We did not repay $700m debt: Zimbabwe's Gono

Gideon Gono, the governor of the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe, has denied that the institution recently repaid a $700m African Development Bank loan.

"To our knowledge, there has not been any such payment," Gono said, adding that if the country had such resources, the Reserve Bank would have prioritised the importation of food, energy, medical drugs and agricultural equipment.

The African Development Bank said on Monday that Zimbabwe last month paid $650,000 of its arrears. Abdirrahmene Beileh, th

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