We’ve lost over 800MW at Kariba: Govt

The acute power cuts have forced some business entities to scale down operations, with others temporarily laying off staff.
By Harriet Chikandiwa Jun. 24, 2024

Dark weeks ahead as Kariba inflows drop

In an update on the hydrological outlook at Kariba Dam, the Zambezi River Authority (ZRA) yesterday said river flows into Zambezi River were decreasing rapidly.
By Garikai Tunhira May. 18, 2024

Blackouts spoil ZITF

Zimbabwe and Zambia share equally water to generate power at their separate power plants at Lake Kariba.
By Innocent Magondo Apr. 25, 2024

ZRA repackages Batoka Gorge project

The project scope includes construction of the dam wall for US$1,4 billion, power station at US$1,3 billion and other aspects giving a total of US$4,5 billion.
By Tafadzwa Mhlanga Apr. 18, 2024

Candid Comment: Zim must give PPPs a chance

If the dam falls short, both countries would have to rely on imports from neighbouring countries. However, Zimbabwe has a bad reputation when it comes to imports.
By Kudakwashe Gwabanayi Apr. 5, 2024

Zambia, Zimbabwe to retender $5bn Batoka hydropower plant

Water levels at Kariba, which straddles Zambia and Zimbabwe, are expected to keep receding due to poor rainfall, Munodawafa said, although he ruled out decommissioning the dam.
By Bloomberg News Mar. 26, 2024

Zim faces crippling power outages... as Kariba water level drops

The country has been witnessing extended periods of load shedding in recent days.
By Obert Siamilandu Mar. 8, 2024

Staying the course.

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By Newsday Jan. 1, 2024

Excavation work on Kariba Dam complete

In total, about 750 000 tonnes of rock have been excavated coupled with the stabilisation of 20 000m² of slopes using anchors and shot-crete.
By Obert Siamilandu Dec. 27, 2023