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Elton Mangoma seeks to clear his name on Wicknell tender scam

RENEWAL Democrats of Zimbabwe and former Energy Minister Elton Mangoma has written to Speaker of Parliament Advocate Jacob Mudenda, requesting to be invited before the Parliamentary committee on Mines and Energy to clear his name over the Wicknell Chivayo Gwanda solar project tender scam. Mangoma was one of the four ex-ministers who served under former President Robert Mugabe between 2013 and 2017 being investigated for allegedly turning the Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) into their feeding trough, flouting tender procedures to line up their pockets. The four – Mangoma (MDC-T), Dzikamai…

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New Twist To Chivayo’s Gwanda Scam, Bank Audits Expose’

The probe into how convicted fraudster Wicknell Chivayo obtained a large payment of $5million from the power utility, ZESA’s ZPC subsidiary, saw a visit by the parliamentary portfolio committee of energy to the Gwanda Solar plant site yesterday showing that there is not even a single solar panel at the site 2 year later. This development was last year exposed by when it was revealed Wicknell Chivayo only began constructing a fence a month after Robert Mugabe’s removal. Wicknell Chivayo received $5 million from the Zimbabwe Power Company for the…

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Parliamentary Portfolio Committee Shocked by Wicknell

The Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Mines and Energy has expressed disappointment at poor preparatory works that have been undertaken by Intratek at the proposed site of the 100MW Gwanda solar project The company was advanced more than $5 million for the works. This emerged during a tour of the project site by legislators, Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) executives, officials from Government departments such the Environmental Management Agency (EMA) and Gwanda Municipality. Intratek, a company owned by flamboyant Harare businessman Mr Wicknell Chivayo , was awarded the tender in 2013 to…

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MPs pile pressure on Chivayo

The Parliamentary Portfolio committee on Mines and Energy will tour the site of the proposed Gwanda Solar Plant in Gwanda today as MPs widen their probe into the contentious deal signed by the Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) and Intratrek, a company owned by flashy businessman Mr Wicknell Chivayo. The post MPs pile pressure on Chivayo appeared first on Nehanda Radio. Source: Nehanda Radio

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Mpofu stirs hornet’s nest

Lawyers and pro-democracy groups on Friday called on President Emmerson Mnangagwa to fire his Home Affairs minister — Obert Mpofu for his unprecedented attack on Parliament — which they said was despicable and bordered on gross misconduct. The post Mpofu stirs hornet’s nest appeared first on Nehanda Radio. Source: Nehanda Radio

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Mpofu, Mliswa in vicious fight

Home Affairs minister Obert Mpofu, who is a former Mines minister, blew his gasket in Parliament on Thursday after clashing with Mines and Energy portfolio committee chairperson Temba Mliswa over the country’s missing $15 billion revenue from the gem-rich Chiadzwa diamonds fields. The post Mpofu, Mliswa in vicious fight appeared first on Nehanda Radio. Source: Nehanda Radio

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Mpofu Parly probe over missing $15bn postponed

By Farayi Machamire Parliament has postponed the hearing of Home Affairs minister Obert Mpofu summoned to answer to the controversy surrounding the missing diamond revenue estimated at a staggering $15 billion. Obert Mpofu Parliamentary portfolio committee on Mines and Energy chairperson Temba Mliswa said Mpofu, who was the minister of Mines and Mining Development from February 2009 to September 2014, will now appear before the committee on Thursday. Other high-ranking officials set to appear before the same committee are Mpofu’s successor Walter Chidakwa who served in the same portfolio between…

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Mliswa congratulates police boss

The appointment of Tandabantu Godwin Matanga (56) as the Commissioner General of Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) has been seen as a way of restoring public confidence by Norton legislator Temba Mliswa. Matanga was appointed by President Emmerson Mnangagwa in terms of Section 22 1(1)and (2) of the Constitution of Zimbabwe Amendment No 20 as read with Section 340 (i)(e and f) who acted as CG from 19 December last year following the retirement of the then Commissioner General Augustine Chihuri. In his congratulatory Mliswa said “I wish to congratulate CG…

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