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Lack of Transparency on Diamond Relocation from Marange Diamond Fields exposes Diamond Companies at Chirasika Primary School

Article and Pictures by: Mufute Tawanda B (ATRDT Sec) With the call for social distancing to prevent the spread of COVID-19 one wonders how Chirasika Primary School is going to conduct lessons when schools reopen.  Chirasika Primary School was built by Anjin Mining Company for the diamond relocated families. Four …

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Why calling for the total ban of wildlife trade does not make sense to Zimbabwean communities: Its illegal Wildlife Trade that we need to deal with

Compiled by Nobuhle T Mabhikwa-Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association Introduction Wildlife trade has been a topical issue in the past, but this time around what makes it more special is the COVID-19 pandemic. Scientists suspect that the virus has its origins in snakes, bats and pangolins, the latter of which is …

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From where we stand: Taking away fishermen from the Zambezi River would only escalate illegal Wildlife Trade and poaching

Compiled by Byron Zamasiya-Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association The COVID-19 which broke out in Wuhan city, Hubei Province, China late last year and spread to over 70 countries has taken the world by storm[1][2]. There is a general agreement that this disease which has its ecological reservoir in bats broke out …

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Women:Major actors in the fight against Covid-19

By Fadzai Lee Midzi-Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association On 22 March 2020 we were celebrating world water day, acknowledging the importance of water. In the wake of COVID-19 pandemic and the climate change discourse, water remains a critical resource which is getting scarce by the day yet key in preventing the …

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