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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...

US asks Zimbabwe to help combat Mozambique militants

The U.S. asked Zimbabwe to help put down an Islamist insurgency in neighboring Mozambique that’s destabilizing a region rich in natural gas, people familiar with the matter said. The request...

The Zimbabwean winemaker challenging South Africa’s conservative wine industry

By Kristen Bieler There is no direct English translation for the word “kumusha.” In Shona, it means “your home, your origin, your roots.” The term conjures the “feeling of belonging” rather...

Innscor is yet again fighting the competition regulator over an acquisition. From fast foods...

Innscor is fighting an order by the competition regulator to reverse its investment in Profeeds and pay a Z$40 million fine. In May, the Competition and Tariffs Commission (CTC) ordered...

Tsuro soccer star: The story of Zexie Manatsa, bass and football

By Percy Zvomuya  If a football coach were to select a team from the animals of the wild, most would include the hare as part of their line-up, preferably as...

Land hunters: App matches Zimbabwe’s farmers with vacant plots

By Farai Shawn Matiashe For more than a year, Lionda Mhonda searched for a plot of land to buy in northeastern Zimbabwe, but struggled to find anything that was both...

Fly guy: How this Zimbabwean man’s rare craft is helping anglers bait trophy fish...

By Shaun Smillie Photos: James Oatway From Jurassic Lake to the Farquhar Atoll, Ray Mutemeri’s magic has helped catch some monster fish. The Zimbabwean has never been to Jurassic Lake in Argentina,...