Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe

By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 1st, 2013
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Zimbabwe is broke after defaulting on its debt obligations and effectively cutting off its access to new capital. Note the word here is ‘broke’ as opposed to ‘bankrupt’, which is used in reference to companies that have to sell their assets to pay liabilities and distribute whatever little is left to...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 30th, 2012
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“We as principals are the ones with the final say. “Ivo vatatu vamuri kuona ava tisu takanyora Global Political Agreement”. These were the statements from an octogenarian perceived by many as a dictator. His current tenure of office has only been made possible through negotiations. Robert Mugabe keep...
By benim
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Sep 6th, 2011
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PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe is “out of it about 75 percent of the time”, his wife, Grace, told Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Governor Gideon Gono, according to leaked United States embassy cables. With a strong hint that Mugabe, 87, was now senile, his wife is alleged to have confided in Gono that...
By benim
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Aug 16th, 2011
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No evidence of R7m fraud against Grace Mugabe as claimed by Zim – court THE Vanderbijlpark magistrate’s court yesterday dismissed a request by President Robert Mugabe’s Zimbabwean government to extradite a man accused of defrauding first lady Grace Mugabe of R7 million. Magistrate P...
By benim
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Dec 31st, 2010
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Cyber activists say they have brought down Zimbabwean government websites after the president’s wife sued a newspaper for publishing a WikiLeaks cable linking her with illicit diamond trading. President Robert Mugabe’s wife Grace is suing a private newspaper for $15 million for publishing...
By benim
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Dec 16th, 2010
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The wife of Zimbabwe’s president has sued a Zimbabwean newspaper for $15 million following its publication of allegations that she was linked to and profited from illegal diamond sales in the southern African country. According to papers filed at the High Court in Harare Wednesday, Grace Mugabe...
By benim
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Dec 9th, 2010
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The illicit diamond trade in Zimbabwe has led to the murder of thousands, enriched those close to President Robert Mugabe and been financed in part by the central bank, according to U.S. documents on WikiLeaks. “In a country filled with corrupt schemes, the diamond business in Zimbabwe is one o...
By benim
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Oct 29th, 2010
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Mugabe’s machinery kicked into gear this week as the death certificate of his late bodyguard Cain Chademana was leaked to online media in an effort to discredit newspaper claims his wife, Grace, was having an affair with the Reserve Bank governor Gideon Gono. Over the weekend the South African Sunday...
By benim
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Oct 29th, 2010
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HELLO! My name is Grace Mugabe, first lady and loving wife of one of Africa’s longest serving democratic presidents, Robert Gabriel Mugabe. I realise I am a favourite target for South African newspapers. It is a pity my husband’s government has had to shut down some Zimbabwean newspapers ...
By benim
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Oct 23rd, 2010
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When President Robert Mugabe’s younger sister, Sabina, died in Harare after a short illness, pictures showed the 86-year-old president looking devastated at her funeral. * Dictator shattered by discovery * The trusted guard who spilled the beans has died suddenly But it may well have been more ...