Herbert Murerwa THE ZESA Holdings board last week approved management’s proposal to import up to 300 megawatts (MW) of electricity from South Africa’s power utility Eskom, the Financial Gazette’s Companies & Markets (C&M) can reveal. The imports are expected to augment poor domestic electricity generation. Well-placed sources at the country’s integrated electricity generation and distribution company told C&M that the deal was one of the issues discussed and approved by the board, led by former Cabinet minister, Herbert Murerwa. The decision was made after the realisation that Zimbabwe’s power plants were now producing far less power than before; they are producing on average about 900MW, which is about half of the country’s peak period demand. Although…