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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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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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A Note on the Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association , Parliament of Zimbabwe and Ministry of Mines and Mining Development Meeting held in Kariba

Introduction On the 7th of May 2019, the Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association (ZELA) petitioned the Parliament of Zimbabwe and specifically the Chairperson of the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Mines and Mining Development on the need for Responsible Investments in the Mining sector. ZELA petitioned the Parliament of Zimbabwe in terms …

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Zimbabwe Alternative Mining Indaba

The Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association (ZELA),Zimbabwe Coalition on Debt and Development, Zimbabwe Council of Churches & the African Forum on Debt & Development will from the 18th-20th of September 2019 host the Zimbabwe Alternative Mining Indaba at Holiday Inn Hotel in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. Host a Mining Indaba Side Session . …

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