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Rains and flooding have slowed rescue efforts at a Zimbabwean mine where a shaft collapsed last...

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The desperate struggle to save artisanal miners trapped in a collapsed shaft in Bindura has focused...

Cash-strapped Zimbabwe losing $1.5bn gold a year to smuggling

A report by a global research group estimated that Zimbabwe is losing at least $1.5-billion a...

Zimbabwean Artisanal Miners Fear Resurgence of Violence

Youths looking for gold in Mazowe, about 40 kilometers north of Harare, say they can go...

Zimbabwe Gold Smugglers Shipping Over $1.5 Billion a Year

“Idle industrial mines become targets for intrusion by artisanal miners.”...

Chinese help in Zimbabwe’s Covid-19 fight raises suspicions

China is publicly handing out money and equipment to help fight the spread of coronavirus in...

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Mugabe’s family clashes with Mnangagwa over plans for state funeral

Zimbabwe’s liberator turned dictator is proving as troublesome to the coup leaders in death as he...

Zimbabwe Opposition Rejects President Mnangagwa’s Call For Dialogue

Anger against the state is palpable, and with the rising cost of goods and a drawn-out...

Desperation Erodes Fear: Protesters Brave Zimbabwe Crackdown

“People struck and looted because they are hungry,” said Abel Moyo, an unemployed 27-year-old in the...

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