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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...
Invictus Zimbabwe

Invictus gets EIA plan approval, on course for 2020 well drilling

Invictus Energy, the Australian-listed form prospecting for gas and oil in Zimbabwe, is to begin an environmental impact assessment ahead of the planned drilling of an exploratory well at...

IMF in Zim for first SMP review, seeks pace on financial market reforms

An IMF team is in Zimbabwe to begin the first review of the Staff Monitored Programme (SMP), as the Fund presses for quicker progress on market reforms. 
Zimbabwe currency

Mthuli finally appoints monetary policy committee, and it faces big confidence test

Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube has established a nine-member monetary policy committee (MPC), as part of measures to help bring credibility to policy as the economy pushes towards...
Zimbabwe John Deere

Cabinet nod for Zimbabwe’s US$51m John Deere farm equipment deal

The Zimbabwe government has approved a US$51 million farm equipment deal with John Deere, as it looks to plug an implements shortage that it says has depressed harvests.
Zimbabwe Edgars

Mauritian investor buys Edgars Zimbabwe from SA’s Edcon

Edcon, the struggling South African retail group, is selling its stake in Edgars Zimbabwe to Mauritian investment management firm SSCG Africa Holdings. Saved...
Mugabe Zimbabwe

IN PICTURES | From alpha to omega, images from Robert Mugabe’s long career

Robert Mugabe, who died on Friday September 6, had a long political career. Starting with his involvement in the nationalist struggle in the 1960s, he led Zimbabwe...