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August 8, 2018 4:34 PM Corruption still a big problem

The recent arrest of Harare businessman Wicknell Chivayo has thrust the spotlight back on President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s corruption fight. Chivayo was arrested last week on corruption charges while trying to flee the country when he had gotten wind that law enforcement agents were looking for him. The controversial businessman and his company — Intratek 22

June 11, 2018 5:45 AM Chikurubi not full, Mnangagwa warns Chivayo

Controversial businessman Wicknell Chivayo faces prosecution with the risk of doing time behind bars after President Mnangagwa said the mistake made in awarding him the Gwanda solar project should not be repeated. The President said this soon after touring Nyangani Renewable Energy, a solar power project in Mutoko, Mashonaland East on Saturday 37

February 20, 2018 8:55 AM Chivayo, business partner clash

Businessman Mr Wicknell Chivayo is embroiled in boardroom squabbles with his business partner Mr Yusuf Ahmid whom he accuses of plotting to elbow him out of Intratrek Zimbabwe Private Limited. Mr Chivayo — who is the founder and managing director of Intratrek — is battling to protect his interests in the firm, arguing that they own 50 percent shareholding 43

November 13, 2017 5:20 AM Wicknell Chivayo's power tender cancelled?

The Gwanda solar project has been taken over by the Zimbabwe Power Company after Wicknell Chivayo's firm failed to deliver. Energy Minister, Samuel Undenge told parliamentarians in Vic Falls that Chivayo's Intratek Zimbabwe was paid over $5 million. Chivayo was awarded the tender for the $202 million 100MW Gwanda Solar project in October 2015. The project 74

March 29, 2017 10:19 PM Chivayo demands summons in $500k Mazara lawsuit

Writing through his lawyers, Mambosasa and Partners, Chivayo, who hurled explicit obscenities in WhatsApp messages to Mazara on February 20, demanded that the summons be served on him. Responding to Chivayo, Mazara’s lawyer, Mr Tichawana Nyahuma of Sengwe Legal Law Chambers, said there was no time frame within which summons that had been filed with the High Court 23

June 10, 2016 8:04 AM Chivayo fights for energy deals

LAWYERS representing controversial businessman Wicknell Chivayo have taken steps to try to stop the Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) from cancelling multimillion-dollar energy deals awarded to his Intratek firm following pressure from the holding company, Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (Zesa) board. Chivayo, a convicted fraudster, is a director of Intratek 36

June 4, 2016 4:40 AM Ex-energy minister on ZESA scandals

ZESA officials and current energy minister, Samuel Undenge, are accused of handing multi-million dollar projects to shady businessmen who have criminal records ranging from fraud to drug trafficking. Among the businessmen cited is Wicknell Chivayo who is also accused of having received $5 million for the Gwanda solar project without providing the required 5

April 24, 2016 10:56 PM ZPC tenders above board: Undenge

Minister Undenge’s reaffirmation of his support for the projects dissipates speculation that power utility, Zesa Holdings, is investigating ZPC tenders in particular those won by Intratrek Zimbabwe, a company run by businessman Wicknell Chivayo, for any irregularities with a view to cancelling any that might have violated standing rules. This comes as Zesa Holdings 12

December 10, 2015 11:11 AM JA Solar bags 100 MW PV deal in Zimbabwe

JA Solar Holdings has bagged a contract to supply 100 MW of photovoltaic (PV) modules to one of the first three large-scale ground-mounted solar power facilities in Zimbabwe. The projects will have a combined installed capacity of 300 MW and the three contractors for these projects are ZTE, China MCC17 Group and Intratrek Zimbabwe. JA Solar will supply 11

March 31, 2015 1:06 AM Chinese firm to start work on $750m Gwanda solar project

CHINESE energy company Chint Electric Company through its local partner Intratrek Zimbabwe says it expects to start work on its $750 million solar project in Gwanda in the second half of the year, an official has said.Intratrek managing director, Wicknell Chivhayo said the company was tying up loose ends with the Zimbabwe Power Company 4