ZIMBABWE’S crypto-asset community says the appointment of Mthuli Ncube as Finance minister could see virtual currency trading being allowed in the country. Cryptocurrency trading is banned in the country. Zimbabwe’s major exchange, Golix, was shut by the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe in May, but got a reprieve from the High Court, which lifted the ban on its operations. However, local banks are prohibited from opening accounts for companies or individuals trading in virtual currencies, a development that has choked cryptocurrency activity in the country. “I think the new Cabinet gives the country an opportunity to explore the benefits of technology, especially financial technology in the context of financial services and digital assets,” said Prosper Mwedzi, founder and promoter of virtual…