Zimbabwe increases power cuts countrywide

The Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company has increased power cuts countrywide. “This is due to depressed generation on the grid coupled with increased electricity demand as a result of increased economic activities,” the company said. “Our engineers are working to ensure
September 14, 2022

Power supplies severed in Zimbabwe over unpaid bills

Zimbabwe’s state-owned electricity company, Zesa, has cut its supply to major users because of unpaid bills worth $77m (£60m) . The firm said mining, agriculture and domestic users should settle their bills quickly to prevent prolonging the cuts. According to official figures,
October 24, 2019

Zimbabwe government defends steep 320% power hike

Defending steep 320% hike in electricity tariffs, the Zimbabwean government has said that the revenues, would help to repair generators and also to streamline supply by paying $19.5 million to South Africa and Mozambique every month, to purchase power. Grappling with soaring
October 10, 2019

Zimbabwe increases electricity by 320% amid power cuts

Harare — Zimbabwe has increased the average electricity tariff by 320% to let the state power utility ramp up production and improve supplies at a time of daily rolling power cuts, the national energy regulator said on Wednesday. Power cuts lasting up
October 10, 2019

Zimbabwe plans electricity tariff increase

Harare- The Zimbabwean Government is mulling an electricity tariff increase despite current load shedding schedules that have crippled industry. Speaking during a post cabinet media briefing in Harare, Energy Minister Fortune Chasi said power utility company ZESA was generating, importing and selling
October 1, 2019

BREAKING: Zesa Holdings CEO Joshua Chifamba arrested

Zesa Holdings chief executive Engineer Joshua Chifamba has been arrested in connection with $35 million underhand deals involving an Indian company, PME. Two other Zesa bosses, Eng Julian Chinembiri and finance director Thokozani Dhliwayo were arrested earlier today in connection with the
October 3, 2018

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