ZIMBABWE MINISTER SAYS ELECTRICITY CRISIS TO AFFECT CHRISTMAS SEASON

ZIMBABWE MINISTER SAYS ELECTRICITY CRISIS TO AFFECT CHRISTMAS SEASON

Energy minister Soda Zhemu has said the nation is embroiled in a funding crisis that has made it impossible to swiftly ease the ongoing power blackouts.

Speaking to the media on the current power crisis, Zhemu said the current average daily demand is around 1600 megawatts against a total available

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POWER SHORTAGE: INDUSTRIES WANT ZIMBABWE GOVT. TO FIND SOLUTION

POWER SHORTAGE: INDUSTRIES WANT ZIMBABWE GOVT. TO FIND SOLUTION

Zimbabwean industries have approached the government intending to find solutions to the prevailing power shortages which are threatening to cripple their operations and stifle the country’s economic growth.

The country is experiencing serious power outages which have left both industry and commerce and domestic consumers in the dark for long

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ZIMBABWE NEEDS U.S.$40B FOR INFRASTRUCTURAL DEVELOPMENT ACCORDING TO FINANCE MINISTER

ZIMBABWE NEEDS U.S.$40B FOR INFRASTRUCTURAL DEVELOPMENT ACCORDING TO FINANCE MINISTER

The Ministry of Finance says the country’s infrastructure and utility development funding was constrained, prompting the government to engage the pan-African infrastructure investment platform, Africa50, for assistance on innovative financing options.

Addressing a press conference, Deputy Finance Minister, Clemence Chiduwa, said the country’s current financial requirements for infrastructure development were

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ZIMBABWE AND CHINA SIGNED BATTERY METAL INDUSTRIAL PARK CONSTRUCTION

ZIMBABWE AND CHINA SIGNED BATTERY METAL INDUSTRIAL PARK CONSTRUCTION

Chinese investors signed a deal to build a $2.8 billion battery metals industrial park. Zimbabwean authorities say the lithium, platinum, and nickel production will be used to make solar batteries.

President Emmerson Mnangagwa said the project, about an hour’s drive northwest of Harare, would help turn around the decline of

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ZIMBABWE AND ZAMBIA TO ESTABLISH AN AGRO-INDUSTRIAL PARK

ZIMBABWE AND ZAMBIA TO ESTABLISH AN AGRO-INDUSTRIAL PARK

The governments of Zimbabwe and Zambia are holding a validation workshop on the policy, legal and regulatory framework for the establishment of the agro-industrial park between the two countries.

The two countries signed a memorandum of understanding last year for the establishment of the agro-industrial park and today’s meeting is

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THE IMPORTANCE OF ZIM CYBER CITY PROJECT TO ZIMBABWE

THE IMPORTANCE OF ZIM CYBER CITY PROJECT TO ZIMBABWE

Another day, yet another developmental milestone in the short, but developing hyperactivity life of the New Dispensation. At this rate, very soon we will start losing count or get tired of counting because of the fast rate at which developmental programs are being initiated.

The Second Republic has brought a

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CONSTRUCTION OF AFRICAN LIBERATION MUSEUM KICK-OFF IN ZIMBABWE

CONSTRUCTION OF AFRICAN LIBERATION MUSEUM KICK-OFF IN ZIMBABWE

Construction of the Museum of African Liberation has commenced in Harare. The monument is a dedication to all fallen veterans of the continent’s liberation wars and is meant to document wars fought in Africa in its quest for self-governance.

Addressing journalists, pan African think tank, and Institute of African Knowledge

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ROAD REHABILITATION TO BEGIN FOR BULAWAYO AND NKAYI DISTRICT IN ZIMBABWE

ROAD REHABILITATION TO BEGIN FOR BULAWAYO AND NKAYI DISTRICT IN ZIMBABWE

Construction of major roads linking Bulawayo with Nkayi and Tsholotsho districts has gathered momentum as the Second Republic steps up efforts towards completing outstanding major infrastructure development projects in Matabeleland.

Developing sound road infrastructure is one of the critical enablers towards achieving set targets under the National Development Strategy (NDS1),

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CONTRACTOR FAILED TO MEET DEADLINE FOR EGODINI MALL CONSTRUCTION IN ZIMBABWE

CONTRACTOR FAILED TO MEET DEADLINE FOR EGODINI MALL CONSTRUCTION IN ZIMBABWE

South African company contracted to construct a multi-dollar Egodini Mall in Bulawayo has failed to meet the deadline for the completion of a taxi rank and informal traders’ stalls again. The project was supposed to be completed by the end of April this year.

In 2016, the Bulawayo City Council

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ZINARA HIKED TOLL FEES PRICE IN ZIMBABWE

ZINARA HIKED TOLL FEES PRICE IN ZIMBABWE

The Zimbabwe National Roads Authority (ZINARA) has hiked toll fees by 73% in line with obtaining exchange rate dynamics.

The developments are in line with recent fluctuations of the Zimbabwean dollar on the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) foreign exchange auction platform, which saw the value of the local currency

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ZIMBABWE ROAD RECONSTRUCTION PROJECTS

ZIMBABWE ROAD RECONSTRUCTION PROJECTS

Zimbabwe’s road reconstruction and maintenance programs and other efforts by the Government to sort out transport infrastructure are attracting attention with a 10-member delegation from Zambia’s Parliament arriving yesterday for a five-day visit to see how this was done and done with internal funds.

The Zambian delegation is made up

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CONSTRUCTION OF NEW PARLIAMENT BUILDING MAKING PROGRESS IN ZIMBABWE

CONSTRUCTION OF NEW PARLIAMENT BUILDING MAKING PROGRESS IN ZIMBABWE

The temporary hoisting of the Chinese flag at the construction site of the new Parliament Building in Mount Hampden is standard practice in cases of Government-to-Government contractual agreements as the Chinese are funding the construction through a grant.

Once everything is finished and the building is handed over to the

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ROAD REHABILITATION AT MARONDERA MUNICIPALITY TO BEGIN SOON IN ZIMBABWE

ROAD REHABILITATION AT MARONDERA MUNICIPALITY TO BEGIN SOON IN ZIMBABWE

Road Rehabilitation is to start soon at Marondera Municipality after receiving US$10,3 million from Government through the Zimbabwe National Road Authority (ZINARA) recently.

This was revealed by Marondera Municipality engineer Itai Mashonganyika during an interview with the media in Marondera recently.

Eng Mashonganyika said they will focus on the roads

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ZINARA DISBURSES US$6BILLION FOR ROAD MAINTENANCE

ZINARA DISBURSES US$6BILLION FOR ROAD MAINTENANCE

The Zimbabwe National Roads Administration (Zinara) has distributed nearly US$6 billion to all provinces and local authorities for road maintenance in the first quarter of this year under the Emergency Road Rehabilitation Programme (ERRP).

The development comes after in February this year, Zinara said it was setting aside $17 billion

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ZIMBABAWE’s HARARE-BINDURA HIGHWAY RECONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN SOON

ZIMBABAWE’s HARARE-BINDURA HIGHWAY RECONSTRUCTION TO BEGIN SOON

The Harare-Bindura highway is set for reconstruction beginning Wednesday under the Emergency Road Rehabilitation Programme Phase 2, contractor Bitumen World has said.

According to the contractor, they are expected to take six months to bring the road up to the required standard. This is because of the dislocation of traffic,

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ZIMBABWE INFRASTRUCTURAL MINISTER SAYS ROAD REHABILITATION PROJECT CAN LAST FOR 20YEARS

ZIMBABWE INFRASTRUCTURAL MINISTER SAYS ROAD REHABILITATION PROJECT CAN LAST FOR 20YEARS

Transport and Infrastructural Development Minister, Felix Mhona said that the quality of work by construction companies involved in the Emergency Road Rehabilitation Programme (ERRP) is satisfactory and the roads can last up to 20 years before requiring extensive rehabilitation.

Minister Mhona said this as he toured works on roads such

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ZIMBABWE GOVT. TAKES OVER REHABILITATION OF KWEKWE-AMAVENI ROAD

ZIMBABWE GOVT. TAKES OVER REHABILITATION OF KWEKWE-AMAVENI ROAD

The Government of Zimbabwe, through the Central Mechanical Equipment Department (CMED), has taken over the rehabilitation of the Kwekwe-Amaveni Road after the opposition-run local authority neglected the stretch that has become an eyesore for over five years.

CMED southern region Engineer, Determination Ndoro, said they have since covered a 1.5km

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