Zim Fuel prices up, again

Leroy Dzenga THE price of fuel has gone up – again. Barely ten days after Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (ZERA) announced a fuel price increase, another upward review has been effected. A liter of petrol now costs RTGS $7.47 up from RTGS 6.10 while the price of diesel has risen from RTGS$5.84 to RTGS$7.19.  (More […]

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Zim goes after “unexplained wealth”

Makomborero Mutimukulu “AS soon as the unexplained wealth legislation that we are currently seized with comes on our statutes, criminality will cease to be an attractive venue.” These were the words of Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa last month. In a country where authorities have a proven history of failing to walk their talk, President Mnangagwa’s […]

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Hunt for new ZESA board begins

Leroy DzengaTHE Zimbabwe Government has begun the process of appointing a ZESA board expected to strengthen corporate governance at the power utility and act to end the power cuts affecting the Southern African country. Energy and Power Development Minister Fortune Chasi said they have laid the criteria for who will sit on the board. “I […]

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Zimbabweans look for solutions in the dark

Patience Nhamburo ZIMBABWEAN businesses and households are having to change their routines as the Southern African country battles a crippling power crisis. Most parts of the country are going for 18 hours a day without electricity and industries, small businesses and households are feeling the pain. While others are contemplating closing shops some resilient entrepreneurs […]

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Zim’s corruption fight under scrutiny

THE Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) and Special Anti-Corruption Unit (SACU) in the Office of the President and Cabinet will co-exist without disrupting each other`s functions, an official has said. Speaking to ZTN news in Harare on Thursday SACU head, Thabani Mpofu said the fight against corruption requires different stakeholders to work together. “The situation is […]

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Parly probes US$144 million China loan

Takudzwa ChihambakweZimbabwe’s Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Local Government, Public Works and National Housing will soon carry out investigations into how funds disbursed to the City of Harare by China-Exim Bank were used by the city fathers. The Chinese bank gave the city council a loan facility worth US$144 million to be used in rehabilitating Harare’s […]

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