Meikles Hotel has announced that it has been operating on generator power since the 11th of June 2022 after a power fault that occurred in the Harare Central Business District (CBD). The Hotel which is one of the best hotels in the country and used to be one of the best in Africa told guests that the local power utility was working on rectifying the issue. Pindula News presents the statement issued by the hotel:
Please be advised that the hotel has been operating on generator power since Saturday, June 11th, 2022, due to a fault that developed within the CBD. The Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority is working around the clock to try to fix the problem.
Considering the above, the air conditioning in the rooms and public areas is not working, and there is no hot water. If you require hot water for bathing, please contact our housekeeping department on extension 82, and a bucket will be delivered to you.
We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience caused.
Tinashe Munjoma General Manager
Besides faults, some parts of the country have in recent years experienced prolonged power cuts, of about 18 hours at the peak of the crisis, blamed on low imports and the inability to generate enough power for domestic consumption.