By Daniel Chigundu OUTSPOKEN Norton legislator Temba Mliswa has told the National Assembly that Mines and Energy Committee chairperson Daniel Shumba is demanding money from companies so that they won’t appear before his portfolio committee. Raising a point of order in the National Assembly, Honourable Mliswa said he has evidence to show that Honourable Shumba has extortionist tendencies and must be reigned on. “…He (Shumba) … Continue reading Is Shumba extorting companies?
By Watmore Makokoba Worsening economic conditions culminating into high levels of poverty, unemployment and stiff competition for resources are the main causes of the recent deadly clashes that have claimed lives at Sabi gold mining community in Zvishavane, a human rights and community watch organisation warned. The Zimbabwe Peace Project (ZPP) has urged the Ministry of Mines and mining Development to look into the issue … Continue reading Unemployment blamed for the deadly Sabi gold War
By Daniel Chigundu PRAYER Network Zimbabwe (PNZ) says there are no resources to be proud of in the country as is being advocated through the widely condemned National Pledge. Speaking against the recently introduced National School Pledge and banning of the Lord’s Prayer in schools, PNZ founder and Transform Zimbabwe President Jacob Ngarivhume said the country’s resources were looted and there is no justifiable reason … Continue reading No resources to be proud of: Prayer Network Zimbabwe
by Pretty Chavango Public hearings on the draft Mines and Minerals Bill are in the pipeline aimed at replacing the archaic Mines and Minerals Act of 1963. Hopes are high that amendments to this outdated piece of legislature will be passed in Parliament to provide realignment of laws with new mining developments . While a new Act in its entirety would have been more ideal … Continue reading Archaic Mines and Mineral act to be amended