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Author: Munyaradzi Goche, Radio VOP (Zimbabwe)
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Zimbabwe: US jeweller blacklists Zim diamonds from Manicaland’s Marange district over reports of human rights abuses
Author: Robert Tapfumaneyi, New Zimbabwe
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Advocacy groups suggest Zimbabwe diamonds classified as ‘conflict diamonds’ due to use of private security agencies to displace locals to pave way for mining
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