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[Lesotho Times] THE National Assembly on Tuesday adopted a subordinate law which gives persons currently in illegal possession of rough diamonds until 31 January 2021 to declare them to the government.
[New Zimbabwe] CONTINUED economic challenges being experienced in the country have forced more local women to go into mining as a means of escaping hardship.
[The Herald] THE Government has allocated $1, 4 billion to the Ministry of Mines and Mining Development as it seeks to better coordinate the envisaged growth expected in the mining sector in 2021.
[Nyasa Times] Parliament's committee on Natural Resources has told government to suspend mining activities in the country until all corruption allegations in the industry are thoroughly investigated.
[Zimbabwe Independent] When people talk about "Africa's resource curse" they should include Zimbabwe's gold curse. Someone has said very aptly, gold is to Zimbabwe what oil is to the Arabian Peninsula. But the difference is that, while the Arabs have properly harnessed their resource and used it to the benefit of their people, Zimbabwe is struggling to do so.