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November 15, 2018 4:53 PM Zera licenses Mutoko independent power producer

The Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (Zera) has granted an energy generation licence to a private company. Riverside Power Station has been licensed under the Electricity Act to construct, own and operate a solar power plant at Musvaire Village in Mutoko, Mashonaland East Province as an independent power producer. In a notice published yesterday 5

November 15, 2018 3:50 PM Metallon Gold equipment to go under the hammer

Metallon Gold Zimbabwe is set to lose a car and office furniture over a debt owed to the Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (ZETDC). Miracle Auctioneers gave a notice mentioning that the property will be sold tomorrow at their premises in Shamva. In a statement, the auctioneers said the properties that are going to be sold include 6

November 13, 2018 3:15 PM Tafi Mhaka: Are anti-gay witch hunts really protecting ‘African values’?

Homophobia, not homosexuality, is a western import to Africa. On October 29, governor of Tanzania’s largest city Dar-es-Salaam, Paul Makonda, announced that he formed an anti-gay unit to hunt down “suspected” homosexuals. Makonda is an ardent Christian and close ally of Tanzanian President John Magufuli, a traditionalist who believes “even cows disapprove 11

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 11

November 6, 2018 6:55 PM Mixed reactions over ‘Chitubu’

Jah Prayzah launched his ninth studio album Chitubu on Friday night at the Harare International Conference Centre (HICC) and the 13-track project has divided opinion among fans. The album is made up of songs: Chikomo, Dangerous, Follow Me ft Patoranking, Tauchira, Sarai, Kune Rima, Chigunduru, Hakata, Special Somebody ft Sauti Sol, Kumahumbwe, Dzamutsana 19

November 6, 2018 6:33 PM Boarding schools face early closure

Most boarding schools in the country are at the verge of shutting down early due to food shortages amid current price hikes. This comes after price hikes disarmed the buying power that many schools had at the beginning of the school second term in August. The more than 70 percent increase in prices of commodities such as bread, rice, meat and toiletries 103

November 1, 2018 10:09 AM ZETDC worker fined for illegal power connections

A Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (ZETDC) worker has been fined $600 for illegally connecting electricity to 11 households in Chitungwiza while pretending to be on official duty. Notion Charakupa (49), who is employed as a revenue assurance assistant, pleaded not guilty to abuse of office charges, but was convicted after a full trial 22

October 21, 2018 9:38 AM Half a billion women can’t read: Gurira

Although she is now counted among Hollywood’s A-list stars, Zimbabwean actress Danai Gurira is aware of the fact that if circumstances did not go in her favour, she could be one of the many women around the globe facing extreme hardships. In a letter published on her website on the International Day of the Girl Child, Gurira said although she had the privilege 17

October 20, 2018 8:02 AM Khashoggi crisis shines light on Saudi ties to Silicon Valley

The crisis surrounding the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, and concerns that he may have been killed in the Saudi consulate in Turkey, has highlighted the role of the Middle East kingdom in the US economy, especially in Silicon Valley. Saudi money has been a key source of capital for startups and other technology firms in recent years, led by the huge Saudi 12

October 16, 2018 3:57 PM Ethiopia gets first female defence minister

Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has appointed the country’s first female defence minister in a new cabinet in which half the posts are taken up by women. Aisha Mohammed, from the country’s Afar region in the north-east, had served as construction minister before being picked to head the ministry of defence. Prime Minister Abiy has slimmed down the cabinet 14