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Patrick  Chinamasa
Zimbabwe

Patrick Chinamasa

Minister of Finance

Date of Birth: 25/01/1947
Place of Birth: Southern Rhodesia


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Illegal gold exports

In early April, Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa suspended bonuses for civil servants for 2015 and 2016, saying the government did not have the money...


So far, so bad

The IMF team, led by Domenico Fanizza, had been in Harare at the beginning of March and in painstaking discussions with Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa and Reserve Bank Governor John Mangudya, had indicated that cuts to the government's bloated wage bill would include the suspension of the annual Christmas bonus...


Bye any means

Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa has already been making noises to that effect on the grounds that the costs of various as-yet-unappointed civil rights commissioners, as well as the number of parliamentarians and provincial councils, constitute an unnecessary burden...


A bail-out for Beijing's sake

Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa revealed the fact the government was bailing out a private concern on 11 September, probably inadvertently...


Mice at play

Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa told Parliament on 3 September that China would not give budgetary support but only finance for viable and bankable projects in infrastructure, roads, railway rehabilitation, water and sanitation...


Seized farms haunt ZANU-PF

The current Finance Minister, Patrick Chinamasa, was said to have entered into one such agreement with Richard Yates, a white former farmer he evicted in 2003 from his 800-hectare Tsukumai Farm in Headlands, east of Harare...


Arms-for-platinum deal

Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa said Zimbabwe had much to gain from Russia, especially in the area of mining...


Reversing the rot

Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa has already indicated that the financial sector will be exempt from the indigenisation programme, while President Robert Mugabe has endorsed suggestions that a more flexible policy needs to be considered...


Scramble for the top

Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa has announced a $6,000 monthly cap on pay packages but it is difficult to see how this can be legally enforced...


Another Diamond raises cash for Harare

After six months of unmitigated bad economic news, Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa has seized on the news that the Atlas Mara fund run by Bob Diamond, a former Chief Executive Officer of Barclays Bank, is investing heavily in regional banks...


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