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Econet Agrees to share Infrastructure

Econet Wireless last week agreed to enter into a deal with Network Operators to share their infrastructure, a move which POTRAZ, government and other stakeholders were eagerly awaiting. Government came to a point where it even drafted a Statutory Instrument to legally enforce Econet to share its infrastructure but it never made the company to give in. The argument that ...

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ZESA announces stage two load shedding

The Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company (ZETDC-ZESA) has today announced that the load shedding will be above the publicised schedules. According to its twitter handle ZESA said load shade is now on stage two because the Zimbabwe’s largest coal-fired power Hwange generator is not functioning well. “Kindly note that generation at Hwange is depressed due to a technical fault. ...

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ZETDC blames electricity fault to vandalism

Zimbabwe Electricity Transmission and Distribution Company has blamed the electricity fault to vandalism of their equipment. On its Twitter handle, ZETDC said, “Up to 30 000 households are without power due to vandalism of about 4000 transformers, cables and associated materials. ZETDC needs about USD 15 million to replace the stolen materials”. ZETDC  last week issued out a load – ...

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Golden Conifer hosts wedding Zim Bridal Expo.

Zimbabwe’s top Wedding Function Venue, Golden Conifer will be hosting Zim Bridal Expo. The Bridal Expo will be held in Strathaven,Harare on the 25th of May from 9:00 am to 17:00 pm. The purpose of the Zim Bridal Expo is to showcase Zimbabwe’s finest wedding suppliers to many couples planning their special day. The event will be graced by one ...

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Consumers warned against panic-buying

The Consumer Council of Zimbabwe (CCZ) advised consumers to avoid panic-buying as it will result in goods shortages. Panic-buying was triggered by increase of fuel price and sharp increase in the price of basic commodities. CCZ Chairman Philip Bvumbe said panic-buying will result in shortages of goods forcing manufactures and retailers to raise prices. “Last week, as you are aware, ...

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Government announces lower bus fares despite fuel crisis

The Zimbabwe United Passenger Company (ZUPCO), has reduced bus fares by 50 percent with effect from today . In a statement, Finance and Economic Development  Permanent  Secretary Mr George Guvamatanga said for a distance of one to 20 kilometers, the fare has been reduced from $1 to 50 cents. This is part of government operation to restore reasonable prices of ...

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Chinese Tourists explore Zimbabwe

Government of Zimbabwe has invited the Chinese Tourists under the New Horizon Project marking  commitment  to the growth of the tourism sector. Hundreds of Chinese Tourists have arrived in Zimbabwe to tour the country’s premier tourist sites. This is a monthly arrangement where hundreds of Chinese tourists visit some African States including Zimbabwe. “The government has adopted various strategies to ...

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Zimbabwe inflation to drop next year: Mthuli Ncube

Finance and Economic Minister Hon  Mthuli Ncube assured the public that inflation is expected to start coming down around next year. Ncube urged members of the public to be patient in this era of economic crisis, as it will come to pass. “I urge citizens to be patient but economic reforms don’t work instantly. We are going through an adjustment.It ...

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POTRAZ celebrates girls in ICT

Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (POTRAZ) urges the girl child to be involved in Information and Communication Technologies(ICT) as they celebrate the International Girls in ICT at Gokomere High School. On it twitter handle POTRAZ was calling upon the girls to be involved in ICT so as to better their future and to eliminate stereotypes that a girl child is ...

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Joram Gumbo: Prepare for load shedding.

The Minister of Energy and Power Development Joram Gumbo is warning the public to prepare for more power cuts due to water shortages in Kariba. At a Press Conference Hon.Gumbo warned Zimbabweans that they will be load shedding due to the water levels in Kariba which have gone low and the coal production in Hwange has gone low hence power ...

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