Ailing Zimbabwe reels as 18-hour power cuts bite
Most miners have been asked to import their own power, a move that could double their costs
Zimbabwe's power crisis deepened this week as load-shedding was extended to 18 hours a day.
Zimbabweans, already reeling from severe cash shortages, a 100% inflation rate and an intolerant regime now have access to power for only four to six hours a day. Mostly in the dead on night.