Articles tagged 'gwanda solar project'

ZPC boss received $10k from Chivayo 14 November 2018 HARARE - Former Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) board chairperson Nyasha Kazhanje was hauled before the courts yesterday for allegedly concealing personal interest in a transaction with Intratek Zimbabwe, which is owned by jet-setting Harare businessman Wicknell Chivayo. Kazhanje, who is also the...
Chivayo to protest in Con-Court 20 September 2018 HARARE - Harare businessman Wicknell Chivayo yesterday indicated he wanted to approach the Constitutional Court (Con-Court) after the State threatened to tighten his criminal charges. Chivayo and his company Intratek Zimbabwe (Private) Limited are charged with fraud, money laundering and contr...
Chivayo's graft trial deferred 19 September 2018 HARARE - The trial of jet setting Harare businessman Wicknell Chivayo yesterday failed to kick-off because the presiding magistrate was unavailable. Chivayo and his company Intratek Zimbabwe (Private) Limited are charged with fraud, money laundering and contravening two sections of the Exchang...
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...
Chivayo turns to God 14 August 2018 HARARE - Flashy businessman Wicknell Chivayo has spoken about his stay in remand prison, describing the days as long. After his release on $2 000 bail, Chivayo took to Instagram in his usual style but this time not showing off but turning to God. “Eight long days … What doesn't kill you onl...
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...
Defiant Chivayo blames ZPC board, engages ED 5 July 2018 HARARE - Controversial businessman Wicknell Chivayo says he could have completed the 100 megawatt (MW) Gwanda solar project in eight months had it not been for the Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) board's intransigence, documents show. The development also comes as the Intratrek Zimbabwe (Intratre...
Huge blow for Chivayo 8 May 2018 HARARE - INTRATREK Zimbabwe's plans to establish a 100-megawatt (MW) solar plant in Gwanda is in jeopardy after its technical partner, Shanghai-listed CHINT Electric (CHINT), was barred from accessing funds in Africa due to fraudulent practices. This comes as CHINT's executives were due to vis...
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 splashes R20 000 on shoes 9 March 2018 HARARE - Controversial businessman Wicknell Chivayo has set tongues wagging on video and picture  platform - Instagram where he bragged about splashing R20 000 (nearly $1 900) on a brand new pair shoes - despite failing to put meaningful structures on a $200 million Gwanda solar project which is ...
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...
Chivayo feels heat over Zesa projects 10 December 2017 HARARE - Controversial  Harare businessman, Wicknell Chivayo, is staring down the barrel of a gun as the Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (Zesa) and Parliament turn the heat on him in a bid to have his power deals cancelled. This comes as Zesa Holdings chief executive, Josh Chifamba, conf...
Gwanda solar project delay worries govt 14 October 2017 HARARE - Government has expressed exasperation at the slow start of the $200 million Gwanda Solar Project awarded to dodgy businessman Wicknell Chivayo's Intratrek. Deputy Energy minister Tsitsi Muzenda told the Senate that there was no progress even after Intratrek was given an upfront paymen...