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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. 
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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...

Ramaphosa appoints two envoys on Zimbabwe

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa is sending two envoys to Zimbabwe, as pressure grows on the region to act on the deteriorating rights situation in the country. Ramaphosa has...
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DPA rolls out 500 Tesla batteries for telecoms, industry

Distributed Power Africa (DPA) has completed the roll-out of over 500 Tesla lithium ion batteries to power commercial offices and telecom towers in Zimbabwe, Zambia and South Africa. According to...

Tagwirei under US sanctions: What does this mean for the tycoon?

The United States of America has placed businessman Kuda Tagwirei and his firm Sakunda Holdings under sanctions over his support for the Zimbabwe government. The step had long been expected...

ZW VIEW | Mnangagwa’s tone-deaf speech: A tutorial on ‘How Not To Lead’

President Emmerson Mnangagwa had yet another chance to show leadership in a national address Tuesday morning. But, as he has done countless times, he squandered it in a tone...

‘You must thank your ancestors’: My strange dinner with Perrance Shiri

By David Masunda Alex Goho, the musician and music producer, called: "Ko iwe svikiro rako raenda ka, nematambudziko!" (condolences, your spirit medium is gone). A few years ago, I had...

COLUMN | ‘Intention to incite’ – what does this law say, and what are...

Common Law With Mike Murenzvi “Prejudice and passion and suspicion are more dangerous than the incitement of self-interest or the most stubborn adherence to real differences of opinion regarding rights.” ―...