Articles tagged 'kariba'

Kariba decline spurs Senate debate 5 January 2019 HARARE - Senators have called on central government to expeditiously provide financial resources for construction of a new airport in Kariba and upgrade its tourist facilities to international standards. They said given the strategic role of tourism to the country’s economic development, both ...
Kariba Municipality warns unlicensed businesses 27 January 2018 HARARE – Municipality of Kariba has advised its business community to renew their 2018 operating licences or risk closure. This comes as the resort town's local authority had earlier warned businesses in December last year to approach the council offices and pay up. “Your current business...
Kariba seeks to engage insurance firms to cover its assets 10 January 2018 HARARE - Municipality of Kariba (MOK) has begun the process to look for a company that will provide insurance cover for the local authority's assets. In the tender notice flighted by town clerk Webster Tembo, the winning bidder will provide the service to the council for the year 2018 only. ...
Kariba partners IDBZ to drive housing supply 3 January 2018 HARARE - The KARIBA Municipality (MOK) has partnered with the Infrastructure Development Bank of Zimbabwe (IDBZ) to drive housing supply in the resort town. According to a notice by the local authority's town clerk Webster Tembo, the project will deliver housing stands  in the low density area...
Kariba water pipeline for Harare 14 November 2017 HARARE - Harare City Council (HCC) is considering installing a pipeline from Kariba to supply water to Harare, rather than construct a dam, deputy mayor, Enock Mupamawonde, has advised. He argued that it is “actually way cheaper” to install the pipeline than construct a dam. Mupamawonde sai...
37 years no toilets, clean water 31 July 2017 SIAKOBVU - Fairly abundant vegetation in Siakobvu area in Kariba — about 500km north-west of Harare deep in Mashonaland West province — does not only serve as wind break or source of cheap fuel in this part of the country but also as ''ablution facilities'' to villagers. This has seen the area...
Mhofu in car crash 13 April 2017 HARARE - ZPC Kariba coach Sunday “Mhofu” Chidzambwa was yesterday involved in a freak accident that torched a social media storm and left the former Warriors gaffer distraught. Eye witnesses said Chidzambwa escaped unhurt when a Honda Fit he was travelling in went off the road, hitting a pedes...
No respite for Mugabe 'death pastor' 21 February 2017 HARARE - The cleric — Patrick Phillip Mugadza — who prophesied that President Robert Mugabe will die on October 17, this year will continue languishing in prison after his application for further remand refusal was declined yesterday. Following the prophecy, the Kariba-based Remnant Church lea...
'Most Zim dams overflowing' 4 February 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe's dam water levels have significantly risen following incessant massive rains, with most overflowing, the country's water authority said. According to the Zimbabwe National Water Authority (Zinwa), dams such as Chivero, Harava, Pollards, Mazvikadei, Bhiri-Manyame, Nyambuya, U...
Cash crisis hits power generation 29 December 2016 HARARE - National power utility Zesa Holdings (Zesa) says it is struggling to generate enough electricity to cater for the whole country due to the worsening cash crunch and lack of foreign currency. The company's subsidiary, Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC), yesterday said it produced a total of ...
'Copper cables threat to wildlife' 11 April 2016 HARARE - Detached copper cables hanging from rusty telephone poles and broken exchange boxes are posing constant danger to wildlife and providing ready tools for poachers to trap animals, a wildlife organisation has said. Kariba Animal Welfare Fund Trust (KAWFT) said they have been pointing ou...
Total darkness looming in Zim 27 October 2015 HARARE - Zimbabwe could soon be plunged into total darkness if water levels in Kariba Dam do not improve soon, Energy minister Samuel Undenge has said. He told a Zimbabwe National Chamber of Commerce meeting in the capital yesterday that while power generation at Kariba was already 36 percent ...
Power cuts: Zim, Zambia ignored warning on Kariba 12 October 2015 HARARE - Zimbabwe's intensifying power cuts are a result of the country's and its northern neighbour, Zambia's failure to heed early warnings of depleting water capacity in Kariba Dam, a top engineering body has said. Engineering Institution of Zambia president Bernard Chiwala said the Zambezi...
Zimplats to import power 1 August 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe's largest platinum producer Zimplats says it will import electricity from the region to power its base metals refinery if it fails to secure enough supply locally. The miner — 87 percent owned by South Africa-based Impala Platinum Holdings — plans to invest up to $690 million...
Zim mulls energy policy 26 February 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe is formulating an energy policy aimed at curbing excessive load-shedding. The policy will focus mainly on energy efficiency and conservation. The southern African country - relying on hydro and thermal energy - equires around 2 200 megawatts (MW) of electricity but current...
Platinum off to Kariba 10 January 2014 ZVISHAVANE - Ambitious Premiership side FC Platinum have embarked on a two-week training camp in the resort town of Kariba to prepare for the forthcoming 2014 season. There are also plans for the Zvishavane-based side to tour Zambia during the off-season as they hope to build a strong team tha...