Marange diamond fields

 
Zim's Mbada Diamonds to switch to underground mining
Zim's Mbada Diamonds to switch to underground mining
Mbada Diamonds, working in Zimbabwe's eastern Marange fields, will switch to underground mining from surface digging, escalating investment in...
Zim: State wants one miner for Marange
Zim: State wants one miner for Marange
Zimbabwe has announced plans to reduce the number of diamond mining companies operating in the Marange diamond fields to just one – a move...
Obama fundraiser digs for Zimbabwe business deals
Obama fundraiser digs for Zimbabwe business deals
A major Chicago fundraiser for United States President Barack Obama has been schmoozing senior Zanu-PF figures, including President Robert Mugabe,...
Zimbabwe parliament committee says state diamond revenue missing
Zimbabwe parliament committee says state diamond revenue missing
While Zimbabwe's 2013 National Budget shows that Treasury received $41-million from diamond mining in 2012, matching the amount received...
Former M&G reporter arrested in Zimbabwe
Former M&G reporter arrested in Zimbabwe
Gagare's arrest on Tuesday appears to be an intimidation attempt in the run-up to the country's elections.
UN watchdog lifts tight monitoring on Zim diamonds
UN watchdog lifts tight monitoring on Zim diamonds
Zimbabwe's diamond industry has been tarnished by allegations of human rights abuses since 2008 when Harare deployed security forces to drive...
Zimbabwe at centre of gem row
Zimbabwe at centre of gem row
The conference, held in the resort town of Victoria Falls, was meant to win credibility for Zimbabwe's controversial diamond sector. With all the...
Mining: Burnishing Marange taints the industry
Mining: Burnishing Marange taints the industry
Last week, the Zimbabwean diamond industry hosted an international conference at Victoria Falls with the aim of rehabilitating its tarnished image....
Report accuses Zimbabwe of stealing diamond money
Report accuses Zimbabwe of stealing diamond money
Zimbabwe's Marange fields have seen "the biggest plunder of diamonds since Cecil Rhodes," the colonial magnate who exploited South...
Mugabe man cashes in on diamond fields
Mugabe man cashes in on diamond fields
Mhlanga, a retired air vice-marshall, is widely regarded as a close associate of President Robert Mugabe and a business representative of the Mugabe...
Call for wider Zim sanctions aimed at Mugabe
Call for wider Zim sanctions aimed at Mugabe
A new supply of African blood diamonds is threatening to entrench the rule of Zimbabwean despot Robert Mugabe, just as Britain and other European...
Zim court jails ex-cop for diamond miner's murder
Zim court jails ex-cop for diamond miner's murder
Thursday's ruling is the first conviction related to alleged abuses at the country's mines.

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