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Zim government militarises mines
Zim government militarises mines
The cash-strapped government has moved to militarise mining operations, a move it hopes will plug leakages of minerals while also improving revenue...
Zim: Govt favouritism irks mines
Zim: Govt favouritism irks mines
President Robert Mugabe's government is shielding platinum mining companies owned by perceived allies, mainly the Chinese, from funding the...
Polishing up Zimbabwe's diamond industry
Polishing up Zimbabwe's diamond industry
As part of the stringent new measures, the Zimbabwe government has turned down requests from diamond miners for additional concessions.
Top Zim official caught up in land dispute
Top Zim official caught up in land dispute
The permanent secretary of the finance ministry, Willard Manungo, has been sucked into a dispute over ­ownership of farmland that includes a...
Zim: No softening of law for mines
Zim: No softening of law for mines
President Robert Mugabe has shot down ­suggestions that the 51% indigenisation law would be softened towards ­mining companies, ­putting to rest increased speculation about changes being made to the law....
Zim: Mines lose their shine, worries govt
Zim: Mines lose their shine, worries govt
There is increasing concern in ­government that the country's diamond production has dipped just as it has been given the green light to...
Zimbabwe minister's mine fees 'illegal'
Zimbabwe minister's mine fees 'illegal'
Mines and Mining Development Minister Obert Mpofu may be forced to reverse new mining fees after the Parliamentary Legal Committee said regulations...
Southern Africa cracks down on TB in mines
Southern Africa cracks down on TB in mines
In August 2012, heads of state from the Southern African Development Community (SADC) agreed to sign the SADC Declaration on TB in the...
Carroll: Mine violence caused by legacy of apartheid
Carroll: Mine violence caused by legacy of apartheid
"The violence we have seen in the mining sector this year has its seeds in the legacy of apartheid and the underlying social problems that...
Abandoned miners left in limbo
Abandoned miners left in limbo
Three generations have lived on stand R402 Driefontein, near the East Rand Mall, in Johannesburg, Gauteng. Their relatives are buried in a small...

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