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Zimbabwe lithium miners table refinery plans under govt pressure – ET Auto

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Huayou has said it would explore production of battery-grade lithium in Zimbabwe “only when the construction and economic conditions are right” Four lithium mining companies have tabled plans to produce battery-grade lithium in Zimbabwe, a government official said on Monday.

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You Can Now Buy The New BYD E6 With Blade Battery In Zimbabwe

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BYD Zimbabwe recently launched the T3 electric van in the Zimbabwean market. This made it the first company to introduce brand new electric vehicles in Zimbabwe.

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What A Lovely Surprise, The Wuling Hongguang Mini EV In Zimbabwe!

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She also wanted the business to actively promote sustainable ventures back home in Zimbabwe. After Blessing Nyarai Tawengwa completed her Masters Degree in Sustainability Management at Columbia University in 2015, she decided to look into starting a business with a sustainable focus. She began to explore several areas.

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A Country Like Zimbabwe That Depends On Petrol & Diesel Imports Really Needs To Accelerate EV Adoption

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I grew up in Zimbabwe, a landlocked country in southern Africa that relies on imports for all its petrol and diesel requirements. From about the year 2000 or so, I remember there being periodic petrol queues every now and then. Families could spend all day and night, and at times, several days queuing for petrol […].

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Female Owned Electric Scooter Delivery Service TPL Onthego Looks To Scale In Zimbabwe

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After 6 years in China where she taught English at an international school, Elizabeth returned to Zimbabwe and founded The Purple Lifestyle LTD in January 2019. The Purple Lifestyle was focused on home and office cleaning and disinfection services.

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Affordable Electric Cars Like BYD Seagull & Wuling Bingo Could Be Big Hit In Africa, Used Car Imports Imply

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Zimbabwe’s national statistics agency, Zimstat, recently released its Transport Statistics Report for the 2nd Quarter of 2023. Zimbabwe has a population of approximately 16 million people, according to the […] The report says as of June 30, 2023, light motor vehicles (up to 2,300 kg) accounted for 76.5%

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Zimbabwe Elections: Opposition Party Promises To Bring More Affordable Internet Using Starlink

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In last year’s elections in Kenya, electric mobility, utility-scale battery storage, energy efficiency, and green hydrogen featured prominently in election manifestos. The elections were held on the 9th of August 2022. Since then, President William Ruto’s government has reaffirmed Kenya’s commitment to transition to 100% clean energy by 2030.