of vehicles," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, December 19, 2020 9:44:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "The concepts are explained in detail to guide any investor who is keen to invest on the capital markets regardless of their base in financial information," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, December 15, 2020 9:40:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “In this regard, let me assure the FIU and all agencies involved in the fight against money laundering and terrorist financing that my Ministry will continue to support endeavours to protect the country against money laundering and financing of terrorism activities,” External link

thezimbabwemail Sunday, December 13, 2020 5:03:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Financial inclusion has multiple benefits, which include conferring opportunities to the traditionally unbanked, thus lifting households out of abject poverty thereby promoting transformative and inclusive growth,” External link

thezimbabwemail Saturday, December 12, 2020 10:13:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “To ensure that the marginalised groups of society are financially included, and can fully participate in various economic activities, the Government will promote ICT driven innovation and innovation hubs across key sectors of the economy,” External link

thezimbabwemail Saturday, December 12, 2020 10:13:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Yes. We think we have provided a decent amount in terms of salaries for these two sectors (health and education). But, you see, as a government, we have to harmonise right across the civil service; it's not just from the two sectors of education and health which are very critical," "So, whenever we do adjustments for the sector, we have to bring the other sectors along as well, so that no one is left behind, otherwise we will have serious disparities that can cause other problems. But, again, we think that we have done justice in terms of salary budgets. We continue to allow for salary adjustments upwards like we did this year. Again, next year, there will be some salary adjustments. I don't know when, but there is at least one that comes to mind" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, December 11, 2020 10:49:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said ( about Strategy ) : “It is in line with the National Development Strategy objective of giving opportunities to investors to deepen the savings pool and to drive innovation. This is also in line with the vision articulated by the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange to promote investments and develop new products,” External link

thezimbabwemail Thursday, December 10, 2020 3:39:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “A number of enterprises operate from designated business premises where the landlords are either local authorities or private property owners. The fixed nature of business thus presents an opportunity for the tax administration to improve tax collections from presumptive taxes,” “Landlords will be responsible for collection of the taxes which take effect from January 1, 2021. Landlords that fail to collect and remit the tax will be subjected to a penalty equivalent to the amount of tax payable and interest” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, December 7, 2020 6:05:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said ( about Tendai Biti ) : "Right now in the banking sector, there's US$1,1 billion, hard US dollars in the entire banking sector. During the government of national unity when he (Biti) was minister, you know how much we had? US$40 million," External link

onlinenigeria Sunday, December 6, 2020 2:27:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said ( about Tendai Biti ) : "Right now in the banking sector, there's US$1,1 billion, hard US dollars in the entire banking sector. During the government of national unity when he (Biti) was minister, you know how much we had? US$40 million," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, December 6, 2020 12:10:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube told : "What is important to note is that we have a limited budget, which is constrained by what we can collect through taxes and what we can borrow from the market without destabilising the economy," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, December 6, 2020 11:22:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Right now in the banking sector, there’s US$1.1 billion, hard U.S dollars in the entire banking sector. During the government of national unity when he was minister, you know how much we had? US$40 million,” External link

insiderzim Friday, December 4, 2020 1:58:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said ( about Strategy ) : "A budget deficit of ZW$30,8 billion (-1,3% of gross domestic product) is targeted in 2021, a slight increase from -0,5% of GDP anticipated in 2020," "The targeted fiscal deficit is also in line with the fiscal consolidation stance which strictly limits the fiscal targeted deficit to below 2% of GDP throughout the National Development Strategy 1 period. In terms of financing, the entire deficit will be met through the domestic market" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, December 4, 2020 10:56:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Deficits turned into surpluses or small deficits below 3% of GDP Sadc threshold since January 2019. Cumulative surplus of ZW$437 million (0,3% of GDP) by December 2019. Surplus of ZW$3,8 billion (US$46 million) for the period January to September 2020, and a deficit for the year at about -0,5% of GDP," "The surpluses serve as a buffer for shocks, such as the impact of Cyclone Idai, drought and Covid-19 pandemic. Surpluses are also supporting social services delivery, social protection and infrastructure" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, December 4, 2020 10:56:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Most commodity prices (nickel, platinum, copper, chrome, coal and cotton) except for gold and rhodium have fallen amid weaker global demand occasioned by the Covid-19 pandemic. Gold prices have benefited from safe haven demand amid global uncertainty," "Logistical challenges due to lockdown measures domestically and in export markets also weighed down on exports. Merchandise imports are estimated to have contracted by 4,3% to US$3,2 billion in the first nine months of 2020 from US$3,3 billion for the same period in 2019" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, December 4, 2020 10:56:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : “Do you know the last time we had U$1.1 billion in the banking sector? It was in 1996. You know who was Minister of Finance in 1996, President ED Mnangagwa. I am Finance Minister now. It’s a good combination, I presume,” External link

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

Mthuli Ncube told : “He is completely misinformed. He is out of touch. Well, he is not on the job is he? And that’s the difference,” External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said : "Compliance with the above will ensure that our aviation sub sector moves from category 2 to category 1 that will result in increased access to the international markets," "This would entail rehabilitation and upgrading of civil aviation facilities, with the ongoing works at the Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport being the most significant" External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, December 3, 2020 2:46:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Compliance with the above will ensure that our aviation sub sector moves from category 2 to category 1 that will result in increased access to the international markets," "This would entail rehabilitation and upgrading of civil aviation facilities, with the ongoing works at the Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport being the most significant" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, December 3, 2020 10:26:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “In line with the objective of transforming farmer’s mindset into taking farming as a business, extension services are being transformed to include comprehensive business advisory services, inclusive of training and other skills,” External link

herald Thursday, December 3, 2020 2:01:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said ( about George Guvamatanga ) : “I have also agreed with the permanent secretary (George Guvamatanga) to translate it into Shona and Ndebele for easier communication,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, December 1, 2020 7:25:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “On the NDS1, since these documents are linked, we are actually embarking on a countrywide roadshow for the first half of 2021, talking to the citizens about the NDS1 and the implementation of the budget together and it will mainly be done in vernacular, not English,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, December 1, 2020 7:25:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube added : "Sustainable growth in the sector will hinge on resilience building efforts against shocks, in addition to productivity enhancement initiatives mentioned above. The sector is projected to grow on average by above 7%," External link

allafrica Tuesday, December 1, 2020 3:03:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "In 2021, the mining industry is projected to rebound by 11 percent driven by planned expansion programmes aimed at increasing production by miners as we move towards the attainment of US$12 billion industry," External link

allafrica Tuesday, December 1, 2020 3:03:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "As the government, we are confident and sure that we will achieve all our set economic objectives be it infrastructure development or human capital development to achieve the required 5% annual growth rate," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, November 30, 2020 10:25:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "There is great expectation from citizens about the passenger side which we know is always subsidised by the freight side, but I guess in terms of economics we have to fix the freight side first before we can really provide better services on the passenger side," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, November 30, 2020 9:32:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Cannabis (mbanje/imbanje) production has immense potential to generate export receipts and tax revenues. The potential value of cannabis exports for medicinal purposes is estimated at about US$1, 25 billion for the year 2021," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, November 30, 2020 9:32:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Furthermore, government is resuscitating the Zimbabwe Agricultural Commodities Exchange project, which was abandoned when the GMB assumed monopoly over maize and wheat,” “The commodities exchange would address the agriculture marketing problems, which undermine market access and financial viability of farmers,” External link

newsday Monday, November 30, 2020 5:32:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “A pilot project is underway and is expected to be officially launched in March 2021,” External link

newsday Monday, November 30, 2020 5:32:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The fund now needs to be capacitated in order to perform its functions,” External link

herald Monday, November 30, 2020 4:04:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube stated : "This suppressed output, productivity and capacity utilization," External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said : "Relative to other countries such as Italy, Greece, Japan, whose debt to GDP ratios is above prudential thresholds of 60% of GDP, this calls for Zimbabwe to pay more attention to managing its debt to avoid fiscal sustainability risks," External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said : "In line with international best practices, Government took a deliberate decision to review the SEPs ownership model," External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said : "I, therefore, propose to introduce a Cannabis Levy, chargeable on the value of exports, at the following varied rates of tax that correspond to the level of processing" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, November 29, 2020 10:18:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Zimbabwe has historically been following a decentralised SEPs ownership model, whereby the government shareholder function is spread across different line ministries," "This ownership model has been associated with a number of challenges, including inconsistencies in governance practices, ministerial interferences, delays and/ or reversals of government-approved SEPs reforms due to vested interests within some line ministries and generally weak and passive oversight function, among others" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, November 29, 2020 10:18:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “I, therefore, propose to introduce a Cannabis Levy, chargeable on the value of exports, at the following varied rates of tax that correspond to the level of processing: 10 percent on the export sales value of finished packaged medicinal cannabis oils that are ready for resale, 15 percent on the export sales values of bulk extracted medicinal cannabis oils that require further processing and/ or packaging and 20 percent on the export sales value of dried medicinal cannabis flowers,” External link

thezimbabwemail Saturday, November 28, 2020 8:19:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The declines were mainly witnessed in imports of fuel, raw materials, machinery, manufactured goods and vehicles, on account of the impact of COVID-19 restrictions,” External link

zimeye Saturday, November 28, 2020 12:09:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Notwithstanding the above, market intelligence surveys show that some VAT registered operators are not adhering to statutory requirements. Thus, sales in foreign currency are not accurately accounted for, thereby undermining fiscal revenues," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, November 28, 2020 10:53:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "I, therefore, propose that businesses pay corporate income tax in foreign currency on the basis of gross foreign currency receipts remaining after deducting the prescribed retention or liquidation thresholds. This measure is with effect from 1 January 2021," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, November 28, 2020 10:53:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "I, therefore, propose to introduce a Cannabis Levy, chargeable on the value of exports, at the following varied rates of tax that correspond to the level of processing: 10 percent on the export sales value of finished packaged medicinal cannabis oils that are ready for resale, 15 percent on the export sales values of bulk extracted medicinal cannabis oils that require further processing and/ or packaging and 20 percent on the export sales value of dried medicinal cannabis flowers," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, November 28, 2020 10:53:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Of the total external debt, 17% is owed by public entities through guarantees,” External link

zimeye Saturday, November 28, 2020 10:38:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "In addition, toll fees for foreign registered vehicles will be payable in United States dollars or equivalent in other foreign currencies, using the above rates," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, November 27, 2020 8:24:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "The above measures are effective from 1 January 2021. In addition, I propose to review upwards the bonus tax-free threshold from … $5 000 to … $25 000 with effect from 1 November 2020," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, November 27, 2020 8:24:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Complementary to the fiscal policy, will be tight monetary policy being pursued through a three-pronged approach to achieving price and exchange rate stability. The three-pronged approach focuses on exchange rate stability, financial sector stability and management of money supply," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, November 27, 2020 8:24:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube told : “This transition resulted in currency losses to small and vulnerable households with deposits less than US$1 000 in the bank. The movement… resulted in a loss for such depositors,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, November 27, 2020 4:58:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said ( about Commission ) : “Similarly, the above development affected pensioners, with the transition causing losses for pensioners as at February 20, 2019. They too will be compensated with resources equivalent to US$75 million, which will be co-managed by the government and the Insurance Pension Commission (Ipec). This arrangement excludes recommended compensation under the Smith Report,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, November 27, 2020 4:58:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Issues addressed in the Bills include regulatory deficiencies identified by the commission of inquiry such as improving governance, proper asset separation between shareholders and policyholders, data integrity, pension portability and the establishment of the Policyholder and Pension Fund Members Protection Fund, among others… It is expected that the bills will be promulgated into law by end of second quarter 2021,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, November 27, 2020 4:58:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The above measures are effective from 1 January 2021. In addition, I propose to review upwards the bonus tax-free threshold from … $5 000 to … $25 000 with effect from 1 November 2020,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, November 27, 2020 4:58:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Complementary to the fiscal policy, will be tight monetary policy being pursued through a three-pronged approach to achieving price and exchange rate stability. The three-pronged approach focuses on exchange rate stability, financial sector stability and management of money supply,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, November 27, 2020 4:58:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Government remains committed to improving workers' disposable income as part of the broader agenda to increase aggregate demand and savings," External link

onlinenigeria Friday, November 27, 2020 3:08:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "The recent salary and wage adjustments for public and some private sector employees necessitate a corresponding review in the personal income tax framework," External link

onlinenigeria Friday, November 27, 2020 3:08:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "I, therefore, propose to review the tax-free threshold from the current $300 to $500 and the maximum tax payable per transaction by corporates from the current $25 000 to $800 000 on transactions with values exceeding $40 million, with effect from January 1 2021. For transactions in foreign currency, the tax-free threshold remains at US$5," External link

onlinenigeria Friday, November 27, 2020 3:08:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "I, therefore, propose to review the tax credit for each employee hired from $500 to $1 500 per month, and the limit on the maximum credit from $60 000 to $180 000 in a year of assessment," External link

onlinenigeria Friday, November 27, 2020 3:08:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "A number of employers extend loans to employees at rates of interest lower than prescribed in the tax statutes. In such circumstances, the monetary value of the difference in interest rates between the prescribed rate and what is offered to the employee is deemed a benefit which is liable to tax," "I, therefore, propose to peg the prescribed rate of interest for ZWL denominated staff loans at 15% per annum" External link

onlinenigeria Friday, November 27, 2020 3:08:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Honourable members would be aware that government has implemented a presumptive tax structure on the informal businesses that include micro and small enterprises, with a view to ensure that they contribute to the fiscus," External link

onlinenigeria Friday, November 27, 2020 3:08:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said ( about Commission ) : "The Commission of Inquiry's recommended compensation framework for loss of value suffered during the pre-2009 period was slowed down by the 2019 currency reforms. However, IPEC has registered significant progress on implementation of the compensation schemes in response to 2019 currency reforms through ensuring an equitable allocation of revaluation gains arising from currency reforms," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, November 27, 2020 11:14:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said ( about Monetary Policy ) : "As part of a broader reform process under the Transitional Stabilisation Programme, the government through the central bank introduced a market-determined exchange rate through the Monetary Policy of (SI 33 of 2019) 20 February 2019. " External link

bulawayo24 Friday, November 27, 2020 11:14:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Government remains committed to improving workers' disposable income as part of the broader agenda to increase aggregate demand and savings," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, November 27, 2020 11:14:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "The recent salary and wage adjustments for public and some private sector employees necessitate a corresponding review in the personal income tax framework," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, November 27, 2020 11:14:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "I, therefore, propose to review the tax-free threshold from the current $300 to $500 and the maximum tax payable per transaction by corporates from the current $25 000 to $800 000 on transactions with values exceeding $40 million, with effect from January 1 2021. For transactions in foreign currency, the tax-free threshold remains at US$5," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, November 27, 2020 11:14:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "I, therefore, propose to review the tax credit for each employee hired from $500 to $1 500 per month, and the limit on the maximum credit from $60 000 to $180 000 in a year of assessment," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, November 27, 2020 11:14:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "A number of employers extend loans to employees at rates of interest lower than prescribed in the tax statutes. In such circumstances, the monetary value of the difference in interest rates between the prescribed rate and what is offered to the employee is deemed a benefit which is liable to tax," "I, therefore, propose to peg the prescribed rate of interest for ZWL denominated staff loans at 15% per annum" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, November 27, 2020 11:14:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Honourable members would be aware that government has implemented a presumptive tax structure on the informal businesses that include micro and small enterprises, with a view to ensure that they contribute to the fiscus," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, November 27, 2020 11:14:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said ( about Strategy ) : "About US$1.3 billion was spent on imported buses, light commercial and passenger motor vehicles from 2015 to September 2020. This is despite the existence of capacity by the local motor industry to assemble the above-mentioned range of motor vehicles," "In line with the National Development Strategy 1, which underscores value addition, I propose to remove second hand motor vehicles aged 10 years and above, from the date of manufacture at the time of importation, from the Open General Import Licence" External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said : "The government will prioritise procurement of locally manufactured buses, hence I propose to terminate the Suspension of Duty on Public Service Buses with effect from December 31, 2021," External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said : "Arrears remain a major component of the external debt, at US$6,34 billion, constituting 77% of external debt," External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said : "Relative to other countries such as Italy, Greece, Japan, whose debt to GDP ratios is above prudential thresholds of 60% of GDP, this calls for Zimbabwe to pay more attention to managing its debt to avoid fiscal sustainability risks," External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said : "In the outlook, annual inflation is expected to drastically slow down to an average of below 135% in 2021, while average month-on-month inflation is expected to be below 1%" External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said ( about Strategy ) : "Total bids submitted to treasury by various line ministries and departments are much higher than the capacity of revenues and borrowings. Therefore, given the macro-fiscal stabilisation objectives of the budget and the national development Strategy 1, adhering to an expenditure ceiling of ZW$421,6 billion becomes imperative," External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said : "Government support is being complemented by private sector and individual farmer initiatives as well as development partner support. consequently, for the 2020/21 farming season, a contract equivalent to US$253 million has been signed with local banks to support commercial farmers, and government is providing guarantees on a case by case basis," External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said : "In line with international best practices, Government took a deliberate decision to review the SEPs ownership model," External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said : "VAt registered operators' systems should be interfaced with the Zimra server with effect from December 1, 2020, failure of which no operator will be issued with a tax clearance certificate. " External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said ( about Hwange Colliery ) : “The revival of Ziscosteel is key to the economy through its potential benefits in job creation and value chain impact in companies such as National Railways of Zimbabwe and Hwange Colliery and the resultant savings in foreign currency in excess of US$1 billion through importation of steel products,” External link

zimeye Friday, November 27, 2020 9:00:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “While the search for new investors is in progress, Government is currently implementing a short-term roadmap of resuscitating the firm’s subsidiaries which include ZimChem, Lancashire Steel, and Buchwa Iron Mining Company (Bimco) among others,” External link

zimeye Friday, November 27, 2020 9:00:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The recent salary and wage adjustments for public and some private sector employees necessitate a corresponding review in the personal income tax framework,” External link

newsday Friday, November 27, 2020 5:37:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “I, therefore, propose to review the tax-free threshold from the current $300 to $500 and the maximum tax payable per transaction by corporates from the current $25 000 to $800 000 on transactions with values exceeding $40 million, with effect from January 1 2021. For transactions in foreign currency, the tax-free threshold remains at US$5,” External link

newsday Friday, November 27, 2020 5:37:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “I, therefore, propose to review the tax credit for each employee hired from $500 to $1 500 per month, and the limit on the maximum credit from $60 000 to $180 000 in a year of assessment,” External link

newsday Friday, November 27, 2020 5:37:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “A number of employers extend loans to employees at rates of interest lower than prescribed in the tax statutes. In such circumstances, the monetary value of the difference in interest rates between the prescribed rate and what is offered to the employee is deemed a benefit which is liable to tax,” “I, therefore, propose to peg the prescribed rate of interest for ZWL denominated staff loans at 15% per annum” External link

newsday Friday, November 27, 2020 5:37:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Honourable members would be aware that government has implemented a presumptive tax structure on the informal businesses that include micro and small enterprises, with a view to ensure that they contribute to the fiscus,” External link

newsday Friday, November 27, 2020 5:37:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Government remains committed to improving workers’ disposable income as part of the broader agenda to increase aggregate demand and savings. The recent salary and wage adjustments for public and some private sector employees necessitates a corresponding review in the personal income tax framework,” External link

herald Friday, November 27, 2020 4:58:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “In 2021, the mining industry is projected to rebound by 11 percent driven by planned expansion programmes aimed at increasing production by miners as we move towards the attainment of US$12 billion industry,” External link

herald Friday, November 27, 2020 3:26:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Based on anticipated improvement in economic activity in 2021, Treasury projects to collect revenues amounting to $390,8 billion, (which is) 16,4 percent of GDP, a slight improvement from 16,3 percent estimated for 2020,” External link

herald Friday, November 27, 2020 1:54:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The Budget was generally in the surplus over the period January to September 2020, save for March, April and July, where there were pressures for mitigating the impact of the Covid-19, cushioning of civil servants as well as other operational cost escalations,” External link

herald Friday, November 27, 2020 1:54:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “In line with international best practices, Government took a deliberate decision to review the SEPs ownership model,” External link

herald Friday, November 27, 2020 1:54:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Honourable Members would be aware that Government has implemented a presumptive tax structure on informal businesses that include micro and small enterprises, with a view to ensure that they contribute to the Fiscus,” External link

thezimbabwemail Thursday, November 26, 2020 8:41:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "We have a limited budget which is constrained by what we can collect through taxes as revenues and what we can borrow from the market without destabilising the economy. Therefore, while it is desirable to allocate resources to almost all areas, it is not easy and you may find that the allocated resources may not be enough to meet your requests," "I added up all the requests from the various ministries and departments, and they add up to $1,1 trillion. The GDP (gross domestic product) of Zimbabwe right now in 2020 is just over $1, 1 trillion and so the budget requests and the size of the economy are equal and therein lies the constraint," External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said : “They (OPC) are going to make sure that every ministry, every department is able to account, so we have a full implementation matrix and none of the previous strategies had this implementation matrix. This is new and this is a departure from the past,” External link

thezimbabwemail Sunday, November 22, 2020 7:44:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “So, that process continues. We never used to do this in the First Republic. This is new; this is all work of the Second Republic, it is all the work of the TSP, it is all part of NDS1 . . . we have a full monitoring office and we will be releasing information every three months in terms of our targets; in terms of projects (targeted under NDS1),” External link

thezimbabwemail Sunday, November 22, 2020 7:44:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We want to stop importing food. We want to increase our output for wheat. This year we want to harvest about 190 000 metric tonnes of wheat, the highest output in the last 10 years. So we can see the future. We have seen the import substitution taking place, especially in the food sector,” External link

thezimbabwemail Sunday, November 22, 2020 7:44:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Resources will not be adequate but we remain committed to seeing to it that we can sail through and moving on to a budget that meets the needs of all. ” External link

zimeye Saturday, November 21, 2020 11:40:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We expect commodity prices to remain stable as the exchange rate stability has impacted inflation resulting in it excessively slowing down and we still expect the inflation rate to keep falling down,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, November 20, 2020 5:15:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The lowest paid civil servant right now is on $14 500. A teacher right now will be earning close to $19 000. And the lowest paid civil servant is actually an office orderly. We are way ahead of the private sector in general,” External link

thezimbabwemail Friday, November 20, 2020 3:35:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The lowest paid civil servant right now is on $14 500. A teacher right now will be earning close to $19 000. And the lowest paid civil servant is actually an office orderly. We are way ahead of the private sector in general,” External link

zimeye Friday, November 20, 2020 12:35:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "The lowest paid civil servant right now is on $14 500. A teacher right now will be earning close to $19 000. And the lowest paid civil servant is actually an office orderly. We are way ahead of the private sector in general," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, November 20, 2020 9:57:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "We as government determine prices of wheat, maize and cotton," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, November 20, 2020 9:57:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The lowest paid civil servant right now is on $14 500. A teacher right now will be earning close to $19 000. And the lowest paid civil servant is actually an office orderly. We are way ahead of the private sector in general,” External link

zimeye Friday, November 20, 2020 8:14:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The lowest paid civil servant right now is on $14 500. A teacher right now will be earning close to $19 000. And the lowest paid civil servant is actually an office orderly. We are way ahead of the private sector in general,” External link

herald Friday, November 20, 2020 5:03:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Due to economic challenges, among others, the water supply and sanitation systems and services in many urban and rural areas have deteriorated, adversely affecting water dependent businesses and households,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, November 18, 2020 5:58:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “There must be complete eradication of corruption, and the correction of the devastating policy inconsistencies that have in the past repelled investors,” External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said : “Unless the government is able to address that, it will not be able to attract the necessary capital investments that will push the country into the middle income range,” External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said : “Furthermore, NDS1 will endeavour to steer the economy onto a growth path to realise an average of 5 percent Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rate per annum over the strategy period,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, November 17, 2020 6:08:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “In order to give impetus to this strategy, NDS1 will intentionally commit resources towards building and capacitating key national institutions that play a critical role in providing the enabling environment for private sector investment to thrive,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, November 17, 2020 6:08:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The NDS-1 is building on the successes and challenges of the TSP, which was the foundation,” “It then runs for five years; that is until the year 2025, and then in 2026 we then have the NDS-2, which then takes us towards an empowered and prosperous upper middle-income economy by 2030” External link

thezimbabwemail Sunday, November 15, 2020 4:51:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Seven applications were received after a call was made for an advisory firm and three of those, including local and international companies, have been shortlisted,” External link

thezimbabwemail Saturday, November 14, 2020 7:28:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The idea is to launch the NDS before the budget because the NDS is the pillar of the budget,” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, November 11, 2020 3:14:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We have a sanctions regime on our country. We have an arrears albatross. We have desire to make as many friends as possible,” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, November 11, 2020 3:14:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The idea is to launch the NDS before the budget because the NDS is the pillar of the budget,” External link

herald Wednesday, November 11, 2020 2:30:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We have a sanctions regime on our country. We have an arrears albatross. We have desire to make as many friends as possible,” External link

herald Wednesday, November 11, 2020 2:30:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : "Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube told Parliament that Government had gone back to the drawing board in a bid to secure new financiers to help extinguish its international obligations. " External link

bulawayo24 Friday, November 6, 2020 3:50:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “But the deliveries have been going down at Fidelity Printers because of leakages in the sector, which we are finding a way to plug so that output is accounted for in the formal sector,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Sunday, November 1, 2020 3:57:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube told : “The lockdown was prescribed as a way to arrest the further spread of the pandemic and that way saving lives and livelihoods. However, these interventions inevitably had a negative impact on economic activity, with the large informal sector affected most severely,” External link

newsday Saturday, October 31, 2020 10:36:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube told : “The lockdown was prescribed as a way to arrest the further spread of the pandemic and that way saving lives and livelihoods. However, these interventions inevitably had a negative impact on economic activity, with the large informal sector affected most severely,” External link

newsday Saturday, October 31, 2020 6:27:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Successful implementation of sectors policy strategy will result in higher agriculture output for the next three years with positive impact on GDP," External link

allafrica Saturday, October 31, 2020 3:07:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “But also, secondly we have now made sure that these miners are paid (100 percent) in US dollars so that we can compete with (unscrupulous businessmen) and the middlemen, who are exporting our gold (illegally), spiriting it away,” External link

herald Friday, October 30, 2020 2:04:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We are going to achieve that in the next three years,” External link

thezimbabwemail Thursday, October 29, 2020 10:18:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "The lockdown was prescribed as a way to arrest the further spread of the pandemic and that way saving lives and livelihoods. However, these interventions inevitably had a negative impact on economic activity, with the large informal sector affected most severely," External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, October 29, 2020 2:02:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "To mitigate the economic difficulties brought by the pandemic, Government has put in place a large stimulus package, amounting to nine percent of GDP, to rescue the affected sectors of the economy and to shield vulnerable parts of the population against the worst of hardship," External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, October 29, 2020 2:02:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "The lockdown was prescribed as a way to arrest the further spread of the pandemic and that way saving lives and livelihoods. However, these interventions inevitably had a negative impact on economic activity, with the large informal sector affected most severely," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, October 28, 2020 8:39:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "To mitigate the economic difficulties brought by the pandemic, Government has put in place a large stimulus package, amounting to nine percent of GDP, to rescue the affected sectors of the economy and to shield vulnerable parts of the population against the worst of hardship," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, October 28, 2020 8:39:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The support from the government of Japan will assist in assuring a healthy nation that can withstand the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Support amounting to $4,5 billion has been availed towards capacity building of health staff (training); procurement of health and laboratory equipment including the consumables; procurement of personnel protective equipment (PPE); rehabilitation and construction of isolation units; drilling of boreholes by the District Development Fund; and production of PPE, especially face masks and sanitisers by local universities,” External link

newsday Wednesday, October 28, 2020 5:54:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "The pandemic has placed unprecedented pressure on economic activities, as well as, impacting negatively on the livelihoods of vulnerable people (women, youths, informal sector) in both urban and rural areas. The support from the Government of Japan will assist in assuring a healthy nation that can withstand the effects of the COVID -19 pandemic," External link

allafrica Wednesday, October 28, 2020 3:09:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The pandemic has placed unprecedented pressure on economic activities as well as impacting negatively on the livelihoods of vulnerable people, including women, youth and the informal sector, in both rural and urban areas. The support from the government of Japan will assist in assuring a healthy nation that can withstand the effects. of the Covid-19 pandemic,” “In view of the impact of Covid-19 on the economy, on its part government has come up with mitigatory interventions covering both prevention and support to productive sectors in order to save lives and livelihoods, as well as support of production to limit deeper damage to the economy,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, October 27, 2020 5:35:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “But the deliveries have been going down at Fidelity Printers because of leakages in the sector, which we are finding a way to plug so that output is accounted for in the formal sector,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, October 27, 2020 4:01:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The pandemic has placed unprecedented pressure on economic activities, as well as impacting negatively on the livelihoods of vulnerable people (women, youths, informal sector) in both urban and rural areas. The support from the Government of Japan will assist in assuring a healthy nation that can withstand the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic” External link

reliefWeb Tuesday, October 27, 2020 2:06:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube declared : “Liquidity is fairly tight. It should be tight as part of our management of monetary policies, management of the stability. We want to keep it that way so we do not see any risk at all,” External link

herald Monday, October 26, 2020 1:52:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “So all those five policy areas remain in place. They are durable and will see us through in terms of keeping the currency stable and keeping the stability that we see and therefore lead to the gradual fall in prices that we are beginning to experience here and there,” External link

herald Monday, October 26, 2020 1:52:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "The establishment of this exchange today marks the beginning in earnest of our journey towards the establishment of an offshore financial services centre in Victoria Falls," External link

allafrica Sunday, October 25, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "The move will go down as the laying of the foundation stone of the offshore financial service centre and is a key pillar supporting efforts to grow Victoria Falls' status as not just a special economic zone but an offshore financial hub. The launch of VFEX will therefore kick start the Victoria Falls Special Economic Zone, " External link

allafrica Sunday, October 25, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "The tax incentives will significantly create confidence in the operation of the offshore financing center and attract capital from across the globe," External link

allafrica Sunday, October 25, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Investors will benefit from several fiscal and non-fiscal incentives that have been provided by my ministry such as lower taxes. Without doubt, Zimbabwe is open for business. Our government will continue to support the development of capital markets in Zimbabwe,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Saturday, October 24, 2020 5:05:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Those who are accessing money from the auction, we are compelling them to sign an undertaking that having access to money from the auction, they will sell their goods in terms of display of the exchange rate which we are compelling them to display. So we just want to make sure that there is compliance,” “The Central Bank (RBZ) has issued six hotline numbers which any citizen can call in order to make sure that we know who is violating the law. You can also inform the police so that they can act. We want to make sure that we enforce the law as stipulated and everyone complies” External link

insiderzim Saturday, October 24, 2020 10:59:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “This will reduce foreign currency and settlement risk for our international investors. The launch of VFEX will also deal with exchange rate risk from portfolio investment into the country,” “As the Government of Zimbabwe, we saw an opportunity to work with the ZSE in creating a global platform for the trading of stocks in foreign currency, and to do it in a way that promotes foreign investment into Zimbabwe and the region” External link

herald Saturday, October 24, 2020 2:38:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We are all here today, testament to the efforts being done by the Government of Zimbabwe, through the leadership of His Excellency, President Mnangagwa to transform the country to an upper middle income economy by 2030 (Vision 2030),” External link

herald Saturday, October 24, 2020 2:38:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The tax incentives will significantly create confidence in the operation of the offshore financing centre and attract capital from across the globe,” “Foreign investment is required to close funding gaps required to grow our economy. As part of the global picture, VFEX is also expected to offer pension funds an opportunity to invest in foreign currency denominated securities, enhancing the ability of pension funds to diversify currency risks and therefore grow sustainable value for pension funds assets” External link

herald Saturday, October 24, 2020 2:38:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “This will reduce foreign currency and settlement risk for our international investors. The launch of VFEX will also deal with exchange rate risk from portfolio investment into the country,” External link

thezimbabwemail Friday, October 23, 2020 8:39:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The move will go down as the laying of the foundation stone of the Offshore Financial ServicesCentre and thus is a key pillar supporting efforts to grow Victoria Falls’ status as not just a Special Economic Zone, but an offshore financial hub,” External link

zimeye Friday, October 23, 2020 7:49:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The move will go down as the laying of the foundation stone of the Offshore Financial ServicesCentre and thus is a key pillar supporting efforts to grow Victoria Falls’ status as not just a Special Economic Zone, but an offshore financial hub,” External link

herald Friday, October 23, 2020 3:58:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Consequently, employment costs are expected to continue on the downward trend to be about 42 percent by end of 2020, against deemed sustainable levels of around 30 percent of total revenues, that way allowing provision for investment in developmental projects,” External link

thezimbabwemail Thursday, October 22, 2020 1:57:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "I don't have the exact figures of how much increases will be effected, but I can share the modalities, which are those managing loss-making entities will get less increases, while those managing profit-making entities will get more," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, October 22, 2020 12:36:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "I don't have the exact figures of how much increases will be effected, but I can share the modalities, which are those managing loss-making entities will get less increases, while those managing profit-making entities will get more," External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, October 21, 2020 1:42:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "I don't have the exact figures of how much increases will be effected, but I can share the modalities, which are those managing loss-making entities will get less increases, while those managing profit-making entities will get more," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, October 21, 2020 11:14:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “I don’t have the exact figures of how much increases will be effected, but I can share the modalities, which are those managing loss-making entities will get less increases, while those managing profit-making entities will get more,” External link

newsday Wednesday, October 21, 2020 5:26:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Ideally, what we need is cantonment. You don't want your military to be living among civilians as if it's the norm … So, we will continue doing what we have been doing to make sure peace and cantonment are achieved," External link

onlinenigeria Tuesday, October 20, 2020 8:04:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube told : "It's very important that we should make sure that the security cluster is well funded, that soldiers have a decent meal, three meals a day, as well as the police," External link

onlinenigeria Tuesday, October 20, 2020 8:04:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube told : "Those are basic things that any normal country should provide. There should not be any controversy whatsoever over this," External link

onlinenigeria Tuesday, October 20, 2020 8:04:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Ideally, what we need is cantonment. You don't want your military to be living among civilians as if it's the norm … So, we will continue doing what we have been doing to make sure peace and cantonment are achieved," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, October 20, 2020 2:30:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube told : "It's very important that we should make sure that the security cluster is well funded, that soldiers have a decent meal, three meals a day, as well as the police," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, October 20, 2020 2:30:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube told : "Those are basic things that any normal country should provide. There should not be any controversy whatsoever over this," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, October 20, 2020 2:30:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Ideally, what we need is cantonment. You don’t want your military to be living among civilians as if it’s the norm … So, we will continue doing what we have been doing to make sure peace and cantonment are achieved,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, October 19, 2020 9:10:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube told : “It’s very important that we should make sure that the security cluster is well funded, that soldiers have a decent meal, three meals a day, as well as the police,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, October 19, 2020 9:10:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube told : “Those are basic things that any normal country should provide. There should not be any controversy whatsoever over this,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, October 19, 2020 9:10:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “This is attributed to planned reduced operating levels at Kariba Power Station in order to allow the dam to fill up following a drastic fall in reserves of usable water,” External link

thezimbabwemail Sunday, October 18, 2020 5:10:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Surely, we can achieve growth rate average of 5 percent per annum. There is no reason why we should fail to do that — it is doable. Other countries are doing it or even better, that should make sure we get to minimum US$4 000 per capita,” External link

thezimbabwemail Sunday, October 18, 2020 5:10:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "This is attributed to planned reduced operating levels at Kariba Power Station in order to allow the dam to fill up following a drastic fall in reserves of usable water," External link

xinhuanet_en Saturday, October 17, 2020 7:46:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "I think we all agree that during this Covid-19 moment, all the economies around the world have been impacted without exception. We have got the exception of China which has gone to show growth that is sort of breakeven in a way, but every other country is in the negative territory; so Zimbabwe is no different," External link

allafrica Saturday, October 17, 2020 3:05:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "From the production side, all sectors of the economy are expected to register positive growth in 2021, with the agriculture and mining sectors expected to record the highest growth rates of about 11 percent each, and tourism (6.8 percent) and electricity (10 percent) among the major sectors," External link

xinhuanet_en Saturday, October 17, 2020 12:57:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "The slowdown in inflation will be attributed to deepening of the foreign currency auction market which is expected to sustain exchange rate stability," External link

xinhuanet_en Saturday, October 17, 2020 12:57:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "I think we all agree that during this Covid-19 moment, all the economies around the world have been impacted without exception. We have got the exception of China which has gone to show growth that is sort of breakeven in a way, but every other country is in the negative territory; so Zimbabwe is no different," External link

onlinenigeria Friday, October 16, 2020 2:14:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said ( about Strategy ) : “Accordingly, the 2021 Budget Strategy Paper (BSP) constitutes a valuable tool, meant to guide consultative discussions and sharing of ideas on national priority policies, programmes and projects for the forthcoming 2021 National Budget,” External link

herald Friday, October 16, 2020 1:58:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “I think we all agree that during this Covid-19 moment, all the economies around the world have been impacted without exception. We have got the exception of China which has gone to show growth that is sort of breakeven in a way, but every other country is in the negative territory; so Zimbabwe is no different,” External link

thezimbabwemail Friday, October 16, 2020 1:12:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "I think we all agree that during this Covid-19 moment, all the economies around the world have been impacted without exception. We have got the exception of China which has gone to show growth that is sort of breakeven in a way, but every other country is in the negative territory; so Zimbabwe is no different," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, October 16, 2020 9:59:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “You can agree with me that as of now, we have had challenges with our State enterprises and parastatals in terms of performance and how they are led, their strategies, their corporate governance issues and compliance issues all those have been issues that have been bedevilling our State enterprises and parastatals sector and as Government, we are determined in reforming our SEPs,” External link

herald Thursday, October 15, 2020 6:59:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “So the question is, do we need to be on an SMP because we have shown that on our own, without any monitoring by anyone, we can follow a very disciplined and targeted reform programme. That’s the question that’s out there,” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, October 14, 2020 1:30:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "This is actually structured debt, structured around commodities in terms of what the central bank has been doing to structure borrowing supported by gold, platinum and so on," "Some of it is legacy debt from the currency reform agenda" External link

allafrica Wednesday, October 14, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “This is actually structured debt, structured around commodities in terms of what the central bank has been doing to structure borrowing supported by gold, platinum and so on,” “Some of it is legacy debt from the currency reform agenda” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, October 13, 2020 6:55:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “On gold smuggling, this continues to be a challenge. But we are taking various measures,” “The small-scale producers are paid in hard US dollars and all this is to make sure that they sell their gold to Fidelity. We are also developing gold centres where these SME gold producers are supported” External link

newsday Tuesday, October 13, 2020 5:33:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube déclaré : "Les transferts d'argent liquide ont un impact instantané, c'est très clair. Qu'il s'agisse de 300 ZWL ou de quelque chose de plus, nous ne sommes pas, d'ailleurs, les seuls à effectuer des transferts en espèces qui sont inscrits dans le TSP (Programme de Stabilisation transitoire). Ce sont également les organisations que vous avez mentionnées, la Banque mondiale et le PAM, qui parviennent également à obtenir des transferts supplémentaires d'autres organisations, y compris des partenaires bilatéraux, de sorte que ceux-ci ont un impact positif et immédiat sur la lutte contre l'extrême pauvreté, qui se fait déjà sentir" External link

infosplusgabon Monday, October 12, 2020 11:56:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube déclaré : "Tout ce que nous faisons a un impact instantané, je ne sais pas pourquoi vous ne faites pas de rapport sur... mais ces choses ont un impact immédiat" External link

infosplusgabon Monday, October 12, 2020 11:56:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "The figures are large. I don't know how gold leaves the airport, but it leaves, we are told on some flights. How it leaves, whether scanners go off at an opportune time or not, I don't know," External link

onlinenigeria Sunday, October 11, 2020 7:52:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "The figures are large. I don't know how gold leaves the airport, but it leaves, we are told on some flights. How it leaves, whether scanners go off at an opportune time or not, I don't know," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, October 11, 2020 2:19:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Coming to the question that other countries are shrinking and that we are taking on more debt, no, we are not shrinking. I am not supposed to mention other countries. But I am going to. South Africa, US and UK, just those three, companies are shutting down because of Covid, but not in Zimbabwe," "Since we said companies can be opened, they are not shutting down. I am seeing that volumes are up, being maintained, or recovering. I am not seeing a similar pattern in companies shutting down. That is why our prognosis is that the impact of Covid, overall, on Zimbabwe is not as deep as in other countries" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, October 11, 2020 1:31:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "The figures are large. I don't know how gold leaves the airport, but it leaves, we are told on some flights. How it leaves, whether scanners go off at an opportune time or not, I don't know," External link

irishsun Sunday, October 11, 2020 12:16:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "The figures are large. I don't know how gold leaves the airport, but it leaves, we are told on some flights. How it leaves, whether scanners go off at an opportune time or not, I don't know," External link

news24 Sunday, October 11, 2020 11:44:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “So the question is, do we need to be on an SMP because we have shown that on our own, without any monitoring by anyone, we can follow a very disciplined and targeted reform programme. That’s the question that’s out there,” External link

thezimbabwemail Saturday, October 10, 2020 2:42:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Things were just becoming unviable for the company,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, October 7, 2020 9:11:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “But then again the question to ask is if Zimbabwe needs to be on SMP? We actually do not think it’s necessary. We have shown that we are able to have discipline on our own” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, October 7, 2020 1:58:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube noted : “Price stability is now visible in line with convergence of parallel and auction rates. (Government also) introduced a ­second auction system for small scale operators,” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, October 7, 2020 1:58:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The premium on the parallel and official exchange rates has significantly narrowed from a peak of 300 percent on 22 June 2020 to current 26.4 percent,” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, October 7, 2020 1:58:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Cash transfers have an instant impact, it’s very clear. Whether it’s $300 or something more, we are not the only one giving cash transfers which are enshrined in the TSP (Transitional Stabilisation Programme). It’s those organisations which you have mentioned World Bank, WFP, who also manage to source additional transfers from other organisations including the bilateral partners so those have an instant, positive impact in dealing with extreme poverty so it is being felt already,” External link

newsday Tuesday, October 6, 2020 5:52:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Everything we are doing has instant impact, I don’t know why you are not reporting on this … but these things are having an instant impact,” External link

newsday Tuesday, October 6, 2020 5:52:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “That’s why our prognosis is that the impact of Covid-19 overall in Zimbabwe is not as deep as in other countries,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, October 6, 2020 4:19:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We did go through steps of fine-tuning, but clearly we have a domestic currency and it is now stable,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, October 6, 2020 4:19:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The third factor is the capital inflows from the diaspora. These have increased by 33 percent and they will result in a current account surplus of $1,2 billion and we think this is conservative,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, October 6, 2020 4:19:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube noted : “Price stability is now visible in line with convergence of parallel and auction rates. (Government also) introduced a ­second auction system for small scale operators,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, October 6, 2020 3:56:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "But then again the question to ask is if Zimbabwe needs to be on SMP? We actually do not think it's necessary. We have shown that we are able to have discipline on our own" External link

onlinenigeria Tuesday, October 6, 2020 2:54:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Cash transfers have an instant impact, it's very clear. Whether it's $300 or something more, we are not the only one giving cash transfers which are enshrined in the TSP (Transitional Stabilisation Programme). It's those organisations which you have mentioned World Bank, WFP, who also manage to source additional transfers from other organisations including the bilateral partners so those have an instant, positive impact in dealing with extreme poverty so it is being felt already," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, October 6, 2020 9:34:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Everything we are doing has instant impact, I don't know why you are not reporting on this ... but these things are having an instant impact," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, October 6, 2020 9:34:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "But then again the question to ask is if Zimbabwe needs to be on SMP? We actually do not think it's necessary. We have shown that we are able to have discipline on our own" External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, October 6, 2020 9:34:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube noted : “Price stability is now visible in line with convergence of parallel and auction rates. (Government also) introduced a ­second auction system for small scale operators,” External link

herald Tuesday, October 6, 2020 3:23:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The premium on the parallel and official exchange rates has significantly narrowed from a peak of 300 percent on 22 June 2020 to current 26.4 percent,” External link

herald Tuesday, October 6, 2020 3:23:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Our prognosis is that the impact of Covid-19 overall on Zimbabwe is not as deep as in other countries," External link

onlinenigeria Tuesday, October 6, 2020 1:33:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Harare-Beitbridge is one of the priority roads projects underway. There are five contractors on the ground each widening and resurfacing 20 km. The target is to complete 200 km this year," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, October 5, 2020 9:04:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Our prognosis is that the impact of Covid-19 overall on Zimbabwe is not as deep as in other countries," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, October 5, 2020 8:25:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Our prognosis is that the impact of Covid-19 overall on Zimbabwe is not as deep as in other countries,” External link

zimeye Monday, October 5, 2020 7:40:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “I am more bullish again even during this Covid-19 moment, I think the economy will surprise us on the upside,” External link

insiderzim Monday, October 5, 2020 4:40:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Our prognosis is that the impact of Covid-19 overall on Zimbabwe is not as deep as in other countries,” External link

insiderzim Monday, October 5, 2020 4:40:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Our prognosis is that the impact of Covid-19 overall on Zimbabwe is not as deep as in other countries," External link

news24 Monday, October 5, 2020 4:08:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Our prognosis is that the impact of Covid-19 overall on Zimbabwe is not as deep as in other countries,” External link

businessday Monday, October 5, 2020 3:28:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said ( about Commission ) : ''Listing on VFEX will be in accordance with the VFEX listing rules as approved by the Securities and Exchange Commission of Zimbabwe ("SECZ") and capital raised on VFEX may be held in an approved local or offshore account with an internationally recognised banking institution,'' External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said ( about Financial Intelligence Unit ) : "The suspension was therefore critical in order to enable the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) to do its job in dealing with illicit financial activities, which were causing market distortions and fuelling the parallel market. " External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said : "Government continues to work to address economic challenges to promote stability using homegrown solutions wherever possible," "We are also working closely with development partners, including the IMF, WB (World Bank), AfDB (African Development Bank), amongst others, for provision of technical assistance and guidance on international best practices which enable us to come up with the optimal policy mix for the country" External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said : "Government is continuing with token payments to settle the country's foreign debt obligations," External link

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

Mthuli Ncube added ( about Strategy ) : "Having now realised stability under the TSP, government now moves under the National Development Strategy (NDS1) to leverage on the successes registered to grow the economy and to reinstate the country on a sustainable growth trajectory" External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said : “We are reviewing salaries – as I speak now, we reviewed civil servants salaries and gave them USD75 allowance and USD30 for pensioners,” External link

zimeye Saturday, September 26, 2020 5:59:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “It is all due to Covid-19, an invisible enemy. It is a serious issue,” External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said : "We have a process where there are negotiations. I cannot pre-empt the outcome, I do not know the outcome. But as Government we have expressed to civil servants what we are able to afford. I am sure we will be able to find some middle ground and move forward as usual," External link

allafrica Thursday, September 24, 2020 4:29:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We have a process where there are negotiations. I cannot pre-empt the outcome, I do not know the outcome. But as Government we have expressed to civil servants what we are able to afford. I am sure we will be able to find some middle ground and move forward as usual,” External link

herald Wednesday, September 23, 2020 4:56:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The coming of the first NDS marks the end of the TSP with the second 5-year NDS expected to be rolled out between2026-2030,” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, September 22, 2020 11:10:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “So, if there is still need that perhaps in order to restore the value of incomes, thresholds need to be increased and so forth, I would suggest that the next budget is in two months’ time,” “We will have another opportunity to review this together — we will do a retreat as usual together and I think this year, it will be a virtual retreat because of COVID-19, but we will have an opportunity to do it again,” External link

newsday Friday, September 18, 2020 4:26:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The combination of all those measures which have been undertaken at the same time has produced a stable exchange rate. We are pleased with this,” “So, if there is still need that perhaps in order to restore the value of incomes, thresholds need to be increased and so forth, I would suggest that the next Budget is in two months’ time. We will have another opportunity to review this together. We will do a retreat as usual together and I think this year it will be a virtual retreat because of Covid-19, but we will have an opportunity to do it again. My desire this time was to give everyone just a relief, for now $5 000 and in another two months we will be back here (in Parliament) considering the 2021 Budget in the month of November” External link

herald Friday, September 18, 2020 2:06:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The structure is meant to empower the State Ministers further. Previously, we used a model of deploying funds through the local government. We did not have the legislative instrument to deploy funds directly to the provincial ministry” External link

herald Friday, September 18, 2020 2:06:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Now, perhaps if this (policy inconsistency) pertains to the exchange rate and so forth, all we have been doing is making sure that we walk the path to full exchange rate reforms - the creation of a monetary policy committee," External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said : "The clause proposes to deem all mineral royalties to be receivable in U.S. dollars unless the recipients of the amounts can furnish invoices or other documentary proof to the contrary," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, September 14, 2020 1:37:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The clause proposes to deem all mineral royalties to be receivable in US dollars unless the recipients of the amounts can furnish invoices or other documentary proof to the contrary,” External link

herald Monday, September 14, 2020 2:54:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "We are continuing talks with civil servants noting that they are hardworking and critical to our economy, especially those in the health sector, who make up our frontline workers in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, which has largely affected our nation. What we are doing now is that we are engaging the civil servants to see how we can continue with the non-taxable foreign currency allowance for the entire civil service and the risk allowances for our health workers," External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said : "Our social welfare programme is quite robust and we would like more citizens to come forward and register. We also have our Basic Education Assistance Module which is assisting the education sector and also a programme for the elderly where they will receive support as well house work," External link

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

Mthuli Ncube responded : “I think he is likely schizophrenic. He has already approved like all of us, that we compensate farmers in the last few years and we have been doing that,” External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said ( about Madam Speaker ) : “For us to get to this figure, we followed the law; we complied with the law and the appropriations that have been happening year to year to compensate the farmers are in line with the law,” “Madam Speaker, this is in Section 295 of the Constitution and Section 72 of the Constitution which speaks to the right on the land by indigenous Zimbabweans. It also speaks of the need to compensate the farmers for improvements on the land. That is clearly spelt out in the Constitution but I must say that this House has been paying farmers already. All we did now was to quantify the size of the liability – that is all” External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said : “It is at that stage that the financing instrument will be brought to Parliament,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, September 11, 2020 8:34:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube told : “So, what was happening was that every year, we were allocating and paying the farmers,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, September 11, 2020 8:34:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We are also reviewing salaries – as I speak now, we reviewed civil servants salaries and gave them US$75 allowance and US$30 for pensioners – and there is a newspaper article today which I will not comment on, but our policy is, we will review salaries after every three months,” “We are re-considering risk allowances to restore purchasing power of civil servants’ salaries to ensure their income is not eroded and to stabilise the purchasing power” External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said : "We are also reviewing salaries as I speak now, we reviewed civil servants salaries and gave them US$75 allowance and US$30 for pensioners and there is a newspaper article today which I will not comment on, but our policy is, we will review salaries after every three months," "We are re-considering risk allowances to restore purchasing power of civil servants' salaries to ensure their income is not eroded and to stabilise the purchasing power" External link

onlinenigeria Friday, September 11, 2020 1:30:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "We are also reviewing salaries as I speak now, we reviewed civil servants salaries and gave them US$75 allowance and US$30 for pensioners and there is a newspaper article today which I will not comment on, but our policy is, we will review salaries after every three months," "We are re-considering risk allowances to restore purchasing power of civil servants' salaries to ensure their income is not eroded and to stabilise the purchasing power" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, September 11, 2020 9:52:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We are also reviewing the salary of civil servants. We want to review their basic salary and allowances. We are also reviewing the policy in terms of how they should be paid,” External link

herald Friday, September 11, 2020 1:45:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “It is all due to Covid-19, an invisible enemy. It is a serious issue,” External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said : “We allocate funds according to the infrastructure and size of population in the district,” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, September 8, 2020 1:44:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "We allocate funds according to the infrastructure and size of population in the district," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, September 8, 2020 8:43:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Our intention will be to improve the conditions of service for the health sector, as well as the entire civil service focusing on the core salary as well as specific allowances. As we do this we need to ensure that we stay within our budgetary parameters,” External link

herald Tuesday, September 8, 2020 3:21:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "The report notes the anaemic growth, generally due to Covid-19 that is panning out across the globe, in fact a negative growth frankly," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, September 7, 2020 8:37:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Government has received numerous reports regarding the resurgence of illegal land occupations, particularly on highly productive farms thereby disrupting production,” “This comes at a time when the focus should be on increasing utilisation and productivity on agricultural land” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, September 1, 2020 8:18:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Such disorderly behaviour among our citizens is indiscipline of the highest level which government does not condone or tolerate. It should stop forthwith,” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, September 1, 2020 8:18:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Former farm owners can apply in writing to the Minister of Lands, Agriculture, Water and Resettlement for restoration of tittle to the piece of agriculture land that was compulsorily acquired from them for resettlement … government will, in appropriate circumstances, revoke the offer letters of resettled farmers currently occupying these pieces of land and offer them alternative land elsewhere,” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, September 1, 2020 8:18:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Government has received numerous reports regarding the resurgence of illegal land occupations, particularly on highly productive farms thereby disrupting production," "This comes at a time when the focus should be on increasing utilisation and productivity on agricultural land" External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, September 1, 2020 4:57:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Former farm owners can apply in writing to the Minister of Lands, Agriculture, Water and Resettlement for restoration of tittle to the piece of agriculture land that was compulsorily acquired from them for resettlement … government will, in appropriate circumstances, revoke the offer letters of resettled farmers currently occupying these pieces of land and offer them alternative land elsewhere," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, September 1, 2020 4:57:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said ( about Commission ) : “This category of former farm owners is not eligible for payment of compensation under the Global Compensation agreement signed on 29 July 2020. Their compensation will be considered separately on a case by case basis through the Land Commission (Gazetted Land Disposal in Lieu of Compensation) Regulations (SI 62 of 2020,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, September 1, 2020 4:35:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Where it is not possible or desirable to restore the acquired land to its former owner or offer alternative land, the government shall offer compensation to the former farm owner based on the same valuation method as was applied under the Global Compensation Deed,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, September 1, 2020 4:35:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Government has received numerous reports regarding the resurgence of illegal land occupations, particularly on highly productive farms thereby disrupting production,” “This comes at a time when the focus should be on increasing utilisation and productivity on agricultural land” External link

newsday Tuesday, September 1, 2020 5:19:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Such disorderly behaviour among our citizens is indiscipline of the highest level which government does not condone or tolerate. It should stop forthwith,” External link

newsday Tuesday, September 1, 2020 5:19:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Former farm owners can apply in writing to the Minister of Lands, Agriculture, Water and Resettlement for restoration of tittle to the piece of agriculture land that was compulsorily acquired from them for resettlement … government will, in appropriate circumstances, revoke the offer letters of resettled farmers currently occupying these pieces of land and offer them alternative land elsewhere,” External link

newsday Tuesday, September 1, 2020 5:19:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “It is important for us to manage our natural resources for the benefit of current and future generations. Natural resources are exhaustible and we need to manage them to achieve intergenerational equity,” External link

herald Tuesday, September 1, 2020 2:20:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We will soon be issuing an expression of interest statement locally and internationally for any potential advisors out there to express their interest and then we move to the short-listing stage and then eventually appoint an advisor to help us raise this funding from both the domestic market and international market,” External link

insiderzim Monday, August 31, 2020 8:20:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The realisation of national aspirations through implementation of government programmes and projects depends to a larger extent on domestic revenue generation, hence voluntary compliance should be a virtue for every citizen,” External link

thestandard-zw Sunday, August 30, 2020 1:49:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "A simple water filter makes a significant impact to our nutrient base (what we put in our bodies) — including water," External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, August 27, 2020 7:40:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "A simple water filter makes a significant impact to our nutrient base (what we put in our bodies) — including water," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, August 27, 2020 2:46:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Then the Arcadia Lithium Mine being developed and new coal mines opened,” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, August 26, 2020 2:35:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Treasury has also been offloading some foreign currency onto the auction in order to provide more foreign currency to importers, and will continue to do so into the future," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, August 25, 2020 9:21:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Treasury has also been offloading some foreign currency onto the auction in order to provide more foreign currency to importers, and will continue to do so into the future,” External link

herald Tuesday, August 25, 2020 5:43:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "There will be a special health sector allowance and then there is a special Covid-19 risk allowance, then there is a US$75 wage balance. So, there is a layer of additional benefits and these benefits are tax free," External link

onlinenigeria Tuesday, August 25, 2020 1:53:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "There will be a special health sector allowance and then there is a special Covid-19 risk allowance, then there is a US$75 wage balance. So, there is a layer of additional benefits and these benefits are tax free," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, August 24, 2020 10:05:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “There will be a special health sector allowance and then there is a special Covid-19 risk allowance, then there is a US$75 wage balance. So, there is a layer of additional benefits and these benefits are tax free,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, August 24, 2020 4:15:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “However, inflation is expected to gradually decline in the second half of 2020, from a peak of 785,5% in May 2020, to 300% in December 2020, responding to current monetary and fiscal policy interventions,” External link

theindependent Friday, August 21, 2020 3:29:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube écrit : “l’économie du Zimbabwe pourrait se contracter de 15 à 20 % en 2020, avec des conséquences sociales graves” External link

courrierinternational Wednesday, May 6, 2020 8:20:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube précisé : “A ce jour, 780 anciens fermiers ont accepté le programme de dédommagements, et 500 ont déjà été payés” External link

AfricaNews-French Friday, November 15, 2019 10:17:00 AM EAT



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professor16.67%EN07/27/201627/07/2016
oxford university professor4.17%EN07/27/201627/07/2016
speaker2.08%EN07/06/201606/07/2016
economist58.33%EN06/29/201629/06/2016
vice-président de la bad6.25%FR11/04/201304/11/2013
chef de la banque africaine de développement6.25%FR09/30/201330/09/2013
chef2.08%FR12/06/201206/12/2012
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Tendai Biti added ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : “But when he started, he thought he could make a difference. But Mthuli from the word go, totally right off. He is a joke but one that is not funny,” External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : "Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube told Parliament that Government had gone back to the drawing board in a bid to secure new financiers to help extinguish its international obligations. " External link

bulawayo24 Friday, November 6, 2020 3:50:00 PM EAT

Sifiso Ndlovu said ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : "A teacher is a social services provider and we articulated the level of incapacitation," "The president has directed Finance minister Mthuli Ncube to look into the issue" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, November 1, 2020 11:41:00 AM EAT

Takavafira Zhou said ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : "We expect the President to open dialogue with teachers so that he is fully apprised about the situation in schools," "We also expect the President to urge the Finance minister (Mthuli Ncube) to allocate more resources to the education sector for the welfare of teachers and prioritisation of pupils and teachers' health and safety" External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, October 21, 2020 1:42:00 PM EAT

Takavafira Zhou said ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : “We expect the President to open dialogue with teachers so that he is fully apprised about the situation in schools,” “We also expect the President to urge the Finance minister (Mthuli Ncube) to allocate more resources to the education sector for the welfare of teachers and prioritisation of pupils and teachers’ health and safety” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, October 21, 2020 12:59:00 PM EAT

Takavafira Zhou said ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : “We expect the President to open dialogue with teachers so that he is fully apprised about the situation in schools,” “We also expect the President to urge the Finance minister (Mthuli Ncube) to allocate more resources to the education sector for the welfare of teachers and prioritisation of pupils and teachers’ health and safety” External link

zimeye Wednesday, October 21, 2020 12:27:00 PM EAT

Takavafira Zhou said ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : "We expect the President to open dialogue with teachers so that he is fully apprised about the situation in schools," "We also expect the President to urge the Finance minister (Mthuli Ncube) to allocate more resources to the education sector for the welfare of teachers and prioritisation of pupils and teachers' health and safety" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, October 21, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

Takavafira Zhou said ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : “We expect the President to open dialogue with teachers so that he is fully apprised about the situation in schools,” “We also expect the President to urge the Finance minister (Mthuli Ncube) to allocate more resources to the education sector for the welfare of teachers and prioritisation of pupils and teachers’ health and safety” External link

newsday Wednesday, October 21, 2020 5:26:00 AM EAT

David Coltart said ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : “Mthuli Ncube says the economy is on the path to sustainable growth. This is just more smoke & mirrors. How can any economy be on the right path when doctors and teachers are being paid slave wages and the political elite are looting millions?,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, October 6, 2020 3:56:00 PM EAT

Patrick Chinamasa said ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : "Development is not a day's thing, it's not a month's thing, it's not a year's thing, but it is a journey to be travelled for many years so that we reach our destination. But for us to get there, like what professor (Finance minister Mthuli) Ncube said, we need to have targets and agree on a roadmap to be used," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, September 9, 2020 11:11:00 AM EAT

Patrick Chinamasa said ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : "The party has noted that the contents of that statement, ( jointly issued by Finance minister Mthuli Ncube and Agriculture minister Anxious Masuka), has caused confusion among our people on the policy of Zanu-PF regarding the land question," External link

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

Patrick Chinamasa said ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : "The party has noted that the contents of that statement, ( jointly issued by Finance minister Mthuli Ncube and Agriculture minister Anxious Masuka), has caused confusion among our people on the policy of Zanu-PF regarding the land question," External link

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

Dumisani Nkomo said ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : “The report shows the level of delusion in government,” “When you have people arrested for exercising their rights it shows that there is no respect for the letter and spirit of the Constitution. You do not have to be a rocket scientist to see that bringing back the local currency is not reform. It is actually a deform if you look at what it has done to wages and salaries. Mthuli is living in cloud cuckoo land far removed from reality” External link

zimeye Friday, August 28, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

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Mthuli Ncube

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Mthuli Ncube said : “Therefore, research in various sectors will be given requisite priority in promoting innovation, science, technology and industrial development,” External link

herald Thursday, January 14, 2021 4:49:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube says : "Tagwireyi is not involved at all; we did our due diligence," "All the entities in the 65% are state-owned" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, January 10, 2021 11:30:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "I think you will agree with me that countries such as the US and many other developed countries really work on the basis of their state institutions and that state institutions will not change much," External link

onlinenigeria Friday, January 8, 2021 3:02:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "They will still have the same policies and our strategy for engagement therefore will remain focused on working with those state institutions," External link

onlinenigeria Friday, January 8, 2021 3:02:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "We must always watch out for debt distress as a country. Our debt levels are about 78% of GDP and, by the way, that's not very high by international standards, actually. Most countries now because of Covid-19 and the global financial crisis of 2008 are well over 100% (of their GDP in debt) so at 78% we know it's high but is manageable. Our issue in Zimbabwe has been the capacity to service the debt rather than the level of debt," "We can grow our exports and earn enough revenues and foreign currency to service that debt. But look, with a target growth rate of 5% we will be able to service that debt if we overlay our debt restructuring plans. Really, our debt if you look at it, has mainly been around foreign currency debt as opposed to domestic debt" External link

onlinenigeria Friday, January 8, 2021 3:02:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "In terms of arrears clearance, certainly we will make a lot of progress. What really slowed us down is Covid-19. It became the new issue to deal with," "We had to worry as a government about feeding people, about keeping safe, about keeping people healthy, and less about settling our debts. But now that we are almost learning to live with Covid-19, we are hopeful about a vaccine soon and then our attention will shift more to arrears clearance" External link

onlinenigeria Friday, January 8, 2021 3:02:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "I think you will agree with me that countries such as the US and many other developed countries really work on the basis of their state institutions and that state institutions will not change much," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, January 8, 2021 11:18:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "They will still have the same policies and our strategy for engagement therefore will remain focused on working with those state institutions," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, January 8, 2021 11:18:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "We must always watch out for debt distress as a country. Our debt levels are about 78% of GDP and, by the way, that's not very high by international standards, actually. Most countries now because of Covid-19 and the global financial crisis of 2008 are well over 100% (of their GDP in debt) so at 78% we know it's high but is manageable. Our issue in Zimbabwe has been the capacity to service the debt rather than the level of debt," "We can grow our exports and earn enough revenues and foreign currency to service that debt. But look, with a target growth rate of 5% we will be able to service that debt if we overlay our debt restructuring plans. Really, our debt if you look at it, has mainly been around foreign currency debt as opposed to domestic debt" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, January 8, 2021 11:18:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "In terms of arrears clearance, certainly we will make a lot of progress. What really slowed us down is Covid-19. It became the new issue to deal with," "We had to worry as a government about feeding people, about keeping safe, about keeping people healthy, and less about settling our debts. But now that we are almost learning to live with Covid-19, we are hopeful about a vaccine soon and then our attention will shift more to arrears clearance" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, January 8, 2021 11:18:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The management has made us aware of the offer and we have supported that,” “It is part of our thrust of creating the US$12 billion mining industry” External link

herald Friday, January 8, 2021 3:16:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Tagwirei is not involved at all,” External link

herald Friday, January 8, 2021 3:16:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Government has been informed by the management of Kuvimba Mining House that it has made an offer to acquire Globe and Phoenix Mine," "Government as the majority shareholder in Kuvimba has endorsed this transaction and looks forward to this new asset contributing to the group. Kuvimba's performance will contribute immensely to the achievement of a US $12 billion mining sector by 2023" External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, January 7, 2021 8:59:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Government has been informed by the management of Kuvimba Mining House that it has made an offer to acquire Globe and Phoenix Mine," "Government as the majority shareholder in Kuvimba has endorsed this transaction and looks forward to this new asset contributing to the group. Kuvimba's performance will contribute immensely to the achievement of a US $12 billion mining sector by 2023" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, January 7, 2021 5:00:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "I am pleased to report that the Government has since reviewed this amount to $800, effective 1st December, 2020, which will also be increased once more in January, 2021," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, December 30, 2020 11:00:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "On Zimstat, some of the issues raised by the Committee have been funded in the 2020 Budget already and I believe the proposed revision of the $4,4 billion for 2021 should address other outstanding critical requirements as well as meet the requirements of the national census exercise," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, December 30, 2020 11:00:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “This office that monitors the performance of the Government (and its line ministries/ministers) in terms of performance and targets is there, it is thriving and it works,” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, December 29, 2020 4:09:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “I now propose that additional allocations to specific vote items be made as indicated in the table included here. The additional resources to respective items amount to $820 million. Those will be funded through re-allocations within the budget as well as through the Unallocated Reserve under Treasury” External link

herald Wednesday, December 23, 2020 1:48:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The shareholding and dividends held by Government in Kuvimba will benefit the following groups: the youths, women and the war veterans, depositors and pensioners — who suffered losses during the currency reforms of 2019,” External link

herald Tuesday, December 22, 2020 2:52:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “On the contrary, Kuvimba will pay dividends to Government and various groups,” External link

herald Tuesday, December 22, 2020 2:52:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "This will close the existing arbitrage gaps caused by middlemen and stimulate price discovery," External link

sinacom-en Tuesday, December 22, 2020 1:14:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Centralised gold service centres will be established during the NDS1 period," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, December 20, 2020 10:12:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "This is underway and it will be resolved in 2020, not 2021. In the 2021 budget, we have allocated $595 million for the procurement of vehicles," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, December 19, 2020 9:44:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "The concepts are explained in detail to guide any investor who is keen to invest on the capital markets regardless of their base in financial information," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, December 15, 2020 9:40:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “In this regard, let me assure the FIU and all agencies involved in the fight against money laundering and terrorist financing that my Ministry will continue to support endeavours to protect the country against money laundering and financing of terrorism activities,” External link

thezimbabwemail Sunday, December 13, 2020 5:03:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Financial inclusion has multiple benefits, which include conferring opportunities to the traditionally unbanked, thus lifting households out of abject poverty thereby promoting transformative and inclusive growth,” External link

thezimbabwemail Saturday, December 12, 2020 10:13:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “To ensure that the marginalised groups of society are financially included, and can fully participate in various economic activities, the Government will promote ICT driven innovation and innovation hubs across key sectors of the economy,” External link

thezimbabwemail Saturday, December 12, 2020 10:13:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Yes. We think we have provided a decent amount in terms of salaries for these two sectors (health and education). But, you see, as a government, we have to harmonise right across the civil service; it's not just from the two sectors of education and health which are very critical," "So, whenever we do adjustments for the sector, we have to bring the other sectors along as well, so that no one is left behind, otherwise we will have serious disparities that can cause other problems. But, again, we think that we have done justice in terms of salary budgets. We continue to allow for salary adjustments upwards like we did this year. Again, next year, there will be some salary adjustments. I don't know when, but there is at least one that comes to mind" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, December 11, 2020 10:49:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said ( about Strategy ) : “It is in line with the National Development Strategy objective of giving opportunities to investors to deepen the savings pool and to drive innovation. This is also in line with the vision articulated by the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange to promote investments and develop new products,” External link

thezimbabwemail Thursday, December 10, 2020 3:39:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “A number of enterprises operate from designated business premises where the landlords are either local authorities or private property owners. The fixed nature of business thus presents an opportunity for the tax administration to improve tax collections from presumptive taxes,” “Landlords will be responsible for collection of the taxes which take effect from January 1, 2021. Landlords that fail to collect and remit the tax will be subjected to a penalty equivalent to the amount of tax payable and interest” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, December 7, 2020 6:05:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said ( about Tendai Biti ) : "Right now in the banking sector, there's US$1,1 billion, hard US dollars in the entire banking sector. During the government of national unity when he (Biti) was minister, you know how much we had? US$40 million," External link

onlinenigeria Sunday, December 6, 2020 2:27:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said ( about Tendai Biti ) : "Right now in the banking sector, there's US$1,1 billion, hard US dollars in the entire banking sector. During the government of national unity when he (Biti) was minister, you know how much we had? US$40 million," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, December 6, 2020 12:10:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube told : "What is important to note is that we have a limited budget, which is constrained by what we can collect through taxes and what we can borrow from the market without destabilising the economy," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, December 6, 2020 11:22:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Right now in the banking sector, there’s US$1.1 billion, hard U.S dollars in the entire banking sector. During the government of national unity when he was minister, you know how much we had? US$40 million,” External link

insiderzim Friday, December 4, 2020 1:58:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said ( about Strategy ) : "A budget deficit of ZW$30,8 billion (-1,3% of gross domestic product) is targeted in 2021, a slight increase from -0,5% of GDP anticipated in 2020," "The targeted fiscal deficit is also in line with the fiscal consolidation stance which strictly limits the fiscal targeted deficit to below 2% of GDP throughout the National Development Strategy 1 period. In terms of financing, the entire deficit will be met through the domestic market" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, December 4, 2020 10:56:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Deficits turned into surpluses or small deficits below 3% of GDP Sadc threshold since January 2019. Cumulative surplus of ZW$437 million (0,3% of GDP) by December 2019. Surplus of ZW$3,8 billion (US$46 million) for the period January to September 2020, and a deficit for the year at about -0,5% of GDP," "The surpluses serve as a buffer for shocks, such as the impact of Cyclone Idai, drought and Covid-19 pandemic. Surpluses are also supporting social services delivery, social protection and infrastructure" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, December 4, 2020 10:56:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Most commodity prices (nickel, platinum, copper, chrome, coal and cotton) except for gold and rhodium have fallen amid weaker global demand occasioned by the Covid-19 pandemic. Gold prices have benefited from safe haven demand amid global uncertainty," "Logistical challenges due to lockdown measures domestically and in export markets also weighed down on exports. Merchandise imports are estimated to have contracted by 4,3% to US$3,2 billion in the first nine months of 2020 from US$3,3 billion for the same period in 2019" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, December 4, 2020 10:56:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said ( about Emmerson Mnangagwa ) : “Do you know the last time we had U$1.1 billion in the banking sector? It was in 1996. You know who was Minister of Finance in 1996, President ED Mnangagwa. I am Finance Minister now. It’s a good combination, I presume,” External link

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

Mthuli Ncube told : “He is completely misinformed. He is out of touch. Well, he is not on the job is he? And that’s the difference,” External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said : "Compliance with the above will ensure that our aviation sub sector moves from category 2 to category 1 that will result in increased access to the international markets," "This would entail rehabilitation and upgrading of civil aviation facilities, with the ongoing works at the Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport being the most significant" External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, December 3, 2020 2:46:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Compliance with the above will ensure that our aviation sub sector moves from category 2 to category 1 that will result in increased access to the international markets," "This would entail rehabilitation and upgrading of civil aviation facilities, with the ongoing works at the Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport being the most significant" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, December 3, 2020 10:26:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “In line with the objective of transforming farmer’s mindset into taking farming as a business, extension services are being transformed to include comprehensive business advisory services, inclusive of training and other skills,” External link

herald Thursday, December 3, 2020 2:01:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said ( about George Guvamatanga ) : “I have also agreed with the permanent secretary (George Guvamatanga) to translate it into Shona and Ndebele for easier communication,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, December 1, 2020 7:25:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “On the NDS1, since these documents are linked, we are actually embarking on a countrywide roadshow for the first half of 2021, talking to the citizens about the NDS1 and the implementation of the budget together and it will mainly be done in vernacular, not English,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, December 1, 2020 7:25:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube added : "Sustainable growth in the sector will hinge on resilience building efforts against shocks, in addition to productivity enhancement initiatives mentioned above. The sector is projected to grow on average by above 7%," External link

allafrica Tuesday, December 1, 2020 3:03:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "In 2021, the mining industry is projected to rebound by 11 percent driven by planned expansion programmes aimed at increasing production by miners as we move towards the attainment of US$12 billion industry," External link

allafrica Tuesday, December 1, 2020 3:03:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "As the government, we are confident and sure that we will achieve all our set economic objectives be it infrastructure development or human capital development to achieve the required 5% annual growth rate," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, November 30, 2020 10:25:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "There is great expectation from citizens about the passenger side which we know is always subsidised by the freight side, but I guess in terms of economics we have to fix the freight side first before we can really provide better services on the passenger side," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, November 30, 2020 9:32:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Cannabis (mbanje/imbanje) production has immense potential to generate export receipts and tax revenues. The potential value of cannabis exports for medicinal purposes is estimated at about US$1, 25 billion for the year 2021," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, November 30, 2020 9:32:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Furthermore, government is resuscitating the Zimbabwe Agricultural Commodities Exchange project, which was abandoned when the GMB assumed monopoly over maize and wheat,” “The commodities exchange would address the agriculture marketing problems, which undermine market access and financial viability of farmers,” External link

newsday Monday, November 30, 2020 5:32:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “A pilot project is underway and is expected to be officially launched in March 2021,” External link

newsday Monday, November 30, 2020 5:32:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The fund now needs to be capacitated in order to perform its functions,” External link

herald Monday, November 30, 2020 4:04:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube stated : "This suppressed output, productivity and capacity utilization," External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said : "Relative to other countries such as Italy, Greece, Japan, whose debt to GDP ratios is above prudential thresholds of 60% of GDP, this calls for Zimbabwe to pay more attention to managing its debt to avoid fiscal sustainability risks," External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said : "In line with international best practices, Government took a deliberate decision to review the SEPs ownership model," External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said : "I, therefore, propose to introduce a Cannabis Levy, chargeable on the value of exports, at the following varied rates of tax that correspond to the level of processing" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, November 29, 2020 10:18:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Zimbabwe has historically been following a decentralised SEPs ownership model, whereby the government shareholder function is spread across different line ministries," "This ownership model has been associated with a number of challenges, including inconsistencies in governance practices, ministerial interferences, delays and/ or reversals of government-approved SEPs reforms due to vested interests within some line ministries and generally weak and passive oversight function, among others" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, November 29, 2020 10:18:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “I, therefore, propose to introduce a Cannabis Levy, chargeable on the value of exports, at the following varied rates of tax that correspond to the level of processing: 10 percent on the export sales value of finished packaged medicinal cannabis oils that are ready for resale, 15 percent on the export sales values of bulk extracted medicinal cannabis oils that require further processing and/ or packaging and 20 percent on the export sales value of dried medicinal cannabis flowers,” External link

thezimbabwemail Saturday, November 28, 2020 8:19:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The declines were mainly witnessed in imports of fuel, raw materials, machinery, manufactured goods and vehicles, on account of the impact of COVID-19 restrictions,” External link

zimeye Saturday, November 28, 2020 12:09:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Notwithstanding the above, market intelligence surveys show that some VAT registered operators are not adhering to statutory requirements. Thus, sales in foreign currency are not accurately accounted for, thereby undermining fiscal revenues," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, November 28, 2020 10:53:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "I, therefore, propose that businesses pay corporate income tax in foreign currency on the basis of gross foreign currency receipts remaining after deducting the prescribed retention or liquidation thresholds. This measure is with effect from 1 January 2021," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, November 28, 2020 10:53:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "I, therefore, propose to introduce a Cannabis Levy, chargeable on the value of exports, at the following varied rates of tax that correspond to the level of processing: 10 percent on the export sales value of finished packaged medicinal cannabis oils that are ready for resale, 15 percent on the export sales values of bulk extracted medicinal cannabis oils that require further processing and/ or packaging and 20 percent on the export sales value of dried medicinal cannabis flowers," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, November 28, 2020 10:53:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Of the total external debt, 17% is owed by public entities through guarantees,” External link

zimeye Saturday, November 28, 2020 10:38:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "In addition, toll fees for foreign registered vehicles will be payable in United States dollars or equivalent in other foreign currencies, using the above rates," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, November 27, 2020 8:24:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "The above measures are effective from 1 January 2021. In addition, I propose to review upwards the bonus tax-free threshold from … $5 000 to … $25 000 with effect from 1 November 2020," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, November 27, 2020 8:24:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Complementary to the fiscal policy, will be tight monetary policy being pursued through a three-pronged approach to achieving price and exchange rate stability. The three-pronged approach focuses on exchange rate stability, financial sector stability and management of money supply," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, November 27, 2020 8:24:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube told : “This transition resulted in currency losses to small and vulnerable households with deposits less than US$1 000 in the bank. The movement… resulted in a loss for such depositors,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, November 27, 2020 4:58:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said ( about Commission ) : “Similarly, the above development affected pensioners, with the transition causing losses for pensioners as at February 20, 2019. They too will be compensated with resources equivalent to US$75 million, which will be co-managed by the government and the Insurance Pension Commission (Ipec). This arrangement excludes recommended compensation under the Smith Report,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, November 27, 2020 4:58:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Issues addressed in the Bills include regulatory deficiencies identified by the commission of inquiry such as improving governance, proper asset separation between shareholders and policyholders, data integrity, pension portability and the establishment of the Policyholder and Pension Fund Members Protection Fund, among others… It is expected that the bills will be promulgated into law by end of second quarter 2021,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, November 27, 2020 4:58:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The above measures are effective from 1 January 2021. In addition, I propose to review upwards the bonus tax-free threshold from … $5 000 to … $25 000 with effect from 1 November 2020,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, November 27, 2020 4:58:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Complementary to the fiscal policy, will be tight monetary policy being pursued through a three-pronged approach to achieving price and exchange rate stability. The three-pronged approach focuses on exchange rate stability, financial sector stability and management of money supply,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, November 27, 2020 4:58:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Government remains committed to improving workers' disposable income as part of the broader agenda to increase aggregate demand and savings," External link

onlinenigeria Friday, November 27, 2020 3:08:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "The recent salary and wage adjustments for public and some private sector employees necessitate a corresponding review in the personal income tax framework," External link

onlinenigeria Friday, November 27, 2020 3:08:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "I, therefore, propose to review the tax-free threshold from the current $300 to $500 and the maximum tax payable per transaction by corporates from the current $25 000 to $800 000 on transactions with values exceeding $40 million, with effect from January 1 2021. For transactions in foreign currency, the tax-free threshold remains at US$5," External link

onlinenigeria Friday, November 27, 2020 3:08:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "I, therefore, propose to review the tax credit for each employee hired from $500 to $1 500 per month, and the limit on the maximum credit from $60 000 to $180 000 in a year of assessment," External link

onlinenigeria Friday, November 27, 2020 3:08:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "A number of employers extend loans to employees at rates of interest lower than prescribed in the tax statutes. In such circumstances, the monetary value of the difference in interest rates between the prescribed rate and what is offered to the employee is deemed a benefit which is liable to tax," "I, therefore, propose to peg the prescribed rate of interest for ZWL denominated staff loans at 15% per annum" External link

onlinenigeria Friday, November 27, 2020 3:08:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Honourable members would be aware that government has implemented a presumptive tax structure on the informal businesses that include micro and small enterprises, with a view to ensure that they contribute to the fiscus," External link

onlinenigeria Friday, November 27, 2020 3:08:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said ( about Commission ) : "The Commission of Inquiry's recommended compensation framework for loss of value suffered during the pre-2009 period was slowed down by the 2019 currency reforms. However, IPEC has registered significant progress on implementation of the compensation schemes in response to 2019 currency reforms through ensuring an equitable allocation of revaluation gains arising from currency reforms," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, November 27, 2020 11:14:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said ( about Monetary Policy ) : "As part of a broader reform process under the Transitional Stabilisation Programme, the government through the central bank introduced a market-determined exchange rate through the Monetary Policy of (SI 33 of 2019) 20 February 2019. " External link

bulawayo24 Friday, November 27, 2020 11:14:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Government remains committed to improving workers' disposable income as part of the broader agenda to increase aggregate demand and savings," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, November 27, 2020 11:14:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "The recent salary and wage adjustments for public and some private sector employees necessitate a corresponding review in the personal income tax framework," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, November 27, 2020 11:14:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "I, therefore, propose to review the tax-free threshold from the current $300 to $500 and the maximum tax payable per transaction by corporates from the current $25 000 to $800 000 on transactions with values exceeding $40 million, with effect from January 1 2021. For transactions in foreign currency, the tax-free threshold remains at US$5," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, November 27, 2020 11:14:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "I, therefore, propose to review the tax credit for each employee hired from $500 to $1 500 per month, and the limit on the maximum credit from $60 000 to $180 000 in a year of assessment," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, November 27, 2020 11:14:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "A number of employers extend loans to employees at rates of interest lower than prescribed in the tax statutes. In such circumstances, the monetary value of the difference in interest rates between the prescribed rate and what is offered to the employee is deemed a benefit which is liable to tax," "I, therefore, propose to peg the prescribed rate of interest for ZWL denominated staff loans at 15% per annum" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, November 27, 2020 11:14:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Honourable members would be aware that government has implemented a presumptive tax structure on the informal businesses that include micro and small enterprises, with a view to ensure that they contribute to the fiscus," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, November 27, 2020 11:14:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said ( about Strategy ) : "About US$1.3 billion was spent on imported buses, light commercial and passenger motor vehicles from 2015 to September 2020. This is despite the existence of capacity by the local motor industry to assemble the above-mentioned range of motor vehicles," "In line with the National Development Strategy 1, which underscores value addition, I propose to remove second hand motor vehicles aged 10 years and above, from the date of manufacture at the time of importation, from the Open General Import Licence" External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said : "The government will prioritise procurement of locally manufactured buses, hence I propose to terminate the Suspension of Duty on Public Service Buses with effect from December 31, 2021," External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said : "Arrears remain a major component of the external debt, at US$6,34 billion, constituting 77% of external debt," External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said : "Relative to other countries such as Italy, Greece, Japan, whose debt to GDP ratios is above prudential thresholds of 60% of GDP, this calls for Zimbabwe to pay more attention to managing its debt to avoid fiscal sustainability risks," External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said : "In the outlook, annual inflation is expected to drastically slow down to an average of below 135% in 2021, while average month-on-month inflation is expected to be below 1%" External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said ( about Strategy ) : "Total bids submitted to treasury by various line ministries and departments are much higher than the capacity of revenues and borrowings. Therefore, given the macro-fiscal stabilisation objectives of the budget and the national development Strategy 1, adhering to an expenditure ceiling of ZW$421,6 billion becomes imperative," External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said : "Government support is being complemented by private sector and individual farmer initiatives as well as development partner support. consequently, for the 2020/21 farming season, a contract equivalent to US$253 million has been signed with local banks to support commercial farmers, and government is providing guarantees on a case by case basis," External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said : "In line with international best practices, Government took a deliberate decision to review the SEPs ownership model," External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said : "VAt registered operators' systems should be interfaced with the Zimra server with effect from December 1, 2020, failure of which no operator will be issued with a tax clearance certificate. " External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said ( about Hwange Colliery ) : “The revival of Ziscosteel is key to the economy through its potential benefits in job creation and value chain impact in companies such as National Railways of Zimbabwe and Hwange Colliery and the resultant savings in foreign currency in excess of US$1 billion through importation of steel products,” External link

zimeye Friday, November 27, 2020 9:00:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “While the search for new investors is in progress, Government is currently implementing a short-term roadmap of resuscitating the firm’s subsidiaries which include ZimChem, Lancashire Steel, and Buchwa Iron Mining Company (Bimco) among others,” External link

zimeye Friday, November 27, 2020 9:00:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The recent salary and wage adjustments for public and some private sector employees necessitate a corresponding review in the personal income tax framework,” External link

newsday Friday, November 27, 2020 5:37:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “I, therefore, propose to review the tax-free threshold from the current $300 to $500 and the maximum tax payable per transaction by corporates from the current $25 000 to $800 000 on transactions with values exceeding $40 million, with effect from January 1 2021. For transactions in foreign currency, the tax-free threshold remains at US$5,” External link

newsday Friday, November 27, 2020 5:37:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “I, therefore, propose to review the tax credit for each employee hired from $500 to $1 500 per month, and the limit on the maximum credit from $60 000 to $180 000 in a year of assessment,” External link

newsday Friday, November 27, 2020 5:37:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “A number of employers extend loans to employees at rates of interest lower than prescribed in the tax statutes. In such circumstances, the monetary value of the difference in interest rates between the prescribed rate and what is offered to the employee is deemed a benefit which is liable to tax,” “I, therefore, propose to peg the prescribed rate of interest for ZWL denominated staff loans at 15% per annum” External link

newsday Friday, November 27, 2020 5:37:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Honourable members would be aware that government has implemented a presumptive tax structure on the informal businesses that include micro and small enterprises, with a view to ensure that they contribute to the fiscus,” External link

newsday Friday, November 27, 2020 5:37:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Government remains committed to improving workers’ disposable income as part of the broader agenda to increase aggregate demand and savings. The recent salary and wage adjustments for public and some private sector employees necessitates a corresponding review in the personal income tax framework,” External link

herald Friday, November 27, 2020 4:58:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “In 2021, the mining industry is projected to rebound by 11 percent driven by planned expansion programmes aimed at increasing production by miners as we move towards the attainment of US$12 billion industry,” External link

herald Friday, November 27, 2020 3:26:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Based on anticipated improvement in economic activity in 2021, Treasury projects to collect revenues amounting to $390,8 billion, (which is) 16,4 percent of GDP, a slight improvement from 16,3 percent estimated for 2020,” External link

herald Friday, November 27, 2020 1:54:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The Budget was generally in the surplus over the period January to September 2020, save for March, April and July, where there were pressures for mitigating the impact of the Covid-19, cushioning of civil servants as well as other operational cost escalations,” External link

herald Friday, November 27, 2020 1:54:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “In line with international best practices, Government took a deliberate decision to review the SEPs ownership model,” External link

herald Friday, November 27, 2020 1:54:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Honourable Members would be aware that Government has implemented a presumptive tax structure on informal businesses that include micro and small enterprises, with a view to ensure that they contribute to the Fiscus,” External link

thezimbabwemail Thursday, November 26, 2020 8:41:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "We have a limited budget which is constrained by what we can collect through taxes as revenues and what we can borrow from the market without destabilising the economy. Therefore, while it is desirable to allocate resources to almost all areas, it is not easy and you may find that the allocated resources may not be enough to meet your requests," "I added up all the requests from the various ministries and departments, and they add up to $1,1 trillion. The GDP (gross domestic product) of Zimbabwe right now in 2020 is just over $1, 1 trillion and so the budget requests and the size of the economy are equal and therein lies the constraint," External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said : “They (OPC) are going to make sure that every ministry, every department is able to account, so we have a full implementation matrix and none of the previous strategies had this implementation matrix. This is new and this is a departure from the past,” External link

thezimbabwemail Sunday, November 22, 2020 7:44:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “So, that process continues. We never used to do this in the First Republic. This is new; this is all work of the Second Republic, it is all the work of the TSP, it is all part of NDS1 . . . we have a full monitoring office and we will be releasing information every three months in terms of our targets; in terms of projects (targeted under NDS1),” External link

thezimbabwemail Sunday, November 22, 2020 7:44:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We want to stop importing food. We want to increase our output for wheat. This year we want to harvest about 190 000 metric tonnes of wheat, the highest output in the last 10 years. So we can see the future. We have seen the import substitution taking place, especially in the food sector,” External link

thezimbabwemail Sunday, November 22, 2020 7:44:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Resources will not be adequate but we remain committed to seeing to it that we can sail through and moving on to a budget that meets the needs of all. ” External link

zimeye Saturday, November 21, 2020 11:40:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We expect commodity prices to remain stable as the exchange rate stability has impacted inflation resulting in it excessively slowing down and we still expect the inflation rate to keep falling down,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, November 20, 2020 5:15:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The lowest paid civil servant right now is on $14 500. A teacher right now will be earning close to $19 000. And the lowest paid civil servant is actually an office orderly. We are way ahead of the private sector in general,” External link

thezimbabwemail Friday, November 20, 2020 3:35:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The lowest paid civil servant right now is on $14 500. A teacher right now will be earning close to $19 000. And the lowest paid civil servant is actually an office orderly. We are way ahead of the private sector in general,” External link

zimeye Friday, November 20, 2020 12:35:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "The lowest paid civil servant right now is on $14 500. A teacher right now will be earning close to $19 000. And the lowest paid civil servant is actually an office orderly. We are way ahead of the private sector in general," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, November 20, 2020 9:57:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "We as government determine prices of wheat, maize and cotton," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, November 20, 2020 9:57:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The lowest paid civil servant right now is on $14 500. A teacher right now will be earning close to $19 000. And the lowest paid civil servant is actually an office orderly. We are way ahead of the private sector in general,” External link

zimeye Friday, November 20, 2020 8:14:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The lowest paid civil servant right now is on $14 500. A teacher right now will be earning close to $19 000. And the lowest paid civil servant is actually an office orderly. We are way ahead of the private sector in general,” External link

herald Friday, November 20, 2020 5:03:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Due to economic challenges, among others, the water supply and sanitation systems and services in many urban and rural areas have deteriorated, adversely affecting water dependent businesses and households,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, November 18, 2020 5:58:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “There must be complete eradication of corruption, and the correction of the devastating policy inconsistencies that have in the past repelled investors,” External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said : “Unless the government is able to address that, it will not be able to attract the necessary capital investments that will push the country into the middle income range,” External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said : “Furthermore, NDS1 will endeavour to steer the economy onto a growth path to realise an average of 5 percent Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rate per annum over the strategy period,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, November 17, 2020 6:08:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “In order to give impetus to this strategy, NDS1 will intentionally commit resources towards building and capacitating key national institutions that play a critical role in providing the enabling environment for private sector investment to thrive,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, November 17, 2020 6:08:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The NDS-1 is building on the successes and challenges of the TSP, which was the foundation,” “It then runs for five years; that is until the year 2025, and then in 2026 we then have the NDS-2, which then takes us towards an empowered and prosperous upper middle-income economy by 2030” External link

thezimbabwemail Sunday, November 15, 2020 4:51:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Seven applications were received after a call was made for an advisory firm and three of those, including local and international companies, have been shortlisted,” External link

thezimbabwemail Saturday, November 14, 2020 7:28:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The idea is to launch the NDS before the budget because the NDS is the pillar of the budget,” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, November 11, 2020 3:14:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We have a sanctions regime on our country. We have an arrears albatross. We have desire to make as many friends as possible,” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, November 11, 2020 3:14:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The idea is to launch the NDS before the budget because the NDS is the pillar of the budget,” External link

herald Wednesday, November 11, 2020 2:30:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We have a sanctions regime on our country. We have an arrears albatross. We have desire to make as many friends as possible,” External link

herald Wednesday, November 11, 2020 2:30:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : "Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube told Parliament that Government had gone back to the drawing board in a bid to secure new financiers to help extinguish its international obligations. " External link

bulawayo24 Friday, November 6, 2020 3:50:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “But the deliveries have been going down at Fidelity Printers because of leakages in the sector, which we are finding a way to plug so that output is accounted for in the formal sector,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Sunday, November 1, 2020 3:57:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube told : “The lockdown was prescribed as a way to arrest the further spread of the pandemic and that way saving lives and livelihoods. However, these interventions inevitably had a negative impact on economic activity, with the large informal sector affected most severely,” External link

newsday Saturday, October 31, 2020 10:36:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube told : “The lockdown was prescribed as a way to arrest the further spread of the pandemic and that way saving lives and livelihoods. However, these interventions inevitably had a negative impact on economic activity, with the large informal sector affected most severely,” External link

newsday Saturday, October 31, 2020 6:27:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Successful implementation of sectors policy strategy will result in higher agriculture output for the next three years with positive impact on GDP," External link

allafrica Saturday, October 31, 2020 3:07:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “But also, secondly we have now made sure that these miners are paid (100 percent) in US dollars so that we can compete with (unscrupulous businessmen) and the middlemen, who are exporting our gold (illegally), spiriting it away,” External link

herald Friday, October 30, 2020 2:04:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We are going to achieve that in the next three years,” External link

thezimbabwemail Thursday, October 29, 2020 10:18:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "The lockdown was prescribed as a way to arrest the further spread of the pandemic and that way saving lives and livelihoods. However, these interventions inevitably had a negative impact on economic activity, with the large informal sector affected most severely," External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, October 29, 2020 2:02:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "To mitigate the economic difficulties brought by the pandemic, Government has put in place a large stimulus package, amounting to nine percent of GDP, to rescue the affected sectors of the economy and to shield vulnerable parts of the population against the worst of hardship," External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, October 29, 2020 2:02:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "The lockdown was prescribed as a way to arrest the further spread of the pandemic and that way saving lives and livelihoods. However, these interventions inevitably had a negative impact on economic activity, with the large informal sector affected most severely," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, October 28, 2020 8:39:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "To mitigate the economic difficulties brought by the pandemic, Government has put in place a large stimulus package, amounting to nine percent of GDP, to rescue the affected sectors of the economy and to shield vulnerable parts of the population against the worst of hardship," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, October 28, 2020 8:39:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The support from the government of Japan will assist in assuring a healthy nation that can withstand the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Support amounting to $4,5 billion has been availed towards capacity building of health staff (training); procurement of health and laboratory equipment including the consumables; procurement of personnel protective equipment (PPE); rehabilitation and construction of isolation units; drilling of boreholes by the District Development Fund; and production of PPE, especially face masks and sanitisers by local universities,” External link

newsday Wednesday, October 28, 2020 5:54:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "The pandemic has placed unprecedented pressure on economic activities, as well as, impacting negatively on the livelihoods of vulnerable people (women, youths, informal sector) in both urban and rural areas. The support from the Government of Japan will assist in assuring a healthy nation that can withstand the effects of the COVID -19 pandemic," External link

allafrica Wednesday, October 28, 2020 3:09:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The pandemic has placed unprecedented pressure on economic activities as well as impacting negatively on the livelihoods of vulnerable people, including women, youth and the informal sector, in both rural and urban areas. The support from the government of Japan will assist in assuring a healthy nation that can withstand the effects. of the Covid-19 pandemic,” “In view of the impact of Covid-19 on the economy, on its part government has come up with mitigatory interventions covering both prevention and support to productive sectors in order to save lives and livelihoods, as well as support of production to limit deeper damage to the economy,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, October 27, 2020 5:35:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “But the deliveries have been going down at Fidelity Printers because of leakages in the sector, which we are finding a way to plug so that output is accounted for in the formal sector,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, October 27, 2020 4:01:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The pandemic has placed unprecedented pressure on economic activities, as well as impacting negatively on the livelihoods of vulnerable people (women, youths, informal sector) in both urban and rural areas. The support from the Government of Japan will assist in assuring a healthy nation that can withstand the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic” External link

reliefWeb Tuesday, October 27, 2020 2:06:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube declared : “Liquidity is fairly tight. It should be tight as part of our management of monetary policies, management of the stability. We want to keep it that way so we do not see any risk at all,” External link

herald Monday, October 26, 2020 1:52:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “So all those five policy areas remain in place. They are durable and will see us through in terms of keeping the currency stable and keeping the stability that we see and therefore lead to the gradual fall in prices that we are beginning to experience here and there,” External link

herald Monday, October 26, 2020 1:52:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "The establishment of this exchange today marks the beginning in earnest of our journey towards the establishment of an offshore financial services centre in Victoria Falls," External link

allafrica Sunday, October 25, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "The move will go down as the laying of the foundation stone of the offshore financial service centre and is a key pillar supporting efforts to grow Victoria Falls' status as not just a special economic zone but an offshore financial hub. The launch of VFEX will therefore kick start the Victoria Falls Special Economic Zone, " External link

allafrica Sunday, October 25, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "The tax incentives will significantly create confidence in the operation of the offshore financing center and attract capital from across the globe," External link

allafrica Sunday, October 25, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Investors will benefit from several fiscal and non-fiscal incentives that have been provided by my ministry such as lower taxes. Without doubt, Zimbabwe is open for business. Our government will continue to support the development of capital markets in Zimbabwe,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Saturday, October 24, 2020 5:05:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Those who are accessing money from the auction, we are compelling them to sign an undertaking that having access to money from the auction, they will sell their goods in terms of display of the exchange rate which we are compelling them to display. So we just want to make sure that there is compliance,” “The Central Bank (RBZ) has issued six hotline numbers which any citizen can call in order to make sure that we know who is violating the law. You can also inform the police so that they can act. We want to make sure that we enforce the law as stipulated and everyone complies” External link

insiderzim Saturday, October 24, 2020 10:59:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “This will reduce foreign currency and settlement risk for our international investors. The launch of VFEX will also deal with exchange rate risk from portfolio investment into the country,” “As the Government of Zimbabwe, we saw an opportunity to work with the ZSE in creating a global platform for the trading of stocks in foreign currency, and to do it in a way that promotes foreign investment into Zimbabwe and the region” External link

herald Saturday, October 24, 2020 2:38:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We are all here today, testament to the efforts being done by the Government of Zimbabwe, through the leadership of His Excellency, President Mnangagwa to transform the country to an upper middle income economy by 2030 (Vision 2030),” External link

herald Saturday, October 24, 2020 2:38:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The tax incentives will significantly create confidence in the operation of the offshore financing centre and attract capital from across the globe,” “Foreign investment is required to close funding gaps required to grow our economy. As part of the global picture, VFEX is also expected to offer pension funds an opportunity to invest in foreign currency denominated securities, enhancing the ability of pension funds to diversify currency risks and therefore grow sustainable value for pension funds assets” External link

herald Saturday, October 24, 2020 2:38:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “This will reduce foreign currency and settlement risk for our international investors. The launch of VFEX will also deal with exchange rate risk from portfolio investment into the country,” External link

thezimbabwemail Friday, October 23, 2020 8:39:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The move will go down as the laying of the foundation stone of the Offshore Financial ServicesCentre and thus is a key pillar supporting efforts to grow Victoria Falls’ status as not just a Special Economic Zone, but an offshore financial hub,” External link

zimeye Friday, October 23, 2020 7:49:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The move will go down as the laying of the foundation stone of the Offshore Financial ServicesCentre and thus is a key pillar supporting efforts to grow Victoria Falls’ status as not just a Special Economic Zone, but an offshore financial hub,” External link

herald Friday, October 23, 2020 3:58:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Consequently, employment costs are expected to continue on the downward trend to be about 42 percent by end of 2020, against deemed sustainable levels of around 30 percent of total revenues, that way allowing provision for investment in developmental projects,” External link

thezimbabwemail Thursday, October 22, 2020 1:57:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "I don't have the exact figures of how much increases will be effected, but I can share the modalities, which are those managing loss-making entities will get less increases, while those managing profit-making entities will get more," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, October 22, 2020 12:36:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "I don't have the exact figures of how much increases will be effected, but I can share the modalities, which are those managing loss-making entities will get less increases, while those managing profit-making entities will get more," External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, October 21, 2020 1:42:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "I don't have the exact figures of how much increases will be effected, but I can share the modalities, which are those managing loss-making entities will get less increases, while those managing profit-making entities will get more," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, October 21, 2020 11:14:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “I don’t have the exact figures of how much increases will be effected, but I can share the modalities, which are those managing loss-making entities will get less increases, while those managing profit-making entities will get more,” External link

newsday Wednesday, October 21, 2020 5:26:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Ideally, what we need is cantonment. You don't want your military to be living among civilians as if it's the norm … So, we will continue doing what we have been doing to make sure peace and cantonment are achieved," External link

onlinenigeria Tuesday, October 20, 2020 8:04:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube told : "It's very important that we should make sure that the security cluster is well funded, that soldiers have a decent meal, three meals a day, as well as the police," External link

onlinenigeria Tuesday, October 20, 2020 8:04:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube told : "Those are basic things that any normal country should provide. There should not be any controversy whatsoever over this," External link

onlinenigeria Tuesday, October 20, 2020 8:04:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Ideally, what we need is cantonment. You don't want your military to be living among civilians as if it's the norm … So, we will continue doing what we have been doing to make sure peace and cantonment are achieved," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, October 20, 2020 2:30:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube told : "It's very important that we should make sure that the security cluster is well funded, that soldiers have a decent meal, three meals a day, as well as the police," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, October 20, 2020 2:30:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube told : "Those are basic things that any normal country should provide. There should not be any controversy whatsoever over this," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, October 20, 2020 2:30:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Ideally, what we need is cantonment. You don’t want your military to be living among civilians as if it’s the norm … So, we will continue doing what we have been doing to make sure peace and cantonment are achieved,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, October 19, 2020 9:10:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube told : “It’s very important that we should make sure that the security cluster is well funded, that soldiers have a decent meal, three meals a day, as well as the police,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, October 19, 2020 9:10:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube told : “Those are basic things that any normal country should provide. There should not be any controversy whatsoever over this,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, October 19, 2020 9:10:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “This is attributed to planned reduced operating levels at Kariba Power Station in order to allow the dam to fill up following a drastic fall in reserves of usable water,” External link

thezimbabwemail Sunday, October 18, 2020 5:10:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Surely, we can achieve growth rate average of 5 percent per annum. There is no reason why we should fail to do that — it is doable. Other countries are doing it or even better, that should make sure we get to minimum US$4 000 per capita,” External link

thezimbabwemail Sunday, October 18, 2020 5:10:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "This is attributed to planned reduced operating levels at Kariba Power Station in order to allow the dam to fill up following a drastic fall in reserves of usable water," External link

xinhuanet_en Saturday, October 17, 2020 7:46:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "I think we all agree that during this Covid-19 moment, all the economies around the world have been impacted without exception. We have got the exception of China which has gone to show growth that is sort of breakeven in a way, but every other country is in the negative territory; so Zimbabwe is no different," External link

allafrica Saturday, October 17, 2020 3:05:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "From the production side, all sectors of the economy are expected to register positive growth in 2021, with the agriculture and mining sectors expected to record the highest growth rates of about 11 percent each, and tourism (6.8 percent) and electricity (10 percent) among the major sectors," External link

xinhuanet_en Saturday, October 17, 2020 12:57:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "The slowdown in inflation will be attributed to deepening of the foreign currency auction market which is expected to sustain exchange rate stability," External link

xinhuanet_en Saturday, October 17, 2020 12:57:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "I think we all agree that during this Covid-19 moment, all the economies around the world have been impacted without exception. We have got the exception of China which has gone to show growth that is sort of breakeven in a way, but every other country is in the negative territory; so Zimbabwe is no different," External link

onlinenigeria Friday, October 16, 2020 2:14:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said ( about Strategy ) : “Accordingly, the 2021 Budget Strategy Paper (BSP) constitutes a valuable tool, meant to guide consultative discussions and sharing of ideas on national priority policies, programmes and projects for the forthcoming 2021 National Budget,” External link

herald Friday, October 16, 2020 1:58:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “I think we all agree that during this Covid-19 moment, all the economies around the world have been impacted without exception. We have got the exception of China which has gone to show growth that is sort of breakeven in a way, but every other country is in the negative territory; so Zimbabwe is no different,” External link

thezimbabwemail Friday, October 16, 2020 1:12:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "I think we all agree that during this Covid-19 moment, all the economies around the world have been impacted without exception. We have got the exception of China which has gone to show growth that is sort of breakeven in a way, but every other country is in the negative territory; so Zimbabwe is no different," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, October 16, 2020 9:59:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “You can agree with me that as of now, we have had challenges with our State enterprises and parastatals in terms of performance and how they are led, their strategies, their corporate governance issues and compliance issues all those have been issues that have been bedevilling our State enterprises and parastatals sector and as Government, we are determined in reforming our SEPs,” External link

herald Thursday, October 15, 2020 6:59:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “So the question is, do we need to be on an SMP because we have shown that on our own, without any monitoring by anyone, we can follow a very disciplined and targeted reform programme. That’s the question that’s out there,” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, October 14, 2020 1:30:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "This is actually structured debt, structured around commodities in terms of what the central bank has been doing to structure borrowing supported by gold, platinum and so on," "Some of it is legacy debt from the currency reform agenda" External link

allafrica Wednesday, October 14, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “This is actually structured debt, structured around commodities in terms of what the central bank has been doing to structure borrowing supported by gold, platinum and so on,” “Some of it is legacy debt from the currency reform agenda” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, October 13, 2020 6:55:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “On gold smuggling, this continues to be a challenge. But we are taking various measures,” “The small-scale producers are paid in hard US dollars and all this is to make sure that they sell their gold to Fidelity. We are also developing gold centres where these SME gold producers are supported” External link

newsday Tuesday, October 13, 2020 5:33:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube déclaré : "Les transferts d'argent liquide ont un impact instantané, c'est très clair. Qu'il s'agisse de 300 ZWL ou de quelque chose de plus, nous ne sommes pas, d'ailleurs, les seuls à effectuer des transferts en espèces qui sont inscrits dans le TSP (Programme de Stabilisation transitoire). Ce sont également les organisations que vous avez mentionnées, la Banque mondiale et le PAM, qui parviennent également à obtenir des transferts supplémentaires d'autres organisations, y compris des partenaires bilatéraux, de sorte que ceux-ci ont un impact positif et immédiat sur la lutte contre l'extrême pauvreté, qui se fait déjà sentir" External link

infosplusgabon Monday, October 12, 2020 11:56:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube déclaré : "Tout ce que nous faisons a un impact instantané, je ne sais pas pourquoi vous ne faites pas de rapport sur... mais ces choses ont un impact immédiat" External link

infosplusgabon Monday, October 12, 2020 11:56:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "The figures are large. I don't know how gold leaves the airport, but it leaves, we are told on some flights. How it leaves, whether scanners go off at an opportune time or not, I don't know," External link

onlinenigeria Sunday, October 11, 2020 7:52:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "The figures are large. I don't know how gold leaves the airport, but it leaves, we are told on some flights. How it leaves, whether scanners go off at an opportune time or not, I don't know," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, October 11, 2020 2:19:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Coming to the question that other countries are shrinking and that we are taking on more debt, no, we are not shrinking. I am not supposed to mention other countries. But I am going to. South Africa, US and UK, just those three, companies are shutting down because of Covid, but not in Zimbabwe," "Since we said companies can be opened, they are not shutting down. I am seeing that volumes are up, being maintained, or recovering. I am not seeing a similar pattern in companies shutting down. That is why our prognosis is that the impact of Covid, overall, on Zimbabwe is not as deep as in other countries" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, October 11, 2020 1:31:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "The figures are large. I don't know how gold leaves the airport, but it leaves, we are told on some flights. How it leaves, whether scanners go off at an opportune time or not, I don't know," External link

irishsun Sunday, October 11, 2020 12:16:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "The figures are large. I don't know how gold leaves the airport, but it leaves, we are told on some flights. How it leaves, whether scanners go off at an opportune time or not, I don't know," External link

news24 Sunday, October 11, 2020 11:44:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “So the question is, do we need to be on an SMP because we have shown that on our own, without any monitoring by anyone, we can follow a very disciplined and targeted reform programme. That’s the question that’s out there,” External link

thezimbabwemail Saturday, October 10, 2020 2:42:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Things were just becoming unviable for the company,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, October 7, 2020 9:11:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “But then again the question to ask is if Zimbabwe needs to be on SMP? We actually do not think it’s necessary. We have shown that we are able to have discipline on our own” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, October 7, 2020 1:58:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube noted : “Price stability is now visible in line with convergence of parallel and auction rates. (Government also) introduced a ­second auction system for small scale operators,” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, October 7, 2020 1:58:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The premium on the parallel and official exchange rates has significantly narrowed from a peak of 300 percent on 22 June 2020 to current 26.4 percent,” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, October 7, 2020 1:58:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Cash transfers have an instant impact, it’s very clear. Whether it’s $300 or something more, we are not the only one giving cash transfers which are enshrined in the TSP (Transitional Stabilisation Programme). It’s those organisations which you have mentioned World Bank, WFP, who also manage to source additional transfers from other organisations including the bilateral partners so those have an instant, positive impact in dealing with extreme poverty so it is being felt already,” External link

newsday Tuesday, October 6, 2020 5:52:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Everything we are doing has instant impact, I don’t know why you are not reporting on this … but these things are having an instant impact,” External link

newsday Tuesday, October 6, 2020 5:52:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “That’s why our prognosis is that the impact of Covid-19 overall in Zimbabwe is not as deep as in other countries,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, October 6, 2020 4:19:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We did go through steps of fine-tuning, but clearly we have a domestic currency and it is now stable,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, October 6, 2020 4:19:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The third factor is the capital inflows from the diaspora. These have increased by 33 percent and they will result in a current account surplus of $1,2 billion and we think this is conservative,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, October 6, 2020 4:19:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube noted : “Price stability is now visible in line with convergence of parallel and auction rates. (Government also) introduced a ­second auction system for small scale operators,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, October 6, 2020 3:56:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "But then again the question to ask is if Zimbabwe needs to be on SMP? We actually do not think it's necessary. We have shown that we are able to have discipline on our own" External link

onlinenigeria Tuesday, October 6, 2020 2:54:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Cash transfers have an instant impact, it's very clear. Whether it's $300 or something more, we are not the only one giving cash transfers which are enshrined in the TSP (Transitional Stabilisation Programme). It's those organisations which you have mentioned World Bank, WFP, who also manage to source additional transfers from other organisations including the bilateral partners so those have an instant, positive impact in dealing with extreme poverty so it is being felt already," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, October 6, 2020 9:34:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Everything we are doing has instant impact, I don't know why you are not reporting on this ... but these things are having an instant impact," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, October 6, 2020 9:34:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "But then again the question to ask is if Zimbabwe needs to be on SMP? We actually do not think it's necessary. We have shown that we are able to have discipline on our own" External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, October 6, 2020 9:34:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube noted : “Price stability is now visible in line with convergence of parallel and auction rates. (Government also) introduced a ­second auction system for small scale operators,” External link

herald Tuesday, October 6, 2020 3:23:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The premium on the parallel and official exchange rates has significantly narrowed from a peak of 300 percent on 22 June 2020 to current 26.4 percent,” External link

herald Tuesday, October 6, 2020 3:23:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Our prognosis is that the impact of Covid-19 overall on Zimbabwe is not as deep as in other countries," External link

onlinenigeria Tuesday, October 6, 2020 1:33:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Harare-Beitbridge is one of the priority roads projects underway. There are five contractors on the ground each widening and resurfacing 20 km. The target is to complete 200 km this year," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, October 5, 2020 9:04:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Our prognosis is that the impact of Covid-19 overall on Zimbabwe is not as deep as in other countries," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, October 5, 2020 8:25:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Our prognosis is that the impact of Covid-19 overall on Zimbabwe is not as deep as in other countries,” External link

zimeye Monday, October 5, 2020 7:40:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “I am more bullish again even during this Covid-19 moment, I think the economy will surprise us on the upside,” External link

insiderzim Monday, October 5, 2020 4:40:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Our prognosis is that the impact of Covid-19 overall on Zimbabwe is not as deep as in other countries,” External link

insiderzim Monday, October 5, 2020 4:40:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Our prognosis is that the impact of Covid-19 overall on Zimbabwe is not as deep as in other countries," External link

news24 Monday, October 5, 2020 4:08:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Our prognosis is that the impact of Covid-19 overall on Zimbabwe is not as deep as in other countries,” External link

businessday Monday, October 5, 2020 3:28:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said ( about Commission ) : ''Listing on VFEX will be in accordance with the VFEX listing rules as approved by the Securities and Exchange Commission of Zimbabwe ("SECZ") and capital raised on VFEX may be held in an approved local or offshore account with an internationally recognised banking institution,'' External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said ( about Financial Intelligence Unit ) : "The suspension was therefore critical in order to enable the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) to do its job in dealing with illicit financial activities, which were causing market distortions and fuelling the parallel market. " External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said : "Government continues to work to address economic challenges to promote stability using homegrown solutions wherever possible," "We are also working closely with development partners, including the IMF, WB (World Bank), AfDB (African Development Bank), amongst others, for provision of technical assistance and guidance on international best practices which enable us to come up with the optimal policy mix for the country" External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said : "Government is continuing with token payments to settle the country's foreign debt obligations," External link

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

Mthuli Ncube added ( about Strategy ) : "Having now realised stability under the TSP, government now moves under the National Development Strategy (NDS1) to leverage on the successes registered to grow the economy and to reinstate the country on a sustainable growth trajectory" External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said : “We are reviewing salaries – as I speak now, we reviewed civil servants salaries and gave them USD75 allowance and USD30 for pensioners,” External link

zimeye Saturday, September 26, 2020 5:59:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “It is all due to Covid-19, an invisible enemy. It is a serious issue,” External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said : "We have a process where there are negotiations. I cannot pre-empt the outcome, I do not know the outcome. But as Government we have expressed to civil servants what we are able to afford. I am sure we will be able to find some middle ground and move forward as usual," External link

allafrica Thursday, September 24, 2020 4:29:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We have a process where there are negotiations. I cannot pre-empt the outcome, I do not know the outcome. But as Government we have expressed to civil servants what we are able to afford. I am sure we will be able to find some middle ground and move forward as usual,” External link

herald Wednesday, September 23, 2020 4:56:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The coming of the first NDS marks the end of the TSP with the second 5-year NDS expected to be rolled out between2026-2030,” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, September 22, 2020 11:10:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “So, if there is still need that perhaps in order to restore the value of incomes, thresholds need to be increased and so forth, I would suggest that the next budget is in two months’ time,” “We will have another opportunity to review this together — we will do a retreat as usual together and I think this year, it will be a virtual retreat because of COVID-19, but we will have an opportunity to do it again,” External link

newsday Friday, September 18, 2020 4:26:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The combination of all those measures which have been undertaken at the same time has produced a stable exchange rate. We are pleased with this,” “So, if there is still need that perhaps in order to restore the value of incomes, thresholds need to be increased and so forth, I would suggest that the next Budget is in two months’ time. We will have another opportunity to review this together. We will do a retreat as usual together and I think this year it will be a virtual retreat because of Covid-19, but we will have an opportunity to do it again. My desire this time was to give everyone just a relief, for now $5 000 and in another two months we will be back here (in Parliament) considering the 2021 Budget in the month of November” External link

herald Friday, September 18, 2020 2:06:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The structure is meant to empower the State Ministers further. Previously, we used a model of deploying funds through the local government. We did not have the legislative instrument to deploy funds directly to the provincial ministry” External link

herald Friday, September 18, 2020 2:06:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Now, perhaps if this (policy inconsistency) pertains to the exchange rate and so forth, all we have been doing is making sure that we walk the path to full exchange rate reforms - the creation of a monetary policy committee," External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said : "The clause proposes to deem all mineral royalties to be receivable in U.S. dollars unless the recipients of the amounts can furnish invoices or other documentary proof to the contrary," External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, September 14, 2020 1:37:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The clause proposes to deem all mineral royalties to be receivable in US dollars unless the recipients of the amounts can furnish invoices or other documentary proof to the contrary,” External link

herald Monday, September 14, 2020 2:54:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "We are continuing talks with civil servants noting that they are hardworking and critical to our economy, especially those in the health sector, who make up our frontline workers in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, which has largely affected our nation. What we are doing now is that we are engaging the civil servants to see how we can continue with the non-taxable foreign currency allowance for the entire civil service and the risk allowances for our health workers," External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said : "Our social welfare programme is quite robust and we would like more citizens to come forward and register. We also have our Basic Education Assistance Module which is assisting the education sector and also a programme for the elderly where they will receive support as well house work," External link

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

Mthuli Ncube responded : “I think he is likely schizophrenic. He has already approved like all of us, that we compensate farmers in the last few years and we have been doing that,” External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said ( about Madam Speaker ) : “For us to get to this figure, we followed the law; we complied with the law and the appropriations that have been happening year to year to compensate the farmers are in line with the law,” “Madam Speaker, this is in Section 295 of the Constitution and Section 72 of the Constitution which speaks to the right on the land by indigenous Zimbabweans. It also speaks of the need to compensate the farmers for improvements on the land. That is clearly spelt out in the Constitution but I must say that this House has been paying farmers already. All we did now was to quantify the size of the liability – that is all” External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said : “It is at that stage that the financing instrument will be brought to Parliament,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, September 11, 2020 8:34:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube told : “So, what was happening was that every year, we were allocating and paying the farmers,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, September 11, 2020 8:34:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We are also reviewing salaries – as I speak now, we reviewed civil servants salaries and gave them US$75 allowance and US$30 for pensioners – and there is a newspaper article today which I will not comment on, but our policy is, we will review salaries after every three months,” “We are re-considering risk allowances to restore purchasing power of civil servants’ salaries to ensure their income is not eroded and to stabilise the purchasing power” External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said : "We are also reviewing salaries as I speak now, we reviewed civil servants salaries and gave them US$75 allowance and US$30 for pensioners and there is a newspaper article today which I will not comment on, but our policy is, we will review salaries after every three months," "We are re-considering risk allowances to restore purchasing power of civil servants' salaries to ensure their income is not eroded and to stabilise the purchasing power" External link

onlinenigeria Friday, September 11, 2020 1:30:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "We are also reviewing salaries as I speak now, we reviewed civil servants salaries and gave them US$75 allowance and US$30 for pensioners and there is a newspaper article today which I will not comment on, but our policy is, we will review salaries after every three months," "We are re-considering risk allowances to restore purchasing power of civil servants' salaries to ensure their income is not eroded and to stabilise the purchasing power" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, September 11, 2020 9:52:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We are also reviewing the salary of civil servants. We want to review their basic salary and allowances. We are also reviewing the policy in terms of how they should be paid,” External link

herald Friday, September 11, 2020 1:45:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “It is all due to Covid-19, an invisible enemy. It is a serious issue,” External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said : “We allocate funds according to the infrastructure and size of population in the district,” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, September 8, 2020 1:44:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "We allocate funds according to the infrastructure and size of population in the district," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, September 8, 2020 8:43:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Our intention will be to improve the conditions of service for the health sector, as well as the entire civil service focusing on the core salary as well as specific allowances. As we do this we need to ensure that we stay within our budgetary parameters,” External link

herald Tuesday, September 8, 2020 3:21:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "The report notes the anaemic growth, generally due to Covid-19 that is panning out across the globe, in fact a negative growth frankly," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, September 7, 2020 8:37:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Government has received numerous reports regarding the resurgence of illegal land occupations, particularly on highly productive farms thereby disrupting production,” “This comes at a time when the focus should be on increasing utilisation and productivity on agricultural land” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, September 1, 2020 8:18:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Such disorderly behaviour among our citizens is indiscipline of the highest level which government does not condone or tolerate. It should stop forthwith,” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, September 1, 2020 8:18:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Former farm owners can apply in writing to the Minister of Lands, Agriculture, Water and Resettlement for restoration of tittle to the piece of agriculture land that was compulsorily acquired from them for resettlement … government will, in appropriate circumstances, revoke the offer letters of resettled farmers currently occupying these pieces of land and offer them alternative land elsewhere,” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, September 1, 2020 8:18:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Government has received numerous reports regarding the resurgence of illegal land occupations, particularly on highly productive farms thereby disrupting production," "This comes at a time when the focus should be on increasing utilisation and productivity on agricultural land" External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, September 1, 2020 4:57:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Former farm owners can apply in writing to the Minister of Lands, Agriculture, Water and Resettlement for restoration of tittle to the piece of agriculture land that was compulsorily acquired from them for resettlement … government will, in appropriate circumstances, revoke the offer letters of resettled farmers currently occupying these pieces of land and offer them alternative land elsewhere," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, September 1, 2020 4:57:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said ( about Commission ) : “This category of former farm owners is not eligible for payment of compensation under the Global Compensation agreement signed on 29 July 2020. Their compensation will be considered separately on a case by case basis through the Land Commission (Gazetted Land Disposal in Lieu of Compensation) Regulations (SI 62 of 2020,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, September 1, 2020 4:35:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Where it is not possible or desirable to restore the acquired land to its former owner or offer alternative land, the government shall offer compensation to the former farm owner based on the same valuation method as was applied under the Global Compensation Deed,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, September 1, 2020 4:35:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Government has received numerous reports regarding the resurgence of illegal land occupations, particularly on highly productive farms thereby disrupting production,” “This comes at a time when the focus should be on increasing utilisation and productivity on agricultural land” External link

newsday Tuesday, September 1, 2020 5:19:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Such disorderly behaviour among our citizens is indiscipline of the highest level which government does not condone or tolerate. It should stop forthwith,” External link

newsday Tuesday, September 1, 2020 5:19:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Former farm owners can apply in writing to the Minister of Lands, Agriculture, Water and Resettlement for restoration of tittle to the piece of agriculture land that was compulsorily acquired from them for resettlement … government will, in appropriate circumstances, revoke the offer letters of resettled farmers currently occupying these pieces of land and offer them alternative land elsewhere,” External link

newsday Tuesday, September 1, 2020 5:19:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “It is important for us to manage our natural resources for the benefit of current and future generations. Natural resources are exhaustible and we need to manage them to achieve intergenerational equity,” External link

herald Tuesday, September 1, 2020 2:20:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We will soon be issuing an expression of interest statement locally and internationally for any potential advisors out there to express their interest and then we move to the short-listing stage and then eventually appoint an advisor to help us raise this funding from both the domestic market and international market,” External link

insiderzim Monday, August 31, 2020 8:20:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The realisation of national aspirations through implementation of government programmes and projects depends to a larger extent on domestic revenue generation, hence voluntary compliance should be a virtue for every citizen,” External link

thestandard-zw Sunday, August 30, 2020 1:49:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "A simple water filter makes a significant impact to our nutrient base (what we put in our bodies) — including water," External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, August 27, 2020 7:40:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "A simple water filter makes a significant impact to our nutrient base (what we put in our bodies) — including water," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, August 27, 2020 2:46:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Then the Arcadia Lithium Mine being developed and new coal mines opened,” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, August 26, 2020 2:35:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Treasury has also been offloading some foreign currency onto the auction in order to provide more foreign currency to importers, and will continue to do so into the future," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, August 25, 2020 9:21:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Treasury has also been offloading some foreign currency onto the auction in order to provide more foreign currency to importers, and will continue to do so into the future,” External link

herald Tuesday, August 25, 2020 5:43:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "There will be a special health sector allowance and then there is a special Covid-19 risk allowance, then there is a US$75 wage balance. So, there is a layer of additional benefits and these benefits are tax free," External link

onlinenigeria Tuesday, August 25, 2020 1:53:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "There will be a special health sector allowance and then there is a special Covid-19 risk allowance, then there is a US$75 wage balance. So, there is a layer of additional benefits and these benefits are tax free," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, August 24, 2020 10:05:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “There will be a special health sector allowance and then there is a special Covid-19 risk allowance, then there is a US$75 wage balance. So, there is a layer of additional benefits and these benefits are tax free,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, August 24, 2020 4:15:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “However, inflation is expected to gradually decline in the second half of 2020, from a peak of 785,5% in May 2020, to 300% in December 2020, responding to current monetary and fiscal policy interventions,” External link

theindependent Friday, August 21, 2020 3:29:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube écrit : “l’économie du Zimbabwe pourrait se contracter de 15 à 20 % en 2020, avec des conséquences sociales graves” External link

courrierinternational Wednesday, May 6, 2020 8:20:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube précisé : “A ce jour, 780 anciens fermiers ont accepté le programme de dédommagements, et 500 ont déjà été payés” External link

AfricaNews-French Friday, November 15, 2019 10:17:00 AM EAT



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

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

Mthuli Ncube said ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : "Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube told Parliament that Government had gone back to the drawing board in a bid to secure new financiers to help extinguish its international obligations. " External link

bulawayo24 Friday, November 6, 2020 3:50:00 PM EAT

Sifiso Ndlovu said ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : "A teacher is a social services provider and we articulated the level of incapacitation," "The president has directed Finance minister Mthuli Ncube to look into the issue" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, November 1, 2020 11:41:00 AM EAT

Takavafira Zhou said ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : "We expect the President to open dialogue with teachers so that he is fully apprised about the situation in schools," "We also expect the President to urge the Finance minister (Mthuli Ncube) to allocate more resources to the education sector for the welfare of teachers and prioritisation of pupils and teachers' health and safety" External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, October 21, 2020 1:42:00 PM EAT

Takavafira Zhou said ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : “We expect the President to open dialogue with teachers so that he is fully apprised about the situation in schools,” “We also expect the President to urge the Finance minister (Mthuli Ncube) to allocate more resources to the education sector for the welfare of teachers and prioritisation of pupils and teachers’ health and safety” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, October 21, 2020 12:59:00 PM EAT

Takavafira Zhou said ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : “We expect the President to open dialogue with teachers so that he is fully apprised about the situation in schools,” “We also expect the President to urge the Finance minister (Mthuli Ncube) to allocate more resources to the education sector for the welfare of teachers and prioritisation of pupils and teachers’ health and safety” External link

zimeye Wednesday, October 21, 2020 12:27:00 PM EAT

Takavafira Zhou said ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : "We expect the President to open dialogue with teachers so that he is fully apprised about the situation in schools," "We also expect the President to urge the Finance minister (Mthuli Ncube) to allocate more resources to the education sector for the welfare of teachers and prioritisation of pupils and teachers' health and safety" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, October 21, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

Takavafira Zhou said ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : “We expect the President to open dialogue with teachers so that he is fully apprised about the situation in schools,” “We also expect the President to urge the Finance minister (Mthuli Ncube) to allocate more resources to the education sector for the welfare of teachers and prioritisation of pupils and teachers’ health and safety” External link

newsday Wednesday, October 21, 2020 5:26:00 AM EAT

David Coltart said ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : “Mthuli Ncube says the economy is on the path to sustainable growth. This is just more smoke & mirrors. How can any economy be on the right path when doctors and teachers are being paid slave wages and the political elite are looting millions?,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, October 6, 2020 3:56:00 PM EAT

Patrick Chinamasa said ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : "Development is not a day's thing, it's not a month's thing, it's not a year's thing, but it is a journey to be travelled for many years so that we reach our destination. But for us to get there, like what professor (Finance minister Mthuli) Ncube said, we need to have targets and agree on a roadmap to be used," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, September 9, 2020 11:11:00 AM EAT

Patrick Chinamasa said ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : "The party has noted that the contents of that statement, ( jointly issued by Finance minister Mthuli Ncube and Agriculture minister Anxious Masuka), has caused confusion among our people on the policy of Zanu-PF regarding the land question," External link

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

Patrick Chinamasa said ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : "The party has noted that the contents of that statement, ( jointly issued by Finance minister Mthuli Ncube and Agriculture minister Anxious Masuka), has caused confusion among our people on the policy of Zanu-PF regarding the land question," External link

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

Dumisani Nkomo said ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : “The report shows the level of delusion in government,” “When you have people arrested for exercising their rights it shows that there is no respect for the letter and spirit of the Constitution. You do not have to be a rocket scientist to see that bringing back the local currency is not reform. It is actually a deform if you look at what it has done to wages and salaries. Mthuli is living in cloud cuckoo land far removed from reality” External link

zimeye Friday, August 28, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT