The government says claims by former finance minister Tendai Biti that the Zanu-PF administration is set to launch a new national currency are "contemptible fake news". Biti, who is also deputy national chairperson for the opposition MDC party, claimed on Twitter that the government was finalising the launch of a new currency.
Former Finance Minster Biti's New Currency is Fake News - Govt
New Zimbabwe, 11 February 2019
THE government has dismissed as "contemptible fake news" claims by former finance minister Tendai Biti that the Zanu PF administration would launch a new national currency this… Read more »
Zimbabwe's worthless currency
Govt Trashes Biti Currency Claims
The Herald, 12 February 2019
Finance and Economic Development Minister Professor Mthuli Ncube has trashed claims by MDC-Alliance deputy chairperson and former Finance Minister Tendai Biti that Government will… Read more »
'Monetary Policy Must Resolve Currency Conundrum'
The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) Governor Dr John Mangudya is widely expected to release the 2019 monetary policy statement anytime. Read more »
Biti Claims Govt to Launch New Zim Currency This Week
FORMER finance minister and top opposition politician Tendai Biti claimed Monday that the government would launch a new local currency this week. Read more »
Opposition leader Tendai Biti (file photo).
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Zimbabwe's Central Bank has directed banks to open separate accounts for local and foreign currencies in a fresh attempt to solve the country's cash crisis. Bond notes are a ... Read more »
While The Herald is reporting a power struggle in the MDC-Alliance - between its leader Nelson Chamisa and Tendai Biti - the former finance minister has come out to say that "the ... Read more »
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