Former Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe governor, Gideon Gono By Munyaradzi Mugowo AROUND the country, people wish “things” could get better before long. If fact, many expected a “turnaround” soon after Robert Mugabe’s abdication as president in November last year. The word “turnaround” has become a buzzword in Zimbabwe, as “things” have been bad for decades, and its meaning has changed remarkably since Gideon Gono popularised it during his era as governor of the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ). By “turnaround”, people don’t necessarily refer to economic recovery from negative growth as Gono implied around 2004-2005, for the trend in national output has remained positive since the end of hyperinflation, though it has dropped close to zero…