Where is Old Mutual, one of the country’s biggest investors, putting its money? Back in February, Sam Matsekete, CEO of Old Mutual Zimbabwe, listed some of the sectors where he said his company was...
By Lean Startup Co Less Than 21% of Rural Zimbabwe is Electrified. Once the sun sets, which happens remarkably quickly in this southern African country, if you don’t live in an...
Although the Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority hopes the country will generate 1,100MW from non-hydro renewable energy sources by 2025, Zimbabwe’s best chance for electricity near-term self-sufficiency lies on the vast coalfields of Hwange, where nearly 1,000MW in...
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...
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