Mthuli Ncube

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Mthuli Ncube said : “Treasury will initially be availing an amount of $200 million per month under a cash transfer programme over the next three months and both the amount and duration of payments will be reviewed as necessary. The Department of Social Welfare will use its usual mechanisms to identify the beneficiaries,” External link

newsday Tuesday, April 7, 2020 6:21:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Utilisation of funds and material resources will be through the Ministry of Health and Child Care and the Ministry of Local Government and Public Works' Department of Civil Protection with processing facilitated by the Accountant General," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, April 2, 2020 4:27:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “On the use of US dollar, we are very clear that this is the use of free funds in your pockets,” “We are saying feel free to use those free funds in the shops as well. What that does is that it gives you the flexibility that is so desired given this tough episode where we have cash shortages and that is relief again, it’s not a policy shift” External link

herald Thursday, April 2, 2020 4:48:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Treasury will ensure that Zimra expedites processes on refunds and requests for extension of the time period within which tax is payable without accruing interest and penalties for companies that shall experience Covid-19 related cash flow challenges,” External link

herald Wednesday, April 1, 2020 3:50:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Government is engaging and supporting the local industry to identify capacity to locally produce within the shortest possible time, basic food stuffs, and pharmaceuticals and provide services as an import substitution measure,” External link

herald Wednesday, April 1, 2020 3:50:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Treasury has since availed over ZWL$500 million to fight against Covid-19, and is ready to attend to further requests on this issue," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, March 31, 2020 10:35:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "During the initial stages, Treasury availed US$2 million for urgent and immediate health-related imports and will continue to mobilise and ring-fence the necessary foreign currency required for additional imports for the short to medium term," "Resources earmarked for mitigating the Covid-19 pandemic are being ring fenced to ensure achievement of planned activities. Treasury has directed the utilisation of the existing National Disasters Accounts to serve the purpose of this crisis" External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, March 31, 2020 10:35:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The 2% Intermediated Money Transfer Tax (IMTT) which is currently ring-fenced for social protection and capital development projects and hence, will ordinarily be channeled towards COVID-19 related mitigatory expenditures,” “Additional resources will constitute some cuts from respective Ministry allocations/budgets and details are being worked out. Treasury has issued a Circular of 20 March 2020 instructing line Ministries to identify areas for cuts and areas for redirecting expenditures” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, March 31, 2020 3:30:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Treasury has also concurred to the unfreezing of over 4 000 health sector posts and creation of an additional 200 medical posts with a view of scaling the response to the COVID-19 pandemic,” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, March 31, 2020 3:30:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “In recognition of the significance of the health sector, Government has availed a number of tax incentives for production and importation of essential drugs and health related capital equipment, as well as other medical supplies,” External link

thezimbabwemail Monday, March 30, 2020 10:29:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "There are some illicit transactions which occurred around the stocks that are impacted by the fungibility provision. We wanted to close that hole; that is why we (have) suspended and not banned the provision, while we investigate to make sure that the right fine-tuning is done," "The abuses also point to money laundering and that is obviously an issue that we want to deal with" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, March 29, 2020 10:45:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Having completed the Article IV report, they are coming back next month for recalibration and continuation of the second phase of the Staff Monitored Programme. They are monitoring us on the targets that we set for ourselves in the first place,” “This is not an imposition by IMF on anyone. We have these targets in our budget; we have monetary targets, TSP targets. So, we will stick to those targets ourselves, with or without the IMF. The IMF is there to tell others that we are sticking to our targets” External link

thezimbabwemail Saturday, March 21, 2020 4:43:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Having completed the Article IV report, they are coming back next month for recalibration and continuation of the second phase of the Staff Monitored Programme. They are monitoring us on the targets that we set for ourselves in the first place," "This is not an imposition by IMF on anyone. We have these targets in our budget; we have monetary targets, TSP targets. So, we will stick to those targets ourselves, with or without the IMF. The IMF is there to tell others that we are sticking to our targets" External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, March 21, 2020 10:01:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube told : “Zimbabwe has had no transparent and effective foreign exchange trading platform for a long time. Consequently, official rates have not been effectively determined, while a thriving parallel market has developed. To correct this anomaly, an electronic forex trading platform based on the Reuters system is being immediately put in place,” External link

theindependent Friday, March 20, 2020 10:02:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “My preference would be more of a big bang approach because everyday counts in terms of cost,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, March 17, 2020 11:03:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube announced : “The taskforce will be chaired by the Minister of Finance and will meet at least once a week to review the conditions in the markets, monitor the behaviour of key variables such as the exchange rate and inflation, and to ensure that the measures that I outline below are expeditiously implemented. The taskforce will put in place additional policy measures, where necessary,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, March 17, 2020 11:03:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Zimbabwe has had no transparent and effective foreign exchange trading platform for a long time. Consequently, official rates have not been effectively determined, while a thriving parallel market has developed,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, March 17, 2020 11:03:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "I must say that we continue to support our civil servants on the issue of their perks and living standards and we have negotiated to increase their salaries by 140 percent so far. I have been before this House to say that we always stand ready to keep negotiating and cushioning our civil servants," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, March 16, 2020 9:09:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The Ambassador is an exemplary ambassador, in my view,” “The reception in Norway was very warm, well organised, focused and showed strong relations between the two countries” External link

herald Monday, March 16, 2020 2:48:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “So, the supply of forex is not the problem. The problem is the system that allocates prices in foreign currency and that is what we are fixing,” External link

zimeye Saturday, March 14, 2020 6:22:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "So, the supply of forex is not the problem. The problem is the system that allocates prices in foreign currency and that is what we are fixing," External link

onlinenigeria Friday, March 13, 2020 7:38:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "So, the supply of forex is not the problem. The problem is the system that allocates prices in foreign currency and that is what we are fixing," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, March 13, 2020 7:00:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Zimbabwe has had no transparent and effective foreign exchange trading platform for a long time. Consequently, official rates have not been effectively determined, while a thriving parallel market has developed. To correct this anomaly, an electronic forex trading platform based on the Reuters system is being immediately put in place," "This platform will allow foreign exchange to be traded freely among the banks and permit a true market exchange rate to be determined" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, March 13, 2020 9:55:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Zimbabwe has had no transparent and effective foreign exchange trading platform for a long time. Consequently, official rates have not been effectively determined, while a thriving parallel market has developed. To correct this anomaly, an electronic forex trading platform based on the Reuters system is being immediately put in place," "This platform will allow foreign exchange to be traded freely among the banks and permit a true market exchange rate to be determined" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, March 13, 2020 9:55:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Zimbabwe has had no transparent and effective foreign exchange trading platform for a long time. Consequently, official rates have not been effectively determined, while a thriving parallel market has developed," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, March 13, 2020 9:07:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "On cash limit, I agree with the member, it ought to be reviewed," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, March 13, 2020 9:07:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The taskforce will be chaired by the minister of Finance and will meet at least once a week to review the conditions in the markets, monitor the behaviour of key variables such as the exchange rate and inflation,” “The taskforce will put in place additional policy measures where necessary” External link

theindependent Thursday, March 12, 2020 10:08:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Zimbabwe has had no transparent and effective foreign exchange trading platform for a long time. Consequently, official rates have not been effectively determined, while a thriving parallel market has developed. To correct this anomaly, an electronic forex trading platform based on the Reuters system is being immediately put in place,” “This platform will allow foreign exchange to be traded freely amongst the banks and permit a true market exchange rate to be determined” External link

theindependent Thursday, March 12, 2020 10:08:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Government will be reviewing all the laws and institutional framework in order to bring them in line with international best practices and, more importantly, monitor the effectiveness of institutions charged with implementing the laws,” External link

theindependent Thursday, March 12, 2020 10:08:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We stand ready to respond should the shock go beyond what we are expecting. The channels for the transmission of the crisis are clear: it’s through the tourism receipts channel and the exports receipts channel,” External link

thezimbabwemail Thursday, March 12, 2020 4:54:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Zimbabwe has had no transparent and effective foreign exchange trading platform for a long time. Consequently, official rates have not been effectively determined, while a thriving parallel market has developed," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, March 12, 2020 11:12:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube told : "Zimbabwe has had no transparent and effective foreign exchange trading platform for a long time. Consequently, official rates have not been effectively determined, while a thriving parallel market has developed," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, March 12, 2020 11:12:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "The central bank shall provide the ministry of finance and MPC with precise data on daily/weekly forex inflows and estimated amounts available for release into the interbank market. It will also liberalise use of free funds for importation of goods and services. This process has already commenced with direct fuel imports. Other measures to liberalise the use of free funds are being considered," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, March 12, 2020 11:12:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “In order to stabilise the exchange rate and hence to lower inflation, the Government has decided to implement a holistic package of key policy measures. In this regard, currency taskforce has been set up,” External link

zimeye Thursday, March 12, 2020 10:17:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “To correct this anomaly, an electronic forex trading platform based on the Reuters system is being immediately put in place. This platform will allow foreign exchange to be traded freely amongst the banks and permit a true market exchange rate to be determined,” “The Bureaux de Change, will also participate on this platform through their authorised dealers. The trading rules of the Bureaux de Change are being liberalised so that they can conduct all wider range of transactions. This mechanism will be immediately operational” External link

zimeye Thursday, March 12, 2020 8:15:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “There will be no limit on bureaux ability to finance importers…They can trade foreign exchange at +/- 5% of daily,” “Bureaux shall have a minimum float of USD20,000 and have access to physical cash available from RBZ subject to daily limits. Cash purchases can be paid for in ZWL at 1:1 or USD at daily exchange rate. All bureaux requirements shall be demand driven” External link

zimeye Thursday, March 12, 2020 8:15:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube told : “Zimbabwe has had no transparent and effective foreign exchange trading platform for a long time. Consequently, official rates have not been effectively determined, while a thriving parallel market has developed,” External link

newsday Thursday, March 12, 2020 7:23:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The central bank shall provide the ministry of finance and MPC with precise data on daily/weekly forex inflows and estimated amounts available for release into the interbank market. It will also liberalise use of free funds for importation of goods and services. This process has already commenced with direct fuel imports. Other measures to liberalise the use of free funds are being considered,” External link

newsday Thursday, March 12, 2020 7:23:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Dry mortars, which will be manufactured on this site, are primarily being imported today. The coming online of the dry mortar plant, will ensure import substitution and spur exports by Lafarge Cement Zimbabwe,” External link

herald Thursday, March 12, 2020 2:26:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube conceded : “Zimbabwe has had no transparent and effective foreign exchange trading platform for a long time. Consequently, official rates have not been effectively determined, while a thriving parallel market has developed,” External link

businessday Wednesday, March 11, 2020 8:51:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The RBZ is, therefore, currently reviewing all regulations covering such platforms. In particular, it is intended to: place limits on daily bulk payer transactions and ensure compliance with the 2% IMTT on bulk payers. Additionally, the daily returns being submitted by the mobile platforms for the financial intelligence Unit of the RBZ will be scrutinised very carefully by the currency stabilisation Taskforce to ensure that all transactions are legitimate and are in accordance with the financial regulations in place,” External link

zbc Wednesday, March 11, 2020 2:46:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "The cost of the 2022 Population and Housing Census is expected to be covered by the Government of Zimbabwe," "However, it is likely that there will be a shortfall over the lifespan of this project, hence the need to mobilise the additional resources required, for the 2022 Population Census project with an estimated cost of about US$85,5 million" External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, March 10, 2020 8:45:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “I had a meeting with Madam Anne Kabagambe, the executive director (board member) at the World Bank who represents Zimbabwe and other countries,” External link

herald Saturday, February 29, 2020 9:52:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "The shops in terms of physical structures already exist in the cantonment areas. However, unlike the norm around the world, the prices in these garrison shops are normal, so we want to give a subsidy in those shops," External link

onlinenigeria Friday, February 28, 2020 8:51:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube explained : "For the teachers and other civil servants, we have silo shops plus the subsidies on roller meal. These shops have not rolled out fast enough and we are aware of that and that's something we are dealing with. It is not that we don't really care about teachers, nurses we do," External link

onlinenigeria Friday, February 28, 2020 8:51:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "The shops in terms of physical structures already exist in the cantonment areas. However, unlike the norm around the world, the prices in these garrison shops are normal, so we want to give a subsidy in those shops," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, February 28, 2020 8:23:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube explained : "For the teachers and other civil servants, we have silo shops plus the subsidies on roller meal. These shops have not rolled out fast enough and we are aware of that and that's something we are dealing with. It is not that we don't really care about teachers, nurses we do," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, February 28, 2020 8:23:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The shops in terms of physical structures already exist in the cantonment areas. However, unlike the norm around the world, the prices in these garrison shops are normal, so we want to give a subsidy in those shops,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, February 28, 2020 3:58:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube explained : “For the teachers and other civil servants, we have silo shops plus the subsidies on roller meal. These shops have not rolled out fast enough and we are aware of that and that’s something we are dealing with. It is not that we don’t really care about teachers, nurses we do,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, February 28, 2020 3:58:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “As the duty to investigate is vested in the commissioner-general of police, it is incompetent and premature for the applicant to approach this honourable court to seek an order against first respondent for him to issue a certificate of private prosecution in a matter that has not been reported and investigated by the police,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, February 27, 2020 5:26:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “They can only access those coupons once a month to buy those goods so they can be in these cantonments or outside, it doesn’t matter,” “It is a global norm and we will not be the first to do that. Uniformed forces have such shops in cantonment areas as part of their service benefits” External link

EastAfrican Thursday, February 27, 2020 4:55:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube told : "Garrison shops in terms of physical structures already exist in the cantonment areas but there is no subsidy, that is what we want to try to cure with this proposal," External link

iol Thursday, February 27, 2020 10:17:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “They can only access those coupons once a month to buy those goods so they can be in these cantonments or outside, it doesn’t matter,” External link

newsday Thursday, February 27, 2020 7:50:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “It is a global norm and we will not be the first to do that. Uniformed forces have such shops in cantonment areas as part of their service benefits. For the teachers, there are silo shops and there must be subsidised. These shops have not been rolled out fast enough for teachers, nurses but it will with time,” External link

newsday Thursday, February 27, 2020 7:50:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “What we have found is that civil servants tend to borrow out there, some of them are actually in debt, serious debts with loan sharks who are charging very high interests rates and our view is providing civil servants an alternative where they can borrow money cheaply and support their day to day activities,” “For them to benefit from this fund, they must also contribute to the fund. And we have established that 2.5 percent seems to be the right level and then that will allow them access, a certain level of credit” External link

insiderzim Thursday, February 27, 2020 12:45:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube told : "Garrison shops in terms of physical structures already exist in the cantonment areas but there is no subsidy, that is what we want to try to cure with this proposal," External link

wsau Wednesday, February 26, 2020 9:38:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We are looking forward with optimism and it is our hope for more improvements,” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, February 25, 2020 3:03:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We need to counter these complex offences around money laundering, financing of terrorism and proliferation financing and this requires support and commitment from all of us,” External link

herald Tuesday, February 25, 2020 2:28:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We are looking forward with optimism and it is our hope for more improvements,” External link

zbc Monday, February 24, 2020 8:12:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “If you look at Jiangsu which is upgrading Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport and they also upgraded Victoria Falls — they are already enjoying the tax exemption status which was given to them quite a while ago while Huawei was not at par with them,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, February 24, 2020 5:21:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "In the last 12 months, we had 190 million transactions valued at $460 billion. That means we are on our way to de-dollarisation because the bulk of transactions are in domestic currency," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, February 20, 2020 5:09:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube responded : "Huawei is in the same category as Chinese companies implementing projects because the agreement is very clear that companies doing projects must be exempted from taxes. Huawei is rolling out base stations with NetOne," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, February 20, 2020 5:09:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "The exact details are being worked out. For a start, we need a very credible list of beneficiaries which can then be targeted. " External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, February 18, 2020 8:54:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “On the specific question about the bond notes, I do not know where that came from. There is a very clear monetary policy statement which I was actually repeating that at the moment, our highest note is $5 and we will proceed to issue higher denomination notes $10, $20 and maybe eventually $50. It is very clear and that is what I said,” “But what actually happened was someone — I will not accuse anyone — decided to spin it and then focus on the $50. What happened to the $10 and $20, I do not know. I have never announced any policy around that issue” External link

newsday Monday, February 17, 2020 11:53:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We have recorded a lot of surplus under the Transitional Stabilisation Programme, but have invited a lot of debate. First part of the TSP was accounted with austerity and the stage is now behind us. This year, we should see stabilisation in the economy as we have planned,” External link

newsday Monday, February 17, 2020 11:53:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We have our own projection of three percent, so you can see that generally there is a feeling that this will be a better year. So, we are sticking to our three percent rate of growth,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Sunday, February 16, 2020 7:35:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Bringing up of the (DPC) office here is part of that strategy (of restoring confidence in the banking sector), so that people can feel safe in putting their monies in the banks. So, as we introduce more cash into circulation, they feel safe that their cash is safe and the ATMs (Automated Teller Machines) are able to produce the amount of cash that they desire. So, it's all part of building confidence and strengthening the bank system," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, February 16, 2020 11:47:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “My message was that development just doesn’t come from central government, doesn’t come from me, it also comes from them the people, that is the strong message on devolution, that they need to come up with their own projects that create jobs that improve their own lives,” External link

zbc Friday, February 14, 2020 11:36:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Of course we continue to evaluate the relativity of those subsidies — which one should be higher, which one should be lower, should it be at the right level and, in fact, the recent review as of yesterday of the roller meal subsidy price is a result of that kind of analysis. " External link

bulawayo24 Friday, February 14, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "High fiscal deficits became entrenched largely due to expenditures committed outside the budget framework through Treasury Bill issuances," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, February 14, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “That is what happens when you liberalise a currency. But this process of reforms is a long-term necessity for our economy. We are taking steps to prop up the currency, drip-feeding in cash injections in a non-inflationary manner,” External link

zimeye Friday, February 14, 2020 7:31:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We initially set it at $50 per 10kg then we discovered that some unscrupulous and sharp people – maybe we have to give them credit as well but unscrupulous nonetheless decided to exploit the gap between the $50 and the current $102 for 10kg and making money out of it,” “They were also exporting the roller meal. I have seen it in the neighbouring countries and so forth. We decided to close that arbitrage gap by increasing the price …to $70 just to close that arbitrage gap” External link

insiderzim Thursday, February 13, 2020 10:49:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Zimbabwe’s economy will overcome the numerous hurdles which lie before us on the path towards prosperity,” External link

insiderzim Thursday, February 13, 2020 12:29:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube added : "We will advance the partial privatisation of the telecom company (Netone) and motor-vehicle assembly company (Willovale Mazda Motor Industries), capitalise our Silo Foods Industries, privatise banking assets and more. We want to have a private sector-led economy in Zimbabwe. And for the private sector to lead, we must privatise!" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, February 12, 2020 7:49:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Better and increased access to cheap solar power can sustain us that is if we get inputs from government, I am sure we have the capacity to sustain the whole community which has two traditional leaders,” External link

newsday Wednesday, February 12, 2020 11:10:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "For me, it should not be about ‘let us invest in US dollars', it should be about diversification of your portfolio through foreign currency exposure or acquisition of foreign assets," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, February 11, 2020 9:25:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Chirundu is one of our key links of trade from South Africa to our neighbour, Zambia and other countries in the north through the 24-hour Beitbridge Border Post. We have also seen the volumes of trade through Chirundu increase with increasing feeder traffic from Beira through Forbes," "The need to make this border post operate on a 24-hour basis is increasingly becoming imperative in order to facilitate trade and this will mean even more need of accommodation for staff. We will, therefore, continue to support the infrastructure budget to that end" External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, February 11, 2020 9:25:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Let me be clear. Zimbabwe is in a mono-currency situation. We introduced the Zimbabwean dollar, that is the domestic currency. But we also know that practically, realistically, it is taking long for Zimbabweans to adjust. Why? It is difficult to have that silver bullet where everyone complies," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, February 10, 2020 8:57:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Let me be clear. Zimbabwe is in a mono-currency situation. We introduced the Zimbabwean dollar, that is the domestic currency. But we also know that practically, realistically, it is taking long for Zimbabweans to adjust. Why? It is difficult to have that silver bullet where everyone complies,” External link

zimeye Monday, February 10, 2020 8:17:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Let me be clear. Zimbabwe is in a mono-currency situation. We introduced the Zimbabwean dollar, that is the domestic currency. But we also know that practically, realistically, it is taking long for Zimbabweans to adjust. Why? It is difficult to have that silver bullet where everyone complies,” External link

herald Monday, February 10, 2020 2:59:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "This project is important not only in that it goes a long way towards meeting the housing needs of ZIMRA's staff, but even more critically, in that it helps, in the long run, to ensure that our government meets its long term national and economic objectives through ZIMRA's revenue collection and trade facilitation efforts," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, February 9, 2020 6:51:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "The need to make this border post operate on a 24-hour basis is increasingly becoming imperative in order to facilitate trade, and this will mean even more need of accommodation for staff. We will, therefore, continue to support the infrastructure budget to that end," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, February 9, 2020 6:51:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "The national target for grain requirements stands at 110 000 metric tonnes a month. That is the figure that will ensure that no one goes hungry," "As Treasury, we have already availed part of the funds and the grain is coming as we speak, and more will be coming. I am not sure of the actual modalities, but we have availed the funds and we will continue to release more funds as per the requirements to ensure that the country has enough food to feed everyone's needs" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, February 9, 2020 9:28:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The national target for grain requirements stands at 110 000 metric tonnes a month. That is the figure that will ensure that no one goes hungry,” “As Treasury, we have already availed part of the funds and the grain is coming as we speak, and more will be coming. I am not sure of the actual modalities, but we have availed the funds and we will continue to release more funds as per the requirements to ensure that the country has enough food to feed everyone’s needs” External link

zimeye Sunday, February 9, 2020 8:54:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We do not feel that we are particularly vulnerable more than anyone else,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, February 6, 2020 7:18:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Equally, government has also substantially reduced the current account deficit, all of which will go a long way in stabilising the macro-economic environment,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, February 6, 2020 4:43:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We are importing 100 metric tonnes of grain and opened up credit lines, so far so good and we hope to build adequate reserves at GMB targeting non-GMO Genetically Modified Organic maize and GMOs for immediate consumption, as part of efforts to ensure food security we are also working with organisations such as World Food Programme (WFP) among others on that front, and am glad we are on top of the situation with efforts of the government,” External link

zimeye Wednesday, February 5, 2020 11:34:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We are importing 100 metric tonnes of grain and opened up credit lines, so far so good and we hope to build adequate reserves at GMB targeting non-GMO Genetically Modified Organic maize and GMOs for immediate consumption, as part of efforts to ensure food security we are also working with organisations such as World Food Programme (WFP) among others on that front, and am glad we are on top of the situation with efforts of the government,” External link

zbc Wednesday, February 5, 2020 3:35:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "From a Zimbabwe perspective, the takeaways from Davos are: 'Zimbabwe is Open for Business', this mantra was well captured by the event we hosted in Zurich focusing on investing in Zimbabwe and the opportunities that are available," "We discussed the various incentives available to investors and the security of their investments. Target sectors of interest from investors are mining, tourism, agriculture, pharmaceuticals, and services. Zimbabwe will work specific incentives for Swiss investors in these sectors" External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, February 4, 2020 9:39:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "I participated in a session at WEF on this," "The ministry of Finance and relevant Government departments are looking into this," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, February 4, 2020 9:39:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “From a Zimbabwe perspective, the takeaways from Davos are: ‘Zimbabwe is Open for Business’, this mantra was well captured by the event we hosted in Zurich focusing on investing in Zimbabwe and the opportunities that are available,” “We discussed the various incentives available to investors and the security of their investments. Target sectors of interest from investors are mining, tourism, agriculture, pharmaceuticals, and services. Zimbabwe will work out specific incentives for Swiss investors in these sectors” External link

herald Tuesday, February 4, 2020 3:13:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “I participated in a session at WEF on this,” “The ministry of Finance and relevant Government departments are looking into this” External link

herald Tuesday, February 4, 2020 3:13:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "With the increasing call for transparency and accountability in the sector, discussions are underway with various stakeholders on joining the Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (Eiti), which will be pursued during 2020," External link

allafrica Sunday, February 2, 2020 3:03:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Roller meal is finding its way across borders. I am aware that some people are buying it and getting it across (borders), making a margin by selling at a higher price. We frown upon that,” External link

zimeye Sunday, February 2, 2020 10:53:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “With the increasing call for transparency and accountability in the sector, discussions are underway with various stakeholders on joining the Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (Eiti), which will be pursued during 2020,” External link

theindependent Saturday, February 1, 2020 10:30:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Availability of power is expected to increase as more independent power producers (IPPs) come on line," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, February 1, 2020 9:57:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Availability of power is expected to increase as more independent power producers (IPPs) come on line,” External link

herald Saturday, February 1, 2020 2:27:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "With the increasing call for transparency and accountability in the sector, discussions are underway with various stakeholders on joining the Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (Eiti), which will be pursued during 2020," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, January 31, 2020 10:59:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "The intervention by the government of Japan is in line with our national priorities as enunciated in the Transitional Stabilisation Programme (TSP). The project also assists in achieving Social Development Goal number 3, which focuses on good healthcare and well-being," "I am pleased to advise that government has committed itself to a 90-day rapid plan, which will look into the urgent and immediate requirements of Harare Hospital through an allocation amounting to US$5 million" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, January 30, 2020 12:28:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The intervention by the government of Japan is in line with our national priorities as enunciated in the Transitional Stabilisation Programme (TSP). The project also assists in achieving Social Development Goal number 3, which focuses on good healthcare and well-being,” “I am pleased to advise that government has committed itself to a 90-day rapid plan, which will look into the urgent and immediate requirements of Harare Hospital through an allocation amounting to US$5 million” External link

newsday Thursday, January 30, 2020 8:21:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “This support, which aims to focus on good health care and wellbeing and will assist in reducing the infant mortality rate, as well as providing health care to mothers and their children,” External link

zbc Wednesday, January 29, 2020 6:46:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Contracts have been signed, and we are already importing food,” External link

newsday Monday, January 27, 2020 2:06:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The country is not at risk of famine,” “We are well organised. We are ready and we also appreciate the international community’s support. So we understand what’s going on” External link

newsday Monday, January 27, 2020 2:06:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube wrote : "We discussed the Zimbabwe economy and reforms, and SMP, the need for more social protection of the vulnerable due to drought and arrears debt clearance roadmap. Good meeting," External link

allafrica Sunday, January 26, 2020 8:38:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube wrote : “We discussed the Zimbabwe economy and reforms, and SMP, the need for more social protection of the vulnerable due to drought and arrears debt clearance roadmap. Good meeting,” External link

theindependent Saturday, January 25, 2020 12:48:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube wrote : “We discussed the Zimbabwe economy and reforms, and SMP, the need for more social protection of the vulnerable due to drought and arrears debt clearance roadmap. Good meeting,” External link

thezimbabwemail Friday, January 24, 2020 2:18:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “First of all, we are doing two things, we are injecting cash into the economy, drip feeding the economy. But we want to do it in a non-inflationary way where we are changing electronic currency for physical cash,” “Second thing, we are introducing higher denomination notes $10, $20 and $50 during the course of 2020. That is what we would be doing; introducing higher denominations notes to make sure that it’s easy for citizens to transact. That is going to happen in the next few months” External link

zimeye Thursday, January 23, 2020 11:04:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We decry the impact of climate change. For us it is real. We had a cyclone last year, followed by drought, it has impacted on food output. We are importing food and we have also been receiving support from the international community. We are shifting our budget to finance and climate-proof our agriculture. We are investing in irrigation we are investing in drought resistant crops. We are doing everything we can but also we appreciate the support from the international community,” External link

zimeye Thursday, January 23, 2020 11:04:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Wages have to catch up with adjustment to exchange rates because retailers are still pricing in US dollars in their heads and translating that to domestic currency. It has squashed the purchasing power of wages and we are closing that gap by allowing wages to rise. We know the issue and we are dealing with it,” External link

zimeye Thursday, January 23, 2020 11:04:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "We are engaging constructively with the civil servants. In fact, just as I left, two days before I left, we increased the wages to cushion the civil servants and we expect the private sector to do the same. What has really happened, through the currency reform agenda, there has been what we call 'wage compression' in economics," "So, we are having the wages now catch up with the adjustment to the exchange rate because retailers are still pricing in US dollars in their heads and translating that into domestic currency, so it has squashed the purchasing power of wages. And, we are closing that gap by allowing wages to rise, so we know the issue and are dealing with it" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, January 23, 2020 10:13:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “First of all, we are doing two things, we are injecting cash into the economy, drip feeding the economy. But we want to do it in a non- inflationary way where we are changing electronic currency for physical cash,” “Second thing, we are introducing higher denomination notes $10, $20 and $50 during the course of 2020. That is what we would be doing; introducing higher denominations notes to make sure that it’s easy for citizens to transact. That is going to happen in the next few months” External link

zimeye Thursday, January 23, 2020 4:18:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We decry the impact of climate change. For us it is real. We had a cyclone last year, followed by drought, it has impacted on food output. We are importing food and we have also been receiving support from the international community. We are shifting our budget to finance and climate-proof our agriculture. We are investing in irrigation we are investing in drought resistant crops. We are doing everything we can but also we appreciate the support from the international community,” External link

zimeye Thursday, January 23, 2020 4:18:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Wages have to catch up with adjustment to exchange rates because retailers are still pricing in US dollars in their heads and translating that to domestic currency. It has squashed the purchasing power of wages and we are closing that gap by allowing wages to rise. We know the issue and we are dealing with it,” External link

zimeye Thursday, January 23, 2020 4:18:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube told : “but that’s expected, that happens when you liberalize a currency,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, January 22, 2020 9:08:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We believe are on our way to deal with inflation. It will take time, but we are headed there,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, January 22, 2020 9:08:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “but that’s expected, that happens when you liberalize a currency,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, January 22, 2020 7:39:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We said that month-on-month inflation is going to be stabilizing and going to be dropping, that’s what has been been happening,” “We believe that we are on our way to dealing with inflation. It will take time, but we are headed there” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, January 22, 2020 7:39:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube told : “but that’s expected, that happens when you liberalize a currency,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, January 22, 2020 7:03:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We believe are on our way to deal with inflation. It will take time, but we are headed there,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, January 22, 2020 7:03:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube told : “but that’s expected, that happens when you liberalize a currency,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, January 22, 2020 6:07:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We believe are on our way to deal with inflation. It will take time, but we are headed there,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, January 22, 2020 6:07:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube told : “but that’s expected, that happens when you liberalize a currency,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, January 22, 2020 5:15:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We believe are on our way to deal with inflation. It will take time, but we are headed there,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, January 22, 2020 5:15:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube told : “but that’s expected, that happens when you liberalize a currency,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, January 22, 2020 3:35:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We believe are on our way to deal with inflation. It will take time, but we are headed there,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, January 22, 2020 3:35:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “but that’s expected, that happens when you liberalize a currency,” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, January 22, 2020 3:29:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We said that month-on-month inflation is going to be stabilizing and going to be dropping, that’s what has been been happening,” “We believe that we are on our way to dealing with inflation. It will take time, but we are headed there” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, January 22, 2020 3:29:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “but that’s expected, that happens when you liberalise a currency” External link

businessday Wednesday, January 22, 2020 2:27:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube told : “but that’s expected, that happens when you liberalize a currency,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, January 22, 2020 10:30:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We believe are on our way to deal with inflation. It will take time, but we are headed there,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, January 22, 2020 10:30:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "It is hereby notified that the Minister of Finance and Economic Development has, in terms of section 235 of the Customs and Excise Act, made the following regulations; (1) These regulations may be cited as the Customs and Excise (Suspension) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 (No.225)," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, January 22, 2020 9:25:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “It is hereby notified that the Minister of Finance and Economic Development has, in terms of section 235 of the Customs and Excise Act, made the following regulations; (1) These regulations may be cited as the Customs and Excise (Suspension) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 (No.225),” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, January 22, 2020 2:15:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "We want to make sure we do everything to stabilise the Zimbabwe dollar," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, January 21, 2020 10:05:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We want to make sure we do everything to stabilise the Zimbabwe dollar,” External link

newsday Monday, January 20, 2020 1:12:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Once we have concluded that (the purchase of Telecel) we are in a position to shed off some shareholding to other strategic partners to grow the asset to ensure there is value for money,” “There is a reason why we are choosing to remain with 26% because this is what we call effective minority shareholding which we can use to block certain decisions. If it is below that, we are not effective” External link

theindependent Saturday, January 18, 2020 2:53:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Once we have concluded that (the purchase of Telecel) we are in a position to shed off some shareholding to other strategic partners to grow the asset to ensure there is value for money,” “There is a reason why we are choosing to remain with 26% because this is what we call effective minority shareholding which we can use to block certain decisions. If it is below that, we are not effective” External link

zimeye Friday, January 17, 2020 10:25:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Once we have concluded that (the purchase of Telecel) we are in a position to shed off some shareholding to other strategic partners to grow the asset to ensure there is value for money," "There is a reason why we are choosing to remain with 26% because this is what we call effective minority shareholding which we can use to block certain decisions. If it is below that, we are not effective" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, January 17, 2020 9:36:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "In the outlook, inflation will be determined by exchange rate movements, wage developments, fiscal and monetary policies, as well as exogenous factors such as climatic conditions. " External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, January 16, 2020 10:35:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “I remain optimistic that the Airline is not beyond redemption and as Government, we are determined to see it back to a robust state,” External link

zimeye Thursday, January 16, 2020 7:25:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “I remain optimistic that the Airline is not beyond redemption and as Government, we are determined to see it back to a robust state,” External link

herald Thursday, January 16, 2020 2:33:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We have entered into a currency swap arrangement; what this means is that there are those who would be investing in Zimbabwe from China and those who require their proceeds to be remitted back to China,” “The idea is those individuals will then swap [currency] so that those who are investing in Zimbabwe are able to give them a domestic currency, and they use the foreign currency — which they are bringing in for investment — to pay those who are exiting” External link

businessday Wednesday, January 15, 2020 2:12:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “But I want to be clear on the urgent priorities that we will focus on even in this broader theme of growth, productivity and so on, is to ensure food is on the table, energy security (fuel and power) and currency stability and macro-economy stability and then inflation,” External link

herald Wednesday, January 15, 2020 2:20:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We are negotiating with civil servants against the vagaries of inflation,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, January 14, 2020 10:06:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We are negotiating with civil servants against the vagaries of inflation,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, January 14, 2020 7:04:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We have our own projection of 3%, so you can see that generally there is a feeling that this will be a better year. So we are sticking to our 3% rate of growth,” External link

thezimbabwemail Monday, January 13, 2020 8:45:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We have our own projection of 3%, so you can see that generally there is a feeling that this will be a better year. So we are sticking to our 3% rate of growth,” External link

insiderzim Monday, January 13, 2020 7:43:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We appreciate the work that they do; teachers, nurses and everyone else. We always stand ready as government to listen, to support them as they support the country and support their families,” External link

insiderzim Monday, January 13, 2020 12:51:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "We have put in close to $130 million into the economy. Over the next six months we will do half a billion. We are being responsible, prudent and careful. We want to make sure that our Zimbabwe dollar remains stable, that it is not a source of price increases," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, January 12, 2020 11:08:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “In order to assist tour operators capitalise their fleets, I propose to extend suspension of duty on 75 new buses of a carrying capacity of eight to 55 passengers including the driver,” External link

zimeye Sunday, January 12, 2020 8:20:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We have put in close to $130 million into the economy. Over the next six months we will do half a billion. We are being responsible, prudent and careful. We want to make sure that our Zimbabwe dollar remains stable, that it is not a source of price increases,” External link

thezimbabwemail Sunday, January 12, 2020 6:08:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "The President of Zimbabwe, Cde Mnangagwa is rallying all Zimbabweans to rigorously and diligently work towards attainment of the country's Vision 2030 to transform Zimbabwe into an upper middle income economy by 2030," "Attainment of the vision is underpinned by various governance, economic and administrative reforms being implemented by Government. The project is expected to strengthen the transparency and accountability oversight mandates of the three institutions in line with the Transitional Stabilisation Programme, which prioritises fiscal consolidation, economic stabilisation and inclusive growth as well as employment creation" External link

allafrica Saturday, January 11, 2020 6:44:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Well, it is part of the negotiations as you know, but we will do everything within our means as Government. I am sure we can agree on something that all parties will be happy about and we are determined to do that" External link

allafrica Saturday, January 11, 2020 12:08:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "The money is supporting the company directly as well as making sure that there are resources to import power from the neighbouring countries, mainly South Africa and Mozambique," External link

allafrica Saturday, January 11, 2020 12:08:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "The project is consistent with the AFDB's Group 10-year strategy of 2013-2022 which aims to place at the centre of Africa's transformation," External link

allafrica Saturday, January 11, 2020 12:08:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “I want to appreciate the African Development Bank for the continued support we continue to receive from them. The bank has been supporting the government of Zimbabwe on various programmes. The expected outcome is tax compliance, improved capacity of oversight role of parliament. There will be reduced time in paying tax,” External link

theindependent Friday, January 10, 2020 5:50:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "The President of Zimbabwe, Mnangagwa is rallying all Zimbabweans to rigorously and diligently work towards attainment of the country's Vision 2030 to transform Zimbabwe into an upper middle income economy by 2030," "Attainment of the vision is underpinned by various governance, economic and administrative reforms being implemented by Government. The project is expected to strengthen the transparency and accountability oversight mandates of the three institutions in line with the Transitional Stabilisation Programme, which prioritises fiscal consolidation, economic stabilisation and inclusive growth as well as employment creation" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, January 10, 2020 1:14:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The President of Zimbabwe, Cde Mnangagwa is rallying all Zimbabweans to rigorously and diligently work towards attainment of the country’s Vision 2030 to transform Zimbabwe into an upper middle income economy by 2030,” “Attainment of the vision is underpinned by various governance, economic and administrative reforms being implemented by Government. The project is expected to strengthen the transparency and accountability oversight mandates of the three institutions in line with the Transitional Stabilisation Programme, which prioritises fiscal consolidation, economic stabilisation and inclusive growth as well as employment creation” External link

zimeye Friday, January 10, 2020 7:39:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube added : “We appreciate the work that they do; teachers, nurses and everyone else. We always stand ready as Government to listen, to support them as they support the country and support their families,” External link

zimeye Friday, January 10, 2020 7:11:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Well, it is part of the negotiations as you know, but we will do everything within our means as Government. I am sure we can agree on something that all parties will be happy about and we are determined to do that” External link

zimeye Friday, January 10, 2020 7:11:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We have a plan, we have resources and we feel comfortable that we will be able to meet the demands for Zimbabweans between now and June and beyond that,” External link

thezimbabwemail Friday, January 10, 2020 3:29:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The money is supporting the company directly as well as making sure that there are resources to import power from the neighbouring countries, mainly South Africa and Mozambique,” External link

thezimbabwemail Friday, January 10, 2020 3:29:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Because if we keep the currency stable then we will make sure that the pricing process among the retailers is delinked from volatility and we have less of USD pricing,” External link

thezimbabwemail Friday, January 10, 2020 3:29:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube added : “We appreciate the work that they do; teachers, nurses and everyone else. We always stand ready as Government to listen, to support them as they support the country and support their families,” External link

herald Friday, January 10, 2020 1:52:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Well, it is part of the negotiations as you know, but we will do everything within our means as Government. I am sure we can agree on something that all parties will be happy about and we are determined to do that” External link

herald Friday, January 10, 2020 1:52:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The President of Zimbabwe, Cde Mnangagwa is rallying all Zimbabweans to rigorously and diligently work towards attainment of the country’s Vision 2030 to transform Zimbabwe into an upper middle income economy by 2030,” “Attainment of the vision is underpinned by various governance, economic and administrative reforms being implemented by Government. The project is expected to strengthen the transparency and accountability oversight mandates of the three institutions in line with the Transitional Stabilisation Programme, which prioritises fiscal consolidation, economic stabilisation and inclusive growth as well as employment creation” External link

herald Friday, January 10, 2020 1:52:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “we will do everything within our means” “We also have to commit to live within our means and not to have a runaway budget situation,” External link

insiderzim Thursday, January 9, 2020 9:28:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The current subsidy policy whereby government funds the procurement of grain at market price and sell this to registered grain millers at subsidised price has been open to abuse and placed a huge burden on the fiscus. At times the intended beneficiaries do not enjoy the benefits of the subsidy from Government,” External link

zbc Thursday, January 2, 2020 11:59:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We have set aside a budget of the order of $500 million for irrigation because we wish to climate proof our agriculture,” “We have also set aside a budget of the order of $250 million to deal with dam construction, but also to acquire meteorological equipment for us to track weather patterns. Everyone knows that the drought has been severe and it has depressed agriculture by as much as 18% of gross domestic product (GDP) and overall GDP of minus 6,5%,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, December 31, 2019 3:30:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “In the budget we have allocated resources for chemicals and for upgrading the infrastructure in the urban areas,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, December 31, 2019 3:30:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We have set aside a budget of the order of $500 million for irrigation because we wish to climate proof our agriculture,” “We have also set aside a budget of the order of $250 million to deal with dam construction, but also to acquire meteorological equipment for us to track weather patterns. Everyone knows that the drought has been severe and it has depressed agriculture by as much as 18% of gross domestic product (GDP) and overall GDP of minus 6,5%,” External link

zimeye Monday, December 30, 2019 9:09:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “In the budget we have allocated resources for chemicals and for upgrading the infrastructure in the urban areas,” External link

zimeye Monday, December 30, 2019 9:09:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We have set aside a budget of the order of $500 million for irrigation because we wish to climate proof our agriculture,” “We have also set aside a budget of the order of $250 million to deal with dam construction, but also to acquire meteorological equipment for us to track weather patterns. Everyone knows that the drought has been severe and it has depressed agriculture by as much as 18% of gross domestic product (GDP) and overall GDP of minus 6,5%,” External link

newsday Monday, December 30, 2019 8:57:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “In the budget we have allocated resources for chemicals and for upgrading the infrastructure in the urban areas,” External link

newsday Monday, December 30, 2019 8:57:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "What we will do is also increase the size of the denomination. You can imagine that if it is Z$2 or Z$5 notes, you have to pack quite a lot of them into the ATMs to make withdrawals, and so high denominations such as Z$10 or Z$20 notes are needed - and we will be doing that" External link

BBCMonitoring Wednesday, December 25, 2019 10:01:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “What we will do is also increase the size of the denomination. You can imagine that if it is Z$2 or Z$5 notes, you have to pack quite a lot of them into the ATMs to make withdrawals, and so high denominations such as Z$10 or Z$20 notes are needed — and we will be doing that” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, December 25, 2019 4:16:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “What we will do is also increase the size of the denomination. You can imagine that if it is Z$2 or Z$5 notes, you have to pack quite a lot of them into the ATMs to make withdrawals, and so high denominations such as Z$10 or Z$20 notes are needed — and we will be doing that” External link

businessday Tuesday, December 24, 2019 4:41:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We feel that if we leave it like that at this stage, have this tax exemption, that is a major boost for investment into the lithium sector,” External link

herald Tuesday, December 24, 2019 2:14:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "We are doing everything we can to make sure that there is more fuel. You know we import the product so we will be allocating as much foreign currency as we can through the lines of credit," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, December 24, 2019 12:18:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube saying : "industrialisation by nature is policy driven" External link

onlinenigeria Monday, December 23, 2019 8:51:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said ( about Edwin Mushoriwa ) : “On the threshold itself, Hon. Mushoriwa says why $2000, it should be $4 500. As I said, again we have done a survey and we found out that this $2000 is appropriate,” External link

insiderzim Sunday, December 22, 2019 6:06:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “In the last week alone, we have put in about $20 million,” “We targeted POSB specifically, but not exclusively, because we know that a lot of our ordinary citizens are banking with them and it’s important that they have all the cash that they need” External link

herald Saturday, December 21, 2019 5:48:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “If you read that clause, it says the customs exchange rate will be a rate determined in consultation with the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe. The rate that the Reserve Bank will advise the Commissioner-General on is the market rate which is the inter-bank rate. So there is no inconsistency at all. So there is no deviation from the advice of the Reserve Bank,” External link

thezimbabwemail Thursday, December 19, 2019 3:50:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “In the last month, we put in cash to the tune of $110 million and we said that in the next six months, we will continue to put in more cash,” “What we will do going forward is to also increase the size of the denomination. You can imagine that if it is $2 or $5 notes, you have to pack quite a lot of them into the automated teller machines to make withdrawals and so high denominations like $10 or $20 notes are needed going forward and we will be doing that,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, December 17, 2019 10:55:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “This is well below that of similar countries in the region. We should double that and that means we have to put in about $1 billion into the economy. That is the first strategy,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, December 17, 2019 10:55:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “In terms of budgeting in my previous job we used to cut back on budgets for departments that did not account in full on how they had used resources or badly used resources because we had a performance-based budgeting process. But in a sense, this is what we have migrated to,” External link

thezimbabwemail Sunday, December 15, 2019 8:38:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "In terms of budgeting in my previous job we used to cut back on budgets for departments that did not account in full on how they had used resources or badly used resources because we had a performance-based budgeting process. But in a sense, this is what we have migrated to," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, December 15, 2019 3:59:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “In terms of budgeting in my previous job we used to cut back on budgets for departments that did not account in full on how they had used resources or badly used resources because we had a performance-based budgeting process. But in a sense, this is what we have migrated to,” External link

thestandard-zw Sunday, December 15, 2019 8:25:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The excise duty on alcohol and beverages is already very high. It is averaging 40 percent. Now we are being asked to add one percent and it will be too much. Any further increase could be regressive and that negatively impacts growth of production volumes in the sector,” External link

zimeye Saturday, December 14, 2019 10:06:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Grain millers will purchase maize grain from the GMB at a price of $4000/mt as announced by Government on 5 December 2019,” External link

herald Saturday, December 14, 2019 6:34:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “In this regard, GMB will avail this monthly maize grain tonnage. Grain millers are also free to import their maize grain requirements given the recent liberalisation of the importation of maize grain. The off-take of maize by grain millers from GMB will be based on market share of each grain miller,” “All claims for the subsidy should be backed by relevant documentation from the GMB for maize grain purchases and or a bill of entry for grain imports. Documentation relating to the production and sale of maize roller meal by each grain miller should also be submitted with the claim for the subsidy” External link

herald Saturday, December 14, 2019 6:34:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The excise duty on alcohol and beverages is already very high. It is averaging 40 percent. Now we are being asked to add one percent and it will be too much. Any further increase could be regressive and that negatively impacts growth of production volumes in the sector,” External link

thezimbabwemail Saturday, December 14, 2019 3:56:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "The excise duty on alcohol and beverages is already very high. It is averaging 40 percent. Now we are being asked to add one percent and it will be too much. Any further increase could be regressive and that negatively impacts growth of production volumes in the sector," External link

onlinenigeria Saturday, December 14, 2019 3:25:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "The excise duty on alcohol and beverages is already very high. It is averaging 40 percent. Now we are being asked to add one percent and it will be too much. Any further increase could be regressive and that negatively impacts growth of production volumes in the sector," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, December 13, 2019 9:56:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Grain millers will purchase maize grain from the GMB at a price of $4000/t as announced by Government on 5 December 2019,” External link

herald Friday, December 13, 2019 7:23:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "On Air Zimbabwe, we are expecting basically four aircraft – two from Malaysia that we have paid for, and the Ministry of Transport has indicated that they are likely to be in the country by the end of the year, and then we have the one that is already here internally – the big one," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, December 13, 2019 12:45:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "On Air Zimbabwe, we are expecting basically four aircraft – two from Malaysia that we have paid for, and the Ministry of Transport has indicated that they are likely to be in the country by the end of the year, and then we have the one that is already here internally – the big one," "The fourth one is an Embraer that was brought into the country a few months ago, and so there are four aircraft in total and I am told that there is maybe another one that we could lease from a neighbouring country which is somewhere in Africa, and the five will kickstart Air Zimbabwe" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, December 13, 2019 12:45:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “On Air Zimbabwe, we are expecting basically four aircraft – two from Malaysia that we have paid for, and the Ministry of Transport has indicated that they are likely to be in the country by the end of the year, and then we have the one that is already here internally – the big one,” External link

newsday Friday, December 13, 2019 12:08:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “On Air Zimbabwe, we are expecting basically four aircraft – two from Malaysia that we have paid for, and the Ministry of Transport has indicated that they are likely to be in the country by the end of the year, and then we have the one that is already here internally – the big one,” “The fourth one is an Embraer that was brought into the country a few months ago, and so there are four aircraft in total and I am told that there is maybe another one that we could lease from a neighbouring country which is somewhere in Africa, and the five will kickstart Air Zimbabwe” External link

newsday Friday, December 13, 2019 12:08:00 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

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

afp-fr Thursday, November 14, 2019 11:09:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube déclaré : "La mission du CRD au Zimbabwe survient dans une période où le pays s'efforce de mettre en œuvre des réformes essentielles à sa croissance économique et à son développement" External link

french.china.org.cn Friday, August 23, 2019 12:32:00 AM EAT



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Vince Musewe added ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : “Mthuli Ncube we do not need a currency task force. We need a production task force to increase productive capacity of the economy. Duplication of resources and RBZ functions is wasteful and we are recycling same characters on these boards and task forces,” External link

zimeye Saturday, March 28, 2020 10:55:00 AM EAT

Temba Mliswa said ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : “Each time Mthuli Ncube makes any policy intervention, the Zimbabwean dollar rate against the United States Dollar tumbles. Malume, why don’t you keep quiet for a year maybe the rate will go down. Just go on Sabbatical, lecture somewhere and come back after a year. Things will be sort themselves out,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, March 17, 2020 8:33:00 PM EAT

Joseph Chinotimba said ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : "Mthuli Ncube on Wednesday exempted the private sector and proposed to charge a 2.5% on civil servants' salaries to subsidise garrison shops that provide basics for members of the army," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, February 28, 2020 11:27:00 AM EAT

Nkululeko Sibanda said ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : "Ncube has been an icon of lying and very unbelievable, showing signs that he's living in his own reality, devoid of the current situation on the ground," "To lie to the world when Zimbabweans can hear him, it's shameless. Zimbabweans know that people are being fed by international organisations. The United Nations has said the current crisis is man-made by the illegitimate government, (which) he is part of" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, January 29, 2020 11:19:00 AM EAT

Edwin Mushoriwa said ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : “Minister (Finance, Mthuli Ncube), why should we reward a person who wants to import a vehicle which is more than 20 years and we punish a person that wants to import a vehicle which is less than five years? I thought the Hon Minister was going to simply say any vehicle which is more than 10 years has to be charged high excise duty,” “So what it means is that the best way to buy cars is for people to go to Japan and get vehicles which are 20 to 25 years old and put them into the market and they end up flooding the market. They only have to pay US$500; you are not putting into consideration the issue of the environmental impact,” External link

zimeye Friday, December 20, 2019 9:29:00 PM EAT

Robert Besseling said ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : “Ncube seems out of his depth in the current cash-shortage crisis,” “He lacks the political clout to implement real structural change in the distressed economy” External link

news-yahoo Friday, December 13, 2019 5:25:00 PM EAT

Robert Besseling said ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : “Ncube seems out of his depth in the current cash-shortage crisis,” “He lacks the political clout to implement real structural change in the distressed economy” External link

thezimbabwemail Friday, December 13, 2019 5:23:00 PM EAT

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Mthuli Ncube said : “Treasury will initially be availing an amount of $200 million per month under a cash transfer programme over the next three months and both the amount and duration of payments will be reviewed as necessary. The Department of Social Welfare will use its usual mechanisms to identify the beneficiaries,” External link

newsday Tuesday, April 7, 2020 6:21:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Utilisation of funds and material resources will be through the Ministry of Health and Child Care and the Ministry of Local Government and Public Works' Department of Civil Protection with processing facilitated by the Accountant General," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, April 2, 2020 4:27:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “On the use of US dollar, we are very clear that this is the use of free funds in your pockets,” “We are saying feel free to use those free funds in the shops as well. What that does is that it gives you the flexibility that is so desired given this tough episode where we have cash shortages and that is relief again, it’s not a policy shift” External link

herald Thursday, April 2, 2020 4:48:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Treasury will ensure that Zimra expedites processes on refunds and requests for extension of the time period within which tax is payable without accruing interest and penalties for companies that shall experience Covid-19 related cash flow challenges,” External link

herald Wednesday, April 1, 2020 3:50:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Government is engaging and supporting the local industry to identify capacity to locally produce within the shortest possible time, basic food stuffs, and pharmaceuticals and provide services as an import substitution measure,” External link

herald Wednesday, April 1, 2020 3:50:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Treasury has since availed over ZWL$500 million to fight against Covid-19, and is ready to attend to further requests on this issue," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, March 31, 2020 10:35:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "During the initial stages, Treasury availed US$2 million for urgent and immediate health-related imports and will continue to mobilise and ring-fence the necessary foreign currency required for additional imports for the short to medium term," "Resources earmarked for mitigating the Covid-19 pandemic are being ring fenced to ensure achievement of planned activities. Treasury has directed the utilisation of the existing National Disasters Accounts to serve the purpose of this crisis" External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, March 31, 2020 10:35:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The 2% Intermediated Money Transfer Tax (IMTT) which is currently ring-fenced for social protection and capital development projects and hence, will ordinarily be channeled towards COVID-19 related mitigatory expenditures,” “Additional resources will constitute some cuts from respective Ministry allocations/budgets and details are being worked out. Treasury has issued a Circular of 20 March 2020 instructing line Ministries to identify areas for cuts and areas for redirecting expenditures” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, March 31, 2020 3:30:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Treasury has also concurred to the unfreezing of over 4 000 health sector posts and creation of an additional 200 medical posts with a view of scaling the response to the COVID-19 pandemic,” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, March 31, 2020 3:30:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “In recognition of the significance of the health sector, Government has availed a number of tax incentives for production and importation of essential drugs and health related capital equipment, as well as other medical supplies,” External link

thezimbabwemail Monday, March 30, 2020 10:29:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "There are some illicit transactions which occurred around the stocks that are impacted by the fungibility provision. We wanted to close that hole; that is why we (have) suspended and not banned the provision, while we investigate to make sure that the right fine-tuning is done," "The abuses also point to money laundering and that is obviously an issue that we want to deal with" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, March 29, 2020 10:45:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Having completed the Article IV report, they are coming back next month for recalibration and continuation of the second phase of the Staff Monitored Programme. They are monitoring us on the targets that we set for ourselves in the first place,” “This is not an imposition by IMF on anyone. We have these targets in our budget; we have monetary targets, TSP targets. So, we will stick to those targets ourselves, with or without the IMF. The IMF is there to tell others that we are sticking to our targets” External link

thezimbabwemail Saturday, March 21, 2020 4:43:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Having completed the Article IV report, they are coming back next month for recalibration and continuation of the second phase of the Staff Monitored Programme. They are monitoring us on the targets that we set for ourselves in the first place," "This is not an imposition by IMF on anyone. We have these targets in our budget; we have monetary targets, TSP targets. So, we will stick to those targets ourselves, with or without the IMF. The IMF is there to tell others that we are sticking to our targets" External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, March 21, 2020 10:01:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube told : “Zimbabwe has had no transparent and effective foreign exchange trading platform for a long time. Consequently, official rates have not been effectively determined, while a thriving parallel market has developed. To correct this anomaly, an electronic forex trading platform based on the Reuters system is being immediately put in place,” External link

theindependent Friday, March 20, 2020 10:02:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “My preference would be more of a big bang approach because everyday counts in terms of cost,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, March 17, 2020 11:03:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube announced : “The taskforce will be chaired by the Minister of Finance and will meet at least once a week to review the conditions in the markets, monitor the behaviour of key variables such as the exchange rate and inflation, and to ensure that the measures that I outline below are expeditiously implemented. The taskforce will put in place additional policy measures, where necessary,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, March 17, 2020 11:03:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Zimbabwe has had no transparent and effective foreign exchange trading platform for a long time. Consequently, official rates have not been effectively determined, while a thriving parallel market has developed,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, March 17, 2020 11:03:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "I must say that we continue to support our civil servants on the issue of their perks and living standards and we have negotiated to increase their salaries by 140 percent so far. I have been before this House to say that we always stand ready to keep negotiating and cushioning our civil servants," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, March 16, 2020 9:09:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The Ambassador is an exemplary ambassador, in my view,” “The reception in Norway was very warm, well organised, focused and showed strong relations between the two countries” External link

herald Monday, March 16, 2020 2:48:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “So, the supply of forex is not the problem. The problem is the system that allocates prices in foreign currency and that is what we are fixing,” External link

zimeye Saturday, March 14, 2020 6:22:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "So, the supply of forex is not the problem. The problem is the system that allocates prices in foreign currency and that is what we are fixing," External link

onlinenigeria Friday, March 13, 2020 7:38:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "So, the supply of forex is not the problem. The problem is the system that allocates prices in foreign currency and that is what we are fixing," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, March 13, 2020 7:00:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Zimbabwe has had no transparent and effective foreign exchange trading platform for a long time. Consequently, official rates have not been effectively determined, while a thriving parallel market has developed. To correct this anomaly, an electronic forex trading platform based on the Reuters system is being immediately put in place," "This platform will allow foreign exchange to be traded freely among the banks and permit a true market exchange rate to be determined" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, March 13, 2020 9:55:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Zimbabwe has had no transparent and effective foreign exchange trading platform for a long time. Consequently, official rates have not been effectively determined, while a thriving parallel market has developed. To correct this anomaly, an electronic forex trading platform based on the Reuters system is being immediately put in place," "This platform will allow foreign exchange to be traded freely among the banks and permit a true market exchange rate to be determined" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, March 13, 2020 9:55:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Zimbabwe has had no transparent and effective foreign exchange trading platform for a long time. Consequently, official rates have not been effectively determined, while a thriving parallel market has developed," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, March 13, 2020 9:07:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "On cash limit, I agree with the member, it ought to be reviewed," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, March 13, 2020 9:07:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The taskforce will be chaired by the minister of Finance and will meet at least once a week to review the conditions in the markets, monitor the behaviour of key variables such as the exchange rate and inflation,” “The taskforce will put in place additional policy measures where necessary” External link

theindependent Thursday, March 12, 2020 10:08:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Zimbabwe has had no transparent and effective foreign exchange trading platform for a long time. Consequently, official rates have not been effectively determined, while a thriving parallel market has developed. To correct this anomaly, an electronic forex trading platform based on the Reuters system is being immediately put in place,” “This platform will allow foreign exchange to be traded freely amongst the banks and permit a true market exchange rate to be determined” External link

theindependent Thursday, March 12, 2020 10:08:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Government will be reviewing all the laws and institutional framework in order to bring them in line with international best practices and, more importantly, monitor the effectiveness of institutions charged with implementing the laws,” External link

theindependent Thursday, March 12, 2020 10:08:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We stand ready to respond should the shock go beyond what we are expecting. The channels for the transmission of the crisis are clear: it’s through the tourism receipts channel and the exports receipts channel,” External link

thezimbabwemail Thursday, March 12, 2020 4:54:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Zimbabwe has had no transparent and effective foreign exchange trading platform for a long time. Consequently, official rates have not been effectively determined, while a thriving parallel market has developed," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, March 12, 2020 11:12:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube told : "Zimbabwe has had no transparent and effective foreign exchange trading platform for a long time. Consequently, official rates have not been effectively determined, while a thriving parallel market has developed," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, March 12, 2020 11:12:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "The central bank shall provide the ministry of finance and MPC with precise data on daily/weekly forex inflows and estimated amounts available for release into the interbank market. It will also liberalise use of free funds for importation of goods and services. This process has already commenced with direct fuel imports. Other measures to liberalise the use of free funds are being considered," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, March 12, 2020 11:12:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “In order to stabilise the exchange rate and hence to lower inflation, the Government has decided to implement a holistic package of key policy measures. In this regard, currency taskforce has been set up,” External link

zimeye Thursday, March 12, 2020 10:17:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “To correct this anomaly, an electronic forex trading platform based on the Reuters system is being immediately put in place. This platform will allow foreign exchange to be traded freely amongst the banks and permit a true market exchange rate to be determined,” “The Bureaux de Change, will also participate on this platform through their authorised dealers. The trading rules of the Bureaux de Change are being liberalised so that they can conduct all wider range of transactions. This mechanism will be immediately operational” External link

zimeye Thursday, March 12, 2020 8:15:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “There will be no limit on bureaux ability to finance importers…They can trade foreign exchange at +/- 5% of daily,” “Bureaux shall have a minimum float of USD20,000 and have access to physical cash available from RBZ subject to daily limits. Cash purchases can be paid for in ZWL at 1:1 or USD at daily exchange rate. All bureaux requirements shall be demand driven” External link

zimeye Thursday, March 12, 2020 8:15:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube told : “Zimbabwe has had no transparent and effective foreign exchange trading platform for a long time. Consequently, official rates have not been effectively determined, while a thriving parallel market has developed,” External link

newsday Thursday, March 12, 2020 7:23:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The central bank shall provide the ministry of finance and MPC with precise data on daily/weekly forex inflows and estimated amounts available for release into the interbank market. It will also liberalise use of free funds for importation of goods and services. This process has already commenced with direct fuel imports. Other measures to liberalise the use of free funds are being considered,” External link

newsday Thursday, March 12, 2020 7:23:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Dry mortars, which will be manufactured on this site, are primarily being imported today. The coming online of the dry mortar plant, will ensure import substitution and spur exports by Lafarge Cement Zimbabwe,” External link

herald Thursday, March 12, 2020 2:26:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube conceded : “Zimbabwe has had no transparent and effective foreign exchange trading platform for a long time. Consequently, official rates have not been effectively determined, while a thriving parallel market has developed,” External link

businessday Wednesday, March 11, 2020 8:51:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The RBZ is, therefore, currently reviewing all regulations covering such platforms. In particular, it is intended to: place limits on daily bulk payer transactions and ensure compliance with the 2% IMTT on bulk payers. Additionally, the daily returns being submitted by the mobile platforms for the financial intelligence Unit of the RBZ will be scrutinised very carefully by the currency stabilisation Taskforce to ensure that all transactions are legitimate and are in accordance with the financial regulations in place,” External link

zbc Wednesday, March 11, 2020 2:46:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "The cost of the 2022 Population and Housing Census is expected to be covered by the Government of Zimbabwe," "However, it is likely that there will be a shortfall over the lifespan of this project, hence the need to mobilise the additional resources required, for the 2022 Population Census project with an estimated cost of about US$85,5 million" External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, March 10, 2020 8:45:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “I had a meeting with Madam Anne Kabagambe, the executive director (board member) at the World Bank who represents Zimbabwe and other countries,” External link

herald Saturday, February 29, 2020 9:52:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "The shops in terms of physical structures already exist in the cantonment areas. However, unlike the norm around the world, the prices in these garrison shops are normal, so we want to give a subsidy in those shops," External link

onlinenigeria Friday, February 28, 2020 8:51:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube explained : "For the teachers and other civil servants, we have silo shops plus the subsidies on roller meal. These shops have not rolled out fast enough and we are aware of that and that's something we are dealing with. It is not that we don't really care about teachers, nurses we do," External link

onlinenigeria Friday, February 28, 2020 8:51:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "The shops in terms of physical structures already exist in the cantonment areas. However, unlike the norm around the world, the prices in these garrison shops are normal, so we want to give a subsidy in those shops," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, February 28, 2020 8:23:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube explained : "For the teachers and other civil servants, we have silo shops plus the subsidies on roller meal. These shops have not rolled out fast enough and we are aware of that and that's something we are dealing with. It is not that we don't really care about teachers, nurses we do," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, February 28, 2020 8:23:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The shops in terms of physical structures already exist in the cantonment areas. However, unlike the norm around the world, the prices in these garrison shops are normal, so we want to give a subsidy in those shops,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, February 28, 2020 3:58:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube explained : “For the teachers and other civil servants, we have silo shops plus the subsidies on roller meal. These shops have not rolled out fast enough and we are aware of that and that’s something we are dealing with. It is not that we don’t really care about teachers, nurses we do,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, February 28, 2020 3:58:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “As the duty to investigate is vested in the commissioner-general of police, it is incompetent and premature for the applicant to approach this honourable court to seek an order against first respondent for him to issue a certificate of private prosecution in a matter that has not been reported and investigated by the police,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, February 27, 2020 5:26:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “They can only access those coupons once a month to buy those goods so they can be in these cantonments or outside, it doesn’t matter,” “It is a global norm and we will not be the first to do that. Uniformed forces have such shops in cantonment areas as part of their service benefits” External link

EastAfrican Thursday, February 27, 2020 4:55:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube told : "Garrison shops in terms of physical structures already exist in the cantonment areas but there is no subsidy, that is what we want to try to cure with this proposal," External link

iol Thursday, February 27, 2020 10:17:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “They can only access those coupons once a month to buy those goods so they can be in these cantonments or outside, it doesn’t matter,” External link

newsday Thursday, February 27, 2020 7:50:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “It is a global norm and we will not be the first to do that. Uniformed forces have such shops in cantonment areas as part of their service benefits. For the teachers, there are silo shops and there must be subsidised. These shops have not been rolled out fast enough for teachers, nurses but it will with time,” External link

newsday Thursday, February 27, 2020 7:50:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “What we have found is that civil servants tend to borrow out there, some of them are actually in debt, serious debts with loan sharks who are charging very high interests rates and our view is providing civil servants an alternative where they can borrow money cheaply and support their day to day activities,” “For them to benefit from this fund, they must also contribute to the fund. And we have established that 2.5 percent seems to be the right level and then that will allow them access, a certain level of credit” External link

insiderzim Thursday, February 27, 2020 12:45:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube told : "Garrison shops in terms of physical structures already exist in the cantonment areas but there is no subsidy, that is what we want to try to cure with this proposal," External link

wsau Wednesday, February 26, 2020 9:38:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We are looking forward with optimism and it is our hope for more improvements,” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, February 25, 2020 3:03:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We need to counter these complex offences around money laundering, financing of terrorism and proliferation financing and this requires support and commitment from all of us,” External link

herald Tuesday, February 25, 2020 2:28:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We are looking forward with optimism and it is our hope for more improvements,” External link

zbc Monday, February 24, 2020 8:12:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “If you look at Jiangsu which is upgrading Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport and they also upgraded Victoria Falls — they are already enjoying the tax exemption status which was given to them quite a while ago while Huawei was not at par with them,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, February 24, 2020 5:21:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "In the last 12 months, we had 190 million transactions valued at $460 billion. That means we are on our way to de-dollarisation because the bulk of transactions are in domestic currency," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, February 20, 2020 5:09:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube responded : "Huawei is in the same category as Chinese companies implementing projects because the agreement is very clear that companies doing projects must be exempted from taxes. Huawei is rolling out base stations with NetOne," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, February 20, 2020 5:09:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "The exact details are being worked out. For a start, we need a very credible list of beneficiaries which can then be targeted. " External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, February 18, 2020 8:54:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “On the specific question about the bond notes, I do not know where that came from. There is a very clear monetary policy statement which I was actually repeating that at the moment, our highest note is $5 and we will proceed to issue higher denomination notes $10, $20 and maybe eventually $50. It is very clear and that is what I said,” “But what actually happened was someone — I will not accuse anyone — decided to spin it and then focus on the $50. What happened to the $10 and $20, I do not know. I have never announced any policy around that issue” External link

newsday Monday, February 17, 2020 11:53:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We have recorded a lot of surplus under the Transitional Stabilisation Programme, but have invited a lot of debate. First part of the TSP was accounted with austerity and the stage is now behind us. This year, we should see stabilisation in the economy as we have planned,” External link

newsday Monday, February 17, 2020 11:53:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We have our own projection of three percent, so you can see that generally there is a feeling that this will be a better year. So, we are sticking to our three percent rate of growth,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Sunday, February 16, 2020 7:35:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Bringing up of the (DPC) office here is part of that strategy (of restoring confidence in the banking sector), so that people can feel safe in putting their monies in the banks. So, as we introduce more cash into circulation, they feel safe that their cash is safe and the ATMs (Automated Teller Machines) are able to produce the amount of cash that they desire. So, it's all part of building confidence and strengthening the bank system," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, February 16, 2020 11:47:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “My message was that development just doesn’t come from central government, doesn’t come from me, it also comes from them the people, that is the strong message on devolution, that they need to come up with their own projects that create jobs that improve their own lives,” External link

zbc Friday, February 14, 2020 11:36:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Of course we continue to evaluate the relativity of those subsidies — which one should be higher, which one should be lower, should it be at the right level and, in fact, the recent review as of yesterday of the roller meal subsidy price is a result of that kind of analysis. " External link

bulawayo24 Friday, February 14, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "High fiscal deficits became entrenched largely due to expenditures committed outside the budget framework through Treasury Bill issuances," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, February 14, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “That is what happens when you liberalise a currency. But this process of reforms is a long-term necessity for our economy. We are taking steps to prop up the currency, drip-feeding in cash injections in a non-inflationary manner,” External link

zimeye Friday, February 14, 2020 7:31:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We initially set it at $50 per 10kg then we discovered that some unscrupulous and sharp people – maybe we have to give them credit as well but unscrupulous nonetheless decided to exploit the gap between the $50 and the current $102 for 10kg and making money out of it,” “They were also exporting the roller meal. I have seen it in the neighbouring countries and so forth. We decided to close that arbitrage gap by increasing the price …to $70 just to close that arbitrage gap” External link

insiderzim Thursday, February 13, 2020 10:49:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Zimbabwe’s economy will overcome the numerous hurdles which lie before us on the path towards prosperity,” External link

insiderzim Thursday, February 13, 2020 12:29:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube added : "We will advance the partial privatisation of the telecom company (Netone) and motor-vehicle assembly company (Willovale Mazda Motor Industries), capitalise our Silo Foods Industries, privatise banking assets and more. We want to have a private sector-led economy in Zimbabwe. And for the private sector to lead, we must privatise!" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, February 12, 2020 7:49:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Better and increased access to cheap solar power can sustain us that is if we get inputs from government, I am sure we have the capacity to sustain the whole community which has two traditional leaders,” External link

newsday Wednesday, February 12, 2020 11:10:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "For me, it should not be about ‘let us invest in US dollars', it should be about diversification of your portfolio through foreign currency exposure or acquisition of foreign assets," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, February 11, 2020 9:25:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Chirundu is one of our key links of trade from South Africa to our neighbour, Zambia and other countries in the north through the 24-hour Beitbridge Border Post. We have also seen the volumes of trade through Chirundu increase with increasing feeder traffic from Beira through Forbes," "The need to make this border post operate on a 24-hour basis is increasingly becoming imperative in order to facilitate trade and this will mean even more need of accommodation for staff. We will, therefore, continue to support the infrastructure budget to that end" External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, February 11, 2020 9:25:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Let me be clear. Zimbabwe is in a mono-currency situation. We introduced the Zimbabwean dollar, that is the domestic currency. But we also know that practically, realistically, it is taking long for Zimbabweans to adjust. Why? It is difficult to have that silver bullet where everyone complies," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, February 10, 2020 8:57:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Let me be clear. Zimbabwe is in a mono-currency situation. We introduced the Zimbabwean dollar, that is the domestic currency. But we also know that practically, realistically, it is taking long for Zimbabweans to adjust. Why? It is difficult to have that silver bullet where everyone complies,” External link

zimeye Monday, February 10, 2020 8:17:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Let me be clear. Zimbabwe is in a mono-currency situation. We introduced the Zimbabwean dollar, that is the domestic currency. But we also know that practically, realistically, it is taking long for Zimbabweans to adjust. Why? It is difficult to have that silver bullet where everyone complies,” External link

herald Monday, February 10, 2020 2:59:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "This project is important not only in that it goes a long way towards meeting the housing needs of ZIMRA's staff, but even more critically, in that it helps, in the long run, to ensure that our government meets its long term national and economic objectives through ZIMRA's revenue collection and trade facilitation efforts," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, February 9, 2020 6:51:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "The need to make this border post operate on a 24-hour basis is increasingly becoming imperative in order to facilitate trade, and this will mean even more need of accommodation for staff. We will, therefore, continue to support the infrastructure budget to that end," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, February 9, 2020 6:51:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "The national target for grain requirements stands at 110 000 metric tonnes a month. That is the figure that will ensure that no one goes hungry," "As Treasury, we have already availed part of the funds and the grain is coming as we speak, and more will be coming. I am not sure of the actual modalities, but we have availed the funds and we will continue to release more funds as per the requirements to ensure that the country has enough food to feed everyone's needs" External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, February 9, 2020 9:28:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The national target for grain requirements stands at 110 000 metric tonnes a month. That is the figure that will ensure that no one goes hungry,” “As Treasury, we have already availed part of the funds and the grain is coming as we speak, and more will be coming. I am not sure of the actual modalities, but we have availed the funds and we will continue to release more funds as per the requirements to ensure that the country has enough food to feed everyone’s needs” External link

zimeye Sunday, February 9, 2020 8:54:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We do not feel that we are particularly vulnerable more than anyone else,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, February 6, 2020 7:18:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Equally, government has also substantially reduced the current account deficit, all of which will go a long way in stabilising the macro-economic environment,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, February 6, 2020 4:43:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We are importing 100 metric tonnes of grain and opened up credit lines, so far so good and we hope to build adequate reserves at GMB targeting non-GMO Genetically Modified Organic maize and GMOs for immediate consumption, as part of efforts to ensure food security we are also working with organisations such as World Food Programme (WFP) among others on that front, and am glad we are on top of the situation with efforts of the government,” External link

zimeye Wednesday, February 5, 2020 11:34:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We are importing 100 metric tonnes of grain and opened up credit lines, so far so good and we hope to build adequate reserves at GMB targeting non-GMO Genetically Modified Organic maize and GMOs for immediate consumption, as part of efforts to ensure food security we are also working with organisations such as World Food Programme (WFP) among others on that front, and am glad we are on top of the situation with efforts of the government,” External link

zbc Wednesday, February 5, 2020 3:35:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "From a Zimbabwe perspective, the takeaways from Davos are: 'Zimbabwe is Open for Business', this mantra was well captured by the event we hosted in Zurich focusing on investing in Zimbabwe and the opportunities that are available," "We discussed the various incentives available to investors and the security of their investments. Target sectors of interest from investors are mining, tourism, agriculture, pharmaceuticals, and services. Zimbabwe will work specific incentives for Swiss investors in these sectors" External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, February 4, 2020 9:39:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "I participated in a session at WEF on this," "The ministry of Finance and relevant Government departments are looking into this," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, February 4, 2020 9:39:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “From a Zimbabwe perspective, the takeaways from Davos are: ‘Zimbabwe is Open for Business’, this mantra was well captured by the event we hosted in Zurich focusing on investing in Zimbabwe and the opportunities that are available,” “We discussed the various incentives available to investors and the security of their investments. Target sectors of interest from investors are mining, tourism, agriculture, pharmaceuticals, and services. Zimbabwe will work out specific incentives for Swiss investors in these sectors” External link

herald Tuesday, February 4, 2020 3:13:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “I participated in a session at WEF on this,” “The ministry of Finance and relevant Government departments are looking into this” External link

herald Tuesday, February 4, 2020 3:13:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "With the increasing call for transparency and accountability in the sector, discussions are underway with various stakeholders on joining the Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (Eiti), which will be pursued during 2020," External link

allafrica Sunday, February 2, 2020 3:03:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Roller meal is finding its way across borders. I am aware that some people are buying it and getting it across (borders), making a margin by selling at a higher price. We frown upon that,” External link

zimeye Sunday, February 2, 2020 10:53:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “With the increasing call for transparency and accountability in the sector, discussions are underway with various stakeholders on joining the Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (Eiti), which will be pursued during 2020,” External link

theindependent Saturday, February 1, 2020 10:30:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Availability of power is expected to increase as more independent power producers (IPPs) come on line," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, February 1, 2020 9:57:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Availability of power is expected to increase as more independent power producers (IPPs) come on line,” External link

herald Saturday, February 1, 2020 2:27:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "With the increasing call for transparency and accountability in the sector, discussions are underway with various stakeholders on joining the Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (Eiti), which will be pursued during 2020," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, January 31, 2020 10:59:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "The intervention by the government of Japan is in line with our national priorities as enunciated in the Transitional Stabilisation Programme (TSP). The project also assists in achieving Social Development Goal number 3, which focuses on good healthcare and well-being," "I am pleased to advise that government has committed itself to a 90-day rapid plan, which will look into the urgent and immediate requirements of Harare Hospital through an allocation amounting to US$5 million" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, January 30, 2020 12:28:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The intervention by the government of Japan is in line with our national priorities as enunciated in the Transitional Stabilisation Programme (TSP). The project also assists in achieving Social Development Goal number 3, which focuses on good healthcare and well-being,” “I am pleased to advise that government has committed itself to a 90-day rapid plan, which will look into the urgent and immediate requirements of Harare Hospital through an allocation amounting to US$5 million” External link

newsday Thursday, January 30, 2020 8:21:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “This support, which aims to focus on good health care and wellbeing and will assist in reducing the infant mortality rate, as well as providing health care to mothers and their children,” External link

zbc Wednesday, January 29, 2020 6:46:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Contracts have been signed, and we are already importing food,” External link

newsday Monday, January 27, 2020 2:06:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The country is not at risk of famine,” “We are well organised. We are ready and we also appreciate the international community’s support. So we understand what’s going on” External link

newsday Monday, January 27, 2020 2:06:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube wrote : "We discussed the Zimbabwe economy and reforms, and SMP, the need for more social protection of the vulnerable due to drought and arrears debt clearance roadmap. Good meeting," External link

allafrica Sunday, January 26, 2020 8:38:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube wrote : “We discussed the Zimbabwe economy and reforms, and SMP, the need for more social protection of the vulnerable due to drought and arrears debt clearance roadmap. Good meeting,” External link

theindependent Saturday, January 25, 2020 12:48:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube wrote : “We discussed the Zimbabwe economy and reforms, and SMP, the need for more social protection of the vulnerable due to drought and arrears debt clearance roadmap. Good meeting,” External link

thezimbabwemail Friday, January 24, 2020 2:18:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “First of all, we are doing two things, we are injecting cash into the economy, drip feeding the economy. But we want to do it in a non-inflationary way where we are changing electronic currency for physical cash,” “Second thing, we are introducing higher denomination notes $10, $20 and $50 during the course of 2020. That is what we would be doing; introducing higher denominations notes to make sure that it’s easy for citizens to transact. That is going to happen in the next few months” External link

zimeye Thursday, January 23, 2020 11:04:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We decry the impact of climate change. For us it is real. We had a cyclone last year, followed by drought, it has impacted on food output. We are importing food and we have also been receiving support from the international community. We are shifting our budget to finance and climate-proof our agriculture. We are investing in irrigation we are investing in drought resistant crops. We are doing everything we can but also we appreciate the support from the international community,” External link

zimeye Thursday, January 23, 2020 11:04:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Wages have to catch up with adjustment to exchange rates because retailers are still pricing in US dollars in their heads and translating that to domestic currency. It has squashed the purchasing power of wages and we are closing that gap by allowing wages to rise. We know the issue and we are dealing with it,” External link

zimeye Thursday, January 23, 2020 11:04:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "We are engaging constructively with the civil servants. In fact, just as I left, two days before I left, we increased the wages to cushion the civil servants and we expect the private sector to do the same. What has really happened, through the currency reform agenda, there has been what we call 'wage compression' in economics," "So, we are having the wages now catch up with the adjustment to the exchange rate because retailers are still pricing in US dollars in their heads and translating that into domestic currency, so it has squashed the purchasing power of wages. And, we are closing that gap by allowing wages to rise, so we know the issue and are dealing with it" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, January 23, 2020 10:13:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “First of all, we are doing two things, we are injecting cash into the economy, drip feeding the economy. But we want to do it in a non- inflationary way where we are changing electronic currency for physical cash,” “Second thing, we are introducing higher denomination notes $10, $20 and $50 during the course of 2020. That is what we would be doing; introducing higher denominations notes to make sure that it’s easy for citizens to transact. That is going to happen in the next few months” External link

zimeye Thursday, January 23, 2020 4:18:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We decry the impact of climate change. For us it is real. We had a cyclone last year, followed by drought, it has impacted on food output. We are importing food and we have also been receiving support from the international community. We are shifting our budget to finance and climate-proof our agriculture. We are investing in irrigation we are investing in drought resistant crops. We are doing everything we can but also we appreciate the support from the international community,” External link

zimeye Thursday, January 23, 2020 4:18:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Wages have to catch up with adjustment to exchange rates because retailers are still pricing in US dollars in their heads and translating that to domestic currency. It has squashed the purchasing power of wages and we are closing that gap by allowing wages to rise. We know the issue and we are dealing with it,” External link

zimeye Thursday, January 23, 2020 4:18:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube told : “but that’s expected, that happens when you liberalize a currency,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, January 22, 2020 9:08:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We believe are on our way to deal with inflation. It will take time, but we are headed there,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, January 22, 2020 9:08:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “but that’s expected, that happens when you liberalize a currency,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, January 22, 2020 7:39:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We said that month-on-month inflation is going to be stabilizing and going to be dropping, that’s what has been been happening,” “We believe that we are on our way to dealing with inflation. It will take time, but we are headed there” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, January 22, 2020 7:39:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube told : “but that’s expected, that happens when you liberalize a currency,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, January 22, 2020 7:03:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We believe are on our way to deal with inflation. It will take time, but we are headed there,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, January 22, 2020 7:03:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube told : “but that’s expected, that happens when you liberalize a currency,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, January 22, 2020 6:07:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We believe are on our way to deal with inflation. It will take time, but we are headed there,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, January 22, 2020 6:07:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube told : “but that’s expected, that happens when you liberalize a currency,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, January 22, 2020 5:15:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We believe are on our way to deal with inflation. It will take time, but we are headed there,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, January 22, 2020 5:15:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube told : “but that’s expected, that happens when you liberalize a currency,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, January 22, 2020 3:35:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We believe are on our way to deal with inflation. It will take time, but we are headed there,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, January 22, 2020 3:35:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “but that’s expected, that happens when you liberalize a currency,” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, January 22, 2020 3:29:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We said that month-on-month inflation is going to be stabilizing and going to be dropping, that’s what has been been happening,” “We believe that we are on our way to dealing with inflation. It will take time, but we are headed there” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, January 22, 2020 3:29:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “but that’s expected, that happens when you liberalise a currency” External link

businessday Wednesday, January 22, 2020 2:27:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube told : “but that’s expected, that happens when you liberalize a currency,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, January 22, 2020 10:30:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We believe are on our way to deal with inflation. It will take time, but we are headed there,” External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, January 22, 2020 10:30:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "It is hereby notified that the Minister of Finance and Economic Development has, in terms of section 235 of the Customs and Excise Act, made the following regulations; (1) These regulations may be cited as the Customs and Excise (Suspension) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 (No.225)," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, January 22, 2020 9:25:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “It is hereby notified that the Minister of Finance and Economic Development has, in terms of section 235 of the Customs and Excise Act, made the following regulations; (1) These regulations may be cited as the Customs and Excise (Suspension) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 (No.225),” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, January 22, 2020 2:15:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "We want to make sure we do everything to stabilise the Zimbabwe dollar," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, January 21, 2020 10:05:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We want to make sure we do everything to stabilise the Zimbabwe dollar,” External link

newsday Monday, January 20, 2020 1:12:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Once we have concluded that (the purchase of Telecel) we are in a position to shed off some shareholding to other strategic partners to grow the asset to ensure there is value for money,” “There is a reason why we are choosing to remain with 26% because this is what we call effective minority shareholding which we can use to block certain decisions. If it is below that, we are not effective” External link

theindependent Saturday, January 18, 2020 2:53:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Once we have concluded that (the purchase of Telecel) we are in a position to shed off some shareholding to other strategic partners to grow the asset to ensure there is value for money,” “There is a reason why we are choosing to remain with 26% because this is what we call effective minority shareholding which we can use to block certain decisions. If it is below that, we are not effective” External link

zimeye Friday, January 17, 2020 10:25:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Once we have concluded that (the purchase of Telecel) we are in a position to shed off some shareholding to other strategic partners to grow the asset to ensure there is value for money," "There is a reason why we are choosing to remain with 26% because this is what we call effective minority shareholding which we can use to block certain decisions. If it is below that, we are not effective" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, January 17, 2020 9:36:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "In the outlook, inflation will be determined by exchange rate movements, wage developments, fiscal and monetary policies, as well as exogenous factors such as climatic conditions. " External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, January 16, 2020 10:35:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “I remain optimistic that the Airline is not beyond redemption and as Government, we are determined to see it back to a robust state,” External link

zimeye Thursday, January 16, 2020 7:25:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “I remain optimistic that the Airline is not beyond redemption and as Government, we are determined to see it back to a robust state,” External link

herald Thursday, January 16, 2020 2:33:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We have entered into a currency swap arrangement; what this means is that there are those who would be investing in Zimbabwe from China and those who require their proceeds to be remitted back to China,” “The idea is those individuals will then swap [currency] so that those who are investing in Zimbabwe are able to give them a domestic currency, and they use the foreign currency — which they are bringing in for investment — to pay those who are exiting” External link

businessday Wednesday, January 15, 2020 2:12:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “But I want to be clear on the urgent priorities that we will focus on even in this broader theme of growth, productivity and so on, is to ensure food is on the table, energy security (fuel and power) and currency stability and macro-economy stability and then inflation,” External link

herald Wednesday, January 15, 2020 2:20:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We are negotiating with civil servants against the vagaries of inflation,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, January 14, 2020 10:06:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We are negotiating with civil servants against the vagaries of inflation,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, January 14, 2020 7:04:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We have our own projection of 3%, so you can see that generally there is a feeling that this will be a better year. So we are sticking to our 3% rate of growth,” External link

thezimbabwemail Monday, January 13, 2020 8:45:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We have our own projection of 3%, so you can see that generally there is a feeling that this will be a better year. So we are sticking to our 3% rate of growth,” External link

insiderzim Monday, January 13, 2020 7:43:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We appreciate the work that they do; teachers, nurses and everyone else. We always stand ready as government to listen, to support them as they support the country and support their families,” External link

insiderzim Monday, January 13, 2020 12:51:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "We have put in close to $130 million into the economy. Over the next six months we will do half a billion. We are being responsible, prudent and careful. We want to make sure that our Zimbabwe dollar remains stable, that it is not a source of price increases," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, January 12, 2020 11:08:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “In order to assist tour operators capitalise their fleets, I propose to extend suspension of duty on 75 new buses of a carrying capacity of eight to 55 passengers including the driver,” External link

zimeye Sunday, January 12, 2020 8:20:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We have put in close to $130 million into the economy. Over the next six months we will do half a billion. We are being responsible, prudent and careful. We want to make sure that our Zimbabwe dollar remains stable, that it is not a source of price increases,” External link

thezimbabwemail Sunday, January 12, 2020 6:08:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "The President of Zimbabwe, Cde Mnangagwa is rallying all Zimbabweans to rigorously and diligently work towards attainment of the country's Vision 2030 to transform Zimbabwe into an upper middle income economy by 2030," "Attainment of the vision is underpinned by various governance, economic and administrative reforms being implemented by Government. The project is expected to strengthen the transparency and accountability oversight mandates of the three institutions in line with the Transitional Stabilisation Programme, which prioritises fiscal consolidation, economic stabilisation and inclusive growth as well as employment creation" External link

allafrica Saturday, January 11, 2020 6:44:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Well, it is part of the negotiations as you know, but we will do everything within our means as Government. I am sure we can agree on something that all parties will be happy about and we are determined to do that" External link

allafrica Saturday, January 11, 2020 12:08:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "The money is supporting the company directly as well as making sure that there are resources to import power from the neighbouring countries, mainly South Africa and Mozambique," External link

allafrica Saturday, January 11, 2020 12:08:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "The project is consistent with the AFDB's Group 10-year strategy of 2013-2022 which aims to place at the centre of Africa's transformation," External link

allafrica Saturday, January 11, 2020 12:08:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “I want to appreciate the African Development Bank for the continued support we continue to receive from them. The bank has been supporting the government of Zimbabwe on various programmes. The expected outcome is tax compliance, improved capacity of oversight role of parliament. There will be reduced time in paying tax,” External link

theindependent Friday, January 10, 2020 5:50:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "The President of Zimbabwe, Mnangagwa is rallying all Zimbabweans to rigorously and diligently work towards attainment of the country's Vision 2030 to transform Zimbabwe into an upper middle income economy by 2030," "Attainment of the vision is underpinned by various governance, economic and administrative reforms being implemented by Government. The project is expected to strengthen the transparency and accountability oversight mandates of the three institutions in line with the Transitional Stabilisation Programme, which prioritises fiscal consolidation, economic stabilisation and inclusive growth as well as employment creation" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, January 10, 2020 1:14:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The President of Zimbabwe, Cde Mnangagwa is rallying all Zimbabweans to rigorously and diligently work towards attainment of the country’s Vision 2030 to transform Zimbabwe into an upper middle income economy by 2030,” “Attainment of the vision is underpinned by various governance, economic and administrative reforms being implemented by Government. The project is expected to strengthen the transparency and accountability oversight mandates of the three institutions in line with the Transitional Stabilisation Programme, which prioritises fiscal consolidation, economic stabilisation and inclusive growth as well as employment creation” External link

zimeye Friday, January 10, 2020 7:39:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube added : “We appreciate the work that they do; teachers, nurses and everyone else. We always stand ready as Government to listen, to support them as they support the country and support their families,” External link

zimeye Friday, January 10, 2020 7:11:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Well, it is part of the negotiations as you know, but we will do everything within our means as Government. I am sure we can agree on something that all parties will be happy about and we are determined to do that” External link

zimeye Friday, January 10, 2020 7:11:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We have a plan, we have resources and we feel comfortable that we will be able to meet the demands for Zimbabweans between now and June and beyond that,” External link

thezimbabwemail Friday, January 10, 2020 3:29:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The money is supporting the company directly as well as making sure that there are resources to import power from the neighbouring countries, mainly South Africa and Mozambique,” External link

thezimbabwemail Friday, January 10, 2020 3:29:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Because if we keep the currency stable then we will make sure that the pricing process among the retailers is delinked from volatility and we have less of USD pricing,” External link

thezimbabwemail Friday, January 10, 2020 3:29:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube added : “We appreciate the work that they do; teachers, nurses and everyone else. We always stand ready as Government to listen, to support them as they support the country and support their families,” External link

herald Friday, January 10, 2020 1:52:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Well, it is part of the negotiations as you know, but we will do everything within our means as Government. I am sure we can agree on something that all parties will be happy about and we are determined to do that” External link

herald Friday, January 10, 2020 1:52:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The President of Zimbabwe, Cde Mnangagwa is rallying all Zimbabweans to rigorously and diligently work towards attainment of the country’s Vision 2030 to transform Zimbabwe into an upper middle income economy by 2030,” “Attainment of the vision is underpinned by various governance, economic and administrative reforms being implemented by Government. The project is expected to strengthen the transparency and accountability oversight mandates of the three institutions in line with the Transitional Stabilisation Programme, which prioritises fiscal consolidation, economic stabilisation and inclusive growth as well as employment creation” External link

herald Friday, January 10, 2020 1:52:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “we will do everything within our means” “We also have to commit to live within our means and not to have a runaway budget situation,” External link

insiderzim Thursday, January 9, 2020 9:28:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The current subsidy policy whereby government funds the procurement of grain at market price and sell this to registered grain millers at subsidised price has been open to abuse and placed a huge burden on the fiscus. At times the intended beneficiaries do not enjoy the benefits of the subsidy from Government,” External link

zbc Thursday, January 2, 2020 11:59:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We have set aside a budget of the order of $500 million for irrigation because we wish to climate proof our agriculture,” “We have also set aside a budget of the order of $250 million to deal with dam construction, but also to acquire meteorological equipment for us to track weather patterns. Everyone knows that the drought has been severe and it has depressed agriculture by as much as 18% of gross domestic product (GDP) and overall GDP of minus 6,5%,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, December 31, 2019 3:30:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “In the budget we have allocated resources for chemicals and for upgrading the infrastructure in the urban areas,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, December 31, 2019 3:30:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We have set aside a budget of the order of $500 million for irrigation because we wish to climate proof our agriculture,” “We have also set aside a budget of the order of $250 million to deal with dam construction, but also to acquire meteorological equipment for us to track weather patterns. Everyone knows that the drought has been severe and it has depressed agriculture by as much as 18% of gross domestic product (GDP) and overall GDP of minus 6,5%,” External link

zimeye Monday, December 30, 2019 9:09:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “In the budget we have allocated resources for chemicals and for upgrading the infrastructure in the urban areas,” External link

zimeye Monday, December 30, 2019 9:09:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We have set aside a budget of the order of $500 million for irrigation because we wish to climate proof our agriculture,” “We have also set aside a budget of the order of $250 million to deal with dam construction, but also to acquire meteorological equipment for us to track weather patterns. Everyone knows that the drought has been severe and it has depressed agriculture by as much as 18% of gross domestic product (GDP) and overall GDP of minus 6,5%,” External link

newsday Monday, December 30, 2019 8:57:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “In the budget we have allocated resources for chemicals and for upgrading the infrastructure in the urban areas,” External link

newsday Monday, December 30, 2019 8:57:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "What we will do is also increase the size of the denomination. You can imagine that if it is Z$2 or Z$5 notes, you have to pack quite a lot of them into the ATMs to make withdrawals, and so high denominations such as Z$10 or Z$20 notes are needed - and we will be doing that" External link

BBCMonitoring Wednesday, December 25, 2019 10:01:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “What we will do is also increase the size of the denomination. You can imagine that if it is Z$2 or Z$5 notes, you have to pack quite a lot of them into the ATMs to make withdrawals, and so high denominations such as Z$10 or Z$20 notes are needed — and we will be doing that” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, December 25, 2019 4:16:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “What we will do is also increase the size of the denomination. You can imagine that if it is Z$2 or Z$5 notes, you have to pack quite a lot of them into the ATMs to make withdrawals, and so high denominations such as Z$10 or Z$20 notes are needed — and we will be doing that” External link

businessday Tuesday, December 24, 2019 4:41:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We feel that if we leave it like that at this stage, have this tax exemption, that is a major boost for investment into the lithium sector,” External link

herald Tuesday, December 24, 2019 2:14:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "We are doing everything we can to make sure that there is more fuel. You know we import the product so we will be allocating as much foreign currency as we can through the lines of credit," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, December 24, 2019 12:18:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube saying : "industrialisation by nature is policy driven" External link

onlinenigeria Monday, December 23, 2019 8:51:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said ( about Edwin Mushoriwa ) : “On the threshold itself, Hon. Mushoriwa says why $2000, it should be $4 500. As I said, again we have done a survey and we found out that this $2000 is appropriate,” External link

insiderzim Sunday, December 22, 2019 6:06:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “In the last week alone, we have put in about $20 million,” “We targeted POSB specifically, but not exclusively, because we know that a lot of our ordinary citizens are banking with them and it’s important that they have all the cash that they need” External link

herald Saturday, December 21, 2019 5:48:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “If you read that clause, it says the customs exchange rate will be a rate determined in consultation with the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe. The rate that the Reserve Bank will advise the Commissioner-General on is the market rate which is the inter-bank rate. So there is no inconsistency at all. So there is no deviation from the advice of the Reserve Bank,” External link

thezimbabwemail Thursday, December 19, 2019 3:50:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “In the last month, we put in cash to the tune of $110 million and we said that in the next six months, we will continue to put in more cash,” “What we will do going forward is to also increase the size of the denomination. You can imagine that if it is $2 or $5 notes, you have to pack quite a lot of them into the automated teller machines to make withdrawals and so high denominations like $10 or $20 notes are needed going forward and we will be doing that,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, December 17, 2019 10:55:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “This is well below that of similar countries in the region. We should double that and that means we have to put in about $1 billion into the economy. That is the first strategy,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, December 17, 2019 10:55:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “In terms of budgeting in my previous job we used to cut back on budgets for departments that did not account in full on how they had used resources or badly used resources because we had a performance-based budgeting process. But in a sense, this is what we have migrated to,” External link

thezimbabwemail Sunday, December 15, 2019 8:38:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "In terms of budgeting in my previous job we used to cut back on budgets for departments that did not account in full on how they had used resources or badly used resources because we had a performance-based budgeting process. But in a sense, this is what we have migrated to," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, December 15, 2019 3:59:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “In terms of budgeting in my previous job we used to cut back on budgets for departments that did not account in full on how they had used resources or badly used resources because we had a performance-based budgeting process. But in a sense, this is what we have migrated to,” External link

thestandard-zw Sunday, December 15, 2019 8:25:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The excise duty on alcohol and beverages is already very high. It is averaging 40 percent. Now we are being asked to add one percent and it will be too much. Any further increase could be regressive and that negatively impacts growth of production volumes in the sector,” External link

zimeye Saturday, December 14, 2019 10:06:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Grain millers will purchase maize grain from the GMB at a price of $4000/mt as announced by Government on 5 December 2019,” External link

herald Saturday, December 14, 2019 6:34:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “In this regard, GMB will avail this monthly maize grain tonnage. Grain millers are also free to import their maize grain requirements given the recent liberalisation of the importation of maize grain. The off-take of maize by grain millers from GMB will be based on market share of each grain miller,” “All claims for the subsidy should be backed by relevant documentation from the GMB for maize grain purchases and or a bill of entry for grain imports. Documentation relating to the production and sale of maize roller meal by each grain miller should also be submitted with the claim for the subsidy” External link

herald Saturday, December 14, 2019 6:34:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The excise duty on alcohol and beverages is already very high. It is averaging 40 percent. Now we are being asked to add one percent and it will be too much. Any further increase could be regressive and that negatively impacts growth of production volumes in the sector,” External link

thezimbabwemail Saturday, December 14, 2019 3:56:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "The excise duty on alcohol and beverages is already very high. It is averaging 40 percent. Now we are being asked to add one percent and it will be too much. Any further increase could be regressive and that negatively impacts growth of production volumes in the sector," External link

onlinenigeria Saturday, December 14, 2019 3:25:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "The excise duty on alcohol and beverages is already very high. It is averaging 40 percent. Now we are being asked to add one percent and it will be too much. Any further increase could be regressive and that negatively impacts growth of production volumes in the sector," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, December 13, 2019 9:56:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Grain millers will purchase maize grain from the GMB at a price of $4000/t as announced by Government on 5 December 2019,” External link

herald Friday, December 13, 2019 7:23:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "On Air Zimbabwe, we are expecting basically four aircraft – two from Malaysia that we have paid for, and the Ministry of Transport has indicated that they are likely to be in the country by the end of the year, and then we have the one that is already here internally – the big one," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, December 13, 2019 12:45:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "On Air Zimbabwe, we are expecting basically four aircraft – two from Malaysia that we have paid for, and the Ministry of Transport has indicated that they are likely to be in the country by the end of the year, and then we have the one that is already here internally – the big one," "The fourth one is an Embraer that was brought into the country a few months ago, and so there are four aircraft in total and I am told that there is maybe another one that we could lease from a neighbouring country which is somewhere in Africa, and the five will kickstart Air Zimbabwe" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, December 13, 2019 12:45:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “On Air Zimbabwe, we are expecting basically four aircraft – two from Malaysia that we have paid for, and the Ministry of Transport has indicated that they are likely to be in the country by the end of the year, and then we have the one that is already here internally – the big one,” External link

newsday Friday, December 13, 2019 12:08:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “On Air Zimbabwe, we are expecting basically four aircraft – two from Malaysia that we have paid for, and the Ministry of Transport has indicated that they are likely to be in the country by the end of the year, and then we have the one that is already here internally – the big one,” “The fourth one is an Embraer that was brought into the country a few months ago, and so there are four aircraft in total and I am told that there is maybe another one that we could lease from a neighbouring country which is somewhere in Africa, and the five will kickstart Air Zimbabwe” External link

newsday Friday, December 13, 2019 12:08:00 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

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

afp-fr Thursday, November 14, 2019 11:09:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube déclaré : "La mission du CRD au Zimbabwe survient dans une période où le pays s'efforce de mettre en œuvre des réformes essentielles à sa croissance économique et à son développement" External link

french.china.org.cn Friday, August 23, 2019 12:32:00 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
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Vince Musewe added ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : “Mthuli Ncube we do not need a currency task force. We need a production task force to increase productive capacity of the economy. Duplication of resources and RBZ functions is wasteful and we are recycling same characters on these boards and task forces,” External link

zimeye Saturday, March 28, 2020 10:55:00 AM EAT

Temba Mliswa said ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : “Each time Mthuli Ncube makes any policy intervention, the Zimbabwean dollar rate against the United States Dollar tumbles. Malume, why don’t you keep quiet for a year maybe the rate will go down. Just go on Sabbatical, lecture somewhere and come back after a year. Things will be sort themselves out,” External link

zimeye Tuesday, March 17, 2020 8:33:00 PM EAT

Joseph Chinotimba said ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : "Mthuli Ncube on Wednesday exempted the private sector and proposed to charge a 2.5% on civil servants' salaries to subsidise garrison shops that provide basics for members of the army," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, February 28, 2020 11:27:00 AM EAT

Nkululeko Sibanda said ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : "Ncube has been an icon of lying and very unbelievable, showing signs that he's living in his own reality, devoid of the current situation on the ground," "To lie to the world when Zimbabweans can hear him, it's shameless. Zimbabweans know that people are being fed by international organisations. The United Nations has said the current crisis is man-made by the illegitimate government, (which) he is part of" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, January 29, 2020 11:19:00 AM EAT

Edwin Mushoriwa said ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : “Minister (Finance, Mthuli Ncube), why should we reward a person who wants to import a vehicle which is more than 20 years and we punish a person that wants to import a vehicle which is less than five years? I thought the Hon Minister was going to simply say any vehicle which is more than 10 years has to be charged high excise duty,” “So what it means is that the best way to buy cars is for people to go to Japan and get vehicles which are 20 to 25 years old and put them into the market and they end up flooding the market. They only have to pay US$500; you are not putting into consideration the issue of the environmental impact,” External link

zimeye Friday, December 20, 2019 9:29:00 PM EAT

Robert Besseling said ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : “Ncube seems out of his depth in the current cash-shortage crisis,” “He lacks the political clout to implement real structural change in the distressed economy” External link

news-yahoo Friday, December 13, 2019 5:25:00 PM EAT

Robert Besseling said ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : “Ncube seems out of his depth in the current cash-shortage crisis,” “He lacks the political clout to implement real structural change in the distressed economy” External link

thezimbabwemail Friday, December 13, 2019 5:23:00 PM EAT