Zimbabwe’s biggest diamond miner says it will resume its monthly auction April, ending an eight-month hiatus caused by COVID-19, after a record year of production in 2021. The Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC) beat...
Releasing the voters’ roll in electronic format may violate cyber laws, the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) chairperson Priscilla Chigumba has told Parliament. An opposition MP has appealed to the Supreme Court to compel the...
By Ranga Mberi As things get tough, more and more in Zimbabwe are looking to “prophets” to divine the future. It hasn’t always been like this, some say. Well, not...
Zimbabwe does not plan to change its ownership rules for diamonds and platinum, its mining minister says, denting hopes among some miners the country will open up ownership as it announces mineral frameworks in coming weeks. Zimbabwe in March changed...
Political parties are rushing to beat the clock to register their candidates ahead of today’s 4PM deadline. At the High Court, six candidates had been confirmed by 2PM, including President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his...
Gold miners will now retain 55% of their export earnings, up from 30%, after a deal with central bank. The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has also doubled the export incentive to mines to 20% of the value of...
Zimbabwe should look at introducing its own currency to solve the financial crisis, South African Finance minister Tito Mboweni says.  South Africa’s National Treasury director-general, Dondo Mogajane, and Lesetja Kganyago, govenor of the South...
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Zimbabwe has imposed a ban on the export of unprocessed lithium, in a bid to stop artisanal miners who the government says are digging up and taking the mineral across borders. The country holds...
Zimbabwe will not rush to use mineral reserves under a new policy that compels miners to pay half of their royalties in commodities to settle its foreign debt of US$13.2 billion. “We want to...
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