Local authorities in the Great Dyke say they are working tirelessly to improve infrastructure and service delivery in efforts to minimise health hazards in their jurisdictions. Great Dyke News’ Fadzai Munodawafa spoke Zvishavane Town Council Chairperson Khulekani Ndlovu and Gweru Mayor Josiah Makombe, who said they are working to improve the standards of health infrastructure […]

The Ministry of Mines and Mining Development has assured its stakeholders and players in the mining sector that malpractice and other related ills will not be tolerated in Zimbabwe’s mining sector. Addressing the media, Mines and Mining Development Minister Winston Chitando said all cases of malpractice will be fully investigated. Last week the Ministry suspended […]

Small scale miners say the deal between Zimbabwe Miners Federation (ZMF) and Glow Petroleum by which Glow will supply one million liters of fuel monthly for miners at Glow garages across the country comes as a timely intervention at a time when production was being affected by the fuel crisis in the country. In separate […]

Government has started installing a fuel tracking system to monitor the movements of fuel on the market. Addressing journalists earlier in the week Information Minister Monica Mutsvangwa said the system is part of measures to reduce rampant business malpractices in the sector. Speaking at the same press briefing Energy and Power Development Minister Fortune Chasi […]

The Confederation of Zimbabwe Retailers has urged business players to consider the plight of ordinary citizens in the current economic environment before hiking prices of goods and services. In a telephone interview with Great Dyke News, Confederation Retailers President, Denford Mutashu said players in the business sector have been guilty of profiteering at the expense […]

The Zimbabwe Diamond and Allied Minerals Workers’ Union (ZDAMWU) says it has not changed its position on the remuneration of  diamond mine workers in US dollars because the industry’s products are sold in similar currency. In a telephone interview with Great dyke News’ Steven Mawarire, ZDAMWU Secretary General Justice Chinhema said the union’s position in […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

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, […]


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