Central Banking | 02 Dec 2013
Reserve Bank governor survived political upheaval to fulfil two five-year terms at the head of the central bank; final act was to see the bank relieved of its crippling debts by the government
Central Banking | 07 Aug 2013
Gideon Gono issues post-election statement on country's multi-currency regime; tells banks and investors to stop panicking and get on with their boardroom strategies
Central Banking | 24 May 2013
Central bank governor believes country could lose access to global payments platforms and external lines of credit if the indigenisation of foreign-owned banks is forced through
Central Banking | 20 May 2013
Gideon Gono asserts his authority over the indigenisation of the country’s banking sector; Standard Chartered still operating despite government threat to withdraw licence
Central Banking | 11 Apr 2013
Gideon Gono tells depositors not to withdraw their savings following a government announcement that Standard Chartered will be shut down for non-compliance with indigenisation laws
Central Banking | 22 Aug 2011
Gideon Gono says no intention to withdraw foreign banks’ licences; rebukes Zimbabwean government for issuing warning of nationalisation
Central Banking | 01 Aug 2011
Gideon Gono says indigenisation and economic empowerment plan must be applied in a way that benefits the population most broadly; urges caution in division of banking industry
Central Banking | 16 May 2011
Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe governor Gideon Gono says central bank will outline penalties for foreign banks failing to adhere to controversial indigenisation law
Central Banking | 03 Nov 2010
Reports that Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe governor Gideon Gono allegedly had a five-year affair with Robert Mugabe’s wife ricochet around international media
Central Banking | 27 May 2010
IMF cites severe governance failings as Zimbabwe’s central bank maintains Gideon Gono as chair of its new governing board.
Central Banking | 05 May 2010
Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe governor Gideon Gono shock survivor of management cull; nine new board members appointed to improve governance standards
Central Banking | 24 Mar 2010
Fund acknowledges success of multi-currency regime at close of Article IV consultation
Central Banking | 19 Mar 2010
Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe governor Gideon Gono slams new law that will force foreign-owned firms to transfer 51% of ownership to locals
Central Banking | 23 Feb 2010
Economic planning minister says the country will continue using the rand, dollar and pula among others for the time being
Central Banking | 09 Feb 2010
Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe’s Gideon Gono to meet with president and finance minister after police seize a reported 29kg of diamonds from the central bank
Central Banking | 25 Jan 2010
Local media sources report that Zimbabwe’s central bank is bankrupt after high court judge orders that its property be attached to unpaid debts
Central Banking | 22 Oct 2009
Tendai Biti, Zimbabwe’s finance minister, has tabled a bill that seeks to reduce the powers of the Zimbabwe’s central bank and its governor
Central Banking | 13 Oct 2009
New reform bill will bring to a close quasi-fiscal activities when it is passed, says Tendai Biti
Central Banking | 03 Jul 2009
International Monetary Fund notes fledgling recovery following Harare mission
Central Banking | 27 May 2009
Political wrangling over Gideon Gono's position as the head of the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe intensified on Tuesday after Morgan Tsvangirai, the prime minister, called for the governor to be removed from office.
Central Banking | 21 Apr 2009
Gideon Gono, governor of the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe, the country's central bank, admitted on 20 April that he took hard currency from the bank accounts of private businesses and foreign aid groups without authorisation, in efforts to keep the country's ministries solvent.
Central Banking | 06 Apr 2009
Employees of the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe are taking Gideon Gono, the governor of the central bank, to court over his failure to pay them for three months, say local media reports.
Central Banking | 17 Feb 2009
Morgan Tsvangirai, the prime minister of Zimbabwe, has said that the standing of Gideon Gono, the governor of the country's Reserve Bank, is the top priority for the new legislature. The prime minister's statement follows claims by the new finance minister, that the Reserve Bank played the pivotal role in the nation's economic collapse.
Central Banking | 02 Feb 2009
The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe has chopped 12 zeroes off the Zimbabwean dollar in its latest attempt to curb hyperinflation.
Central Banking | 26 Jan 2009
Gideon Gono, the governor of the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe, has said that sanctions are to blame for Zimbabwe's economic collapse and that printing more money was essential for his people's survival.
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