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Caledonia Confirms Fatality At Zimbabwe Operation

Canada-based Caledonia Mining has confirmed the death of a miner at its Zimbabwe operation, saying the fatality occurred Monday in a mining-related accident on 12 May. The AIM-traded junior resources group runs Blanket Gold Mine which located near the town of Gwanda. “This is a serious setback in our efforts …

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Zim On High Ebola Alert

Photo: AllAfrica (file photo). By Paidamoyo Chipunza The government has strengthened its surveillance on all entry points into the country after the Democratic Republic of Congo reported new cases of Ebola recently. Principal director responsible for preventive services in the Ministry of Health and Child Care Dr Gibson Mhlanga said …

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Women’s Groups Fight Human Trafficking

Photo: Tawanda Mudimu/Herald National Assembly members sit on the floor in the august house in protest of the abuse of Zimbabwean women in Kuwait (file photo). ANALYSISBy Stanely Mushava Slave trade may ring ancient but it is alive and full-tilt world over. New forms of objectification include human trafficking, debt …

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Platinum Production to Drop 10%

Photo: Zimplats Mining underground platinum mining (file photo). Platinum production from Zimbabwe is estimated to drop 10 percent this year to 440 000 ounces as output normalises at the country’s largest operation, according to the World Platinum Council (WPC). In its first quarter report for 2017, the WPC said North …

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South Africa Transport Operators Block Border for 8 Hours

Photo: Faizel Slamang/GroundUp Beitbridge border crossing (file photo). By Thupeyo Muleya Beitbridge — Members of the South African transport operators temporarily blocked traffic going into that country via Beitbridge Border Post for six hours, accusing Zimbabwean cross border transporters of driving them out of business. There are over 400 Zimbabwean …

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