ZCDC BETRAYED COMMUNITY 

By Josphat Makaza  /CCDT/21 September 2018 The recent monitoring mission to Chiadzwa diamond mining area by CCDT had revealed that the community skills training centre is non existent.  CCDT had noted with concern that after enacting a bill board   at Hot springs, labelled “ZCDC, we care for the community”,  the Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Mining Company had …

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(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 …

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“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 …

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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 …

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Sensitization for the community facing relocation

Susan Muchena /Marange Development Trust/22.6.2018 Marange Development Trust once saved two families in Tinoengana village from relocation after Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Mining company relocated other families to Arda Transau without compensation and full information on relocation through court order.Kusena village after seeing a visit from Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Mining company writing down names of the …

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Women takes CCDT leadership Gladys Mavusa was elected Chiadzwa Community Development Trust CCDT Board Chairperson at a trust board meeting held at the trust’s offices, the Village Centre in Marange recently. She is the first women to chair CCDT board since the formation of the community based organisation. This year CCDT focuses on Women’s Protection …

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