POLITICS

Undenge acquitted in Chivayo fraud case

FORMER Energy minister Samuel Undenge was yesterday acquitted in a matter in which he was being accused of directing the Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) to pay businessman Wicknell Chivayo $5 million.A H...

By Staff reporter | Published: 11 December 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Wicknell Chivayo escalates fight to have fraud charges dismissed

IntratRek Zimbabwe director Wicknell Chivayo, who is facing a $5,6 million fraud charge in a botched Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) solar project deal, has petitioned the High Court, seeking a review of...

By Staff reporter | Published: 06 December 2018

POLITICS

Chivayo lawsuit takes new twist

THE criminal prosecution of Intratrek Zimbabwe managing director Wicknell Chivayo was designed to frustrate him and his company from performing their obligations at the Gwanda Solar Power Project, the...

By Staff reporter | Published: 28 November 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Ginimbi, Wicknell and the evolution of Zimbabwe's flamboyant businessman

WHEN Zimbabwe's Minister of Finance Mthuli Ncube announced the country's highly anticipated budget last Thursday, it would have been interesting to have been a fly on the wall in the residences of the...

By Staff reporter | Published: 25 November 2018

POLITICS

ZPC denies role in Chivayo arrest

THE Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) has denied playing any role in causing the arrest and prosecution of Harare businessman and Intratrek Zimbabwe managing director Wicknell Chivayo over allegations of f...

By Staff reporter | Published: 22 November 2018

POLITICS

Court dismisses Chivayo application

A HARARE magistrate yesterday dismissed an application of exception of charges against businessman Wicknell Chivayo, who is accused of swindling the Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) of $5 million in a bot...

By Staff reporter | Published: 20 November 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Police swoop on Chivayo, Ginimbi at court

Controversial businessmen Wicknell Chivayo and Genius "Ginimbi" Kadungure were yesterday picked up separately at the Harare Magistrates' Court by the police for questioning.Police spokesperson Assista...

By Staff reporter | Published: 16 November 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Chivayo donates to charity

INTRATREK Zimbabwe this week donated $100 000 to a charity organisation headed by First Lady Amai Auxilia Mnangagwa and environmental sustainability initiatives being spearheaded by Government through...

By Staff reporter | Published: 27 July 2018

POLITICS

Govt pressures Zesa to pay Chivayo $52m

PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa's administration - in many ways carrying over from where toppled former president Robert Mugabe's regime left - has given the green light for Wicknell Chivayo to access a ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 20 July 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Chivayo blames ZPC board

CONTROVERSIAL businessman Wicknell Chivayo says he could have completed the 100 megawatt (MW) Gwanda solar project in eight months had it not been for the Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) board's intransi...

By Staff reporter | Published: 12 July 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Chivayo engages Mnangagwa

Controversial businessman Wicknell Chivayo says he could have completed the 100 megawatt (MW) Gwanda solar project in eight months had it not been for the Zimbabwe Power Company (ZPC) board's intransi...

By Staff reporter | Published: 05 July 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Chivayo reaches to Mnangagwa over solar project

Harare businessman Wicknell Chivayo has written to President Mnangagwa explaining circumstances that have caused delay in the implementation of a 300 megawatt State power utility solar farm project, a...

By Staff reporter | Published: 29 June 2018

POLITICS

'Terminate Chivayo tender'

THE Zimbabwe Power Company must immediately terminate it's contract with Intratrek as one of its directors, Mr Wicknell Chivayo, has a criminal record and does not qualify to be a managing director of...

By Staff reporter | Published: 13 June 2018

POLITICS

Mnangagwa warns Chivayo

Controversial businessman Wicknell Chivayo faces prosecution with the risk of doing time behind bars, after President Mnangagwa yesterday said the mistake made in awarding him the Gwanda solar project...

By Staff reporter | Published: 11 June 2018

POLITICS

ZACC, ZRP in a spot over Chivayo

PARLIAMENT has urged the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (Zacc)and the police to immediately investigate businessman Wicknell Chivayo and four former energy ministers for alleged corrupt activiti...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 June 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Chivayo - Zesa tender begs investigation

The Mines and Parliamentary Committee has recommended that Zesa reclaim its money from businessman, Wicknell Chivayo and that the two parties be investigated for the manner the tender was awarded.The...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 June 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Zesa told to pull plug on Chivayo

PARLIAMENT yesterday recommended the investigation and prosecution of the four former Energy ministers Samuel Undenge, Dzikamai Mavhaire, Elton Mangoma and former Energy deputy minister Munashe Mutezo...

By Staff reporter | Published: 01 June 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

AfDB bans Chivayo's partners

AFRICAN Development Bank (AfDB) has banned Wicknell Chivayo's partner in the controversial Gwanda solar project for three years due to fraudulent practices such as misrepresentation of experience to q...

By Staff reporter | Published: 08 May 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Blow for Chivayo

Intratrek Zimbabwe's plans to establish a 100-megawatt solar plant in Gwanda is in jeopardy after its technical partner, Shanghai-listed ChiNT Electric, was barred from accessing funds in Africa due t...

By Staff reporter | Published: 08 May 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Chivayo misses deadline

INTRATEK, the company fronted by Harare businessman Mr Wicknel Chivayo has failed to meet the deadline for completion of pre-commencement works for the Gwanda solar project.Sunday News visited the sit...

By Staff reporter | Published: 06 May 2018

Chivayo fails to complete pre-commencement works

INTRATREK Zimbabwe has completed clearing 75 hectares of the 200 hectares as part of the pre-commencement works for the Gwanda solar project, an official has said.Apart from completing pre-commencemen...

By Staff reporter | Published: 25 April 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Wicknell Chivayo back at solar project site

PARLIAMENT heard yesterday that controversial businessman Wicknell Chivayo was back on the site earmarked for the Gwanda solar project at a time legislators were still investigating circumstances lead...

By Staff reporter | Published: 24 April 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Mnangagwa sucked into Chivayo's mess

Angry members of Parliament plan to summon President Emmerson Mnangagwa to explain his government's contentious decision to retain controversial "tenderpreneur" Wicknell Chivayo on the $200 million Gw...

By Staff reporter | Published: 24 April 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Khaya Moyo summoned over Chivhayo solar project

ENERGY and Power Development Minister Simon Khaya Moyo and former ministers Samuel Undenge and Dzikamai Mavhaire are set to appear before the Parliamentary committee on Mines and Energy today to answe...

By Staff reporter | Published: 19 April 2018

BUSINESS NEWS

Mutezo distances self from Chivayo

FORMER Energy deputy minister Munacho Mutezo has distanced himself from controversial businessman Wicknell Chivayo's Gwanda solar energy project, declaring that he was ready to appear before a parliam...

By Staff reporter | Published: 19 March 2018
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