PVOs Bill hearings must be redone

This is the same line that was picked by the suspected Zanu PF youths who disrupted the hearings as they shouted that the amendments would “curb terrorism”.
By Newsday May. 29, 2024

Govt under fire as investors damage graves

He expressed concern over the development accusing government of disrespecting Zimbabwean norms.
By Problem Masau Apr. 3, 2024

Mixed response to carbon credit deal

Centre for Natural Resource Governance director Farai Maguwu flagged the carbon credit deal with the Dubai firm as “extension of extractivism” that exposed the poor to evictions.
By Nhau Mangirazi Dec. 27, 2023

Non-compliance behind small-scale mining deaths

Small scale gold miners contribute 60% to total gold production, making them a large income generator.
By Tafadzwa Mhlanga Oct. 4, 2023

Zimbabwe shuts down Chinese-owned Bikita Minerals weeks after claims of lithium looting

It suspended operations at its Masvingo mine for seven days to address ‘concerns raised by authorities’ a few weeks after claims of looting were raised by a local watchdog.
By Ani News May. 24, 2023

Govt probes ‘Gold Mafia’ kingpins

Information and Publicity minister Monica Mutsvangwa told journalists that government has since ordered investigations on the matter.
By Tafadzwa Kachiko Apr. 5, 2023

Zimbabwe’s over reliance on resource-backed loans ‘a curse’

Maguwu said in a normal environment Parliament should be involved in processes to acquire external loans so that national interests are protected.
By Tatira Zwinoira Mar. 19, 2023

Powerful political and security interests manipulate mining law

The mining industry is regulated primarily through the Mines and Minerals Act of 1963, which is currently being relooked.
By Tinashe Makichi Dec. 23, 2022

Chinese miners wrecking rural livelihoods: Watchdog

In a recent Twitter space discussion, CNRG executive director Farai Maguwu said such investments were causing massive displacements in rural areas.
By Tatira Zwinoira Dec. 22, 2022