Zimbabwe's small businessmen improvise, steal to get power

March 20, 2015 12:03 AM

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BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe XX (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Jeffias Moyo kickstarts a generator and waits for its reassuring hum to fill the air at a maize grinding mill in Zimbabwe's second largest city.

Operating three mills in one of Bulawayo's many working class townships, Moyo knows all too well the frustrations of trying to run a business without reliable electricity.

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