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KP CSC Opening Statement at the Mano River Union Regional Meeting Freetown, Sierra Leone (Family Kingdom Hotel)

25 February 2020 Minister of Mines and Mineral Resources, Hon Foday Rado Yokie EU Ambassador to SL, Mr Tom Vens MRU Deputy Secretary General, Dr Abubakarr Tarawalie GIZ Project Coordinator Mr Patric Makua WDC Executive Director, Elodie Daguzan Chair of WGAAP, Mr Maurice Miema Ladies and gentlemen good morning. Introduction …

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Multi-Stakeholder Conference on Violence in the Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining Sector Action Points

STOP THE MACHETE! A stitch in time saves nine WE, the 45 citizens of the Republic of Zimbabwe drawn from mining impacted communities, civil society organizations, parliament of Zimbabwe, artisanal and small-scale miners, captains of industry, the media fraternity and government officials gathered at the Holiday Inn-Hotel in Harare on …

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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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From Zimbabwe Mining Revenue Transparency Initiative to the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative

Mutuso Dhliwayo and Mukasiri Sibanda[1] Introduction Despite going in circles on the adoption and implementation of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI)in Zimbabwe, consensus for mining sector transparency reforms exists among stakeholders. Through fiscal policies, the government has repeatedly committed to either implement EITI or revive the Zimbabwe Mining Revenue …

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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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PRESS RELEASE 29 October 2019 The African Commission on Human and People’s Rights (ACHPR) grants ZELA Observer Status The Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association (ZELA) is pleased to inform you that its application for Observer Status with the African Commission on Human and People’s Rights (ACHPR) has been granted at the …

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