New Zealand to block Zimbabwe visit

New Zealand will refuse entry visas to Gideon Gono, governor of Zimbabwe's central bank, and members of his staff, who were reportedly planning to visit the country, Prime Minister Helen Clark said this week.

She told a news conference the ban was in keeping with the government's sanctions against the "repugnant" Mugabe regime.

Clark said she had heard that Zimbabwe central bank officials may be attempting to visit a number of countries to try to persuade them against voting for the African na

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