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WATCH: Zimbabwe blackouts affecting jobs, manufacturing

Dec 23 2019 20:45

Millions of people in Zimbabwe have been living with severe power cuts for months.

The worst drought in a century is causing the Zambezi River that powers a hydroelectric dam to run dry.

Many were hoping President Emmerson Mnangagwa could turn the economy around after his predecessor Robert Mugabe was accused of mismanaging the economy.

But Mnangagwa now says the solution to Zimbabwe's energy crisis lies in the coal industry.

Al Jazeera's Nicolas Haque reports from Bulawayo, once the country's manufacturing hub.

zimbabwe  |  africa economy  |  drought  |  power cuts
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