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The Chrome Producers Association says domestic pricing has been a major stumbling block  in the chrome industry. In a telephone interview with Great Dyke News, Chrome Producers Association representative, Lindi Mpofu said chrome buyers are negotiating prices with the miners who in turn fall for  very low selling  prices due to  desperation. She added that, […]

Deputy Minister of Mines and Mining Development Polite Kambamura says at the moment, government is seized with the process of drafting a policy that will speak specifically to the chrome-mining sub-sector.Speaking to delegates at a consultative meeting for stakeholders in the chrome-mining sector Deputy Minister Kambamura says the new policy will ensure the country releases a […]

  Zvishavane Town Council says it is in the process of crafting a new supplementary budget which will ensure that the local authority continues to provide quality services. Speaking to Great Dyke News reporter Fadzai Munodawafa Town Chairperson Councillor Kulekani Ndlovu said they will be no abrupt hikes but changes will follow proper local governance […]

Small scale miners have raised concerns over the new Environmental Management Agency charges which they say are based on the inter-bank market rate of the day. Great dyke news reporter Prince Purazeni spoke to small scale miners said they do not understand what has necessitated EMA’s new charges. However EMA denied introducing any new prices […]

The Zimbabwe Teachers Association says the June teachers’ salaries have failed to meet the basic commodity prices and teachers are failing to take care of their families. In a telephone interview with Great Dyke News, Zimbabwe Teachers Association President, Richard Gundani said stakeholders in the education sector should come up with a rescue strategy to keep […]

The Energy and Power Development Ministry says government is taking measures against independent power producers who are sitting on licenses without meaningful production. Speaking during a post cabinet media briefing on Tuesday Advocate Fortune Chasi said his ministry is currently taking stock of the production from the independent producers to ensure production is underway. Wicknell […]

The Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC) has revealed that the diamond mining firm is set to become number five diamond producer in the world. Speaking to Great Dyke News, on the sidelines of the Parliamentary Thematic Committee on Indigenization and Empowerment tour of the diamond firm in Marange, Acting Chief Executive Officer Roberto de Pretto […]

Irrigation farmers in Mberengwa say their agriculture activities have been derailed by unruly elements that are stealing solar pumps in the area. Speaking to Great Dyke News reporter Tatenda Gwezuva, farmers said they can no-longer properly install their irrigation equipment. /////////////////////////// Young women say they should be empowered academically and economically to delay marriages of […]

In the wake of a series of armed robbery cases targeting miners the Zimbabwe Republic Police has urged miners to beef up security to combat the unruly perpetrators. Great Dyke News Reporter Tatenda Gwezuva spoke to ZRP Midlands Spokesperson Inspector Joel Goko who urged gold miners not to store the yellow metal in their homes […]

Zimbabwe Commercial Farmers Union (ZCFU) has raised concern over delays in the 50% foreign currency payment to tobacco farmers’ nostro accounts. In a telephone interview with Great dyke News’ Fadzai Munodawafa, ZCFU Vice President Maivepi Jiti said tobacco farmers are being given foreign currency but the payment is being delayed leading to farmers using all […]


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