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Tendai Laxton Biti

Date of Birth: 06/08/1966
Place of Birth: Dzivaresekwa, Harare


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Unsuccessful successions

By the year’s end, MDC heavyweights Elias Mudzuri, exiled Treasurer Roy Bennett and former ministers Elton Mangoma and Tendai Biti were suggesting that it was time to give a new leader a crack at the job...


Success needs succession

During the coalition government, the MDC Finance Minister, Tendai Biti, engineered something of an economic recovery but that has now been frittered away and the economy is in severe danger of slipping back to the chaos that marked 2008 (AC Vol 49 No 21, A diamond power play, Mugabe rearranges the deckchairs & Hunger stalks the land)...


Arms-for-minerals trades exposed

These and other deals needed ratification by Tendai Biti, the MDC Finance Minister under the coalition, but he refused...

Former Finance Minister Tendai Biti reacted to Chinamasa’s proposal last month by describing it as immoral and ‘difficult to see these deals being liberated from the scourge and cancer of corruption’...


Struggles with the economy

It is becoming clear that the cost of the Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front’s July electoral victory is the loss of the financial credibility built up by Tendai Biti of the Movement for Democratic Change, who was Finance Minister in the coalition government for its last four years...


Van Hoogstraten in airline sell-off

loan in June 2011, but Tendai Biti, Finance Minister of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC), which was then in a coalition government with ZANU-PF, furiously rejected the notion, saying ‘over my dead body’, and calling the Briton a ‘loan shark’...


ZANU-PF expands its business empire

Former Finance Minister Tendai Biti complained repeatedly that the companies operating in Marange were not paying revenue due to the state and that they had failed to provide credible accounts...


Mugabe shuffles the pack, again

Zimbabweans and outsiders will miss Tendai Biti, one of the most talented figures in the opposition Movement for Democratic Change, who engineered a dramatic turnaround as Minister of Finance...


Inside ZANU-PF's electoral coup

MDC Secretary General and former Finance Minister Tendai Biti was also an obvious target of the rigged roll but he managed to see off the police and prison-officer vote and keep his seat...


Test for Mugabenomics

There is no convincing ZANU-PF economic team to replace Finance Minister Tendai Biti, who had painstakingly built up credibility in the coalition...


Fury follows calm elections

That would be a devastating blow to the already rickety public finances and MDC Finance Minister Tendai Biti warned that it would ricochet through to the failure of nearly half of Zimbabwe’s banking sector...


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