Zimbabwe Faces Looming Power Deficit

Zimbabwe is gearing up to confront a significant power supply deficit that could reach up to 2,800 megawatts (MW) by the close of 2025, warned Energy Minister Edgar Moyo at an investor conference in Barcelona. Currently, the country grapples with a shortfall of 500MW largely due to escalating demands from …

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ZiG, Gets Its Own Code After Two Months

After more than two months since its introduction, Zimbabwe’s latest currency has finally been assigned an official international currency code. This marks the southern African nation’s sixth endeavor to establish a stable monetary unit amid ongoing economic challenges. The currency, now officially recognized with the code ZWG (Zimbabwe Gold), received …

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FIU Targets Informal Sector In Currency Compliance Drive

The Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU), under the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ), has intensified efforts to enforce compliance with the Zimbabwe Gold (ZiG) currency, particularly focusing on the informal sector. This move comes as part of measures to curb currency manipulation, which has been identified as a threat to the …

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Harare Council Shifts Refuse Collection To Government As Crisis Deepens

The Harare City Council has officially acknowledged its failure to effectively manage refuse collection in the city, prompting a transfer of responsibility to the Ministry of Local Government and Public Works. This decision comes after years of frustration for residents who have endured growing piles of garbage in their neighborhoods …

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Economic Census Planned For Next Year To Assess Impact Of Informal Sector

Zimbabwe’s upcoming economic census, slated for next year, aims to comprehensively evaluate the nation’s economic landscape by including small, medium, and large businesses, the Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency (ZimStat) has announced. With estimates indicating that 70% of the economy operates informally, ZimStat underscores the need for accurate data to gauge …

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ZACC Faces Twitter Hacking Scandal As Controversy Grows

By Judith Matanire Last night, Zimbabwe was thrown into turmoil as the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) issued a startling public notice revealing that their official X account had been compromised. Signed by Commissioner Thandiwe Mlobane, the notice confirmed suspicions of a security breach and urged the public to disregard recent …

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Pornography Tops Zimbabwe’s Internet Use

Zimbabweans are spending an inordinate amount of time watching pornography online, according to statistics from the Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz). The data reveals that adult entertainment and related websites are among the most frequently visited sites in the country Evidence Mazhindu, Potraz’s CIRT & Enforcement Deputy …

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ZEP holders Rights Upheld By ConCourt, Motsoaledi’s Appeal Dismissed

In a landmark decision, the Constitutional Court yesterday, 18 June 2024, confirmed that Zimbabwean Exemption Permit (ZEP) holders have a right to fair administrative action, and officially dismissed Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi’s attempt to appeal the 2023 High Court judgment that found in their favour. This ruling comes after …

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