Private Sector Warns Govt Against Excessive Interference In The Economy

The Zimbabwe National Chamber of Commerce (ZNCC) has warned the government that its excessive interference in the economy is stifling growth.

ZNCC Chief Executive Officer Christopher Mugaga said that government’s overreach is leaving little room for enterprise. Said Mugaga:

Government hand is just too much. There is no economy which has grown without room for enterprise. The government hand is just everywhere.

The tombstones because of price controls in this country, you can write a book. (Secondly), negotiations, you don’t bring politicians, you don’t need to bring an RBZ governor into a court to determine the salaries of teachers…You don’t call a vice president to come and meet on issues of the economy.

The comments come after Vice President Constantino Chiwenga met with striking junior doctors to end a long-running strike, as well as President Emmerson Mnangagwa meeting with teachers after they had threatened to go on strike.

More: Mail and Telegraph


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Constantino ChiwengaZimbabwe National Chamber of Commerce

Guveya Dominic Nyikadzino Chiwenga is the current Vice President of the Republic of Zimbabwe, the second secretary of Zanu-PF political party and the former Minister of Defence . He is also the former Commander of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces (ZDF) and also the former member... Read More About Constantino Chiwenga

Zimbabwe National Chamber of Commerce is an apolitical, non-profit, membership-based business association which has a mandate to equip business with development opportunities. ZNCC was established in 1894. Read More About Zimbabwe National Chamber of Commerce

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