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No extra power until you pay US$80m arrears, neighbours tell Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe needs to raise US$80 million to clear arrears with its regional electricity suppliers before it can ramp up imports to ease a critical power shortage. 
Zimbabwe power crisis

Power struggle: How corruption and poor planning left Zimbabwe in the dark

Zimbabwe’s power utility says the rolling power cuts the country is facing have been caused by low water levels at Kariba. This is true, but it is...

Zimbabwe: no breathalysers, no DUI arrest in over a year

Zimbabwean police did not arrest anyone for drunk driving for more than a year, as road accidents went up by about 25% over the period, official statistics...
Zimbabwe crime

Latest crime data: More Zimbabweans turning to crime as economic woes mount

Zimbabwe has recorded a notable rise in crime, with housebreaking, robbery and theft increasing by close to 50% over the past two years, as economic conditions have...

Canadian firm B2Gold in talks to buy Zimbabwe mine

Canada-based B2Gold Corp. is considering buying idled Shamva gold mine - if it can be exempted from a law that requires producers to sell all the metal...

Nigerian oil billionaire bags Zimbabwe platinum deal

Zimbabwe on Thursday signs a platinum development agreement with Bravura Holdings, a company owned by Nigerian energy billionaire Benedict Peters. Bravura, the resources...

Exporters holding on to US$1bn – Guvamatanga

Exporters are holding on to more than US$1 billion, amid biting foreign currency shortages in the country, Finance Ministry permanent secretary George Guvamatanga revealed on Tuesday, but...
Zimbabwe fuel

Fuel tax cut, ZUPCO subsidy will cost US$8m per month – Govt

Zimbabwe has budgeted to spend the equivalent of US$8 million per month to sustain its new plan to halve fuel duties and bus fares, according to Finance...