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October 3, 2018 11:56 PM Zesa CEO Joshua Chifamba arrested

The Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (Zesa) chief executive officer, Engineer Joshua Chifamba, the Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution (ZETDC) managing director Engineer Julian Chinembiri and his finance director Thokozani Dhliwayo were yesterday arrested in connection with over $35 million underhand dealings involving an Indian company 7

September 15, 2018 6:52 AM Zesa offers whistleblowers rewards

ZESA invited whistleblowers to volunteer information that could lead to the arrest of culprits behind the vandalism and theft of electricity infrastructure. In a statement, Zesa said the initiative was a strategy to curb damage and vandalism of electricity infrastructure. The initiative is aimed at curbing the theft of copper cables among other installations 11

September 6, 2018 5:12 AM Water shedding starts in Bulawayo

The Bulawayo City Council has embarked on 10 hour water cuts in some suburbs mainly due to erratic electricity supply at its waterworks. In a statement, the Town Clerk, Mr Christopher Dube advised residents of the emergency interruption of water supplies to areas fed directly from Criterion and Magwegwe Reservoir and some surrounding areas. “The City of Bulawayo 42

July 5, 2018 3:41 PM 10-year jail term for electricity thieves

A subsidiary of Zesa Holdings, the Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (ZETDC), has warned against by-passing and tempering of prepaid meters, giving offenders a two-month ultimatum to come forward and regularise their connections or face 10 years’ imprisonment. This comes on the back of a rise in the number of offenders who have been apprehended 51

June 13, 2018 7:01 AM ZETDC sets aside $40m for smart meters

The Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (ZETDC) has set aside about $40 million for the roll out of 40 000 smart meters in September. Speaking during a symposium in Gweru last week, ZETDC commercial director Mr Ralph Katsande said the smart meters programme is targeted at large consumers like industries and supermarkets as a way of saving 108

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 67

February 19, 2018 9:21 AM High Court dismisses OK challenge

The High Court has dismissed an application by OK Zimbabwe Limited challenging the pending disconnection of power at its shop in Gwanda over a $72 000 electricity bill.The ruling by Bulawayo High Court judge Justice Maxwell Takuva follows an urgent chamber application by OK Zimbabwe Ltd citing the Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company 38

January 29, 2018 2:37 PM Zesa to install 30 000 prepaid meters

National power utility, Zesa Holdings (Zesa), says it plans to install 30 000 prepaid meters in the coming three months under the 100 days Rapid Results Initiative. Energy minister Simon Khaya Moyo said the Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (Zera) is licensing private agencies who will sell prepayment meters to the public under the customer supplied 69

October 28, 2017 11:15 AM Mugabe Airways a last supper kind of looting

The People’s Democratic Party has consistently exposed the first family for the evil they commit not only against Zimbabwean citizens but the prejudice suffered the nation including on the long term agenda. Grace Mugabe has among other usurped land in Mazowe including a dam chasing away citizens like dogs including pregnant women and children. The DEMA power 75

July 14, 2017 2:16 AM Zesa recovers $24m debt through prepaid meters

The Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company, a unit of Zesa Holdings, has in the first six months of the year, recovered $24 million owed by customers in power bills through its prepayment system. Mining companies and industry owe ZETDC over $244 million, while domestic users and farmers debts stand at over $300 million and $75 million 11