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Newly constructed Musina Ring Road to alleviate congestion on N1

The MEC for Public Works, Roads and Infrastructure Nkakareng Rakgoale joined Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula in officially opening the Musina Ring Road. Construction of the ring road formed part of government’s infrastructure projects programme that sought to create employment opportunities across various sectors and communities. The road is between Musina and the Beit Bridge Border

Zimbabwe doubles royalties on platinum miners

Zimbabwe has tabled new regulations for local companies, which include a doubling of mineral royalties for platinum miners. The royalty rate for platinum miners – among them units of Anglo Platinum and Impala Platinum – has been raised from 2.5% to 5%. Mineral royalties must now be paid “in both local and foreign currency in

AfDB, Zimbabwe Discuss Private Sector-Led Energy Reforms

Senior officials from the African Development Bank (AfDB) met with government and business representatives from Zimbabwe to discuss the southern African country’s renewable energy sector as well as the role the private sector will play in driving new project developments. During the three-day official visit, AfDB officials Dr Kevin Kariuki, Vice President for Power, Energy,

Invictus Energy drilling exploration well in Cabora Bassa

Australian oil and gas company Invictus Energy agrees exploration rights for newly identified Basin Margin, in Zimbabwe’s Cabora Bassa Basin Invictus Energy, the independent upstream oil and gas company listed on the Australian Securities Exchange, has said that it has started drilling its first exploration well in the northern region of Zimbabwe, in partnership with

Prominent use cases of alternative power sources in Africa

Africa’s rapid economic growth creates a daunting energy challenge, as well as expectations of enhanced resilience and sustainability. In the face of the growing energy needs of the continent, finding a sustainable solution is one of the biggest challenges. Africa has many renewable energy resources, such as hydro, sun, wind and others, and it is