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High Court orders mine to cease operations

The High Court has ordered Gwanda-based mining concern, Imani Mine, to cease operations with immediate effect after failing to follow proper mining procedures. BY MTHANDAZO NYONI The order was issued by Justice Jester Helena Charewa on Wednesday after the Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association (Zela), on behalf of Sithini Ndlovu and …

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Zela demands mining sector transparency

Chipo ChaumbaZimbabwe Environmental Law Association senior programmes officer, Nyaradzo Mutonhori, says it is high time civil society organisations take an action-oriented approach on the implementation of constitutional provisions which call for transparency in the mining sector. Speaking at a breakfast meeting to discuss pertinent challenges, opportunities, and progress on the …

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Three months ago we shared with you the news that we had filed a court order compelling Zibusiso Sibanda t/a to stop all mining activities he is carrying out at Imani Mine, without an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) certificate. We are happy to inform you that the High Court has …

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Hazel Chinake Gone Too Soon!

THE VALUES YOU SET IN THE PLATFORM ON GENDER & EXTRACTIVES WILL ALWAYS REMAIN WITH US! Hazel Chinake Gone Too Soon!   When the history of women who have left indelible impression in the mining’ sector is written, the name- Hazel Chinake shall not be missed. On the 21st of …

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Protect women miners from machete wars: ZELA

Protect women miners from machete wars: Zela By Newsday – March 11, 2019 By VENERANDA LANGA THE Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association (Zela) has expressed concern over machete wars in the gold mining sector, which they said was scaring away women miners. In a statement yesterday, Zela urged government to come …

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