Feature: Of Hwange communities living in the shadow of coal-fired power station

Hwange communities blame the Chinese-owned companies for the devastating impact of coal mining on the ecosystem and biodiversity.
By Michelle Chifamba Mar. 23, 2024

Foreign investor lines up US$7 billion mining deal

This is according to Zida’s 2023 report that explains investment trends in the past year.
By Freeman Makopa Feb. 9, 2024

Hwange Colliery pays off US$350m debt

The Colliery runs a direct conveyor belt from its coalfields in Matabeleland North, to the State-controlled Hwange Thermal Power Station a few kilometres east.
By Freeman Makopa Dec. 15, 2023

Coal facility excites tobacco farmers

To address fundamental production issues affecting sustainability and farmer viability, the three organisations have come up with a special coal facility for tobacco farmers.
By Belinda Chiroodza Oct. 19, 2023

Hwange Colliery, workers in labour law row

The company said the termination of employment would be through retrenchment, termination notice and dismissal.
By Silas Nkala Oct. 17, 2023

Hwange retrenchments raise dust

The two administrators said HCCL reserved the right to request an employee to immediately stop reporting for duty and pay any affected employee salary/cash in lieu of notice.
By Clayton Simuchembu Oct. 15, 2023

HCCL incurs $8,6bn loss

The country has seen high exchange rate volatility in the latter half of 2022 and the beginning of 2023.
By Melody Chikono May. 9, 2023

Wild animals wreak havoc

Greater Whange Residents Trust (GWRT) chairman Fidelis Chima said residents in communities surrounding the Hwange National Park were living in fear of the animals.
By Silas Nkala Mar. 26, 2023

Netball league ready to roll

The league is set to start with a bang as the opening weekend will see champions Glow Petroleum and ZRP Mambas squaring off.
By Magreth Ruzvidzo Feb. 3, 2023