Namibia looking to increase electricity imports from Zim after injecting more capital for Hwange Power Station’s repair and maintenance

Namibia is looking to increase electricity imports from Zimbabwe after investing more money in the repair and maintenance of Hwange Power Station. Zesa is currently exporting 80 megawatts (MW) of power to Namibia’s Nampower under the deal, but this could soon go up by a further 50MW.

Speaking at the eighth session of the Zimbabwe-Namibia Joint Commission in Harare yesterday, Foreign Affairs secretary, Joel Bimha, said negotiations to increase power exports were now at an advanced stage. He also said the two countries had also struck a deal to boost of trade in horticulture and beef imports.

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