Mthuli Ncube

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mthuli Ncube said : "Our revenue is $58,6 billion against an expenditure of $63,6 billion and that deficit I can assure you will be met. I think that also in reading the blue book, some members were saying 'oh minister it is inconsistent' and all of that. The numbers, colleagues, let me remind you that when you present the budget, the blue book is really proposals for you to challenge, contribute and alter, after all it is your budget," "So, that process is going to happen when we debate the Appropriation Bill. If you feel there are numbers you do not like or do not agree with because they are low or high, you will have that opportunity to do that. It is just a proposal" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, December 12, 2019 11:38:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "That is what the whole world is doing because this standard has been created by the IMF (International Monetary Fund) and all countries in the world, without exception, are being encouraged to move over to this new standard so that accounts across the globe are comparable," "That is one of the things we have done in the blue book and this is new. We can do further one on one explanations later or train Parliament. We are happy to do that" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, December 12, 2019 11:38:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "For example, we see in the blue book, there is an item that pertains to the issuance of Treasury Bills. Previously, this item would have been part of the expenses of the budget, but under the new GFSS 2014, it is below the line so you see it shift to below the line and, therefore, you remove it from the main budget considerations," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, December 12, 2019 11:38:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Our revenue is $58,6 billion against an expenditure of $63,6 billion and that deficit I can assure you will be met. I think that also in reading the blue book, some members were saying ‘oh minister it is inconsistent’ and all of that. The numbers, colleagues, let me remind you that when you present the budget, the blue book is really proposals for you to challenge, contribute and alter, after all it is your budget,” “So, that process is going to happen when we debate the Appropriation Bill. If you feel there are numbers you do not like or do not agree with because they are low or high, you will have that opportunity to do that. It is just a proposal” External link

newsday Thursday, December 12, 2019 12:28:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “That is what the whole world is doing because this standard has been created by the IMF (International Monetary Fund) and all countries in the world, without exception, are being encouraged to move over to this new standard so that accounts across the globe are comparable,” “That is one of the things we have done in the blue book and this is new. We can do further one on one explanations later or train Parliament. We are happy to do that” External link

newsday Thursday, December 12, 2019 12:28:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “For example, we see in the blue book, there is an item that pertains to the issuance of Treasury Bills. Previously, this item would have been part of the expenses of the budget, but under the new GFSS 2014, it is below the line so you see it shift to below the line and, therefore, you remove it from the main budget considerations,” External link

newsday Thursday, December 12, 2019 12:28:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube told : "Who gets a cyclone, and then another, then drought then power outages?" External link

polandsun Wednesday, December 11, 2019 11:48:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube told : "Who gets a cyclone, and then another, then drought then power outages?" External link

aljazeera-en Wednesday, December 11, 2019 11:32:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The thrust of the tax measures I am proposing, thus, focuses on enhancing job creation, productivity and economic growth, through targeted support to industry. Furthermore, the measures seek to enhance revenue collection through advancing the ongoing tax administrative reforms aimed at plugging revenue leakages,” External link

newsday Wednesday, December 11, 2019 6:05:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube : “I am hearing you but you see precedence is committed to abiding by the rule of law, you have said it on a full program, we are determined to do our best in this regard so but I’m not going to deny what you are saying as you have more information than me and I suspect, some so we are determined to make sure this stops and we abide by the rule of law, and expect property rights. I think what we are trying to do with the land issue as I was explaining and that it’s a simpler way we want to make sure…” External link

zimeye Sunday, December 8, 2019 12:34:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube : “I am hearing you but you see precedence is committed to abiding by the rule of law, you have said it on a full program, we are determined to do our best in this regard so but I’m not going to deny what you are saying as you have more information than me and I suspect, some so we are determined to make sure this stops and we abide by the rule of law, and expect property rights. I think what we are trying to do with the land issue as I was explaining and that it’s a simpler way we want to make sure…” External link

zimeye Sunday, December 8, 2019 9:23:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "As you may be aware, His Excellency the President, E.D. Mnangagwa announced that subsidies on maize have been restored in order to cushion the vulnerable groups of our society from the negative impact of increases in basic food prices. " External link

bulawayo24 Friday, December 6, 2019 10:50:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said ( about Association ) : “Government will ensure that the requisite monthly tonnage of 40 000 tonnes required for producing 32 000 metric tonnes of roller meal will be timely availed by the Grain Marketing Board to members of the Grain Millers Association of Zimbabwe,” External link

thezimbabwemail Thursday, December 5, 2019 5:31:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said ( about Association ) : “Government will ensure that the requisite monthly tonnage of 40 000 metric tonnes for producing 32 000 metric tonnes of roller meal will be timely availed by GMB to members of the Grain Millers Association of Zimbabwe, GMAZ,” External link

zbc Thursday, December 5, 2019 12:37:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “I am glad to note that the State Enterprises Reform, Corporate Governance and Procurement Department in the Office of the President and Cabinet has been conducting dissemination and training workshops for the public entities and representatives from the line ministries,” “It is our expectation that when the rating of the entities in terms of their compliance with good corporate governance takes place as from 2020, no entity shall be found wanting as this may reflect badly on the board and senior management. So better watch out, the rankings are coming and you don’t want to be found wanting as a board or senior management charged with leading SEPs” External link

herald Thursday, December 5, 2019 3:32:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The vision can therefore not be attained if public entities do not play their part as enablers of economic growth. It is therefore important that good corporate governance is instilled in public entities in order to ensure that good governance systems are put in place for the good of the country,” External link

herald Thursday, December 5, 2019 3:32:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Implementation of the risk-based approach across all financial institutions and Designated Non-Financial Businesses and Professions (DNFBPs) particularly real estate, lawyers, casinos, and dealers in precious stones and minerals, among others, is also key,” External link

theindependent Sunday, December 1, 2019 5:38:00 PM EAT

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

bulawayo24 Sunday, December 1, 2019 2:14:00 PM EAT

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

bulawayo24 Friday, November 29, 2019 1:35:00 PM EAT

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

newsday Friday, November 29, 2019 9:00:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Given the drought, we need to climate-proof our agriculture, so investment in infrastructure for evacuation of water from dams is absolutely critical," "That's why in the [2020] budget you find this large allocation for agriculture around the infrastructure investment. Because, without this irrigation, then we are exposed to climate change. And we need to deal with that" External link

globalsecurity Friday, November 29, 2019 6:10:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “There is walking the talk with the promises and agreements we had with the United Arab Emirates. When Cyclone Idai struck, remember we were in the UAE and they came in to assist us. They follow up the processes and, as we speak, someone from the UAE is already in the country as part of the advance team. Whether we like it or not, they are the second largest exporter after South Africa. It is a large trading partner we cannot ignore,” External link

newsday Monday, November 25, 2019 2:24:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "There is walking the talk with the promises and agreements we had with the United Arab Emirates. When Cyclone Idai struck, remember we were in the UAE and they came in to assist us. They follow up the processes and, as we speak, someone from the UAE is already in the country as part of the advance team. Whether we like it or not, they are the second largest exporter after South Africa. It is a large trading partner we cannot ignore," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, November 25, 2019 11:06:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "I did not ban inflation calculation. We said the year-on-year inflation (figures), the methodology we were using was inconsistent because the currency regimes were different. We were comparing a US dollar regime which is pre-February 2019 to a Zimbabwean dollar post that date. We have done that before. We are probably the leaders in it in the world. We did it in 2009. There is nothing new, just wait for two months you will get the year-on-year inflation in February," "There is month-on-month inflation and the accounting rules allow for the use of month-on-month inflation indices and accountants know this. There is no problem. There is no challenge at all. We expect them (Zimstat) to do their inflation adjusting accounting on the back of the month-on-month inflation" External link

bulawayo24 Monday, November 25, 2019 10:07:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube argued : “The economic crisis led to the scattering of people into the diaspora, who are now remitting different currencies and those currencies are forming their own currencies on the ground and those without access are left a lot poorer,” External link

zimeye Sunday, November 24, 2019 8:07:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The government of Zimbabwe acknowledges the assistance received from the People’s Republic of China on the following: upgrading of the Robert Gabriel Mugabe international Airport, the new parliament building, rehabilitation of Hwange 7 and 8, Cyclone Idai, Mahusekwa District Hospital, food aid and borehole drilling programme,” External link

theindependent Sunday, November 24, 2019 7:58:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said ( about The UK ) : “The two sides have reached an agreement on the facts and figures contained in the statement issued by the embassy on November 19, 2019 and the national 2020 budget statement,” External link

newsday Sunday, November 24, 2019 1:50:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We will focus on industry recovery and this will be achieved through a number of initiatives such as the guarantee scheme for industry to access finance for retooling,” External link

zbc Saturday, November 23, 2019 11:29:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "The government of Zimbabwe acknowledges the assistance received from the People's Republic of China on the following: upgrading of the Robert Gabriel Mugabe international Airport, the new parliament building, rehabilitation of Hwange 7 and 8, Cyclone Idai, Mahusekwa District Hospital, food aid and borehole drilling programme," External link

onlinenigeria Saturday, November 23, 2019 3:06:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "The government of Zimbabwe acknowledges the assistance received from the People's Republic of China on the following: upgrading of the Robert Gabriel Mugabe international Airport, the new parliament building, rehabilitation of Hwange 7 and 8, Cyclone Idai, Mahusekwa District Hospital, food aid and borehole drilling programme," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, November 22, 2019 10:05:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube explained : "People complain about soldiers this and that, but let me tell you, if we do not have peace we will have huge problems," "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 Friday, November 22, 2019 3:42:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube explained : "People complain about soldiers this and that, but let me tell you, if we do not have peace we will have huge problems," "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 Friday, November 22, 2019 11:31:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Therefore, Government is engaging key horticultural producers with a view to putting in place appropriate financing facilities which will draw from the Export Revolving Fund," External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, November 21, 2019 9:32:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Therefore, Government is engaging key horticultural producers with a view to putting in place appropriate financing facilities which will draw from the Export Revolving Fund," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, November 21, 2019 8:03:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The Government of Zimbabwe appreciates the support it continues to receive from its all-weather friend, the People’s Republic of China, and acknowledges the determination of China to develop closer cooperation with Zimbabwe,” External link

zimeye Thursday, November 21, 2019 7:15:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The Government of Zimbabwe appreciates the support it continues to receive from its all-weather friend, the People’s Republic of China, and acknowledges the determination of China to develop closer cooperation with Zimbabwe,” External link

thezimbabwemail Thursday, November 21, 2019 2:55:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said ( about Dubai Chamber ) : "We expect a delegation from Dubai to visit Zimbabwe soon," External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, November 20, 2019 9:30:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "We are resolving all the issues that investors are concerned about. The concerns from the investors were; do we have enough incentives and have we dealt with the liquidity issues and how about the issue of power and power imports? " External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, November 20, 2019 9:30:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said ( about Dubai Chamber ) : "We expect a delegation from Dubai to visit Zimbabwe soon," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, November 20, 2019 8:52:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "We are resolving all the issues that investors are concerned about. The concerns from the investors were; do we have enough incentives and have we dealt with the liquidity issues and how about the issue of power and power imports? " External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, November 20, 2019 8:52:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said ( about Dubai Chamber ) : “We expect a delegation from Dubai to visit Zimbabwe soon,” External link

herald Wednesday, November 20, 2019 2:13:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The obtaining macro-economic environment has necessitated upward review of minimum capital requirements for different players in the insurance industry to ensure that entities are well-capitalised for the protection of value for policyholders and pension members,” External link

newsday Tuesday, November 19, 2019 12:30:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The UAE is now the second largest destination for Zimbabwe exports, mainly in the gulf sector, so after South Africa comes the UAE, therefore trade is growing. We have also realised there are 10 000 Zimbabweans living in the UAE, therefore, there are strong ties between the two countries. We talked about various opportunities for investment into Zimbabwe such as the tourism sector in Victoria Falls, the mining sectors, as well as investments in infrastructure. At some point in time, they will send a delegation to come and scout for further opportunities in Zimbabwe,” External link

zbc Tuesday, November 19, 2019 12:06:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube added : “President of Liberia spoke of constructive politics, where the ruling party and opposition party work together for a common goal of uplifting their country instead of the opposition bringing the country down. It is quite clear that this is an issue that most Africans must realise, that working together is far more important than working apart and pulling the country down,” External link

zbc Tuesday, November 19, 2019 12:06:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “I must admit that I was disappointed by the failure by the MDC-A members of parliament to turn up for the presentation in Parliament,” External link

zimeye Monday, November 18, 2019 1:35:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Government will leverage on the expertise of the security sector in implementation of projects and the need to capacitate the Zimbabwe Defence Industries,” External link

insiderzim Sunday, November 17, 2019 8:49:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "In recognition of increased flow of commercial goods imported through Botswana, Government in 2016 commissioned Mlambapele for use as an official entry and exit point. In order to regularise the commissioned border post, thereby enforcing compliance of customs formalities as well as enhancing convenience to travellers, I propose to designate Mlambapele as a Port of Entry, with effect from 1 December 2019. The Port of Entry shall operate from 7.30AM to 4.30PM daily," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, November 16, 2019 10:46:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said ( about Portland Cement ) : "Furthermore, imports and exports companies that include Blanket Mine, Vumbachikwe and Portland Cement are currently processed in Bulawayo, thereby increasing the cost of compliance. In order to facilitate Ease of Doing Business, I propose to appoint a Customs House in Gwanda, with effect from 1 December 2019," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, November 16, 2019 10:46:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "I propose allocations to the security cluster as follows: Defence and War Veterans $3,1 billion; Home Affairs and Cultural Heritage $2,8 billion," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, November 16, 2019 10:46:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Notwithstanding the current resource constraints, Treasury has been prioritising allocations and disbursements to the security sector. However, more needs to be done given the state of affairs,” External link

theindependent Saturday, November 16, 2019 9:12:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The 2020 national budget will, therefore, strive to provide for medical provisions, school fees and pension for our war veterans given their immense sacrifice to the nation. This will also include funds for income generating projects with ZW$1,5 million having been already availed for a cattle rearing project,” External link

theindependent Saturday, November 16, 2019 9:12:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “IDC will focus on promotion of research and development to increase productivity, diversification and broadening product range and creating opportunities for job creation,” External link

theindependent Saturday, November 16, 2019 9:12:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “To date approximately 768 former farm owners consented to the interim payment scheme with over 500 farmers having been paid already,” “In 2019 a total of $68 million was availed towards former farm owners and the 2020 budget is also targeting to set aside $380 million for interim compensation in line with the constitution” External link

thezimbabwemail Saturday, November 16, 2019 7:12:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Accordingly the following projects have been prioritized in the 2020 budget. Gwayi Shangani Dam $400 million, Causeway Dam $128 million, Chivhu Dam $192 million, Kunzvi Dam $259 million, Semwa Dam $216 million, other dams $205 million, water supply schemes $113 million, local authorities water and sanitation $311 million,” External link

thezimbabwemail Saturday, November 16, 2019 7:12:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "The private sector is also invited to contribute in irrigation and other related infrastructure development for agriculture. This includes investments in de-siltation of rivers and dams to restore the water ecosystem," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, November 16, 2019 3:30:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "I propose allocations to the security cluster as follows: Defence and War Veterans $3,1 billion; Home Affairs and Cultural Heritage $2,8 billion," External link

onlinenigeria Saturday, November 16, 2019 3:12:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “In recognition of increased flow of commercial goods imported through Botswana, Government in 2016 commissioned Mlambapele for use as an official entry and exit point. In order to regularise the commissioned border post, thereby enforcing compliance of customs formalities as well as enhancing convenience to travellers, I propose to designate Mlambapele as a Port of Entry, with effect from 1 December 2019. The Port of Entry shall operate from 7.30AM to 4.30PM daily,” External link

zimeye Saturday, November 16, 2019 11:35:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said ( about Portland Cement ) : “Furthermore, imports and exports companies that include Blanket Mine, Vumbachikwe and Portland Cement are currently processed in Bulawayo, thereby increasing the cost of compliance. In order to facilitate Ease of Doing Business, I propose to appoint a Customs House in Gwanda, with effect from 1 December 2019,” External link

zimeye Saturday, November 16, 2019 11:35:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "I propose allocations to the security cluster as follows: Defence and War Veterans $3,1 billion; Home Affairs and Cultural Heritage $2,8 billion," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, November 16, 2019 10:25:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said ( about Sir ) : “Mr. Speaker Sir, I have already alluded to the need for tax incentives in support of job creation, which is key to sustainable economic development, I therefore, propose to introduce a tax credit of ZWL$500 per month per employee for corporates that employ additional employees in a year of assessment,” “The credit will, however, be limited to a maximum of ZWL$60 000 per year of assessment” External link

zbc Saturday, November 16, 2019 8:57:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said ( about Monica Mutsvangwa ) : “If you think there was no austerity in Government, just ask the Minister of Information (Publicity and Broadcasting Services Monica Mutsvangwa),” External link

zimeye Saturday, November 16, 2019 8:08:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “That is exactly what is causing inflation, US dollar price indexing,” External link

zimeye Saturday, November 16, 2019 8:08:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “I think we have done our best and indeed the Ambassador has a real test case to justify,” External link

zbc Saturday, November 16, 2019 3:54:00 AM EAT

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

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

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

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

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

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



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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Jacob Mudenda said ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : "No allowances for the past five months. I would want to instruct the Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube to withdraw their pay-sheet; no payment for debates of the outstanding balances and for today's sitting," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, December 6, 2019 11:43:00 AM EAT

Innocent Gonese said ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : “The Blue Book has been tabled but the Appropriation Bill has not been availed to members. Why does he (Ncube) have the guts to present a budget review statement when he has not given us the necessary documents?” External link

thezimbabwemail Thursday, December 5, 2019 12:20:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : "Mr Speaker, while the Blue Book has been tabled, it contains figures that are different from the budget statement, which makes the provision of the Appropriation Act important," "I implore you to direct the esteemed Minister of Finance (Ncube) to present as a matter of urgency, and to table as a matter of urgency, the Finance Bill and the Appropriation Bill," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, December 3, 2019 11:16:00 AM EAT

Jacob Mafume said ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : “Concerns being raised regarding inflation, cash shortage and issues of liquidation must be addressed to Mthuli. We are hoping our colleagues will persuade minister Mthuli to delay the effort of going to space or the moon so that we can use that money to deal with people here on earth. I am sure the moon can wait for us,” External link

newsday Monday, November 25, 2019 8:08:00 AM EAT

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mthuli Ncube said : "Our revenue is $58,6 billion against an expenditure of $63,6 billion and that deficit I can assure you will be met. I think that also in reading the blue book, some members were saying 'oh minister it is inconsistent' and all of that. The numbers, colleagues, let me remind you that when you present the budget, the blue book is really proposals for you to challenge, contribute and alter, after all it is your budget," "So, that process is going to happen when we debate the Appropriation Bill. If you feel there are numbers you do not like or do not agree with because they are low or high, you will have that opportunity to do that. It is just a proposal" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, December 12, 2019 11:38:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "That is what the whole world is doing because this standard has been created by the IMF (International Monetary Fund) and all countries in the world, without exception, are being encouraged to move over to this new standard so that accounts across the globe are comparable," "That is one of the things we have done in the blue book and this is new. We can do further one on one explanations later or train Parliament. We are happy to do that" External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, December 12, 2019 11:38:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "For example, we see in the blue book, there is an item that pertains to the issuance of Treasury Bills. Previously, this item would have been part of the expenses of the budget, but under the new GFSS 2014, it is below the line so you see it shift to below the line and, therefore, you remove it from the main budget considerations," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, December 12, 2019 11:38:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Our revenue is $58,6 billion against an expenditure of $63,6 billion and that deficit I can assure you will be met. I think that also in reading the blue book, some members were saying ‘oh minister it is inconsistent’ and all of that. The numbers, colleagues, let me remind you that when you present the budget, the blue book is really proposals for you to challenge, contribute and alter, after all it is your budget,” “So, that process is going to happen when we debate the Appropriation Bill. If you feel there are numbers you do not like or do not agree with because they are low or high, you will have that opportunity to do that. It is just a proposal” External link

newsday Thursday, December 12, 2019 12:28:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “That is what the whole world is doing because this standard has been created by the IMF (International Monetary Fund) and all countries in the world, without exception, are being encouraged to move over to this new standard so that accounts across the globe are comparable,” “That is one of the things we have done in the blue book and this is new. We can do further one on one explanations later or train Parliament. We are happy to do that” External link

newsday Thursday, December 12, 2019 12:28:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “For example, we see in the blue book, there is an item that pertains to the issuance of Treasury Bills. Previously, this item would have been part of the expenses of the budget, but under the new GFSS 2014, it is below the line so you see it shift to below the line and, therefore, you remove it from the main budget considerations,” External link

newsday Thursday, December 12, 2019 12:28:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube told : "Who gets a cyclone, and then another, then drought then power outages?" External link

polandsun Wednesday, December 11, 2019 11:48:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube told : "Who gets a cyclone, and then another, then drought then power outages?" External link

aljazeera-en Wednesday, December 11, 2019 11:32:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The thrust of the tax measures I am proposing, thus, focuses on enhancing job creation, productivity and economic growth, through targeted support to industry. Furthermore, the measures seek to enhance revenue collection through advancing the ongoing tax administrative reforms aimed at plugging revenue leakages,” External link

newsday Wednesday, December 11, 2019 6:05:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube : “I am hearing you but you see precedence is committed to abiding by the rule of law, you have said it on a full program, we are determined to do our best in this regard so but I’m not going to deny what you are saying as you have more information than me and I suspect, some so we are determined to make sure this stops and we abide by the rule of law, and expect property rights. I think what we are trying to do with the land issue as I was explaining and that it’s a simpler way we want to make sure…” External link

zimeye Sunday, December 8, 2019 12:34:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube : “I am hearing you but you see precedence is committed to abiding by the rule of law, you have said it on a full program, we are determined to do our best in this regard so but I’m not going to deny what you are saying as you have more information than me and I suspect, some so we are determined to make sure this stops and we abide by the rule of law, and expect property rights. I think what we are trying to do with the land issue as I was explaining and that it’s a simpler way we want to make sure…” External link

zimeye Sunday, December 8, 2019 9:23:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "As you may be aware, His Excellency the President, E.D. Mnangagwa announced that subsidies on maize have been restored in order to cushion the vulnerable groups of our society from the negative impact of increases in basic food prices. " External link

bulawayo24 Friday, December 6, 2019 10:50:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said ( about Association ) : “Government will ensure that the requisite monthly tonnage of 40 000 tonnes required for producing 32 000 metric tonnes of roller meal will be timely availed by the Grain Marketing Board to members of the Grain Millers Association of Zimbabwe,” External link

thezimbabwemail Thursday, December 5, 2019 5:31:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said ( about Association ) : “Government will ensure that the requisite monthly tonnage of 40 000 metric tonnes for producing 32 000 metric tonnes of roller meal will be timely availed by GMB to members of the Grain Millers Association of Zimbabwe, GMAZ,” External link

zbc Thursday, December 5, 2019 12:37:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “I am glad to note that the State Enterprises Reform, Corporate Governance and Procurement Department in the Office of the President and Cabinet has been conducting dissemination and training workshops for the public entities and representatives from the line ministries,” “It is our expectation that when the rating of the entities in terms of their compliance with good corporate governance takes place as from 2020, no entity shall be found wanting as this may reflect badly on the board and senior management. So better watch out, the rankings are coming and you don’t want to be found wanting as a board or senior management charged with leading SEPs” External link

herald Thursday, December 5, 2019 3:32:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The vision can therefore not be attained if public entities do not play their part as enablers of economic growth. It is therefore important that good corporate governance is instilled in public entities in order to ensure that good governance systems are put in place for the good of the country,” External link

herald Thursday, December 5, 2019 3:32:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Implementation of the risk-based approach across all financial institutions and Designated Non-Financial Businesses and Professions (DNFBPs) particularly real estate, lawyers, casinos, and dealers in precious stones and minerals, among others, is also key,” External link

theindependent Sunday, December 1, 2019 5:38:00 PM EAT

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

bulawayo24 Sunday, December 1, 2019 2:14:00 PM EAT

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

bulawayo24 Friday, November 29, 2019 1:35:00 PM EAT

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

newsday Friday, November 29, 2019 9:00:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Given the drought, we need to climate-proof our agriculture, so investment in infrastructure for evacuation of water from dams is absolutely critical," "That's why in the [2020] budget you find this large allocation for agriculture around the infrastructure investment. Because, without this irrigation, then we are exposed to climate change. And we need to deal with that" External link

globalsecurity Friday, November 29, 2019 6:10:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “There is walking the talk with the promises and agreements we had with the United Arab Emirates. When Cyclone Idai struck, remember we were in the UAE and they came in to assist us. They follow up the processes and, as we speak, someone from the UAE is already in the country as part of the advance team. Whether we like it or not, they are the second largest exporter after South Africa. It is a large trading partner we cannot ignore,” External link

newsday Monday, November 25, 2019 2:24:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "There is walking the talk with the promises and agreements we had with the United Arab Emirates. When Cyclone Idai struck, remember we were in the UAE and they came in to assist us. They follow up the processes and, as we speak, someone from the UAE is already in the country as part of the advance team. Whether we like it or not, they are the second largest exporter after South Africa. It is a large trading partner we cannot ignore," External link

bulawayo24 Monday, November 25, 2019 11:06:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "I did not ban inflation calculation. We said the year-on-year inflation (figures), the methodology we were using was inconsistent because the currency regimes were different. We were comparing a US dollar regime which is pre-February 2019 to a Zimbabwean dollar post that date. We have done that before. We are probably the leaders in it in the world. We did it in 2009. There is nothing new, just wait for two months you will get the year-on-year inflation in February," "There is month-on-month inflation and the accounting rules allow for the use of month-on-month inflation indices and accountants know this. There is no problem. There is no challenge at all. We expect them (Zimstat) to do their inflation adjusting accounting on the back of the month-on-month inflation" External link

bulawayo24 Monday, November 25, 2019 10:07:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube argued : “The economic crisis led to the scattering of people into the diaspora, who are now remitting different currencies and those currencies are forming their own currencies on the ground and those without access are left a lot poorer,” External link

zimeye Sunday, November 24, 2019 8:07:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The government of Zimbabwe acknowledges the assistance received from the People’s Republic of China on the following: upgrading of the Robert Gabriel Mugabe international Airport, the new parliament building, rehabilitation of Hwange 7 and 8, Cyclone Idai, Mahusekwa District Hospital, food aid and borehole drilling programme,” External link

theindependent Sunday, November 24, 2019 7:58:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said ( about The UK ) : “The two sides have reached an agreement on the facts and figures contained in the statement issued by the embassy on November 19, 2019 and the national 2020 budget statement,” External link

newsday Sunday, November 24, 2019 1:50:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “We will focus on industry recovery and this will be achieved through a number of initiatives such as the guarantee scheme for industry to access finance for retooling,” External link

zbc Saturday, November 23, 2019 11:29:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "The government of Zimbabwe acknowledges the assistance received from the People's Republic of China on the following: upgrading of the Robert Gabriel Mugabe international Airport, the new parliament building, rehabilitation of Hwange 7 and 8, Cyclone Idai, Mahusekwa District Hospital, food aid and borehole drilling programme," External link

onlinenigeria Saturday, November 23, 2019 3:06:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "The government of Zimbabwe acknowledges the assistance received from the People's Republic of China on the following: upgrading of the Robert Gabriel Mugabe international Airport, the new parliament building, rehabilitation of Hwange 7 and 8, Cyclone Idai, Mahusekwa District Hospital, food aid and borehole drilling programme," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, November 22, 2019 10:05:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube explained : "People complain about soldiers this and that, but let me tell you, if we do not have peace we will have huge problems," "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 Friday, November 22, 2019 3:42:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube explained : "People complain about soldiers this and that, but let me tell you, if we do not have peace we will have huge problems," "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 Friday, November 22, 2019 11:31:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Therefore, Government is engaging key horticultural producers with a view to putting in place appropriate financing facilities which will draw from the Export Revolving Fund," External link

onlinenigeria Thursday, November 21, 2019 9:32:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "Therefore, Government is engaging key horticultural producers with a view to putting in place appropriate financing facilities which will draw from the Export Revolving Fund," External link

bulawayo24 Thursday, November 21, 2019 8:03:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The Government of Zimbabwe appreciates the support it continues to receive from its all-weather friend, the People’s Republic of China, and acknowledges the determination of China to develop closer cooperation with Zimbabwe,” External link

zimeye Thursday, November 21, 2019 7:15:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The Government of Zimbabwe appreciates the support it continues to receive from its all-weather friend, the People’s Republic of China, and acknowledges the determination of China to develop closer cooperation with Zimbabwe,” External link

thezimbabwemail Thursday, November 21, 2019 2:55:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said ( about Dubai Chamber ) : "We expect a delegation from Dubai to visit Zimbabwe soon," External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, November 20, 2019 9:30:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "We are resolving all the issues that investors are concerned about. The concerns from the investors were; do we have enough incentives and have we dealt with the liquidity issues and how about the issue of power and power imports? " External link

onlinenigeria Wednesday, November 20, 2019 9:30:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said ( about Dubai Chamber ) : "We expect a delegation from Dubai to visit Zimbabwe soon," External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, November 20, 2019 8:52:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "We are resolving all the issues that investors are concerned about. The concerns from the investors were; do we have enough incentives and have we dealt with the liquidity issues and how about the issue of power and power imports? " External link

bulawayo24 Wednesday, November 20, 2019 8:52:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said ( about Dubai Chamber ) : “We expect a delegation from Dubai to visit Zimbabwe soon,” External link

herald Wednesday, November 20, 2019 2:13:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The obtaining macro-economic environment has necessitated upward review of minimum capital requirements for different players in the insurance industry to ensure that entities are well-capitalised for the protection of value for policyholders and pension members,” External link

newsday Tuesday, November 19, 2019 12:30:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The UAE is now the second largest destination for Zimbabwe exports, mainly in the gulf sector, so after South Africa comes the UAE, therefore trade is growing. We have also realised there are 10 000 Zimbabweans living in the UAE, therefore, there are strong ties between the two countries. We talked about various opportunities for investment into Zimbabwe such as the tourism sector in Victoria Falls, the mining sectors, as well as investments in infrastructure. At some point in time, they will send a delegation to come and scout for further opportunities in Zimbabwe,” External link

zbc Tuesday, November 19, 2019 12:06:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube added : “President of Liberia spoke of constructive politics, where the ruling party and opposition party work together for a common goal of uplifting their country instead of the opposition bringing the country down. It is quite clear that this is an issue that most Africans must realise, that working together is far more important than working apart and pulling the country down,” External link

zbc Tuesday, November 19, 2019 12:06:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “I must admit that I was disappointed by the failure by the MDC-A members of parliament to turn up for the presentation in Parliament,” External link

zimeye Monday, November 18, 2019 1:35:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Government will leverage on the expertise of the security sector in implementation of projects and the need to capacitate the Zimbabwe Defence Industries,” External link

insiderzim Sunday, November 17, 2019 8:49:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "In recognition of increased flow of commercial goods imported through Botswana, Government in 2016 commissioned Mlambapele for use as an official entry and exit point. In order to regularise the commissioned border post, thereby enforcing compliance of customs formalities as well as enhancing convenience to travellers, I propose to designate Mlambapele as a Port of Entry, with effect from 1 December 2019. The Port of Entry shall operate from 7.30AM to 4.30PM daily," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, November 16, 2019 10:46:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said ( about Portland Cement ) : "Furthermore, imports and exports companies that include Blanket Mine, Vumbachikwe and Portland Cement are currently processed in Bulawayo, thereby increasing the cost of compliance. In order to facilitate Ease of Doing Business, I propose to appoint a Customs House in Gwanda, with effect from 1 December 2019," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, November 16, 2019 10:46:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "I propose allocations to the security cluster as follows: Defence and War Veterans $3,1 billion; Home Affairs and Cultural Heritage $2,8 billion," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, November 16, 2019 10:46:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Notwithstanding the current resource constraints, Treasury has been prioritising allocations and disbursements to the security sector. However, more needs to be done given the state of affairs,” External link

theindependent Saturday, November 16, 2019 9:12:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “The 2020 national budget will, therefore, strive to provide for medical provisions, school fees and pension for our war veterans given their immense sacrifice to the nation. This will also include funds for income generating projects with ZW$1,5 million having been already availed for a cattle rearing project,” External link

theindependent Saturday, November 16, 2019 9:12:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “IDC will focus on promotion of research and development to increase productivity, diversification and broadening product range and creating opportunities for job creation,” External link

theindependent Saturday, November 16, 2019 9:12:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “To date approximately 768 former farm owners consented to the interim payment scheme with over 500 farmers having been paid already,” “In 2019 a total of $68 million was availed towards former farm owners and the 2020 budget is also targeting to set aside $380 million for interim compensation in line with the constitution” External link

thezimbabwemail Saturday, November 16, 2019 7:12:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “Accordingly the following projects have been prioritized in the 2020 budget. Gwayi Shangani Dam $400 million, Causeway Dam $128 million, Chivhu Dam $192 million, Kunzvi Dam $259 million, Semwa Dam $216 million, other dams $205 million, water supply schemes $113 million, local authorities water and sanitation $311 million,” External link

thezimbabwemail Saturday, November 16, 2019 7:12:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "The private sector is also invited to contribute in irrigation and other related infrastructure development for agriculture. This includes investments in de-siltation of rivers and dams to restore the water ecosystem," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, November 16, 2019 3:30:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "I propose allocations to the security cluster as follows: Defence and War Veterans $3,1 billion; Home Affairs and Cultural Heritage $2,8 billion," External link

onlinenigeria Saturday, November 16, 2019 3:12:00 PM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “In recognition of increased flow of commercial goods imported through Botswana, Government in 2016 commissioned Mlambapele for use as an official entry and exit point. In order to regularise the commissioned border post, thereby enforcing compliance of customs formalities as well as enhancing convenience to travellers, I propose to designate Mlambapele as a Port of Entry, with effect from 1 December 2019. The Port of Entry shall operate from 7.30AM to 4.30PM daily,” External link

zimeye Saturday, November 16, 2019 11:35:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said ( about Portland Cement ) : “Furthermore, imports and exports companies that include Blanket Mine, Vumbachikwe and Portland Cement are currently processed in Bulawayo, thereby increasing the cost of compliance. In order to facilitate Ease of Doing Business, I propose to appoint a Customs House in Gwanda, with effect from 1 December 2019,” External link

zimeye Saturday, November 16, 2019 11:35:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : "I propose allocations to the security cluster as follows: Defence and War Veterans $3,1 billion; Home Affairs and Cultural Heritage $2,8 billion," External link

bulawayo24 Saturday, November 16, 2019 10:25:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said ( about Sir ) : “Mr. Speaker Sir, I have already alluded to the need for tax incentives in support of job creation, which is key to sustainable economic development, I therefore, propose to introduce a tax credit of ZWL$500 per month per employee for corporates that employ additional employees in a year of assessment,” “The credit will, however, be limited to a maximum of ZWL$60 000 per year of assessment” External link

zbc Saturday, November 16, 2019 8:57:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said ( about Monica Mutsvangwa ) : “If you think there was no austerity in Government, just ask the Minister of Information (Publicity and Broadcasting Services Monica Mutsvangwa),” External link

zimeye Saturday, November 16, 2019 8:08:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “That is exactly what is causing inflation, US dollar price indexing,” External link

zimeye Saturday, November 16, 2019 8:08:00 AM EAT

Mthuli Ncube said : “I think we have done our best and indeed the Ambassador has a real test case to justify,” External link

zbc Saturday, November 16, 2019 3:54:00 AM EAT

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

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

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

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

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

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



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professor16.67%EN07/27/201627/07/2016
oxford university professor4.17%EN07/27/201627/07/2016
speaker2.08%EN07/06/201606/07/2016
economist58.33%EN06/29/201629/06/2016
vice-président de la bad6.25%FR11/04/201304/11/2013
chef de la banque africaine de développement6.25%FR09/30/201330/09/2013
chef2.08%FR12/06/201206/12/2012
Names Lang Count
Mthuli NcubeEN69.05%
Mthuli NcubeFR30.95%


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Jacob Mudenda said ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : "No allowances for the past five months. I would want to instruct the Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube to withdraw their pay-sheet; no payment for debates of the outstanding balances and for today's sitting," External link

bulawayo24 Friday, December 6, 2019 11:43:00 AM EAT

Innocent Gonese said ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : “The Blue Book has been tabled but the Appropriation Bill has not been availed to members. Why does he (Ncube) have the guts to present a budget review statement when he has not given us the necessary documents?” External link

thezimbabwemail Thursday, December 5, 2019 12:20:00 PM EAT

Tendai Biti said ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : "Mr Speaker, while the Blue Book has been tabled, it contains figures that are different from the budget statement, which makes the provision of the Appropriation Act important," "I implore you to direct the esteemed Minister of Finance (Ncube) to present as a matter of urgency, and to table as a matter of urgency, the Finance Bill and the Appropriation Bill," External link

bulawayo24 Tuesday, December 3, 2019 11:16:00 AM EAT

Jacob Mafume said ( about Mthuli Ncube ) : “Concerns being raised regarding inflation, cash shortage and issues of liquidation must be addressed to Mthuli. We are hoping our colleagues will persuade minister Mthuli to delay the effort of going to space or the moon so that we can use that money to deal with people here on earth. I am sure the moon can wait for us,” External link

newsday Monday, November 25, 2019 8:08:00 AM EAT