ZIMBABWE has started exporting electricity to regional countries especially Namibia, buoyed by increased production at the Kariba Power Station which came into life in March last year.
President Mnangagwa commissioned Unit 7 and 8, which were constructed at a cost of $531 million by China’s Sinohydro, resulting in an additional 300MW into the national grid. The Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) has confirmed that the new project has resulted in the country generating above target and exporting the excess power to NamPower, Namibia’s power utility company.
Zimbabwe’s billion dollar gold-mining industry is crucial for the country’s struggling economy but, traditionally, more than half the country’s population has been excluded from taking part.
But now Zimbabwean women are breaking barriers to share in the wealth, following in the steps on one extraordinary entrepreneur.
CRIMSON TAZVINZWA, AIWA! NO!||Zimbabwe President Mnangagwa Press Secretary George Charamba in a scandalous claim during an interview with The Standard Sunday says Gukurahundi was a war.The Gukurahundi was a series of atrocious massacres of Ndebele civilians carried out by the Zimbabwe National Army from early 1983 to late 1987. It derives from a Shona language term which loosely translates to “the early rain which washes away the chaff before the spring rains”.