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 … Read More
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. … Read More
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 … Read More
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.… Read More
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.… Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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, … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More