USAID AVAIL FUNDS FOR HOUSING PROJECT IN ZIMBABWE

USAID AVAIL FUNDS FOR HOUSING PROJECT IN ZIMBABWE

THE United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is providing US$3,2 million to GOAL Zimbabwe to extend the Uplift/Simudza project targeting vulnerable communities over a period of 15 months.

Over 17 000 vulnerable people in Harare’s Mbare, Stoneridge and Hopley are high-density suburbs set to benefit from the cash injection

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EU AVAIL US$120M FOR REHABILITATION OF KARIBA DAM IN ZIMBABWE

EU AVAIL US$120M FOR REHABILITATION OF KARIBA DAM IN ZIMBABWE

The European Union (EU) has availed €113 million (about US$120 million) towards the rehabilitation of Kariba Dam as part of its Global Gateway initiative to improve the country’s electricity generation capacity.

This was disclosed yesterday during a tour of the project site by EU ambassadors to Zimbabwe and Zambia Jobst

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ZIMBABWE HIGHWAY EPITAPHS: THE WAY FORWARD

ZIMBABWE HIGHWAY EPITAPHS: THE WAY FORWARD

EPITAPHS riddle the Harare-Chirundu Highway, a regional transit route linking southern African countries, among them South Africa, Zambia, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Tanzania.

The epitaphs include those of victims of a road accident that claimed 24 lives including students coming from a sporting competition on June 6, 1984.

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WESTPROP SET TO RE-CONSTRUCT GREENWOOD PARK IN ZIMBABWE

WESTPROP SET TO RE-CONSTRUCT GREENWOOD PARK IN ZIMBABWE

WESTPROP Holdings is turning Greenwood Park into a lifestyle theme park helping to complete the live, work, shop, and play environment for the communities living around the park.

There is a nearby shopping center – Five Avenue Mall, office and residential buildings around the park.

CEO Mr. Ken Sharpe said

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KADOMA-SANYATI ROAD UPGRADE BEGINS IN ZIMBABWE

KADOMA-SANYATI ROAD UPGRADE BEGINS IN ZIMBABWE

Upgrading of the strategic Kadoma-Sanyati Road that links the south of Mashonaland West to Gokwe North district in the Midlands, has resumed, with the responsible department also carrying out maintenance works.

Provincial roads engineer, Simbarashe Gomo, said the upgraded road works were expected to meet laid down Southern African standards.

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WESTPROP ANNOUNCED MASSIVE US$4BILLION CITY DEVELOPMENT IN ZIMBABWE

WESTPROP ANNOUNCED MASSIVE US$4BILLION CITY DEVELOPMENT IN ZIMBABWE

Westprop  Holdings today unveiled its signature gatehouse at Pomona city signaling the commencement of the massive US$4 billion ‘city within a city development’.

CEO and founder of the Victoria Falls Stock Exchange listed real estate company Mr. Ken Sharpe was upbeat and sounded bullish when he headlined the colorful ceremony.

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COMPLETION OF BEITBRIDGE BORDER HOMES A RELIEF FOR RESIDENT IN ZIMBABWE

COMPLETION OF BEITBRIDGE BORDER HOMES A RELIEF FOR RESIDENT IN ZIMBABWE

The construction and completion of 220 houses for Government workers, as part of the US$300 million Beitbridge Border modernization, has brought relief to most border agencies that had faced accommodation challenges over the past decades.

Before the construction of the staff village, staff from the 22 Government agencies manning the

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RUFARO STADIUM CONSTRUCTION MISSED THIRD COMPLETION DEADLINE IN ZIMBABWE

RUFARO STADIUM CONSTRUCTION MISSED THIRD COMPLETION DEADLINE IN ZIMBABWE

Rufaro Stadium’s drainage is not yet complete, so are its dressing rooms, perimeter wall, and archaic scoreboard; toilets, turnstiles, parking area, bucket seats, and ‘modern roofing’ have all not been attended to.

Although Harare City Council feels it has done a lot to rehabilitate Zimbabwe’s historic site of football, the

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SHALOM MINING APPLIED TO EXPLORE OIL AT ZIMBABWE WORLD HERITAGE SITE

SHALOM MINING APPLIED TO EXPLORE OIL AT ZIMBABWE WORLD HERITAGE SITE

One of Africa’s premier wildlife areas has been targeted for oil exploration.

Shalom Mining has applied to explore oil and gas in Mana Pools, which has been designated as a World Heritage Site by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, according to a notice in the Zimbabwean Government

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FAILURE TO ACCESS ROAD A MAJOR ZIMBABWE

FAILURE TO ACCESS ROAD A MAJOR ZIMBABWE

Farmers in Silobela are failing to access markets due to a poor road network in the constituency.

Speaking during the commissioning of the Exchange Irrigation Scheme in Silobela recently, the scheme’s vice-chairperson Patrick Chipoka said while farmers appreciate the rehabilitation of the irrigation scheme which had collapsed many years ago,

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ZIMBABWE GOVT. TO RELOCATE KARIBA AIRPORT TO NEW SITE

ZIMBABWE GOVT. TO RELOCATE KARIBA AIRPORT TO NEW SITE

Zimbabwe Govt. is going ahead with its plans to relocate Kariba Airport to a new site to accommodate more aircraft in the resort town.

This was revealed by Transport and Infrastructural Development Minister Felix Mhona during the launch of the fast jet flights in Kariba last week.

He said the

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MINING OPERATION SET TO KICK-OFF IN ZIMBABWE AFTER US$50M FUND WAS SECURED

MINING OPERATION SET TO KICK-OFF IN ZIMBABWE AFTER US$50M FUND WAS SECURED

Kuvimba Mining House, intends to mobilise at least US$50 million to start mining operations at its Great Dyke Investments platinum project in Darwendale, Mashonaland West Province in the next six months.

GDI’s platinum project requires an estimated US$500 million to reach optimal production in the long term.

KMH, majority owned

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WHY AFRICA MUST JOIN RENEWABLE TECHNOLOGIES VALUE CHAIN

WHY AFRICA MUST JOIN RENEWABLE TECHNOLOGIES VALUE CHAIN

Energy ministry secretary Gloria Magombo said that African nations, including Zimbabwe, should participate in the value chain for renewable energy technology to support the expansion of their economies. Renewable energy technologies include biofuels, solar, wind, and hydro.

Currently, African nations are the end customers of renewable energy technology products, even

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ZIMBABWE GOVT. APPROVED CONSTRUCTION OF THIRD LIMPOPO BRIDGE

ZIMBABWE GOVT. APPROVED CONSTRUCTION OF THIRD LIMPOPO BRIDGE

The construction of a third bridge across the Limpopo at Beitbridge between Zimbabwe and South Africa has been approved by Cabinet, as the Government moves a gear up to ensure that required infrastructure is always in place for the rapidly growing regional and international trade in line with its ease

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SHELTER AFRIQUE AVAIL US$25M FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING PROJECT IN ZIMBABWE

SHELTER AFRIQUE AVAIL US$25M FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING PROJECT IN ZIMBABWE

Shelter Afrique has availed a US$25 million loan to the Government of Zimbabwe for affordable housing.

Addressing a press conference in Harare yesterday after a meeting with the Ministry of National Housing and Social Amenities, banks, building societies, and housing co-operatives, Shelter Afrique managing director Mr Thierno Habib Hann said

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DISCO STEEL PLANT PROJECT NOW 80% COMPLETE IN ZIMBABWE

DISCO STEEL PLANT PROJECT NOW 80% COMPLETE IN ZIMBABWE

The designing of power lines and electrical substations for the Dinson Iron and Steel Company (Disco) steel plant is now 80 percent complete, an official has said.

Disco, which is building a US$1,5 billion integrated steel plant in Manhize near Mvuma is a subsidiary of China’s largest stainless producer, Tsingshan

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ZIMBABWE GOVT. MAKING PLANS TO ACHIEVE GOOD WASTE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

ZIMBABWE GOVT. MAKING PLANS TO ACHIEVE GOOD WASTE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

Zimbabwe Government is aiming at achieving world-class standards when it comes to waste management, an official has said.

Environment Minister Mangaliso Ndlovu made the revelation during a clean-up exercise in Redcliff. He called for local authorities to set up modern waste management infrastructure to support the dream.

Ndlovu added that

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CHINESE SET TO CONSTRUCT NEW CARGO RAILWAY LINE IN ZIMBABWE

CHINESE SET TO CONSTRUCT NEW CARGO RAILWAY LINE IN ZIMBABWE

TSINGSHAN Holdings, which has already poured US$2 billion in investments locally and is currently building the US$1 billion steel plant at Manhidze, near Chivhu, is set to construct a new cargo railway system.

The new line, which is meant to ferry products between Tsingshan’s three subsidiaries in Hwange, Chegutu, and

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ZIMBABWE GOVT. TO SET UP SOLAR ENERGY PROJECT FOR CIVIL SERVANT

ZIMBABWE GOVT. TO SET UP SOLAR ENERGY PROJECT FOR CIVIL SERVANT

Zimbabwe Govt. is to set up a solar energy project for civil servants to use for domestic consumption as it moves to ameliorate the power supply challenges currently being faced in the country and the region.

The project mooted way back in 2020, will be coordinated by the Public Service

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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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