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  • Zimbabwe war veterans in court for insulting Mugabe

    Wednesday, 23 November 2016 CHANNELZIM

    HARARE - Five prominent Zimbabwe war veterans arrested earlier this year in a crackdown on critics of President Robert Mugabe, appeared in court Tuesday for insulting the 92-year-old leader. The...

  • Industrial capacity utilisation rises to 47pct, but firms not excited about protectionism

    Wednesday, 23 November 2016 CHANNELZIM

    HARARE  – Zimbabwe’s industrial capacity utilisation rose to 47.4 percent in 2016, up from 34.3 percent last year, mainly driven by an import ban imposed by the government earlier in the year, a...

  • Haemorrhaging ZESA sees loss doubling to $233 mln

    Wednesday, 23 November 2016 CHANNELZIM

    HARARE – Zimbabwe’s power utility ZESA Holdings has incurred a loss of $140 million in the nine months to September, which is expected to widen to $233 million by year end,  an official has said....

  • Zimbabwe’s power group owes $18m to Eskom

    Wednesday, 23 November 2016 CHANNELZIM

    HARARE - The Zimbabwean Electricity Supply Authority (Zesa) has warned that the current dollar crunch could result in its foreign electricity suppliers such as Eskom and Mozambique switching the...

  • Bulawayo City Council plans for future water supplies

    Thursday, 22 September 2016 Radio Dialogue

    BULAWAYO - The Bulawayo City Council has recorded growth as it is able to provide 3 000 housing stands per annum and has already made adequate plans to ensure consistent future water supplies amid...

  • Matabeleland dams diminishing

    Thursday, 22 September 2016 Radio Dialogue

    BULAWAYO - Water and climate change expert Piette Velde has revealed most dams in Matabeleland have turned into white elephants and the projects died due to a lack of investment in maintenance of...

  • UNICEF: El Niño Affects Thousands of Children in Zimbabwe

    Thursday, 22 September 2016 VOA Studio 7

    WASHINGTON DC — The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says the 2015-2016 El Niño, which devastated crops and decimated livestock in Zimbabwe, affected thousands of children in the southern...

  • Upgrade to Zimbabwe’s highway to SA will cost $2.7bn

    Tuesday, 23 August 2016 CHANNELZIM

    Zimbabwe has agreed to a $2.7bn deal with companies from Austria and China to upgrade the country’s busiest road linking SA with countries to the north. The deal will be one of the country’s biggest...

  • PDP Dismisses Govt's Command Agriculture Programme

    Wednesday, 17 August 2016 Radio VOP

    HARARE - The opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has dismissed government’s newly introduced command agriculture programme which seeks to ease the country’s perennial grain shortages by...

  • Rtd Colonel Mbudzi Blasts Govt For Abusing Security Forces

    Tuesday, 09 August 2016 Radio VOP

    MASVINGO - Retired army Colonel Kudzai Mbudzi has slammed the Zanu PF led government for allegedly abusing the country’s security organs to stifle democratic change in Zimbabwe. His remarks come...

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