Unki Mine will commission its  $62 million platinum smelting plant today  an occasion set to be graced by  President Emerson Mnangagwa. Unki Mine general manager Mr Walter Nemasasi confirmed the development to the media yesterday. The plant whose construction work started in 2016  after the company heeded to  government’s beneficiation call is already complete. The […]

Villagers in Nyamunda plots, Bikita District have appealed to Government and the corporate world to assist in drilling boreholes in their area which serious water challenges. Speaking to Great Dyke news reporter Portia Muzorava, ward 10 Councillor Promise Magodo narrated the areas plight indicating that the sole borehole is 20 km away. Global Water, Sanitation and […]

The Mines and Mining Development Ministry says the gold support price initiative is a reflection of government’s commitment to creating a conducive working environment for the country’s productive sectors. Mines Minister Winston Chitando told the media that the ministry is confident of the current measures and their effects on viability. Zimbabwe Miners Federation Chief Executive […]

Severe fuel challenges hit most towns  within the great dyke for the past two weeks with motorists and other  business fuel users bemoaning spending unproductive time in  long fuel queues for both petrol and diesel . Some motorists who spoke to great dyke news reporter Stephen Mawarire said although they welcome government`s efforts, a lot […]

Vendors who spoke to Great Dyke news from various vending places within the great dyke expressed concern saying they are no longer selling for profit but to keep in touch with their customers whom they fear losing if they suspend the business .They also pleaded with government to also control prices for informal markets as […]

Tobacco lndustry and Marketing Board (TIMB) has warned farmers against selling their produce to illegal markets as they will not be able to assist them in case they are robbed off. There is an increase of  farmers who are coned their tobacco after selling them to unknown buyers who will be promising them satisfying prices. […]

  He was speaking to Great Dyke news on the sidelines of the 2019 international Chromium Development Association Conference that was held in  Victoria Falls and was the first to be hosted in Zimbabwe. ICDA realised the need to hold a conference with stakeholders aimed at mapping way forward for improved chrome production in Zimbabwe […]

Women in small scale  gold mining say due to current economic setbacks which continue affecting production in the sector, they have resorted in 50/50  share agreement on any discovered output with their employees instead of paying salaries. Women miners from Mthonjeni and Sabi mining site   who spoke to Great Dyke news reporter Savemore Sithole […]

The government says most local authorities around the country are failing to pay  employees therefore it is  coming in assisting them to come up with sustainable budgets that will allow the smooth flow of operations. Minister of Local Government, Public Works and National Housing July Moyo speaks: Minister Moyo was speaking during a question and answer session […]

Buy Zimbabwe  says there is need for the country to lure investors for its  chrome industry with huge deposits as it can assist the country in realizing its economic takeoff Zimbabwe is hosting International Chromium Development Association conference  which commenced yesterday in Victoria falls . Buy Zimbabwe Chief Executive Officer , Mr Munyaradzi Hwengwere gave […]


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