A ZBC News article has reported that China is willing to assist Zimbabwe in dealing with its power shortage crisis. This as reported, could be done through increased private sector investment towards the particular sector.
This is reported to have unfolded when visiting Chinese Vice Minister of Commerce Dr. Qiang Kenning paid a courtesy call on Vice President Kembo Mohadi at his Munhumutapa offices in Harare yesterday.
The government, therefore, intends to engage its Chinese counterparts to lure them into investing in Zimbabwe’s energy and power sector, especially the Hwange Thermal Power Station.
Zimbabwe is having a crippling power shortage that is threatening production and economic resuscitation. The power utility, ZESA Holdings has reported that the shortage is caused by the reduction of volumes of power being produced as water levels are dwindling Kariba dam.
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