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24 September 2017

Zimbabwe: New report by Global Witness critical of the role of Zimbabwe's political elites & security sector in "disappearing Marange diamonds"; says international diamond companies complicit

Global Witness has released a new report which uncovered new evidence that reveals how Zimbabwe’s Central Intelligence Organisation (CIO), the military, notorious smugglers, and political elites, all allegedly gained control or ownership of companies...

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Article
20 January 2017

ZCDC needs to empower local women at the workplace as well as in host communities; says blogger

Author: Nyaradzo Mutonhori (Zimbabwe)

"Emerging questions from last week’s Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Mines’ tour of Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company", 17 Jan 2017...

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17 July 2016

Zimbabwe: Police accused of escalating rights violations against villagers accused of illegal diamond mining in Marange diamond fields

Author: The Southern Daily (Zimbabwe)

"Human rights abuses escalate in Chiadzwa, Police launch covert operation targeting villagers", 12 July 2016...

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Article
15 June 2016

Zimbabwe: NGO alleges police indiscriminately shot at illegal diamond miners in Marange, killing 1 and injuring many

Author: Centre for Research & Development (Zimbabwe)

"Police in heavy handed battles with diamond panners as diamond mergers stall in Marange", 14 June 2016...

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Article
5 April 2016

Newmont publishes sustainability report reflecting reporting obligations as an early adopter of UN Guiding Principles Reporting Framework

Author: Newmont

"Newmont Publishes 2015 Sustainability Report", 4 Apr 2016...

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9 March 2016

Zimbabwe: Govt. closes diamond mining firms, says they looted diamonds worth billions of dollars - NGOs urge respect for human rights in closure

The Government of Zimbabwe has ordered diamond mining companies in Chiadzwa and Chimanimani to stop operations and clear their equipment in 90 days as the government will take over all diamond mining operations in the country. President Mugabe has...

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Article
22 February 2016

Govt. takes over diamond mining companies, gives them 90 days to wind up

Author: Lloyd Gumbo, The Herald (Zimbabwe)

"Diamond firms get 90 days to wind up", 23 Feb 2016...

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Article
21 June 2015

Marange mining firms sued over pollution

Author: Tendai Kamhungira, Daily news (Zimbabwe)

Five Marange residents have dragged three diamond mining firms based in that area tocourt, accusing the companies of discharging human waste and other chemicals in nearby rivers...Anjin Investments (Private) Limited, Marange Resources (Private)...

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Report
6 February 2015

NGO report examines the human rights impacts of southern Africa’s extractive sector

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

'Business unusual: Mining in the aftermath of Marikana - the human rights impacts of southern Africa’s extractive sector', Feb 2015: Mining is central to the economies of southern Africa…But there is so much more that this wealth-generating industry...

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24 April 2014

Diamond firms told of their fate [Zimbabwe]

Author: Tendayi Mugabe, Herald (Zimbabwe)

Government has formally informed diamond companies in Marange that only one or two..will be left to mine, after they failed to properly account for revenue...from their operations...The remaining...firms will operate as joint ventures with Government....

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