RBZ chief out of presidential race

Zimbabwe's central bank governor has ruled himself out of the race to succeed President Robert Mugabe in a web chat with New Zimbabwe.com.

Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe governor Gideon Gono insisted he has no political ambitions of any kind.

In an exclusive web chat with New Zimbabwe.com readers on Tuesday, Gono said: "I have no plans, short term or long term to run for presidency or any other political position."