(Podcast ) Artisanal Mining , A Blessing and A Curse Part 1 – Marange, Zimbabwe

Artisanal Mining , A Blessing and A Curse – Marange Zimbabwe By Billian Matambo August 2018 Voice Note 1 Hello everybody my name is Billian Matambo a Zimbabwean by nationality and I’m from Manicaland province from the popular Marange area where diamonds are being mined. I am a member of the Zimbabwe Diamond and Allied …

Read More

REPORT ON THE SADC PEOPLE’S SUMMIT HELD ON 16-17 AUGUST 2018 – WINDHOEK NAMIBIA

]] SAPSN (Southern African People’s Solidarity Network) in collaboration with other Civil Society Organizations namely OSISA, ZIMCODD, just to mention a few, made the summit a success. THEME: RECLAIMING SADC FOR SOCIAL, ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL JUSTICE, FREE MOVEMENT AND USE OF NATURAL RESOURCES FOR YOUTH EMPLOYMENT, AFFORDABLE LAND AND HOUSING FOR ALL COUNTRIES IN ATTENDANCE: …

Read More

“BOREHOLE NOW A DEATH TRAP IN CHIADZWA”

By Cosmas Sunguro Zidawu Information Centre 21/08/2018 The community of Chiadzwa village is up in arms with the local diamond company for failing to repair the borehole which they allegedly destroyed. This is their only reliable source of water and their livestock. It is alleged that Zimbabwe consolidated diamonds company(Zcdc) first fenced the borehole into …

Read More

DEFENDING WORKERS RIGHTS AT ALL COST.

DEFENDING WORKERS RIGHTS AT ALL COST. 20 August 2018 Zimbabwe Diamond and allied Minerals workers’ Union ( Zidawu) held a workshop at the majestic Hotsprings resort in Chimanimani on 09 August 2018. The event was held under the Theme ” Defending workers Rights at all cost”. This was a follow up training to the one …

Read More

PROMISES MADE MUST BE FULFILLED!

The Zcdc learnt it the hard way on the 05th of July 2018 when the Chiadzwa community decided to shift a gear up by embarking once again on a peaceful demonstration. This displeasure emanated from the lackadaisical approach to their socioeconomic challenges. This comes after the much publicised Diamond security conference held on 01 June …

Read More

1/7/2018] This is one of the deepest pit left out by ZCDC company mining diamond in Chiadzwa at Tinoengana village . According to the villagers school children of zero grade have been seen playing around these pits they are now fearing to lose their children   This is the narrow path which is used by …

Read More

Livestock eat from bins

Today at mimosa mining company we can witness recklesness in terms of protecting community people livestock as they are eating from bins as they enjoy their zero harm is possible moto which deams not to practical