Zimbabwe expects to pay $10mn to Eskom by end of Monday

Zimbabwe, which is grappling with severe power shortages, imports power from neighbouring South Africa.

FILE: Minister of Finance and Economic Development Professor Mthuli Ncube speaks to the press after the swearing-in ceremony for Zimbabwe's new cabinet ministers at State House, Harare, on 10 September 2018. Picture: AFP.

HARARE - Zimbabwe’s government expects to pay $10 million to state power firm Eskom by the end of Monday, Zimbabwean Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube said.

Zimbabwe, which is grappling with severe power shortages, imports power from neighbouring South Africa. But Eskom cut back power exports to Zimbabwe because of unpaid debts of around $33 million.