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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...

No laughing matter: Old fears for Zimbabwe’s daring creatives

On a Friday night back in March 2018, Daves Guzha sat inside Theatre in the Park, smiling proudly as roars of laughter rang from the sold out crowd that...
Zimbabwe IMF

Mthuli’s wage dilemma: Workers want more pay, but IMF warns against salary hikes, saying...

Ahead of a fresh round of tough wage talks between the Zimbabwe government and its workers, the IMF has cautioned against increasing civil servants’ salaries any further....
Bono Africa media

ESSAY | Haunted by global narratives: the hypocrisy of African progressives

By Chris Chenga Have you watched “Bohemian Rhapsody”? It is an autobiographical movie about the band, Queen, focused on lead singer Freddie Mercury.
Zimbabwe prices

ZW VIEW | A Govt running austerity measures shouldn’t be this surprised by protests....

Perhaps the only surprise about Friday’s planned protests, which the police are now determined to stop, is that the Zimbabwe government appears surprised by them. They shouldn’t...
Zimbabwe

ANALYSIS | On a wing and a prayer: What does the MDC hope to...

Starting Wednesday’s MDC press briefing on Friday’s planned protest, party spokesperson Daniel Molokele could pass as a deacon making routine church announcements. By the...
Caledonia Zimbabwe

Caledonia Mining cuts production guidance on grades and power crisis, but backs Zimbabwe’s new...

Caledonia Mining has downgraded its guidance on annual production at Blanket Mine to account for lower-than-expected grade and unreliable power supply.  Production guidance for 2019 has...