According to the privately-owned Standard newspaper, Shepherd Magorimbo, who was arrested in Harare while dressed in an army camouflage after allegedly robbing some people in Harare, is facing charges of armed robbery.
Gold producers in the southern African country sell their output to central bank subsidiary Fidelity Printers and Refiners and are supposed to be paid 55 percent of their earnings in U.S. dollars. The remainder is paid via electronic dollars into their bank accounts.
“The president’s move is simply a matter of him telling the other story as there have been a few reports on what is happening in Zimbabwe. Most reports have not told the world about the looting of goods in shops, the killing of a policeman and other issues."