Government looks to speed up reopening of ZiscoSteel ahead of presidential elections

Zimbabwe Iron and Steel Company (ZISCO) facilities in Redcliff, Kwekwe, Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe Iron and Steel Company (ZISCO) facilities in Redcliff, Kwekwe, Zimbabwe. © Philimon Bulawayo/Reuters
Thanks to funding from Kuvimba Mining House, the state-controlled firm with links with controversial business magnate Kudakwashe Tagwirei, Zimbabwean president Emmerson Mnangagwa hopes to speed up the reopening of former industrial flagship Ziscosteel in time for the 2023 elections. [...] (587 words)
Issue dated 02/05/2022 Reading time 3 minutes
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