Zimbabwe started implementing load shedding on May due to a combination of low water levels at Kariba Dam’s hydroelectric power plant, generation constraints at ageing power stations and limited foreign imports.
On Tuesday morning Chasi took the highly unusual step of posting proof of payment to the SA power utility on his Twitter account.
Lies have short legs. This is what I lied about. I am sorry. pic.twitter.com/7zjxUW8rFF
— Fortune Chasi (@fortunechasi) July 2, 2019
He however warned Zimbabweans, that “whilst we have paid US$10m this is no guarantee for power. We need to negotiate.”