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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 Alrosa

Russia’s Alrosa signs joint venture with ZCDC, Chimanimani first target in giant’s Zimbabwe game-plan

Russia’s Alrosa, the world’s largest diamond company by volume, has signed an MoU with state-owned Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC) for exploration and development of diamond deposits...

Civil servants demand US$475 minimum pay, threaten strike

Civil servants will go on strike unless government raises salaries to the equivalent of US$475 for the lowest paid worker, union leaders said on Tuesday.
Zimbabwe US TSP

Zimbabwe’s TSP can repair economy, but slow pace of reforms hurting confidence, says US

Zimbabwe’s Transitional Stabilisation Programme (TSP) could solve the economy's “fundamental weaknesses”, but its is weighed down by the lethargy of President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government on implementing pledged...
Zimbabwe MDC currrency

MDC hits out at IMF, calls the Fund a ‘choir boy’ for Zimbabwe govt

The International Monetary fund (IMF) has become a “choir boy” for the Zimbabwe government, the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) says in its new policy document....
Zimbabwe telecoms

Falling usage, rising costs: What the latest telecoms report is telling us about the...

Costs are rising, investment is falling and customers are using less money on their cellphones, according to the latest quarterly report on Zimbabwe’s telecoms just released by...
Zimbabwe Emirates

Zimbabwe owes airlines US$196 million, IATA warns ED over debt

Zimbabwe owes US$196 million to the world’s airlines in unremitted ticket sales, and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) has warned President Emmerson Mnangagwa that the debt could force...