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Zimbabwe Electricty Supply Authority (ZESA)  has dismissed reports circulating on social media claiming that the power utility is set to effect a 300% hike on power tariffs. In a telephone interview with great Dyke news reporter Tatenda Gwezuva, Zimbabwe Electricity Transmition and Distribution Company  Spokesperson , Fullard Gwasira said the power company stands guided by […]

Small Scale and Artisanal miners have called on mining authorities to review operation fees on taxes and license to put to halt the one size fits all approach which has seen their fee payment being almost equivalent to those of medium scale hence derailing their growth. Speaking to Great Dyke News reporter Fadzai Munodawafa, artisanal […]

The Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association (ZELA) has urged artisanal miners  to help each other with loans to boost development in their communities. Speaking to Great Dyke News, ZELA Economic Governance Officer Mukasiri Sibanda said giving each other loans will increase the value in mining localities. He added that artisanal miners should prioritize educational studies that […]

The Zimbabwe Miners Federation (ZMF) says it hopes the partnership it has Fidelity printers will protect miners from the challenges of the past which include wanton arrest among other things. Speaking to Great Dyke News, ZMF Secretary General, Morgan Mugawu said miners will get identity cards and they will be expected to produce at least three […]

In a statement Reserve bank Governor Dr John Mangudya said individuals will continue withdrawing their foreign currency from their FCA accounts but will have to change it through the interbank market and bureaux de change in order for them to be able to transact locally. He added people should go to the bank or the […]

The Zimbabwe Miners Federation has welcomed Statutory Instrument 142 which bans the use of foreign currency for local transactions saying its a health move towards curbing mineral leakages fueled by involvement of  the middlemen during the production chain Speaking on the sidelines of a Small Scale Miners Safety Seminar in Zvishavane yesterday ZMF President Henrietta […]

Residents within the  Great Dyke have expressed  mixed feelings over the  government’s move to ban use of multi currency system as legal tender. While some residents who spoke to great dyke news applauded the development  saying it might be the best medicine  to deal with unnecessary hiking of goods in the retail shops as most […]

Government has gazetted SI142 of 2019 known as Zimbabwe Legal Tender Regulations. The Bond Note and the RTGS are now the only currency to be used for day today transactions in Zimbabwe. In a telephone interview with Great Dyke News’ Tatenda Gwezuva Permanent Secretary for Media, Information and broadcasting services said the country needs a […]

Mimosa Mining Company Face Preparation Supervisor was killed in an underground accident that occurred at the mine near Zvishavane on Saturday night. In a statement, the company said Tichaona Nedziwe (39) died when a rock fell and seriously injured him. First aid was promptly administered but he died on admission at the mine clinic. The […]

The Parliamentary portfolio committee on Media, Information and Broadcasting Services says the media industry has proved a worthwhile business investment and more players should get involved through its various platforms. Speaking to Great Dyke News after a tour of Ya FM Radio Station, the Committee’s Vice-Chairperson Honourable Settlement Chikwinya said the committee has been impressed […]


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