Hwange (Zimbabwe)

Type: City
Name: Hwange (Zimbabwe)
Country: Zimbabwe
Latitude: -18.370001
Longitude: 26.5
population: 41,632
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Maximise benefits, tour operators urged

From BRIAN HATYOKA in HARARE, ZIMBABWE-TOUR operators in Zambia have been urged to legalise their operations to enable them drive maximum benefits from the tourism sector.Sigo Adventurers and Tours director Walter Shakalonga said there was need for tour ... [Published Times of Zambia - 2 hours ago]
Entities: Zimbabwe, Tourism, Harare
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Nkayi teachers flee goblins, school shut

A NKAYI school was forced to shut down last week after attacks by suspected goblins, NewZimbabwe.com heard at the weekend.Teachers who spoke on condition of anonymity said a female teacher was rushed to hospital on Friday after being attacked by suspected ... [Published New Zimbabwe.com - 12 hours ago]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Zimbabwe signs $1.5bn power deal with China

by   ·   No CommentsPresident Robert Mugabe of ZimbabweEnergy-starved Zimbabwe signed a $1.5 billion (1.2-billion-euro) deal with China’s Sinohydro on Friday for a project to boost power generation at the Hwange coal-fired power station.Energy minister ... [Published PM News Nigeria - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

China's Sino Hydro eyes more Zim deals

HARARE - Chinese firm Sino Hydro Corporation (Sino Hydro) says it is targeting more deals in Zimbabwe after clinching two multi-million dollar energy contracts.Last week, the state-owned hydropower engineering and construction company signed a $1, 3 billion ... [Published Daily News Zimbabwe - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

Zimbabwe to sign power purchase agreement with Namibia

Zimbabwe’s power utility is set to sign a power purchase agreement with Namibia’s Nampower this week in a move meant to unlock a US$160-million loan from a South African bank, state media reported Monday.According to The Herald, the Zimbabwe Electricity ... [Published StarAfrica.com - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

Sinohydro Secures USD1.1bn Contract in Zimbabwe

Sinohydro Group signed a USD 1.1 billion agreement with Zimbabwe Power Company on October 10, which shows that the Chinese company will upgrade the African country's largest coal-fired power plant, Hwange power station. The project will greatly ease Zimbabwe's ... [Published Individual.com - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

Don’t bring Chinese labourers here, Min

ENERGY Minister Dzikamai Mavhaire has warned a Chinese company which was handed a US$1.5 billion contract to boost electricity generation in the country against bringing labourers from Beijing.Mavhaire was speaking last week at an event where the deal ... [Published New Zimbabwe.com - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

Zimbabwe: $1.5bn Chinese project inked

ZIMBABWE signed a $1.5 billion (R17bn) deal with China’s Sinohydro Corporation on Friday to expand a coal-fired power plant in an ambitious move to tackle the country’s crippling electricity shortages. The deal, which still needs full financial cover, ... [Published IOL - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 11 2014 - 8 reports

ZPC signs $1,5bn with Sinohydro

THE Zimbabwe Power Company yesterday signed a $1,5 billion deal with Sinohydro of China for the expansion of Hwange Power Station in a development expected to ease power challenges in the next five years.VICTORIA MTOMBASTAFF REPORTERThe expansion of Hwange ... [Published Newsday - Oct 11 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 2 reports

*Zimbabwe and China sign 1.5-billion-dollar energy deal

Harare, Dhu-AlHijjah 16, 1435, Oct 10, 2014, SPA -- The Zimbabwe government and China's Sinohydro GroupLtd signed a 1.5-billion-dollar energy deal Friday, dpa cited local mediaas reporting.Energy Minister Dzikamai Mavhaire hailed the deal as a "huge step ... [Published Saudi Press Agency - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 05 2014 - Updated Oct 05 2014 - 1 reports

Contractor Mota-Engil brings in US$24m equipment: COAL MINING

>> To produce 200 000 tonnes this month>> Expects HCCL to pay for deliveriesPORTUGUESE contractor Mota-Engil has invested more than US$24 million in mining machinery to be used in its contract coal mining project in Hwange, with indications ... [Published sundaymail.co.zw - Oct 05 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 04 2014 - 2 reports

Zimbabwe refuse to put pen to paper for electricity project

Zimbabwe indefinitely postponed signing an agreement for a 1.1-billion-dollar electricity project with China on Friday as it braced for more power cuts.“We have some loose ends to tie up before we put pen to paper,” a Zimbabwe Power Corporation official ... [Published Spy Ghana - Oct 04 2014]


"I met traditional leaders and council on Saturday and we will be visiting the school. There are no goblins as such and we know people will conclude that there are goblins terrorising teachers" he said

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