Articles tagged 'dzikamai mavhaire'

War vets switch horses to Chamisa 2 October 2018 HARARE - War veterans in Joice Mujuru's National People's Party (NPP) yesterday took part in the time-honoured Zimbabwean political tradition of switching team jerseys to Nelson Chamisa's MDC Alliance. The war veterans, among them NPP senior officials including national chairperson Dzikamai Ma...
Magistrate cautions Chivayo 30 August 2018 HARARE - A Harare magistrate has cautioned businessman Wicknell Chivayo, who is facing fraud charges to abide by bail conditions after he defaulted reporting to police during Heroes’ holidays. Chivayo and his company Intratek Zimbabwe (Pvt) Ltd are being charged with fraud, money laundering an...
High Court eases pressure on Chivayo 13 August 2018 HARARE - Pressure has eased on embattled businessman Wicknell Chivayo after High Court bail-judge Benjamin Chikowero observed that the state’s case “was weak”. This followed a $5 million fraud charge against the Intratrek Zimbabwe (Intratrek) founder and related to his 100 megawatt Gwanda sola...
Chivayo appeals to High Court 8 August 2018 HARARE - Controversial Harare businessman Wicknell Chivayo has approached the High Court to fight for his release from remand prison, following the dismissal of his bail application at the Harare Magistrates' Courts. Chivayo and his company — Intratek Zimbabwe (Private) Limited — are being cha...
Chivayo denied bail 7 August 2018 HARARE - Harare businessman Wicknell Chivayo, will have to fight for his freedom from remand prison after he was denied bail yesterday on grounds that he was a flight risk. Chivayo and his company — Intratek Zimbabwe (Private) Limited — are being charged with fraud, money laundering and contra...
'Chivayo sought to evade arrest' 6 August 2018 HARARE - The State has accused jet-setting Harare businessman Wicknell Chivayo of seeking to evade justice by approaching higher offices for assistance after getting wind of his intended arrest. Chivayo and his company — Intratek Zimbabwe (Private) Limited — are being charged with fraud, money...
Chivayo spends weekend in remand prison 5 August 2018 HARARE - Jet-setting Harare businessman Wicknell Chivayo, who was arrested on Thursday in connection with his power deals which saw him being advanced $5 million by Zesa Holdings (Zesa) before work commenced, will spend the weekend behind bars after Harare magistrate Elisha Singano deferred his b...
Chivayo sent to remand prison 4 August 2018 HARARE - Jet-setting Harare businessman Wicknell Chivayo, who was arrested on Thursday in connection with his power deals which saw him being advanced $5 million by Zesa Holdings(Zesa) before work commenced, was last night condemned to prison before continuation of his bail hearing today. Chiv...
Parly calls for probe into Mugabe ministers' conduct 1 June 2018 HARARE - A parliamentary committee has recommended an investigation into the conduct of government officials, including former ministers, fingered in opaque deals involving the $200 million Gwanda solar project. The Temba Mliswa-chaired parliamentary portfolio committee on Energy and Mining De...
Wicknell Chivayo in big trouble 13 March 2018 HARARE - The noose is tightening around dubious businessman Wicknell Chivayo, who is now facing a real prospect of doing jail time again, after the Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) ominously told Parliament yesterday that it had finished its internal probe and had since reported him to both the polic...
Wicknell now in big trouble 13 March 2018 HARARE - The noose is tightening around dubious businessman Wicknell Chivayo, who is now facing a real prospect of doing jail time again, after the Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) ominously told Parliament yesterday that it had finished its internal probe and had since reported him to both the polic...
Wicknell spills the beans on deals 13 February 2018 HARARE - Controversial and high-living businessman, Wicknell Chivayo, yesterday told Parliament how former president Robert Mugabe's office and two ministers had used their influence to have him awarded multi-million-dollar power deals which are now under investigation by government. The burly...
Wicknell spills beans on deals 13 February 2018 HARARE - Controversial and high-living businessman, Wicknell Chivayo, yesterday told Parliament how former president Robert Mugabe's office and two ministers had used their influence to have him awarded multi-million-dollar power deals which are now under investigation by government. See today...
Knives out for Mavhaire, Nyandoro 14 December 2017 HARARE - National People’s Party (NPP) leader Joice Mujuru is under pressure to abandon some of her closest allies accused of fomenting discord in the party. The NPP has been hit by serious defections of members, who accuse Mujuru of being misled by the party’s national chairperson Dzikamai Ma...
Mujuru's NPP appeals for donations 4 September 2017 HARARE - Former vice president Joice Mujuru's National People Party (NPP) is seeking $4,8 million in donations to fund its campaign for the forthcoming 2018 elections. This comes as opposition parties have hit hard times, with the Morgan Tsvangirai-led MDC recently admitting it was going throu...
Mugabe is a dictator: Mavhaire 7 October 2016 BULAWAYO - Former Zanu PF politburo member Dzikamai Mavhaire has slammed President Robert Mugabe labelling him a “dictator who listens to no one”. Mavhaire — famed for openly telling Mugabe nearly two decades ago to step down — told the Joice Mujuru-led Zimbabwe People First (ZPF) party suppor...
Brutality will not defeat revolution — Mavhaire 11 September 2016 BULAWAYO - Former Zanu PF politburo member, Dzikamai Mavhaire, said no amount of repression and brutality by the cornered President Robert Mugabe's government can block the winds of political change blowing in Zimbabwe. The former Energy minister — who is famed for publicly telling Mugabe more...
Mavhaire mocks Mugabe 27 June 2016 HARARE - Former Zanu PF politburo member and ex-Energy minister, Dzikamai Mavhaire, savagely tore into President Robert Mugabe on Saturday, referring to the increasingly frail nonagenarian as a “spirit”. Addressing thousands of former Vice President Joice Mujuru's Zimbabwe People First (ZPF) s...
Mujuru is senior to Mugabe — Mavhaire 17 June 2016 HARARE - Zimbabwe People First (ZPF) elder Dzikamai Mavhaire has said Joice Mujuru joined the liberation struggle against minority white rule at least four years earlier than President Robert Mugabe. Addressing thousands of people at a rally held at Mawungwa Business Centre near Mpandawana in ...
Power outage riles Mugabe 25 October 2014 HARARE - President Robert Mugabe yesterday came face to face with the reality many people are enduring on a daily basis when a politburo meeting he was chairing was aborted after a blackout in Harare which also affected Zanu PF headquarters. The nonagenarian was given a stark reminder that awa...
'Power shortages to continue till 2018' 13 October 2014 HARARE - Energy minister Dzikamai Mavhaire said the country must brace itself for power cuts until 2018, when most of the current power projects would be completed. Mavhaire said although the government identified power generation as a key enabler and driver in its quest to revive the economy,...
Zim snubs China's CMEC 26 June 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe has officially awarded the $1,3 billion Hwange Power Station (HPS) expansion tender to Sino Hydro Corporation (SHC) after cancelling an initial offer to China Machinery and Engineering Company (CMEC). This confirms an earlier report by the Daily News that President Robert Mug...
Murerwa appointed Zesa chairman 15 June 2014 HARARE – Power development minister Dzikamai Mavhaire has appointed new boards for parastatatals in the electricity and energy sector, with former Finance minister Herbert Murerwa nominated as Zesa Holdings (Zesa) chairman. The board appointments are for Kariba Hydro Power Company (KHPC), Zesa...
Chinese transformers not durable: Zent 6 April 2014 HARARE - Transformers imported from China were yesterday described by the Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority Enterprises (Zent) as of poor quality and irreparable. Loveness Kunaka, Zent divisional manager manufacturing, told Energy minister Dzikamai Mavhaire that Zent were getting a raw dea...
Nothing corrupt about solar tender: Mavhaire 28 March 2014 HARARE - Energy minister Dzikamai Mavhaire says there is “nothing corrupt” about expanding the number of bidders and implementation partners for a major solar tender project since Zimbabwe is in critical need of power. This comes as the Masvingo senator and the State Procurement Board (SPB) ha...