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National News
Chinhoyi Provincial Hospital, a major referral health centre for Mashonaland West province, has sent a distress call to power authorities to spare it from load-shedding that has seen it go without electricity most of the time. ...
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National News
Mhondoro-Ngezi Rural District Council has passed a resolution to hike fines charged on villagers illegally cutting down trees for charcoal to resell. ...
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Business
THE Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (Zesa) plans to install prepaid meters on government buildings to curb wastage and contain government’s debt to the power utility. ...
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National News
The Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) has accused Intratrek Zimbabwe (Pvt) Ltd of breaching the parties Gwanda solar project agreement by not contributing $1 million which it was supposed to inject into the partnership leading to the stalling of the contract signed over four years ago. ...
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Business Slider
Government says it will soon review electricity tariffs to reflect costs because current charges are no longer sustainable. ...
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National News
Zesa spokesperson Fullard Gwasira said vandalism of Zesa property was becoming more rampant, particularly in Bulawayo and blamed this on the economy and unemployed technicians. ...
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National News Slider
POWER utility Zesa could soon embark on massive disconnections in an effort to recover over $1,2 billion owed to it by defaulting customers, most of whom are Cabinet ministers and top civil servants. ...
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News Slider
ESKOM, South African electricity public utility, has denied the recent announcement by Information Minister, Monica Mutsvangwa that Zimbabwe had paid $10million of its $33million debt to the utility, saying by close of business on Friday 28 June 2019, such payments had not yet been received. ...
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National News Slider
HIGH Court judge Justice Pisirayi Kwenda has upheld Harare magistrate Hosea Mujaya’s decision to dismiss an application for discharge filed by former Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) board chairperson Stanley Kazhanje, who is accused of concealing his business interests in Wicknell Chivayo’s controversial company, Intratrek Zimbabwe. ...
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National News Slider
ZIMBABWE requires more than US$100 million to replace around 2 000 transformers that were vandalised in recent years, Parliament heard last week. ...
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Business
Players in the hospitality sector say the rolling power cuts being experienced in the country have pushed up the cost of doing business and reduced Zimbabwe’s competitiveness in the region. ...
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Columnists Opinion & Editorials
ZIMBABWE’S power utility, Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (Zesa) says the rolling power cuts the country is facing have been caused by low water levels at Kariba. ...
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National News
RESIDENTS of Plumtree early this week spend 24 hours without electricity after bees swarmed the electricity poles that carry power lines linking Bulawayo and the border town, stinging Zesa employees, forcing them to defer replacement of stolen copper conductors. ...
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National News
A 19-YEAR-OLD Mount Darwin man was last week electrocuted after getting into contact with a low-hanging live electricity cable while herding cattle at Peter 5 village. ...
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National News Slider
POWER utility Zesa Holdings’ subsidiary, Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (Pvt) Ltd (Zetdc) has successfully obtained an order compelling Mkwasine Estate to garnish former Masvingo Provincial Affairs minister Kudakwashe Bhasikiti’s sugarcane account over a $133 000 electricity debt. ...
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News
Clovgate Elevators director, Collin Mapepa Jeche, yesterday appeared at the Harare Magistrates’ Court facing allegations of swindling Zesa Holdings of $622 044 in a botched elevator service deal. ...
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News
NATIONAL power utility, Zesa, has finally given the nod for commencement of the Mutare Peaking Plant generation project, after putting it on hold since 2015, following a dispute with the contractor, Parliament heard yesterday. ...
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News
KWEKWE City Council is buckling under the weight of a $12 million power debt, which the local authority says has the potential to severely compromise service delivery and day-to-day operations. ...
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Cafca Limited posts increase  in profit
CAFCA Limited posted an increase in profit after tax for the six months ended March 31 2015 due to the increase in sales during the period under review. ...
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News
THE Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company’s southern region is now owed over $200 million by domestic and commercial consumers. ...
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News
THE Zesa has received a barrage of attacks from political, labour, human rights and governance commentators for funding advertisements in the public media congratulating First Lady Grace Mugabe for her appointment as Zanu PF secretary for Women’s League. ...
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Supreme Court upholds Zesa manager’s dismissal
THE Supreme Court yesterday upheld the decision by Zesa Holdings’ disciplinary committee to dismiss the power utility’s human resources manager, Deporis Masitera, over negligence and incompetence. ...
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News
ZESA Holdings is set to folk out more than $100 million in employees’ backpay following an arbitrator’s ruling yesterday. ...
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News
THE Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company is set to re-introduce stepped pre-payment tariffs for domestic consumers. ...
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News
ZESA Holdings plans to securitise $150 million it is owed by customers from $944 million and is engaged in discussion with banks, an official from the power utility has said. ...
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National News
ENERGY minister Dzikamai Mavhaire is reportedly involved in a nasty Zesa storm after he last month ordered the reinstatement of three former executives dismissed late last year. ...
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National News
WORKERS in the energy sector, the bulk of whom are employed by the Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority, have threatened to go on industrial action. ...
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Multimedia: Zesa arrogance, negligence costs limb, life
Zesa, Zimbabwe’s power utility, has not only courted the ire of residents through its inept supply of electricity and exorbitant tariffs, but through its negligence that has maimed people and at worst, cost others their lives. ...
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National News
Power utility company Zesa Holdings has disconnected Gweru City Council over an outstanding bill of $10 million. ...
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Columnists Opinion & Editorials
On Saturday, this paper led with a story headlined Power outages wreak havoc about the massive increase in electricity load-shedding which has crippled industrial production. ...
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