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Cablegate: Harare Usitc Study On Sub-Saharan Africa

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RR RUEHWEB

DE RUEHSB #0745 2410747
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 280747Z AUG 08
FM AMEMBASSY HARARE
TO SECSTATE WASHDC 3341

UNCLAS HARARE 000745

AF/S FOR G.GARLAND
USITC FOR L. SCHLITT

SIPDIS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: ECON XA ZI
SUBJECT: HARARE USITC STUDY ON SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA

REF: A) STATE 85109, B) HARARE 705

1. In response to reftel request for contact information for local
firms, organizations, academic researchers and individuals who may
be helpful in providing information on the effects of infrastructure
conditions on Zimbabwe's export competitiveness, Harare provides the
following information:

2. For rail transport: National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ) General
Manager M. T. Karakadzai, e-mail mt.karakadzai@nrz.co.zw, telephone
+263 9 363716.

3. For electricity: Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (ZESA)
CEO Engineer Benjamin Rafemoyo, e-mail address brafemoyo@zesa.net;
telephone +263 4 774545; Zimbabwe Electricity Regulatory Commission
(ZERC) Dr. Mavis Chidzonga, e-mail chidzonga@zerc.co.zw, telephone
+263 4 749 599.

4. For infrastructure: at the Infrastructure Development Bank of
Zimbabwe, Nick Nyamambi, responsible for transport, energy and water
projects, e-mail address nnyamambi@idbz.co.zw, telephone +263 4
252380 or +263 4 252823; A. Chimbirike, responsible for
telecommunications, e-mail address achimbirike@ibdz.co.zw, telephone
number same as Nyamambi.

5. Infrastructure researchers/individuals: Economist Godfrey
Kanyenze, e-mail godfrey@ledriz.co.zw, telephone +263 4 308846;
economist Peter Robinson, e-mail peter_zw2000@yahoo.com; civil
engineer (road specialist/World Bank consultant) Robert Geddes,
rgeddes@bigfoot.com, telephone +263 011 608312.


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