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Mnangagwa seeks cash in Russia as Zimbabwe descends into chaos

By: Bloomberg     15th January 2019 Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa said he’s seeking loans from Russia on a visit to Moscow as protests erupted across his country Monday, leaving 24 people injured and five possibly dead. “I can’t say that we want this much or that much,” he said in an interview with the state-run Russian... 

Budget airline continues to refine its service and aircraft mix

By: Rebecca Campbell     17th August 2018 Pan-African low cost carrier Fastjet (which operates under the brand fastjet) is continuing its programme of optimising its services, routes, and fleet, to restore its financial health, ensure it becomes a sustainable going concern, and thereafter achieve consistent profitability. “As a... 

Low cost airline Fastjet makes further changes to its market offering

By: Rebecca Campbell     6th August 2018 Pan-African low cost carrier Fastjet (which operates under the brand fastjet) is continuing its programme of optimising its services, routes, and fleet, it reported on Monday. The aim is to restore its financial health, ensure it becomes a sustainable going concern, and thereafter achieve... 

ELB to upgrade PPC Colleen Bawn Clinker Loading Project in Zimbabwe

18th October 2016 ELB Engineering Services Africa (ELB) is pleased to announce that a contract has been entered into between PPC Zimbabwe, Colleen Bawn and ELB for the upgrade of the PPC Colleen Bawn Clinker Loading Upgrade Project in Zimbabwe. ELB’s scope of supply for this project includes the design,... 

Zim, Zambia economies trip on water shortage 

By: News24Wire      1st September 2015 Low water levels at Kariba dam will further worsen power generating capacity in Zimbabwe and Zambia, power utilities in the two southern African countries say, with power deficits seen widening until the onset of rains in November. Increased power deficits will hobble economic activity in the two... 

Martin Peterson

By: Martin Zhuwakinyu     11th April 2014 Main Activity of the Company: The company is a distributor of Makita, Mercury and Topcon products Date and Place of Birth: Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, September 28, 1963 Education: I graduated from Rhodes University with a BCom degree in 1986, before completing articles in 1990 to become a chartered... 

Basil Bold

15th November 2013 Position: MD of Sensus South Africa Main Activity of the Company: Design, manufacture and supply of water metering equipment and smart metering solutions 

Deputy Trade and Industry Minister to lead business delegation to Zimbabwe

By: Leandi Kolver     11th October 2013 Deputy Trade and Industry Minister Elizabeth Thabethe will lead a business delegation to attend the fifth Investment and Trade Initiative (ITI), aimed at increasing trade and investment between South Africa and Zimbabwe, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) announced on Friday. The ITI,... 

Consulting group expands Gauteng operations

By: Samantha Herbst     2nd August 2013 Multidisciplinary consulting, engineering and project management specialist Bosch Holdings has expanded its Gauteng operations, with a recent move to new offices in Bryanston, Johannesburg. CEO Mike Gibbon says the consolidation of Bosch Holdings’ operations enables the company to improve its... 

Infralink opens Zim’s first toll plaza

By: Idéle Esterhuizen     11th April 2013 Construction consortium Infralink on Wednesday officially opened Zimbabwe’s first toll plaza – Ntabazinduna – 20 km outside Bulawayo. The plaza was the first of eight to be constructed as part of the R1.4-billion Phase 1 of the Zimbabwean government’s strategic initiative to upgrade the logistics... 

Zim needs billions to bring infrastructure to acceptable levels 

By: Natasha Odendaal     8th February 2013 It would take several years and at least $15-billion to bring Zimbabwe’s basic infrastructure back to an acceptable level, said Frost & Sullivan environmental and building technologies research analyst Derrick Chikanga. Speaking to Engineering News Online, he said the infrastructure in the... 

Zim power utility requires $300m to overhaul three power stations

By: Oscar Nkala     8th February 2013 Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) MD Noah Gwariro says the State-owned company needs at least $300-million to refurbish thermal power stations in Bulawayo, Harare and Munyati and to increase their generation capacities. He says once the refurbishment programme has been completed, the combined... 

Zimbabwe in advanced rail rehabilitation talks with SA firm

By: Oscar Nkala     8th February 2013 The Zimbabwe government is negotiating with a South African company for a 'build, operate, transfer (BOT)' agreement in terms of which the company will rehabilitate the country’s 3 077-km-long railway network at a cost of about $340-million. 

Basic network in place for North-South copper corridor - Transnet

By: Terence Creamer     28th January 2013 State-owned utility Transnet Freight Rail (TFR) says the railways infrastructure is already in place to facilitate the export of copper arising from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Zambia through the Durban harbour, in South Africa. Executive manager for international business Nyameka... 

TFR, rail firms in North-South corridor talks

By: Idéle Esterhuizen     28th November 2012 State-owned Transnet Freight Rail (TFR) has started negotiations with four railway organisations to create a unified railway system on the rail corridor between South Africa and the Democratic Republic of Congo, Transport Minister Ben Martins has indicated. TFR is in talks with National Railways... 

R1.4bn DBSA loan for Zimbabwe road upgrades, tolling 

By: Natasha Odendaal     27th November 2012 The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) has granted a R1.4-billion loan to a joint venture (JV) focusing on road rehabilitation and tolling initiatives in Zimbabwe. Infralink, a 70:30 JV between the Zimbabwe National Road Administration and South Africa-based construction firm Group Five,... 

Three more IPPs licensed in bid to plug big Zimbabwe power gap

By: Oscar Nkala     31st August 2012 The Zimbabwe Electricity Regulatory Authority (Zera) has licensed three more independent power producers (IPPs) – with a combined capacity of 724 – in a bid to help the national power utility plug a huge supply shortfall, which has beem widening as key economic sectors in the wake the adoption of... 

Company Announcement: The Bridge Shipping Group consolidates its footprint in the over-border market – ensuring an increase in growth and delivery on time, every time

29th June 2012 The size of a shipment should not affect the manner in which a customer is treated 


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