Regional food security under threat due to Covid-19 pandemic

By Nesia Mhaka Covid-19 and the global lockdowns have posed serious threats to regional food security in Southern Africa – a region already reeling from the effects of drought and disaster shocks.  Several countries in Southern Africa rely heavily on imported food to meet their national demands and these nations are likely to face disproportionate […]

COVID-19 slows down Zimbabwe thermal power project

By Bernard Mpofu The outbreak of the coronavirus has slowed down expansion works at Hwange Thermal Power Station, Zimbabwe’s largest thermal power station, it has emerged. China’s Sinohydro was contracted to carry out the project but global fears of the coronavirus which was first reported in the worlds’ second largest economy has retarded progress.  Zimbabwe […]