ZESA Threatens Masvingo With A Blackout

By Correspondent The Zimbabwe Electricity Distribution Company (ZETDC) has threatened to shut down electricity for Masvingo Council over an outstanding ZWL$500 million debt. Last week council had to send emissaries to negotiate a payment plan with ZETDC. Council Finance Director Danister Jori led the team which also included the local authority’s legal team. “Council authorizes […]

10 Things Marondera Council Has Ignored In 2022

Staff Reporter Residents, businesses and community leaders in Marondera have raised alarm on the failure by Marondera council to capitalise on its infrastructure to collect meaningful revenue. The local authority has also been blamed of neglecting important things at the expense of ratepayers. Open Council Marondera has compiled ten most topical issues which council is […]

Stop Lying, ZESA Tells Council

Staff Reporter The Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority ( ZESA) has accused the Municipality of Marondera of lying to residents that the current water woes are a result of a broken down transformer. In a notice, council management stated that the massive water shortages are being caused by a faulty transformer affected by lightning and that […]

Harare urged to consider alternative energy sources to escape huge ZESA bill

Harare urged to consider alternative energy sources to escape huge ZESA bill

Harare urged to consider alternative energy sources to escape huge ZESA bill Harare City Council has been urged to consider adopting alternative energy sources as a way of reducing its power bill from ZESA. Electricity constitutes about 32.52% of the council’s ZW$8.6 billion creditors book as of 30 September 2022. Presenting the proposed 2023 budget […]