mining

Zimbabwe’ embraces the Beneficial Ownership register in its new Companies and Other Business Entities Act

By Joyce Nyamukunda Machiri-Publish What You Pay-Zimbabwe Coordinator Zimbabwe has managed to come up with the new Companies and other Business Entities Act. The Act requires companies to keep and maintain a register of beneficial owners of the company and to file such information with the Registrar of Companies. This …

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ZELA Press Release-Stop the Machete!

MULTISTAKEHOLDER CONVENING ON VIOLENCE IN THE ARTISANAL & SMALL-SCALE GOLD MINING SECTOR (17/01/2020) Stop the Machete! For immediate release Harare, 16/01/2020- The Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association (ZELA) with support from the European Partnership for Responsible Minerals (EPRM) will tomorrow host a one-day multi-stakeholder conference to discuss the attention-grabbing spate of …

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Understanding violence in Artisanal Small Scale Mining in Zimbabwe: Drivers, Implications and Key Options

By Mukasiri Sibanda-Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association Amid socio-economic malaise facing Zimbabwe, mining is the only remaining silver lining. The sector underpins the country’s socio-economic growth prospects. Gold which is expected to contribute US$4 billion, a third of the anticipated US$12 billion earnings from mining by 2023, undoubtedly, is strategic to the …

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Does the 2020 National Budget have mining fiscal scaffolds?

By Mukasiri Sibanda (Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association) Soft landing into the budget analysis A few days after the release of the 2020 National Budget Statement, the Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association (ZELA) received an invitation from the Clerk of Parliament, to share its insights from a mineral resource governance perspective. The …

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My Take Always from the All Stakeholders Diamond Indaba

By Shamiso Mtisi Deputy Director for Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association (ZELA) and Coordinator of KP Civil Society Coalition    Despite years of working on diamonds, this is my very first blog profiling my observations and points of reflection in monitoring a highly sensitive diamond industry. This is a sector where …

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2020 National Budget must be hinged on US$12 billion mining economy strategy

By Mukasiri Sibanda  Introduction Anchored on public pre budget consultations, the process to formulate the 2020 National Budget Statement is underway. Public participation during budget formulation is fundamental. Citizens and civil society must grab the opportunity to influence how public revenues are generated and allocated to address the stubborn challenges …

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