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

Businessman burns Chivi’s villagers homes

National police spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi confirmed the incident, adding that investigations were underway.
By Tapfumanei Muchabaiwa Oct. 5, 2022

Zim’s extractive sector under spotlight

Its main objective was to investigate foreign investments in Zimbabwe, so as to enhance transparency and accountability.
By Tafadzwa Kachiko Sep. 25, 2022

Maguwu raises civil war fears

Zanu PF’s Spencer Tshuma polled 10 727 votes to defeat Citizens Coalition for Change candidate Costin Muguti, who got 4 800.
By Kenneth Nyangani Sep. 5, 2022