Marange Diamond Fields

EXCLUSIVE: Zimbabwe’s parliament summons Mugabe over diamond corruption

This is the first time the former president is being asked to account for his actions in office

Zimbabwe suffers an elite transition while economic meltdown looms

Hoarding cash under the mattress represents one form of stored value during crisis, since placing them in bank accounts risks Reserve Bank seizure.

Illicit diamond fortune props up Mugabe’s regime

New report shows how Zimbabwe’s ruling elite have stolen and squandered the country’s vast diamond wealth

Zim’s Mbada Diamonds to switch to underground mining

Mbada will partner with state-owned Zimbabwe Mining Development Corporation to "invest heavily" into conglomerate and kimberlitic mining.

Zim: State wants one miner for Marange

Zimbabwe wants a single diamond mining company to operate in Marange, and it looks like the frontrunner is one with close links to Robert Mugabe.

Obama fundraiser digs for Zimbabwe business deals

A major fundraiser for Barack Obama has been schmoozing senior Zanu-PF figures in the hope of winning business deals from the Zimbabwe government.

Zimbabwe parliament committee says state diamond revenue missing

Tens of millions of dollars of revenue that a diamond- mining company says its paid to the government never found its way to the Treasury.

Former M&G reporter arrested in Zimbabwe

Former intern at amaBhungane Owen Gagare has been arrested in Zimbabwe following an expose involving the Zimbabwean military and police.

UN watchdog lifts tight monitoring on Zim diamonds

A UN-mandated watchdog has agreed to end monitoring controls on Zimbabwe's diamond trade, after the government allayed concerns over Marange mines.

Mining: Burnishing Marange taints the industry

Western retailers could be forced to source their diamonds elsewhere to protect their businesses, writes Alan Martin.

Zimbabwe at centre of gem row

A conference on Zimbabwe's diamonds has showed widening divisions in the Kimberley Process, the global diamond certification group.

Report accuses Zimbabwe of stealing diamond money

About $2-billion worth of diamonds have been stolen from Zimbabwe's eastern diamond fields and have enriched President Robert Mugabe's ruling circle.


The Mogale Centre: A place of hope for young offenders

In the last story of her series about children behind bars, Athandiwe Saba speaks to young men who have committed serious crimes and are now living behind the walls of the Mogale Child and Youth Care Centre

Covid-19 fight to enter house-to-house testing phase

President urges people to continue staying at home for the next 17 days

Can you pause a pandemic? Inside the race to stop spread of Covid-19

Tracing the close contacts of people who test positive for coronavirus disease is a delicate dance. Here’s why these health workers wait for the cover of darkness to take action

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories