Mthuli Ncube

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mthuli Ncube said : “So if the resources allow and we feel that inflation is continuing to rise and the Covid-19 impact continues to be present we will look at reviewing that upwards,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, August 18, 2020 3:46:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Vulnerable groups in our society are the most exposed under this Covid-19 crisis," External link

allafrica Friday, August 14, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "That issue is not on the table now," External link

news24 Thursday, August 13, 2020 10:19:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “In the agreement, we have given ourselves 12 months to run around the world, around Zimbabwe to think of ways of raising this funding. We are determined that we will achieve that. It’s also about pledges, not necessarily about cash being put on the table. It’s about commitment” External link

newsday Tuesday, August 11, 2020 4:14:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "The conclusion of the Global Compensation Deed (GCD) which was signed in Harare on Wednesday 29th July 2020 is in compliance with the Constitution and Government's respect for the rule of law. It is also a reflection of the Second Republic's political commitment to the successful conclusion of the land redistribution process in a dignified manner that restores the integrity and dignity of all the people of Zimbabwe who were affected by the necessary land reforms," External link

allafrica Sunday, August 9, 2020 5:03:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The second step was to make sure retailers are able to receive payments for goods and services, so that has been put in place. Please note that there has been progress and that allowance is tax-free as previously announced and we will capture that in the Finance Bill,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, August 6, 2020 9:02:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “By next year we should make some progress to raise half of the amount. We are going to hire a financial adviser because we are going to raise a debt instrument for 30 years. There will be a 30-year bond,” External link

herald Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:58:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “There are so many inter-ministerial committees that are chaired by another Cabinet minister. On the VP, there will be no any complications about that. It is about delivery,” External link

herald Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:58:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Kitabire has been at the forefront in helping us find resources from the bank to fight crises such as Cyclone Idai, COVID-19 and waterborne diseases. We are grateful and implore the bank to find someone equal to the task (as the new country manager),” External link

newsday Wednesday, August 5, 2020 4:02:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The issue is one of regulation, we are catching up with the innovation,” External link

bloomberg Friday, July 31, 2020 11:42:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “out of line with the norm of the rules of the ZSE and best trading practice in the nature of their activities,” External link

iol Thursday, July 30, 2020 6:23:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Given the findings of the inquiry, government has taken the decision to allow trading on the ZSE to resume on August 3, 2020,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, July 29, 2020 4:37:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The government of Zimbabwe remains committed to restoration of order and the removal of aberrations on the financial markets in order to maintain the credibility and integrity of Zimbabwe’s financial markets so that they continue to play a critical role of attracting global capital into Zimbabwe,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, July 29, 2020 4:37:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “while further consultations continue on the best way forward regarding their re-listing under suitable rules,” External link

dailymaverick Wednesday, July 29, 2020 7:15:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube noting : "Net One and Tel One have indicated that they cannot afford US$5 million transactional fees for consultancy services" External link

allafrica Wednesday, July 29, 2020 3:09:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube added : "Following the unsustainable fees for the transaction, Government has cancelled the transactional contract with PwC and is looking at retendering or sourcing for the services of other bi-lateral or multilateral partners" "In this regard, a formal request has been made by the secretary of SEPs Reforms, Corporate Governance and Procurement to the World Bank local office to ask IFC to be transactional advisors since these do not need upfront payment" External link

allafrica Wednesday, July 29, 2020 3:09:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “I am frustrated that our state enterprise reform agenda is not moving as fast as we would like, but we are still pushing. It’s just that it’s a very complicated process, we have to work with the boards, CEOs, with the parent ministries. You have to find advisers, and the procurement process takes long just to secure those transaction advisers,” “It is taking longer than anticipated” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, July 29, 2020 2:31:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “while further consultations continue on the best way forward regarding their relisting under suitable rules,” External link

businessday Tuesday, July 28, 2020 11:33:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “It is an issue that we are seized with and will definitely look into that,” External link

thezimbabwemail Sunday, July 26, 2020 2:43:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "We expect recovery in 2021, and for Zimbabwe we expect +7,4% growth rate in 2021," External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said : "We will soon deal with that issue in the Bill I am bringing before Parliament soon. There is a paragraph which will compel retailers to show receipts in the currency of payment and to pay taxes in the currency they were paid" External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said : "Our target is one million people, but registration is slow. But we want citizens to register because $300 is waiting for them. If you are feeling vulnerable please come forward and register because $2,4 billion is waiting" External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said : "We are dealing with that. That will be contained in the Finance Bill, which we are bringing to Parliament. The Bill will compel retailers and traders to pay taxes in currencies that they would have quoted for goods prices," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, July 23, 2020 11:14:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "We have suffered some shocks. We have had several challenges, but we are still standing, so the future of our economy is bright," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, July 23, 2020 11:14:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube told : “The systems are ready for civil servants to get the US$75 from the special foreign currency accounts which were opened. The process has been completed now and the banks have said they are ready to issue cards for use in the shops,” External link

newsday Thursday, July 23, 2020 4:17:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “It’s just a matter of going through the paces and receiving reports once the investigations are complete. It should have certain recommendations. We will follow those recommendations. All we are trying to do as a regulator is to intervene in a right way to make sure that there is some discipline in our private sector activities, the government and private sector work as partners to develop our economy,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, July 23, 2020 11:35:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Currently, mining sector contributes about 8 percent of total GDP and has set a target of generating US$12 billion revenues by 2023 from as little as US$2.7 billion in 2017," External link

allafrica Thursday, July 23, 2020 3:05:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Madam President, let me say the future is bright, I can see the light and growth will be better next year. We are on a winning wicket for those of you who like cricket. I will find the right expression for those who like soccer” External link

insiderzim Wednesday, July 22, 2020 11:41:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “In the absence of the above stimulus package and assuming prolonged and severe impact of the crisis, the economy would contract severely,” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, July 22, 2020 2:54:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “On the other hand, health services, ICT; manufacturing of food stuffs and electricity and water had gains,” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, July 22, 2020 2:54:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The second step was to make sure retailers are able to receive payments for goods and services, so that has been put in place. Please note that there has been progress and that allowance is tax-free as previously announced and we will capture that in the Finance Bill,” External link

herald Wednesday, July 22, 2020 3:05:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The Government in conjunction with private investors is also establishing gold buying centres around the country and the Bubi Centre is already functional,” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, July 21, 2020 9:51:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Currently, mining sector contributes about 8 percent of total GDP and has set a target of generating US$12 billion revenues by 2023 from as little as US$2.7 billion in 2017,” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, July 21, 2020 9:51:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “I am still focusing on a budget deficit of 1,5% of GDP and we are well on our way to achieving that,” External link

newsday Tuesday, July 21, 2020 8:02:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said ( about Financial Intelligence Unit ) : “We are waiting for the conclusion of the investigations led by the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU). They should be able to conclude within the next week or two weeks. Then we will review that and then decide on modalities for reopening,” External link

newsday Tuesday, July 21, 2020 8:02:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The future is bright because next year we expect a growth of about 7,4 percent. Our budget is balancing. We are going to have a second budget surplus of $1,2 billion unlike the previous years from around 2009-18 where we have been having deficits,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, July 21, 2020 4:00:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Distribution of the goods will be prioritised towards frontline workers in sectors such as health facilities, immigration, customs, law enforcement as well as quarantine centres. The distribution will be coordinated through the National Pharmaceutical Company, a Government agency,” External link

herald Tuesday, July 21, 2020 2:21:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The Government in conjunction with private investors is also establishing gold buying centres around the country and the Bubi Centre is already functional,” External link

herald Tuesday, July 21, 2020 2:21:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Currently, mining sector contributes about 8 percent of total GDP and has set a target of generating US$12 billion revenues by 2023 from as little as US$2.7 billion in 2017,” External link

herald Tuesday, July 21, 2020 2:21:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “I am still focusing on a budget deficit of 1.5% of GDP and we are well on our way to achieving that,” External link

businessday Monday, July 20, 2020 8:39:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "I am still focusing on a budget deficit of 1.5% of GDP and we are well on our way to achieving that," External link

nampa Monday, July 20, 2020 10:17:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “FDI inflows for the year 2020 are expected to end the year at US$150.4 million, which is a 40% decline from the US$249.5 recorded in 2019,” External link

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

Mthuli Ncube wrote : "The global Covid-19 pandemic is expected to have a devastating health, humanitarian and economic impact on Zimbabwe," External link

allafrica Sunday, July 19, 2020 3:30:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Exchange rate levels and movements have far-reaching implications for inflation, competitiveness of exports, efficiency in resource allocation, international confidence and balance of payments equilibrium. Therefore exchange rate developments are a matter of national interest and concern to Government, the business community and the general public," "In order to stabilise the exchange rate and anchor inflation, Government introduced the foreign exchange Dutch Auction system on Tuesday, 23rd June 2020, which is designed to reduce exchange rate instability. The auction is expected to enhance transparency in the management of foreign exchange, achieve a realistic exchange rate (price discovery) for the ZW and discourage speculative demand for foreign currency" External link

allafrica Sunday, July 19, 2020 3:30:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Therefore, growth for mining sector is now projected to slow-down to -4,1% in 2020, reflecting the impact of Covid-19 and other challenges evolving around retentions. These include erratic power supply and loss of skills in the mining sector" External link

allafrica Sunday, July 19, 2020 3:30:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Zimbabwe's foreign tourist arrivals followed the global path to April 2020 and average hotel occupancy rates, which had peaked to 33% in February from 27% in January, dipped to a low of 3% in March 2020," External link

allafrica Sunday, July 19, 2020 3:30:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Resultantly, for the period January to June 2020, a budget surplus of around ZW$800 million has been realised. This takes account of outstanding payments. This Mid-Term Budget and Economic Review takes stock of budget and economic performance during the first half of the year. Ministries have on average utilised 46% of their votes as at June 2020," External link

allafrica Sunday, July 19, 2020 3:30:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube warned : "So bad is the situation, that it could cause an implosion of the state and threaten security in neighbouring states," External link

allafrica Sunday, July 19, 2020 3:30:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "This enables us to operate to the end of the year as we reallocate to cover the critical needs, especially those related to Covid-19 and social protection. This position enables us to avoid tabling a Supplementary Budget, given our current levels of spending," "Treasury will be dealing with arising expenditure pressures, as we consolidate our fiscal position during the remainder of the year, taking account of revenue performance against inescapable reprioritised expenditures" External link

allafrica Sunday, July 19, 2020 3:30:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "With regard to other interventions, generally there was an increase in levels of support from ZW$10 to ZW$200 per individual due to increase in administration and capita grants required for the upkeep of institutionalised personnel under support towards the elderly, children in difficult circumstances, as well as for the disabled persons," "Given the need to respond to Covid-19 mitigatory measures, government has directed that resources under devolution be channelled towards Covid-related facilities such as water and sanitation, isolation, quarantine and treatment centres" External link

allafrica Sunday, July 19, 2020 3:30:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “A combination of Government intervention and external development support in mitigation of the Covid-19 pandemic is expected to alleviate deeper contraction of the economy to a projected 4,5 percent in 2020, against the initial budget projection of 3 percent growth” External link

thezimbabwemail Sunday, July 19, 2020 3:29:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “As at May 31, 2020, total foreign currency inflows amounted US$2,35 billion, against foreign payments amounting to US$1,55 billion,” External link

thezimbabwemail Sunday, July 19, 2020 3:29:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said ( about Services Centre ) : "The 2019 National Budget Statement highlighted Government's intention to set up an Offshore Financial Services Centre (OFSC) as part of efforts to develop the financial services sector, through provision of opportunities for global investment," External link

allafrica Saturday, July 18, 2020 3:34:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "A combination of Government intervention and external development support in mitigation of the Covid-19 pandemic is expected to alleviate deeper contraction of the economy to a projected minus 4,5 percent in 2020, against the initial Budget projection of three percent growth," "In the absence of the above stimulus package and assuming prolonged and severe impact of the crisis, the economy would contract severely" External link

allafrica Saturday, July 18, 2020 3:34:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Prices of most minerals (nickel, copper, chrome, coal and cotton) except for gold and rhodium have weakened since the pandemic was first reported amid weaker global demand. Gold has, however, benefitted from safe haven demand," External link

allafrica Saturday, July 18, 2020 3:34:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Inflation is expected to gradually decline in the second half of 2020, from the peak of 785,5% in May 2020, to 300% in December 2020, responding to current monetary and fiscal policy interventions,” “The projected annual inflation is consistent with reducing the month-on-month inflation from 31,7% in June 2020 to around 5% in the last quarter of 2020” External link

newsday Friday, July 17, 2020 10:03:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Resources from the 2 percent Intermediated Money Transfer Tax (IMTT) were also ring fenced and channelled towards Covid-19 related mitigatory expenditures," External link

allafrica Friday, July 17, 2020 4:22:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “This enables us to operate to the end of the year as we reallocate to cover the critical needs, especially those related to COVID-19 and social protection,” External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said : “Following the legalised use of foreign currency in domestic trade, there has been an upsurge in electronic transfers of foreign currency for transaction purposes,” “The current exemption has, thus, created an unfair advantage for taxpayers transacting in foreign currency, thereby raising equity considerations” External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said : “Accordingly, a maximum tax of US$2 000 is proposed for foreign currency transactions with a value exceeding US$100 000 with effect August 1, 2020,” External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said : “Furthermore, the preference for foreign currency by most business has undermined the revenue generating capacity of the tax,” External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said ( about Services Centre ) : “The 2019 National Budget Statement highlighted Government’s intention to set up an Offshore Financial Services Centre (OFSC) as part of efforts to develop the financial services sector, through provision of opportunities for global investment,” External link

herald Friday, July 17, 2020 11:00:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “A combination of Government intervention and external development support in mitigation of the Covid-19 pandemic is expected to alleviate deeper contraction of the economy to a projected minus 4,5 percent in 2020, against the initial Budget projection of three percent growth,” “In the absence of the above stimulus package and assuming prolonged and severe impact of the crisis, the economy would contract severely” External link

herald Friday, July 17, 2020 11:00:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Prices of most minerals (nickel, copper, chrome, coal and cotton) except for gold and rhodium have weakened since the pandemic was first reported amid weaker global demand. Gold has, however, benefitted from safe haven demand,” External link

herald Friday, July 17, 2020 11:00:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “However, prevailing market conditions have necessitated further review of employee salaries and wages. In order to minimise the tax burden, and also enhance disposable income, particularly during this period when a sizeable number of households are yet to recover from the effects of the Covid-19 lockdown, I propose to review the tax-free threshold from $2 000 to $5 000 per month,” “I further propose to adjust the tax bands to begin at $5 001 and end at $ 100 000, above which the highest marginal tax rate of 40 percent will apply, with effect from August 1, 2020” External link

herald Friday, July 17, 2020 11:00:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Resources from the 2 percent Intermediated Money Transfer Tax (IMTT) were also ring fenced and channelled towards Covid-19 related mitigatory expenditures," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, July 17, 2020 10:10:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Ministries have on average utilised 46% of their votes as at June 2020. This also implies that 54% of the original 2020 Budget remains unutilised. " External link

bulawayo24 Friday, July 17, 2020 10:10:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Inflation is expected to gradually decline in the second half of 2020, from the peak of 785,5% in May 2020, to 300% in December 2020, responding to current monetary and fiscal policy interventions," "The projected annual inflation is consistent with reducing the month-on-month inflation from 31,7% in June 2020 to around 5% in the last quarter of 2020" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, July 17, 2020 10:10:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Following the legalised use of foreign currency in domestic trade, there has been an upsurge in electronic transfers of foreign currency for transaction purposes," "The current exemption has, thus, created an unfair advantage for taxpayers transacting in foreign currency, thereby raising equity considerations" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, July 17, 2020 10:10:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Accordingly, a maximum tax of US$2 000 is proposed for foreign currency transactions with a value exceeding US$100 000 with effect August 1, 2020," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, July 17, 2020 10:10:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Furthermore, the preference for foreign currency by most business has undermined the revenue generating capacity of the tax," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, July 17, 2020 10:10:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "This enables us to operate to the end of the year as we reallocate to cover the critical needs, especially those related to COVID-19 and social protection," "This position enables us to avoid tabling a supplementary budget, given our current levels of spending" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, July 17, 2020 10:10:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "In order to minimise the tax burden, and also enhance disposable income, particularly during this period when a sizeable number of households are yet to recover from the effects of COVID-19 lockdown, I propose to review the tax free threshold from $2 000 to $5 000 per month. " External link

bulawayo24 Friday, July 17, 2020 10:10:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "a combination of government and external development support in mitigating the COVID-19 pandemic is expected to alleviate deeper contraction of the economy to a projected -4.5 percent growth in 2020" External link

afp-en Thursday, July 16, 2020 8:53:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “They are not going to get the money in cash because we don’t want them to start getting into the streets and becoming money changers and partaking in black market activities,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, July 14, 2020 6:33:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "One thing that has affected us in terms of infrastructural projects is the issue of Covid-19. In terms of projects like dam construction and the like, it has dislocated us but we will be back on track again soon. For example, last week we allocated $200 million for the construction of the Gwayi-Shangani Dam, it is part of our road to getting back on track bit by bit," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, July 12, 2020 1:05:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “On remittances initially we were concerned, but they are resilient even in the face of COVID-19. I must hasten that whilst on the external balances to say on the tobacco season seems to be going well, we decentralised the model of marketing tobacco and it is working and we realised that there is a silver lining in the COVID-19 era,” External link

zbc Thursday, July 9, 2020 2:20:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube wrote : “Zimbabwe’s economy could contract by 15-20 percent during 20202 with very serious consequences. Already 8.5 million Zimbabweans (half the population) are food insecure,” External link

thezimbabwemail Monday, July 6, 2020 8:05:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube wrote : "Zimbabwe's economy could contract by 15-20 percent during 20202 with very serious consequences. Already 8.5 million Zimbabweans (half the population) are food insecure," External link

onlinenigeria Sunday, July 5, 2020 7:51:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube wrote : "Zimbabwe's economy could contract by 15-20 percent during 20202 with very serious consequences. Already 8.5 million Zimbabweans (half the population) are food insecure," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, July 5, 2020 5:54:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Security risk to the country is not the policies we have introduced but the speculators, those who are dealing in the parallel market and involved in illicit activities," External link

allafrica Sunday, July 5, 2020 3:10:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Once the market is stable at whatever level, then it should translate to movement in prices that will deal with inflation,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, July 3, 2020 1:52:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Security risk to the country is not the policies we have introduced but the speculators, those who are dealing in the parallel market and involved in illicit activities," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, July 3, 2020 10:18:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “As such, Zimbabwe is open for business, but it is not open for money laundering and illicit financial flows,” “What you saw was a regulatory intervention to investigate and try to understand the criminality and suspicion of illicit financial flows, including money laundering,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, July 2, 2020 3:59:00 PM EAT

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

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, July 1, 2020 11:58:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Well, of course, it's not our ministry which deals with land issues, but I am aware of the issues you are raising," External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said : "If we don't up our game, we risk being the epicentre as a province. The few that we are testing are coming through the formal borders, but are having others crossing through illegal entry points from Botswana and South Africa. So, we wish to maximise our testing capacity and educating communities in the borderline areas on health and safety issues, and these need the Government to capacitate us," External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said : "The concerns are valid and well noted. I will engage my colleagues in Government especially those from the Ministry of Health and Child Care so that we look into availing more testing equipment to critical ports of entries. Recently we released $200 million to upgrade quarantine centres and enhance capacities. These are the funds we need to direct to areas in urgent need including Beitbridge and Plumtree towns," External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said : “Small scale miners are now contributing over 50%, actually 70% of gold. Leakages should be minimized. We have to curb smuggling. We are losing quite a lot of gold that’s why we want to pay lucrative prices, capacitate you and create markets for you,” External link

zbc Friday, June 26, 2020 4:07:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Price stability is linked to currency stability, so the first order of business becomes to stabilise the currency and the auction system that we have introduced is part of that process," "Part of that process includes bringing currency value, stabilising currency and once that is established and then that should engender some sort of stability in prices as well" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, June 25, 2020 9:38:00 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 Thursday, June 25, 2020 2:51:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube added : "It will be prudent for the government to admit failure and return to the multi-currency regime or the use of US dollars exclusively," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, June 24, 2020 10:15:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube added : “It will be prudent for the government to admit failure and return to the multi-currency regime or the use of US dollars exclusively,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, June 24, 2020 3:13:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "I am aware of the need to give farmers bankable land so that they may operate as businessmen. However, that doesn't necessarily fall under my ministry," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, June 23, 2020 10:31:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Frankly speaking we are also going through a transition and I think overtime, once banks are more comfortable with lending to the agriculture sector you will find the Government pulling back and the banks will be very comfortable to carry forward," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, June 23, 2020 10:31:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “However, that doesn’t necessarily fall under my ministry,” External link

herald Monday, June 22, 2020 3:13:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “There is a need to deploy more resources, among them helicopters, all-terrain vehicles and construction of staff accommodation to enhance efficiency issues and minimise intrusive leaks around the border with South Africa. These should cover, customs, immigration and security services,” External link

herald Monday, June 22, 2020 2:29:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “What should happen is that people should be able to approach the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe and then have those bank notes replaced with fresh notes … Just bring them over and we swap those,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Saturday, June 20, 2020 1:48:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "I have also taken note of the operational challenges at Beitbridge Border Post, which generates 31 percent of the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority's (Zimra) annual income. There is a need to deploy more resources which include helicopters, all-terrain vehicles and construction of staff accommodation to the border to enhance efficiency issues and minimise intrusive leakages around the border with South Africa. These should cover, customs, immigration and security services," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, June 20, 2020 10:46:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Pursuant to government’s commitment to continuously review and improve the remuneration framework for civil servants, taking into account the transitory economic challenges being currently experienced in the country, which have been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, government makes the following announcement: With immediate effect, all civil servants’ salaries will be adjusted upwards by 50%. This increase also applies to all government pensions. In addition, all civil servants will be paid a flat, nob-taxable, COVID-19 allowance of US$75 per month. Government pensioners will be paid a flat, non-taxable, COVID-19 allowance of US$30,” External link

newsday Saturday, June 20, 2020 7:40:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube added : “However, the prices are still going up as we have seen and I believe it’s time for us to dialogue once again with the business community and shake hands once again but this time with a firmer grip to curb the price increases,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, June 18, 2020 12:38:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Bond notes are still legal tender but the government will soon issue a statement on the gradual phasing out of the bond notes, people who receive them can approach banks and exchange them for the new notes,” External link

zbc Wednesday, June 17, 2020 9:50:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "We use the swapping mechanism where we are swapping RTGS balances for cash and we have kept that approach and that's the right approach to do it," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, June 16, 2020 11:39:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "We said at the beginning of the year that one of our challenges is going to be exchange rate stabilisation and we are working on it. We are dealing with those in the speculation business in the parallel market," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, June 16, 2020 11:39:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "On the fiscal front, we are determined to make sure that we don't run large budget deficits, which become a problem for currency stabilisation. But also on the monetary front, we make sure money supply growth stays within the limits to ensure it doesn't add again to currency volatility," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, June 16, 2020 11:39:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “For those companies that are exporting, they get more in domestic currency and that is what redefines competitiveness,” External link

thezimbabwemail Monday, June 15, 2020 7:56:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “You will find that our stimulus package is focusing on that and dovetails with what we pronounced in the budget for 2020,” External link

thezimbabwemail Monday, June 15, 2020 7:56:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Initially we wanted to privatise these (TelOne and mobile network operator NetOne) as separate entities then we decided to do them as a package so we had to get an adviser for both transactions as one and that step takes quite a while,” “The financial adviser is receiving interested parties who want to invest. We are making progress” External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said : “We want to make sure that farmers access their money easily,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, June 12, 2020 11:19:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Initially we wanted to privatise these (TelOne and mobile network operator NetOne) as separate entities then we decided to do them as a package so we had to get an adviser for both transactions as one and that step takes quite a while," "The financial adviser is receiving interested parties who want to invest. We are making progress" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, June 12, 2020 10:18:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube argued : "You cannot afford to have hard currency only and no domestic currency," "No economy can develop without a domestic currency, you need that" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, June 10, 2020 7:47:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "At the moment, our cash in circulation is about 4% of Gross Domestic Product," "In other economies and in the region, it is about 10%, or even below half. So, it will take us a while to get up there" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, June 10, 2020 7:47:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "We are really trying, but it is not easy because if people are used to doing something, it is not easy to stop them. We are, however, really trying," "I am sure you have also noticed that every time we arrest people and we close their accounts, the rate goes down, and that shows that there is something not right that they are doing. That is what we are trying to investigate," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, June 8, 2020 8:31:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Perhaps they have their own pressures. I still urge that if we could have another handshake, it would be helpful and assist Zimbabweans to have this price moratorium while we go through this difficult time," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, June 8, 2020 8:31:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We are really trying, but it is not easy because if people are used to doing something, it is not easy to stop them. We are, however, really trying,” “I am sure you have also noticed that every time we arrest people and we close their accounts, the rate goes down, and that shows that there is something not right that they are doing. That is what we are trying to investigate,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, June 8, 2020 1:36:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Perhaps they have their own pressures. I still urge that if we could have another handshake, it would be helpful and assist Zimbabweans to have this price moratorium while we go through this difficult time,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, June 8, 2020 1:36:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube added ( about Financial Intelligence Unit ) : “The Financial Intelligence Unit has become more active of late and that is pleasing in terms of dealing with this kind of behaviour,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, June 8, 2020 1:36:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Treasury is not responsible for procurement, it is government departments and ministries that run procurement processes with the Procurement Authority of Zimbabwe and there are rules to be followed and our job as Treasury is to avail what needs to be paid” External link

theindependent Monday, June 8, 2020 12:41:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We have given priority to Zimbabwean citizens’ livelihoods which have been greatly affected by the national lockdown due to the pandemic and we have made special facilities to the productive sectors and we came up with the Agricultural sector support, Working Capital Support, Mining Sector Support and the Tourism Fund,” External link

thezimbabwemail Saturday, June 6, 2020 7:39:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We have given priority to Zimbabwean citizens’ livelihoods which have been greatly affected by the national lockdown due to the pandemic and we have made special facilities to the productive sectors and we came up with the Agricultural sector support, Working Capital Support, Mining Sector Support and the Tourism Fund,” External link

zbc Saturday, June 6, 2020 2:47:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube told ( about Regulatory Authority ) : "Treasury is not responsible for the procurement; it is government departments and ministries that run procurement processes with the Procurement Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe and there are rules to be followed and our job as Treasury was to avail what needs to be paid," External link

onlinenigeria Friday, June 5, 2020 1:47:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube told ( about Regulatory Authority ) : "Treasury is not responsible for the procurement; it is government departments and ministries that run procurement processes with the Procurement Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe and there are rules to be followed and our job as Treasury was to avail what needs to be paid," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, June 5, 2020 12:01:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said ( about Regulatory Authority ) : “Treasury is not responsible for procurement, it is government departments and ministries that run procurement processes with the Procurement Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe and there are rules to be followed and our job as Treasury is to avail what needs to be paid,” “Of course, we do check if the processes have been followed, but we do not spend a lot of time digging into who is who, and that process also applies to the Zupco buses” External link

thezimbabwemail Thursday, June 4, 2020 10:17:00 PM EAT

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

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

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

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



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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Tapiwa Mashakada added ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : "I call upon Ncube and the entire Cabinet to stop inflicting pain and suffering on the poor people. I call upon Ncube to stop lying to the President and Cabinet that there has to be pain first and gain later. There is no such thing. The sooner ED realises he is being sold a dummy by his Finance minister, the better. History is full of stories of removal of governments caused by economic stabilisation programmes such as the TSP. " External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, August 4, 2020 10:48:00 AM EAT

Tapiwa Mashakada said ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : "There is a book that is loved by first-year students of economics, which is aptly titled, How to Lie With Statistics. I am sure Prof Ncube frequently reads this amazing book. Yet economic management is not about metrics alone, indeed it is about the impact," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, August 4, 2020 10:48:00 AM EAT

Eddie Cross said ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : “Then there is the issue of the informal sector — now over 70% of our GDP. This is both a problem (how do we collect taxes) and an opportunity. It means that our real economy is three times the size of the formal sector. No company can survive in this country without a strategy for the informal economy,” “I was asked in 2019 by the Minister of Finance (Mthuli Ncube) to help a struggling manufacturer in Harare with understanding the economic and policy environment and showing them how to manage both. I met with the chairman, chief executive officer (CEO) and several other executives and explained the situation with regard to foreign exchange, pricing and managing opportunity,” External link

newsday Wednesday, July 29, 2020 3:59:00 PM EAT

Tshinga Dube said ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : "Professor Ncube, as I have already said has been to all these top financial institutions in the world but he cannot change what was derailed in 40 years in two years," "So because sometimes we can take a horse to water but you can't make it to drink. So I am not sure now when his high academic qualifications are going to take-off in our country. But I will say that of course if something has been undone for 40 years, it is not very easy to undo it in about three years. There must be something that we must look into very seriously" External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, July 28, 2020 9:01:00 PM EAT

Edwin Mushoriwa added ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : “Honourable Ncube is disregarding this Parliament and is disrespectful to the chair of the Speaker. Measures need to be taken to curtail the behaviour of the minister” External link

newsday Thursday, July 16, 2020 2:27:00 AM EAT

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mthuli Ncube said : “So if the resources allow and we feel that inflation is continuing to rise and the Covid-19 impact continues to be present we will look at reviewing that upwards,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, August 18, 2020 3:46:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Vulnerable groups in our society are the most exposed under this Covid-19 crisis," External link

allafrica Friday, August 14, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "That issue is not on the table now," External link

news24 Thursday, August 13, 2020 10:19:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “In the agreement, we have given ourselves 12 months to run around the world, around Zimbabwe to think of ways of raising this funding. We are determined that we will achieve that. It’s also about pledges, not necessarily about cash being put on the table. It’s about commitment” External link

newsday Tuesday, August 11, 2020 4:14:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "The conclusion of the Global Compensation Deed (GCD) which was signed in Harare on Wednesday 29th July 2020 is in compliance with the Constitution and Government's respect for the rule of law. It is also a reflection of the Second Republic's political commitment to the successful conclusion of the land redistribution process in a dignified manner that restores the integrity and dignity of all the people of Zimbabwe who were affected by the necessary land reforms," External link

allafrica Sunday, August 9, 2020 5:03:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The second step was to make sure retailers are able to receive payments for goods and services, so that has been put in place. Please note that there has been progress and that allowance is tax-free as previously announced and we will capture that in the Finance Bill,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, August 6, 2020 9:02:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “By next year we should make some progress to raise half of the amount. We are going to hire a financial adviser because we are going to raise a debt instrument for 30 years. There will be a 30-year bond,” External link

herald Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:58:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “There are so many inter-ministerial committees that are chaired by another Cabinet minister. On the VP, there will be no any complications about that. It is about delivery,” External link

herald Thursday, August 6, 2020 1:58:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Kitabire has been at the forefront in helping us find resources from the bank to fight crises such as Cyclone Idai, COVID-19 and waterborne diseases. We are grateful and implore the bank to find someone equal to the task (as the new country manager),” External link

newsday Wednesday, August 5, 2020 4:02:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The issue is one of regulation, we are catching up with the innovation,” External link

bloomberg Friday, July 31, 2020 11:42:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “out of line with the norm of the rules of the ZSE and best trading practice in the nature of their activities,” External link

iol Thursday, July 30, 2020 6:23:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Given the findings of the inquiry, government has taken the decision to allow trading on the ZSE to resume on August 3, 2020,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, July 29, 2020 4:37:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The government of Zimbabwe remains committed to restoration of order and the removal of aberrations on the financial markets in order to maintain the credibility and integrity of Zimbabwe’s financial markets so that they continue to play a critical role of attracting global capital into Zimbabwe,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, July 29, 2020 4:37:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “while further consultations continue on the best way forward regarding their re-listing under suitable rules,” External link

dailymaverick Wednesday, July 29, 2020 7:15:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube noting : "Net One and Tel One have indicated that they cannot afford US$5 million transactional fees for consultancy services" External link

allafrica Wednesday, July 29, 2020 3:09:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube added : "Following the unsustainable fees for the transaction, Government has cancelled the transactional contract with PwC and is looking at retendering or sourcing for the services of other bi-lateral or multilateral partners" "In this regard, a formal request has been made by the secretary of SEPs Reforms, Corporate Governance and Procurement to the World Bank local office to ask IFC to be transactional advisors since these do not need upfront payment" External link

allafrica Wednesday, July 29, 2020 3:09:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “I am frustrated that our state enterprise reform agenda is not moving as fast as we would like, but we are still pushing. It’s just that it’s a very complicated process, we have to work with the boards, CEOs, with the parent ministries. You have to find advisers, and the procurement process takes long just to secure those transaction advisers,” “It is taking longer than anticipated” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, July 29, 2020 2:31:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “while further consultations continue on the best way forward regarding their relisting under suitable rules,” External link

businessday Tuesday, July 28, 2020 11:33:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “It is an issue that we are seized with and will definitely look into that,” External link

thezimbabwemail Sunday, July 26, 2020 2:43:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "We expect recovery in 2021, and for Zimbabwe we expect +7,4% growth rate in 2021," External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said : "We will soon deal with that issue in the Bill I am bringing before Parliament soon. There is a paragraph which will compel retailers to show receipts in the currency of payment and to pay taxes in the currency they were paid" External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said : "Our target is one million people, but registration is slow. But we want citizens to register because $300 is waiting for them. If you are feeling vulnerable please come forward and register because $2,4 billion is waiting" External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said : "We are dealing with that. That will be contained in the Finance Bill, which we are bringing to Parliament. The Bill will compel retailers and traders to pay taxes in currencies that they would have quoted for goods prices," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, July 23, 2020 11:14:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "We have suffered some shocks. We have had several challenges, but we are still standing, so the future of our economy is bright," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, July 23, 2020 11:14:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube told : “The systems are ready for civil servants to get the US$75 from the special foreign currency accounts which were opened. The process has been completed now and the banks have said they are ready to issue cards for use in the shops,” External link

newsday Thursday, July 23, 2020 4:17:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “It’s just a matter of going through the paces and receiving reports once the investigations are complete. It should have certain recommendations. We will follow those recommendations. All we are trying to do as a regulator is to intervene in a right way to make sure that there is some discipline in our private sector activities, the government and private sector work as partners to develop our economy,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, July 23, 2020 11:35:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Currently, mining sector contributes about 8 percent of total GDP and has set a target of generating US$12 billion revenues by 2023 from as little as US$2.7 billion in 2017," External link

allafrica Thursday, July 23, 2020 3:05:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Madam President, let me say the future is bright, I can see the light and growth will be better next year. We are on a winning wicket for those of you who like cricket. I will find the right expression for those who like soccer” External link

insiderzim Wednesday, July 22, 2020 11:41:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “In the absence of the above stimulus package and assuming prolonged and severe impact of the crisis, the economy would contract severely,” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, July 22, 2020 2:54:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “On the other hand, health services, ICT; manufacturing of food stuffs and electricity and water had gains,” External link

thezimbabwemail Wednesday, July 22, 2020 2:54:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The second step was to make sure retailers are able to receive payments for goods and services, so that has been put in place. Please note that there has been progress and that allowance is tax-free as previously announced and we will capture that in the Finance Bill,” External link

herald Wednesday, July 22, 2020 3:05:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The Government in conjunction with private investors is also establishing gold buying centres around the country and the Bubi Centre is already functional,” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, July 21, 2020 9:51:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Currently, mining sector contributes about 8 percent of total GDP and has set a target of generating US$12 billion revenues by 2023 from as little as US$2.7 billion in 2017,” External link

thezimbabwemail Tuesday, July 21, 2020 9:51:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “I am still focusing on a budget deficit of 1,5% of GDP and we are well on our way to achieving that,” External link

newsday Tuesday, July 21, 2020 8:02:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said ( about Financial Intelligence Unit ) : “We are waiting for the conclusion of the investigations led by the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU). They should be able to conclude within the next week or two weeks. Then we will review that and then decide on modalities for reopening,” External link

newsday Tuesday, July 21, 2020 8:02:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The future is bright because next year we expect a growth of about 7,4 percent. Our budget is balancing. We are going to have a second budget surplus of $1,2 billion unlike the previous years from around 2009-18 where we have been having deficits,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, July 21, 2020 4:00:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Distribution of the goods will be prioritised towards frontline workers in sectors such as health facilities, immigration, customs, law enforcement as well as quarantine centres. The distribution will be coordinated through the National Pharmaceutical Company, a Government agency,” External link

herald Tuesday, July 21, 2020 2:21:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The Government in conjunction with private investors is also establishing gold buying centres around the country and the Bubi Centre is already functional,” External link

herald Tuesday, July 21, 2020 2:21:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Currently, mining sector contributes about 8 percent of total GDP and has set a target of generating US$12 billion revenues by 2023 from as little as US$2.7 billion in 2017,” External link

herald Tuesday, July 21, 2020 2:21:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “I am still focusing on a budget deficit of 1.5% of GDP and we are well on our way to achieving that,” External link

businessday Monday, July 20, 2020 8:39:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "I am still focusing on a budget deficit of 1.5% of GDP and we are well on our way to achieving that," External link

nampa Monday, July 20, 2020 10:17:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “FDI inflows for the year 2020 are expected to end the year at US$150.4 million, which is a 40% decline from the US$249.5 recorded in 2019,” External link

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

Mthuli Ncube wrote : "The global Covid-19 pandemic is expected to have a devastating health, humanitarian and economic impact on Zimbabwe," External link

allafrica Sunday, July 19, 2020 3:30:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Exchange rate levels and movements have far-reaching implications for inflation, competitiveness of exports, efficiency in resource allocation, international confidence and balance of payments equilibrium. Therefore exchange rate developments are a matter of national interest and concern to Government, the business community and the general public," "In order to stabilise the exchange rate and anchor inflation, Government introduced the foreign exchange Dutch Auction system on Tuesday, 23rd June 2020, which is designed to reduce exchange rate instability. The auction is expected to enhance transparency in the management of foreign exchange, achieve a realistic exchange rate (price discovery) for the ZW and discourage speculative demand for foreign currency" External link

allafrica Sunday, July 19, 2020 3:30:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Therefore, growth for mining sector is now projected to slow-down to -4,1% in 2020, reflecting the impact of Covid-19 and other challenges evolving around retentions. These include erratic power supply and loss of skills in the mining sector" External link

allafrica Sunday, July 19, 2020 3:30:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Zimbabwe's foreign tourist arrivals followed the global path to April 2020 and average hotel occupancy rates, which had peaked to 33% in February from 27% in January, dipped to a low of 3% in March 2020," External link

allafrica Sunday, July 19, 2020 3:30:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Resultantly, for the period January to June 2020, a budget surplus of around ZW$800 million has been realised. This takes account of outstanding payments. This Mid-Term Budget and Economic Review takes stock of budget and economic performance during the first half of the year. Ministries have on average utilised 46% of their votes as at June 2020," External link

allafrica Sunday, July 19, 2020 3:30:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube warned : "So bad is the situation, that it could cause an implosion of the state and threaten security in neighbouring states," External link

allafrica Sunday, July 19, 2020 3:30:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "This enables us to operate to the end of the year as we reallocate to cover the critical needs, especially those related to Covid-19 and social protection. This position enables us to avoid tabling a Supplementary Budget, given our current levels of spending," "Treasury will be dealing with arising expenditure pressures, as we consolidate our fiscal position during the remainder of the year, taking account of revenue performance against inescapable reprioritised expenditures" External link

allafrica Sunday, July 19, 2020 3:30:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "With regard to other interventions, generally there was an increase in levels of support from ZW$10 to ZW$200 per individual due to increase in administration and capita grants required for the upkeep of institutionalised personnel under support towards the elderly, children in difficult circumstances, as well as for the disabled persons," "Given the need to respond to Covid-19 mitigatory measures, government has directed that resources under devolution be channelled towards Covid-related facilities such as water and sanitation, isolation, quarantine and treatment centres" External link

allafrica Sunday, July 19, 2020 3:30:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “A combination of Government intervention and external development support in mitigation of the Covid-19 pandemic is expected to alleviate deeper contraction of the economy to a projected 4,5 percent in 2020, against the initial budget projection of 3 percent growth” External link

thezimbabwemail Sunday, July 19, 2020 3:29:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “As at May 31, 2020, total foreign currency inflows amounted US$2,35 billion, against foreign payments amounting to US$1,55 billion,” External link

thezimbabwemail Sunday, July 19, 2020 3:29:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said ( about Services Centre ) : "The 2019 National Budget Statement highlighted Government's intention to set up an Offshore Financial Services Centre (OFSC) as part of efforts to develop the financial services sector, through provision of opportunities for global investment," External link

allafrica Saturday, July 18, 2020 3:34:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "A combination of Government intervention and external development support in mitigation of the Covid-19 pandemic is expected to alleviate deeper contraction of the economy to a projected minus 4,5 percent in 2020, against the initial Budget projection of three percent growth," "In the absence of the above stimulus package and assuming prolonged and severe impact of the crisis, the economy would contract severely" External link

allafrica Saturday, July 18, 2020 3:34:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Prices of most minerals (nickel, copper, chrome, coal and cotton) except for gold and rhodium have weakened since the pandemic was first reported amid weaker global demand. Gold has, however, benefitted from safe haven demand," External link

allafrica Saturday, July 18, 2020 3:34:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Inflation is expected to gradually decline in the second half of 2020, from the peak of 785,5% in May 2020, to 300% in December 2020, responding to current monetary and fiscal policy interventions,” “The projected annual inflation is consistent with reducing the month-on-month inflation from 31,7% in June 2020 to around 5% in the last quarter of 2020” External link

newsday Friday, July 17, 2020 10:03:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Resources from the 2 percent Intermediated Money Transfer Tax (IMTT) were also ring fenced and channelled towards Covid-19 related mitigatory expenditures," External link

allafrica Friday, July 17, 2020 4:22:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “This enables us to operate to the end of the year as we reallocate to cover the critical needs, especially those related to COVID-19 and social protection,” External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said : “Following the legalised use of foreign currency in domestic trade, there has been an upsurge in electronic transfers of foreign currency for transaction purposes,” “The current exemption has, thus, created an unfair advantage for taxpayers transacting in foreign currency, thereby raising equity considerations” External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said : “Accordingly, a maximum tax of US$2 000 is proposed for foreign currency transactions with a value exceeding US$100 000 with effect August 1, 2020,” External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said : “Furthermore, the preference for foreign currency by most business has undermined the revenue generating capacity of the tax,” External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said ( about Services Centre ) : “The 2019 National Budget Statement highlighted Government’s intention to set up an Offshore Financial Services Centre (OFSC) as part of efforts to develop the financial services sector, through provision of opportunities for global investment,” External link

herald Friday, July 17, 2020 11:00:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “A combination of Government intervention and external development support in mitigation of the Covid-19 pandemic is expected to alleviate deeper contraction of the economy to a projected minus 4,5 percent in 2020, against the initial Budget projection of three percent growth,” “In the absence of the above stimulus package and assuming prolonged and severe impact of the crisis, the economy would contract severely” External link

herald Friday, July 17, 2020 11:00:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Prices of most minerals (nickel, copper, chrome, coal and cotton) except for gold and rhodium have weakened since the pandemic was first reported amid weaker global demand. Gold has, however, benefitted from safe haven demand,” External link

herald Friday, July 17, 2020 11:00:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “However, prevailing market conditions have necessitated further review of employee salaries and wages. In order to minimise the tax burden, and also enhance disposable income, particularly during this period when a sizeable number of households are yet to recover from the effects of the Covid-19 lockdown, I propose to review the tax-free threshold from $2 000 to $5 000 per month,” “I further propose to adjust the tax bands to begin at $5 001 and end at $ 100 000, above which the highest marginal tax rate of 40 percent will apply, with effect from August 1, 2020” External link

herald Friday, July 17, 2020 11:00:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Resources from the 2 percent Intermediated Money Transfer Tax (IMTT) were also ring fenced and channelled towards Covid-19 related mitigatory expenditures," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, July 17, 2020 10:10:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Ministries have on average utilised 46% of their votes as at June 2020. This also implies that 54% of the original 2020 Budget remains unutilised. " External link

bulawayo24 Friday, July 17, 2020 10:10:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Inflation is expected to gradually decline in the second half of 2020, from the peak of 785,5% in May 2020, to 300% in December 2020, responding to current monetary and fiscal policy interventions," "The projected annual inflation is consistent with reducing the month-on-month inflation from 31,7% in June 2020 to around 5% in the last quarter of 2020" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, July 17, 2020 10:10:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Following the legalised use of foreign currency in domestic trade, there has been an upsurge in electronic transfers of foreign currency for transaction purposes," "The current exemption has, thus, created an unfair advantage for taxpayers transacting in foreign currency, thereby raising equity considerations" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, July 17, 2020 10:10:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Accordingly, a maximum tax of US$2 000 is proposed for foreign currency transactions with a value exceeding US$100 000 with effect August 1, 2020," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, July 17, 2020 10:10:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Furthermore, the preference for foreign currency by most business has undermined the revenue generating capacity of the tax," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, July 17, 2020 10:10:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "This enables us to operate to the end of the year as we reallocate to cover the critical needs, especially those related to COVID-19 and social protection," "This position enables us to avoid tabling a supplementary budget, given our current levels of spending" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, July 17, 2020 10:10:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "In order to minimise the tax burden, and also enhance disposable income, particularly during this period when a sizeable number of households are yet to recover from the effects of COVID-19 lockdown, I propose to review the tax free threshold from $2 000 to $5 000 per month. " External link

bulawayo24 Friday, July 17, 2020 10:10:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "a combination of government and external development support in mitigating the COVID-19 pandemic is expected to alleviate deeper contraction of the economy to a projected -4.5 percent growth in 2020" External link

afp-en Thursday, July 16, 2020 8:53:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “They are not going to get the money in cash because we don’t want them to start getting into the streets and becoming money changers and partaking in black market activities,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Tuesday, July 14, 2020 6:33:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "One thing that has affected us in terms of infrastructural projects is the issue of Covid-19. In terms of projects like dam construction and the like, it has dislocated us but we will be back on track again soon. For example, last week we allocated $200 million for the construction of the Gwayi-Shangani Dam, it is part of our road to getting back on track bit by bit," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, July 12, 2020 1:05:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “On remittances initially we were concerned, but they are resilient even in the face of COVID-19. I must hasten that whilst on the external balances to say on the tobacco season seems to be going well, we decentralised the model of marketing tobacco and it is working and we realised that there is a silver lining in the COVID-19 era,” External link

zbc Thursday, July 9, 2020 2:20:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube wrote : “Zimbabwe’s economy could contract by 15-20 percent during 20202 with very serious consequences. Already 8.5 million Zimbabweans (half the population) are food insecure,” External link

thezimbabwemail Monday, July 6, 2020 8:05:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube wrote : "Zimbabwe's economy could contract by 15-20 percent during 20202 with very serious consequences. Already 8.5 million Zimbabweans (half the population) are food insecure," External link

onlinenigeria Sunday, July 5, 2020 7:51:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube wrote : "Zimbabwe's economy could contract by 15-20 percent during 20202 with very serious consequences. Already 8.5 million Zimbabweans (half the population) are food insecure," External link

bulawayo24 Sunday, July 5, 2020 5:54:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Security risk to the country is not the policies we have introduced but the speculators, those who are dealing in the parallel market and involved in illicit activities," External link

allafrica Sunday, July 5, 2020 3:10:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Once the market is stable at whatever level, then it should translate to movement in prices that will deal with inflation,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, July 3, 2020 1:52:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Security risk to the country is not the policies we have introduced but the speculators, those who are dealing in the parallel market and involved in illicit activities," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, July 3, 2020 10:18:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “As such, Zimbabwe is open for business, but it is not open for money laundering and illicit financial flows,” “What you saw was a regulatory intervention to investigate and try to understand the criminality and suspicion of illicit financial flows, including money laundering,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, July 2, 2020 3:59:00 PM EAT

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

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, July 1, 2020 11:58:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Well, of course, it's not our ministry which deals with land issues, but I am aware of the issues you are raising," External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said : "If we don't up our game, we risk being the epicentre as a province. The few that we are testing are coming through the formal borders, but are having others crossing through illegal entry points from Botswana and South Africa. So, we wish to maximise our testing capacity and educating communities in the borderline areas on health and safety issues, and these need the Government to capacitate us," External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said : "The concerns are valid and well noted. I will engage my colleagues in Government especially those from the Ministry of Health and Child Care so that we look into availing more testing equipment to critical ports of entries. Recently we released $200 million to upgrade quarantine centres and enhance capacities. These are the funds we need to direct to areas in urgent need including Beitbridge and Plumtree towns," External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said : “Small scale miners are now contributing over 50%, actually 70% of gold. Leakages should be minimized. We have to curb smuggling. We are losing quite a lot of gold that’s why we want to pay lucrative prices, capacitate you and create markets for you,” External link

zbc Friday, June 26, 2020 4:07:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Price stability is linked to currency stability, so the first order of business becomes to stabilise the currency and the auction system that we have introduced is part of that process," "Part of that process includes bringing currency value, stabilising currency and once that is established and then that should engender some sort of stability in prices as well" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, June 25, 2020 9:38:00 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 Thursday, June 25, 2020 2:51:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube added : "It will be prudent for the government to admit failure and return to the multi-currency regime or the use of US dollars exclusively," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, June 24, 2020 10:15:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube added : “It will be prudent for the government to admit failure and return to the multi-currency regime or the use of US dollars exclusively,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Wednesday, June 24, 2020 3:13:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "I am aware of the need to give farmers bankable land so that they may operate as businessmen. However, that doesn't necessarily fall under my ministry," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, June 23, 2020 10:31:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Frankly speaking we are also going through a transition and I think overtime, once banks are more comfortable with lending to the agriculture sector you will find the Government pulling back and the banks will be very comfortable to carry forward," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, June 23, 2020 10:31:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “However, that doesn’t necessarily fall under my ministry,” External link

herald Monday, June 22, 2020 3:13:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “There is a need to deploy more resources, among them helicopters, all-terrain vehicles and construction of staff accommodation to enhance efficiency issues and minimise intrusive leaks around the border with South Africa. These should cover, customs, immigration and security services,” External link

herald Monday, June 22, 2020 2:29:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “What should happen is that people should be able to approach the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe and then have those bank notes replaced with fresh notes … Just bring them over and we swap those,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Saturday, June 20, 2020 1:48:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "I have also taken note of the operational challenges at Beitbridge Border Post, which generates 31 percent of the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority's (Zimra) annual income. There is a need to deploy more resources which include helicopters, all-terrain vehicles and construction of staff accommodation to the border to enhance efficiency issues and minimise intrusive leakages around the border with South Africa. These should cover, customs, immigration and security services," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, June 20, 2020 10:46:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Pursuant to government’s commitment to continuously review and improve the remuneration framework for civil servants, taking into account the transitory economic challenges being currently experienced in the country, which have been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, government makes the following announcement: With immediate effect, all civil servants’ salaries will be adjusted upwards by 50%. This increase also applies to all government pensions. In addition, all civil servants will be paid a flat, nob-taxable, COVID-19 allowance of US$75 per month. Government pensioners will be paid a flat, non-taxable, COVID-19 allowance of US$30,” External link

newsday Saturday, June 20, 2020 7:40:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube added : “However, the prices are still going up as we have seen and I believe it’s time for us to dialogue once again with the business community and shake hands once again but this time with a firmer grip to curb the price increases,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Thursday, June 18, 2020 12:38:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Bond notes are still legal tender but the government will soon issue a statement on the gradual phasing out of the bond notes, people who receive them can approach banks and exchange them for the new notes,” External link

zbc Wednesday, June 17, 2020 9:50:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "We use the swapping mechanism where we are swapping RTGS balances for cash and we have kept that approach and that's the right approach to do it," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, June 16, 2020 11:39:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "We said at the beginning of the year that one of our challenges is going to be exchange rate stabilisation and we are working on it. We are dealing with those in the speculation business in the parallel market," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, June 16, 2020 11:39:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "On the fiscal front, we are determined to make sure that we don't run large budget deficits, which become a problem for currency stabilisation. But also on the monetary front, we make sure money supply growth stays within the limits to ensure it doesn't add again to currency volatility," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, June 16, 2020 11:39:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “For those companies that are exporting, they get more in domestic currency and that is what redefines competitiveness,” External link

thezimbabwemail Monday, June 15, 2020 7:56:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “You will find that our stimulus package is focusing on that and dovetails with what we pronounced in the budget for 2020,” External link

thezimbabwemail Monday, June 15, 2020 7:56:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Initially we wanted to privatise these (TelOne and mobile network operator NetOne) as separate entities then we decided to do them as a package so we had to get an adviser for both transactions as one and that step takes quite a while,” “The financial adviser is receiving interested parties who want to invest. We are making progress” External link

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

Mthuli Ncube said : “We want to make sure that farmers access their money easily,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Friday, June 12, 2020 11:19:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Initially we wanted to privatise these (TelOne and mobile network operator NetOne) as separate entities then we decided to do them as a package so we had to get an adviser for both transactions as one and that step takes quite a while," "The financial adviser is receiving interested parties who want to invest. We are making progress" External link

bulawayo24 Friday, June 12, 2020 10:18:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube argued : "You cannot afford to have hard currency only and no domestic currency," "No economy can develop without a domestic currency, you need that" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, June 10, 2020 7:47:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "At the moment, our cash in circulation is about 4% of Gross Domestic Product," "In other economies and in the region, it is about 10%, or even below half. So, it will take us a while to get up there" External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, June 10, 2020 7:47:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "We are really trying, but it is not easy because if people are used to doing something, it is not easy to stop them. We are, however, really trying," "I am sure you have also noticed that every time we arrest people and we close their accounts, the rate goes down, and that shows that there is something not right that they are doing. That is what we are trying to investigate," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, June 8, 2020 8:31:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Perhaps they have their own pressures. I still urge that if we could have another handshake, it would be helpful and assist Zimbabweans to have this price moratorium while we go through this difficult time," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, June 8, 2020 8:31:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We are really trying, but it is not easy because if people are used to doing something, it is not easy to stop them. We are, however, really trying,” “I am sure you have also noticed that every time we arrest people and we close their accounts, the rate goes down, and that shows that there is something not right that they are doing. That is what we are trying to investigate,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, June 8, 2020 1:36:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Perhaps they have their own pressures. I still urge that if we could have another handshake, it would be helpful and assist Zimbabweans to have this price moratorium while we go through this difficult time,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, June 8, 2020 1:36:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube added ( about Financial Intelligence Unit ) : “The Financial Intelligence Unit has become more active of late and that is pleasing in terms of dealing with this kind of behaviour,” External link

dailynews-co-zw Monday, June 8, 2020 1:36:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Treasury is not responsible for procurement, it is government departments and ministries that run procurement processes with the Procurement Authority of Zimbabwe and there are rules to be followed and our job as Treasury is to avail what needs to be paid” External link

theindependent Monday, June 8, 2020 12:41:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We have given priority to Zimbabwean citizens’ livelihoods which have been greatly affected by the national lockdown due to the pandemic and we have made special facilities to the productive sectors and we came up with the Agricultural sector support, Working Capital Support, Mining Sector Support and the Tourism Fund,” External link

thezimbabwemail Saturday, June 6, 2020 7:39:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We have given priority to Zimbabwean citizens’ livelihoods which have been greatly affected by the national lockdown due to the pandemic and we have made special facilities to the productive sectors and we came up with the Agricultural sector support, Working Capital Support, Mining Sector Support and the Tourism Fund,” External link

zbc Saturday, June 6, 2020 2:47:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube told ( about Regulatory Authority ) : "Treasury is not responsible for the procurement; it is government departments and ministries that run procurement processes with the Procurement Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe and there are rules to be followed and our job as Treasury was to avail what needs to be paid," External link

onlinenigeria Friday, June 5, 2020 1:47:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube told ( about Regulatory Authority ) : "Treasury is not responsible for the procurement; it is government departments and ministries that run procurement processes with the Procurement Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe and there are rules to be followed and our job as Treasury was to avail what needs to be paid," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, June 5, 2020 12:01:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said ( about Regulatory Authority ) : “Treasury is not responsible for procurement, it is government departments and ministries that run procurement processes with the Procurement Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe and there are rules to be followed and our job as Treasury is to avail what needs to be paid,” “Of course, we do check if the processes have been followed, but we do not spend a lot of time digging into who is who, and that process also applies to the Zupco buses” External link

thezimbabwemail Thursday, June 4, 2020 10:17:00 PM EAT

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

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

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

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



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professor16.67%EN07/27/201627/07/2016
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David Coltart said ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : “Mthuli Ncube says the economy is on the path to sustainable growth. This is just more smoke & mirrors. How can any economy be on the right path when doctors and teachers are being paid slave wages and the political elite are looting millions?,” External link

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Tapiwa Mashakada added ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : "I call upon Ncube and the entire Cabinet to stop inflicting pain and suffering on the poor people. I call upon Ncube to stop lying to the President and Cabinet that there has to be pain first and gain later. There is no such thing. The sooner ED realises he is being sold a dummy by his Finance minister, the better. History is full of stories of removal of governments caused by economic stabilisation programmes such as the TSP. " External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, August 4, 2020 10:48:00 AM EAT

Tapiwa Mashakada said ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : "There is a book that is loved by first-year students of economics, which is aptly titled, How to Lie With Statistics. I am sure Prof Ncube frequently reads this amazing book. Yet economic management is not about metrics alone, indeed it is about the impact," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, August 4, 2020 10:48:00 AM EAT

Eddie Cross said ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : “Then there is the issue of the informal sector — now over 70% of our GDP. This is both a problem (how do we collect taxes) and an opportunity. It means that our real economy is three times the size of the formal sector. No company can survive in this country without a strategy for the informal economy,” “I was asked in 2019 by the Minister of Finance (Mthuli Ncube) to help a struggling manufacturer in Harare with understanding the economic and policy environment and showing them how to manage both. I met with the chairman, chief executive officer (CEO) and several other executives and explained the situation with regard to foreign exchange, pricing and managing opportunity,” External link

newsday Wednesday, July 29, 2020 3:59:00 PM EAT

Tshinga Dube said ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : "Professor Ncube, as I have already said has been to all these top financial institutions in the world but he cannot change what was derailed in 40 years in two years," "So because sometimes we can take a horse to water but you can't make it to drink. So I am not sure now when his high academic qualifications are going to take-off in our country. But I will say that of course if something has been undone for 40 years, it is not very easy to undo it in about three years. There must be something that we must look into very seriously" External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, July 28, 2020 9:01:00 PM EAT

Edwin Mushoriwa added ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : “Honourable Ncube is disregarding this Parliament and is disrespectful to the chair of the Speaker. Measures need to be taken to curtail the behaviour of the minister” External link

newsday Thursday, July 16, 2020 2:27:00 AM EAT

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

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