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About the data extractors program

21 October 2021 Compiled by Eunica Pabwaungana-Shurugwi Community Development Trust ZELA is a public interest law organisation Its vision is to promote environmental justice through sustainable and equitable utilisation of natural resources. It promotes community rights, transparency and accountability and legal reforms in the mining sector It improves engagement between mining companies, …

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Support the girl child in her endeavors

Compiled by Dickson Manyumbu-Shurugwi 18 October 2021 A girl child must pursue her education no matter the circumstances. This was the message from the meeting convened on the 18th of October 2021 at Chironde Secondary school with the support from Campaign for Female Education (CAMFED) a nongovernmental organisation. It was …

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About the Time4Action Summit

Compiled by Simbisayi Nyamhandu 17 September 2021 The time 4 action two hour Summit took place on the 10th of September 2021.The event was in commemoration of the one year anniversary of the #MyPlaneMyRights campaign.The occasion gathered 130 online attendees on zoom, every session of the occasion was recorded  and …

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COMMUNITY BENEFIT SHARING: The Key Takeaways

Compiled by Proud Nyakuni and Cosmas Sunguro.       Dated: 31/08/2021 A picture of a pool resulting from irresponsible mining in Chiadzwa Background and Introduction Benefit sharing in Zimbabwe has been very contentious especially in resource rich communities that feel that they are being short changed, and they are not getting a …

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Domboshava gold;curse or blessing?

30 July 2021 Compiled by Domboshava Residents Trust The discovery of gold deposits in ward 4 recently has brought mixed reactions from the people of Domboshava, a village in the province of Mashonaland East, Zimbabwe.It is reported that the gold mine is rich with precious stones with the news that …

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