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Zimbabwe’s mineral revenue should fund children and youth needs

WE, the 43 youths drawn from mining host communities that include Chimanimani, Marange and Zvishavane, environmental law society students drawn from Midlands State University, Great Zimbabwe University, Zimbabwe Ezekiel Guti University, development partners working on research, children and youth issues that include Shamwari Yemwanasikana, Research Advocacy Unit, Africa Institute for …

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Publish What You Pay-Zim commits to continue promoting transparency and accountability in the extractives sector

Compiled by Joyce Nyamukunda-Machiri (PWYP-Zimbabwe Coordinator) Introduction In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Zimbabwe introduced a 21-day lockdown which started on the 30th of March. The lockdown has been extended twice and is currently set to expire on the 17th of May 2020[1]. Essential services, industries including the mining industry …

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Zimbabwe must reform the Parks and Wildlife Act to promote transparency and accountability in the wildlife sector

Mutuso Dhliwayo, Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association Introduction Wildlife trade is a great contributor to the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) through direct and indirect revenue flows with its contribution estimated at 15% in 2019[1]. However, not much is known about its operations and players. In 2019, the Parliament of Zimbabwe …

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COVID-19: MINING SECTOR AND COMMUNITIES’ SITUATIONAL REPORT (SIT-REP)

3rd Series                                           Period: 9 April – 11th of May 2020 State of Play: Artisanal, Small-Scale and Large-Scale Mining Operations in Affected Communities With a special feature on Chinese Companies and Post-Covid-19 Exit Strategies Compiled by Shamiso Mtisi, Joyce Nyamukunda, Nobuhle Mabhikwa, Joshua Machinga and Clarity Sibanda 1.0 BACKGROUND As …

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Job advert for the position of Economic Governance Officer

Due date for applications: 23 May 2020 The Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association is calling for applications from suitably qualified individuals to fill the position of Economic Governance Officer that has arisen within the organization. Main Duties and Responsibilities • Assists the organisation in designing and implementing strategic and innovative programme …

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