By Godfrey Marawanyika Sovereign defaults by both Zambia and Zimbabwe have escalated the Batoka Gorge hydroelectric project cost, with the estimated price climbing 23% to almost US$5 billion. The plan,...
Matshela Energy, owned by former Eskom CEO Matshela Koko, says it has reached a power purchase agreement with power utility ZETDC, paving the way for a project that he previously complained was caught up in red tape.
President Emmerson Mnangagwa will visit Mozambique and Zambia in a bid to save the country's electricity import contracts that are being eyed by Eskom. Mnangagwa's trips come at a time when South Africa, which...
Chengxin, the Shenzhen-listed company that has acquired lithium prospects in Zimbabwe, expects to spend US$130 million to develop the new Sabi Star mine in Buhera. The company, listed on the Shenzhen stock exchange, spent...
By Nelson Banya Premier African Minerals will start shipping spodumene concentrate from its Zulu lithium mine in Zimbabwe to China by March 2023 after signing an offtake deal with Suzhou TA&A Ultra Clean...
By Tonderai Maruke The train arriving at the Maputo port, hauling 40 wagons each carrying 2000 tonnes of coal from Botswana, shows how coal producers are riding the growing global demand for coal.  
Ireland's gold and zinc explorer Arkle Resources, listed on London’s AIM market, is the latest company to make an entry into Zimbabwe to prospect for lithium. The company, whose only operations are in Ireland, says it...
Huayou Cobalt, which has recently invested in Zimbabwe's Arcadia lithium mine, must produce battery-grade lithium within five years, the country’s competition regulator says. Huayou, one of the world’s biggest producers of battery minerals,...
China’s Sinomine Resource Group on Friday launched a US$200 million project to build a plant and expand existing mining operations at its recently acquired Bikita lithium mine in Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe holds some of the...
Zimbabwe’s plan to refurbish two idled coal-fired power stations has been thrown into disarray by China’s decision to ban investment in plants burning the dirtiest fossil fuel outside its borders.  Zimbabwe was depending on...
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