UPDATED: Zimbabwe Government Inflates Mobile Data Prices

The Government of Zimbabwe, through its regulatory body the Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (POTRAZ), has struck a blow against a mortal enemy. 2016 saw the rise of protest movements organised through social media, led by vocal Twitter and Facebook uses who were branded “social media terrorists” in the state media. After a…

High bank charges exposed

According to NewsDay, “Following public outcry over high service charges, the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) and banking institutions signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU), which provides guidelines for the determination of interest rate margins and bank charges.” From the article: Banks are now required to pay an interest of 4% for time deposits of…

Gideon Gono “stole public funds” – Kereke

Munyaradzi Kereke is a former lieutenant of the current Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Governor, Gideon Gono.

Munyaradzi Kereke has written a letter to Gideon Gono, making a large number of sensational allegations. It makes for interesting reading, but as with any matter of dispute, we take the allegations with the requisite scepticism.