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January 14, 2019 10:19 AM Illegal fuel dealer jailed

A Mutare man has been slapped with 30 days in prison by a city magistrate after he was found selling diesel without a licence. Temptation Makorera (23) of house number 4 Murahwa Industrial Site, Green Market, Sakubva, was charged with contravening Section 29(1) of the Petroleum Act (Chapter 13:22). Representing the State, Miss Perseverance Musukuto told the court 76

January 10, 2019 5:28 AM Grand fuel heist in Zimbabwe?

Zimbabwe consumed almost 480 million more litres of petrol and diesel in six months between June and November last year than in the same period in 2017, a gargantuan 77 percent extra, at an additional foreign currency cost of more than US$200 million. Figures released by the Ministry of Energy and Power Development show that consumption of diesel and petrol 61

January 9, 2019 4:40 PM Fuel price goes down

Fuel prices have slightly gone down despite persistent shortages being experienced throughout the country. Diesel was previously $1,34 per litre and is now at $1,25 while petrol which was $1,38 now costs $1,32 per litre. The free on board (FOB) charge for diesel is 0,5434 per litre while petrol is 0,4726. In a statement the Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory 69

November 8, 2018 11:31 AM Matopo High power outage enters day 11

Matopo High School in Matabeleland South province has gone for 11 days without electricity at a time when pupils are sitting public examinations. The headmaster of the Brethren in Christ Church-run boarding school, Mr Gardson Sibanda, said after every two weeks, the school goes for five days without electricity. “This time the school has been without 30

November 7, 2018 3:21 PM Fuel supplies back to normal

Petrol supplies have returned to normalcy at most service stations, while diesel is still in short supply. Zimbabwe was rocked by fuel shortages soon after Finance minister Mthuli Ncube announced a two percent tax on electronic transactions, which came on the backdrop of indications that he was to phase out bond notes. The shortages, attributed to the scarcity 24

October 19, 2018 4:45 PM ‘Diesel demand strikingly increasing’

Diesel demand has been strikingly increasing over the last few months, a leading financial research firm has said. The government has said the gain is due to regional truckers taking advantage of the lower cost of fuel in Zimbabwe relative to the region when the RTGS to USD parallel exchange rate is factored. Equity Axis, however, said it is important 21

March 6, 2018 12:06 PM Govt phases out diesel 500

The government has started implementing a programme to phase out diesel 500 through the introduction of diesel 50, this, in a bid to improve the fuel quality and offer affordable prices. In a statement issued yesterday, the Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (Zera) said the move is in compliance with a government directive issued last year. “…Zera advises 38

December 4, 2017 1:10 AM Home Affairs accountant in court

An assistant accountant to the Board of Censors in the Ministry of Home Affairs, George Chabata, appeared in court last Friday charged with stealing $9 879 from the ministry. Chabata appeared before Harare magistrate Mr Gideon Ruvetsa facing charges of theft of trust property. Chabata’s duties included collecting fees from foreign-based artists and organisations 46

October 30, 2017 2:21 AM THE ART OF DICTATORSHIP AND ITS POLITICAL TAIL

How do dictators survive? How do they mesmerise and manipulate their subjects to the position of becoming cult figures who offer nothing but superficial hope? How are dictators able to command great empires by sheer fear than love? Is it really better to be feared than loved, as said by Nicolo Machiavelli? Conversely, why are dictators vulnerably controlled 50

October 24, 2017 11:25 PM Mazda Kai Concept previews a hot new hatch in Tokyo

If you're wondering what the next-generation Mazda3 will look like, this concept is a good place to start. Mazda has two major concepts in store at the Tokyo Motor Show. The Vision Coupe gives us an idea of what to expect from Mazda's future lineup, whereas this one, the Kai Concept, seems to focus solely on the Mazda3. Mazda calls it a "more mature 80