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Solar firm eyes 75mw power plant

A PRIVATE solar products distribution company, Uhuru Energy (Private) Ltd, has applied to the Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (Zera) seeking permission to set a solar power plant in Bulawayo to augment the city’s electricity supplies. BY NQOBANI NDLOVU The company proposes to construct and maintain a 75-megawatt power plant in …

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Biti to address SA law society on Zim situation

People’s Democratic Party (PDP) leader Tendai Biti has been invited to address the South African Law Society’s annual general meeting on April 21, where he is expected to highlight the political and economic crisis back home. BY SILAS NKALA The meeting, scheduled to take place at the International Convention Centre …

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ZimPF muddle over endorsing Tsvangirai

CONFUSION within the rank and file of Zimbabwe’s opposition reigns with the Zimbabwe People First (ZimPF) party co-led by former Cabinet ministers Rugare Gumbo and Didymus Mutasa now saying it is yet to make a decision on who will lead a proposed coalition. BY BLESSED MHLANGA Mutasa last month told …

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Gvt warns public against eating ‘anthrax’ meat

Minister Joseph Made Elita Chikwati/Paidamoyo Chipunza, Harare Bureau Government has warned the public against eating meat from animals that die from unknown causes as they risk contracting diseases. This follows a revelation that the 16 hippos that died in Binga close to the Zambezi River recently were killed by anthrax. …

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Varsities should transform to industrial hubs’

Professor Jonathan Moyo Auxilia Katongomara in Daejeon, South Korea THE country’s universities should transform to industrial hubs rather than specialise in being mere graduate producing and certificate awarding institutions, Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development Minister Professor Jonathan Moyo has said. Prof Moyo who is leading a delegation …

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Govt urged to seek investors for Shabanie Mashaba Mines

Cde Chinotimba Farirai Machivenyika, Harare Bureau Government should seek investors for Shabanie Mashaba Mines or return its ownership to Mr Mutumwa Mawere as part of measures to resume operations, Parliamentarians in the National Assembly said on Thursday. The legislators said this while contributing to a motion moved by Zvishavane-Ngezi representative …

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Six Provinces Reject Kasukuwere

Photo: Chronicle Ruling Party national political commissar, Saviour Kasukuwere. By Paida Chipunza Six out of 10 ruling Zanu-PF’s provinces have unanimously passed a vote of no confidence in the party’s national political commissar Cde Saviour Kasukuwere, calling for his ouster from both party and Government positions. He is accused of, …

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Gweru CBD vendors resist eviction

Vendors operating outside a supermarket in Gweru Sharon Chiware, Midlands Reporter VENDORS are back at undesignated selling points in the Gweru Central Business District after defying a council order to relocate to Swift Vendor Mart in the light industrial area. Two weeks ago, the local authority launched a blitz to …

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