Gwanda

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 […]

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Informal small scale mining a lifeline for school dropouts

Gugulethu Mnkandhla, WODAZ. 31 May 2018 Informal small scale mining a lifeline for school dropouts With the increasing rate of unemployment in Zimbabwe, families have to depend on the informal sector to eke a living. Unemployment of adult breadwinners has had perverse effects on school attendance as children have to […]

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Biography of a small scale miner

Dr Philemon Mokuele .Secretary for mat south small scale miners/13.06/208   BIOGRAPHY DR PHILEMOM MOKUELE Dr of mines and mining Philemon Mokuele is a gold miner who started mining in 1998 as an artisenal miner ,I graduated to small scale miner in 1999 when i managed to peg my first […]

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GWANDA DISTRICT ALTERNATIVE MINING INDABA RECOMMENDATIONS

Lungile Masuku, Gwanda Community Economic Justice Development Trust 14/05/18 Gwanda District Alternative Mining Indaba was held on 09 May 2018 in Gwanda mining town where a lot of issues concerning mining activitiues in the district were deliberated. The first speaker presented on ‘Strengthening Citizens’ Role in Combating Illicit Financial Flows […]

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Community Members Lament over Lack fo Development

Lungile Masuku, Gwanda Community Economic Justice Development Trust/21/04/18 Gwanda district is rich in mineral resources yet lagging behind in terms of infrastructural development. This was highlighted on 06 April 2018 at a Stakeholders Meeting that was held in Gwanda town. The meeting comprised of the Gwanda Municipality Mayor, councillors, Community […]

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Mopani worms target for armed robbers

Story by Dr Philemon Mokuele /Gwanda small scale miners/17/04/08 On the 16th day of April at mbembesi shopping centre west nicleson gwanda in matebaleland south province one of the biggest camp for mopani harvesters, one of the armed robbers who have been terrorizing the area for the past week’s was […]

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It never rains but pours for Miners.

Makara Alice MasawiGwanda Community Economic Justice Development Trust (GCEJDT) 16/04/2018 A happy work environment breeds a happy worker.A simple way to keep the worker happy is listening to the worker’s grievances and try to alleviate them. However when the Blanket Mine workers reach the 200% Target Bonus,they are given a […]

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Disused Mine Pit A Danger to the Community

Lungile Masuku, Gwanda Community Economic Justice Development Trust (GCEJDT) 07/04/18 DISUSED MINE PITS A DANGER TO THE COMMUNITY Community members around Gwanda and some parts of Matabeleland South province are highly concerned over human and livestock loss and land degradation that is caused by mining activities. It has been noted […]

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