ZIG to host smart cities conference.

ZIG to host smart cities conference.

By Malcolm Meja THE Zimbabwe institute of Geomatics (ZIG) will be hosting a two-day conference in Harare to deliberate on achieving the sustainable development goal 11 that promotes urban centers using geomatics technology. The two-day conference will focus on issues that seek to promote smart cities. Local Government, Public Works and National Housing minister Honorable July Moyo is set to deliver the keynote address. Delegates drawn from several tech firms, research centres, financial houses, and tertiary institutes will attend the conference. In an exclusive interview ZIG deputy secretary general Simbarashe…

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Harare drying up, Council warns

Harare drying up, Council warns

By Natalie Chiwomadzi and Tendai Sahondo HARARE could soon dry as the crippling water crisis in the city has reached alarming levels. Addressing a press conference today, chairperson of the environment management committee Kudzai Kadzombe said the council is now dispensing 300 million litres against a demand of 1200 million litres a day. “Our water demand stands at nearly 1200 million litres a day against a combined design capacity of not more than 710 million litres a day. “We are however not able to produce water equivalent to our design…

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$150mln R.G Mugabe airport development project on course

$150mln R.G Mugabe airport development project on course

By Tendai Sahondo The Civil Aviation Authority of Zimbabwe (CAAZ) says the R.G. Mugabe International Airport Development Project is progressing well despite the numerous challenges bedevilling the economy. When complete, the airport will have increased capacity to handle up to 6 million passengers per annum from the current 2.5 million with a bigger terminal building and additional aero-bridges to accommodate new critical aircraft like the B777s, B787s. In an update availed to The Business Connect, CAAZ said The project will also incorporate extension and refurbishment of the International terminal building,…

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