The developers of a US$4 billion hydropower plant on the Zambia-Zimbabwe border delayed the project until next year because of the coronavirus pandemic. Pre-construction work on the Batoka Gorge project has been suspended for...
By Mukai-Sarah Williams Is Zimbabwe turning the ignition on the electric vehicle (EV) market? A large international player has entered the Zimbabwe market and local players are shifting into higher gear to drive demand.
Nhimbe Fresh, the fresh produce exporter, will start work on a 1.9MW solar power facility after South African energy start-up Sun Exchange raised US$1.4 million in a crowd sale that may be a model for similar projects.
Contango, the London-listed resources company, is in talks with Afrochine for the supply of coking coal to be produced at Contango’s Lubu project in Hwange.   A statement by Contango says it is in discussions...
Energy explorer Invictus Energy has raised US$6 million in a share placement to fund a seismic exploration in Muzarabani, the next steps towards the development of the gas prospect. The money will be used...
The Zimbabwe government in 2015 rejected the winner of a tender to install a 200MW diesel power plant because the company is part-owned by Madeline Albright, the former US Secretary of State, and authorities saw this as...
ZESA rejected a proposal by Kuda Tagwirei’s Sakunda Holdings to buy the failed Dema diesel power plant for US$66 million, Parliament heard on Monday. Sakunda was in 2015 awarded a contract to install the...
Parliament’s public accounts committee has given ZESA executive chairman Sydney Gata until Friday to fully respond to an audit report that pointed to tender fraud at the power utility. Gata on Monday appeared before...
Zimbabwe’s fuel import bill fell by more than 50% in 2020, from US$1.2 billion the previous year. Figures recently released by the Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency (ZImstat), capturing data up to November, show that fuel imports amounted...
Nhimbe Fresh, the fruit and vegetable exporter headed by former Kondozi Estate owner Edwin Moyo, has signed up South African renewable energy startup Sun Exchange to install 1.9MW of solar power for its cold store and packhouse facilities. The project...
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