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May 18, 2018 10:56 AM ZESA to cut off businesses

Businesses, including miners and manufacturers, who owe money for electricity risk being cut off by Zimbabwe’s power distributor after the lapse of a six months grace period to settle their bills. The Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company, is struggling to recover about $1 billion owed by companies, farmers and households who are on post-paid 39

May 11, 2018 10:52 AM Kenya’s Patel dam bursts, sweeping away homes in Solai

At least 41 people have died after heavy rains caused a dam to burst in Kenya, sweeping away homes across a vast area of farmland. The breach happened on Wednesday near the town of Solai, 190km (120 miles) north-west of the capital, Nairobi. The dead are thought to include children and women trapped in mud. The Kenyan Red Cross says it has rescued about 31

April 25, 2018 11:19 AM Vincent Bolloré: French tycoon held over ‘Africa corruption’

French billionaire Vincent Bolloré has been detained for questioning by anti-corruption police near Paris. Officers in Nanterre are asking him about suspected corruption in Africa, reports say. It comes days after he stepped down as chairman of the media group Vivendi. It is alleged that a subsidiary helped two African presidents win power in return 30

April 16, 2018 6:56 PM Econet gets licence to generate own power

Econet Wireless has obtained a licence to generate power to meet the electricity and energy needs at its Willowvale premises in Harare, according to a notice carried in the media. The Willowvale complex is a major hub for Econet’s switching and network operations infrastructure. The licence notice, which was issued on March 27, 2018 by the Zimbabwe Energy 36

April 14, 2018 10:01 AM Mukanya's grand touchdown – Nehanda Radio

Thomas Mapfumo or simply Mukanya to his legion of fans is expected to touch down at Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport on Independence Day, ending his 14-year long absence from the Zimbabwean music scene. This is symbolic in two ways – firstly, it is a ‘big’ day for Zimbabweans after attaining Uhuru from colonial rule, secondly, after living 35

April 10, 2018 9:27 AM Chaka-Chaya neEcoCash promotion returns

EcoCash subscribers stand a chance to win various prizes following the return of the Chaka-Chaya neEcoCash promotion. The promotion, now in its second year, begins today and ends on July 5. “Once a customer gets to five points, they will get a ‘Point Booster’ that instantly quadruples their points tally by 20 more points, by simply registering for EcoSure 23

April 8, 2018 11:30 AM Chamisa gets massive boost

MDC T president Nelson Chamisa received a huge boost yesterday when several thousands of people filled White City Stadium in Bulawayo – by far the largest crowd for the opposition in years – for an MDC Alliance rally. Chamisa said he was humbled by the endorsement as all eyes were on the MDC Alliance filling up White City Stadium following the recent 20

April 1, 2018 12:35 AM Botswana Pres Ian Khama hands over power

BOTSWANA President Ian Khama officially stepped down on Saturday, in a case that is in stark contrast with that of his former Zimbabwean and South African peers who were both forced out of their jobs. The 65-year-old bachelor has been at the helm of the diamond rich country since 2008. But his voluntary exit from power spotlights on neighbours, former 154

March 29, 2018 7:50 AM $200m Hwange power expansion begins

THE Zimbabwe Power Coompany (ZPC) will draw down $199 million from a China Export-Import Bank loan in April to begin building additional units at the Hwange Thermal Power Station, acting Managing Director Joshua Chirikutsi said. Upon completion, the $1.5 billion units 7 & 8 will add 600 megawatts to the existing 920-megawatt plant, Zimbabwe’s biggest 120

March 26, 2018 1:08 AM ‘Nacala Corridor can benefit Hwange Colliery’

ZSE-listed coal miner Hwange Colliery Company Ltd (HCCL) should consider utilising the Nacala Logistics Corridor, from which it can accrue significant benefits from the wider coal beneficiation value chain. This is according to Metals & Mining Minnovation Associates (USA, South Africa and India) principal associate Kamal Chatterjee. According to Mr Chatterjee 15