ZCDC is worse than mining companies

ZCDC is worse than mining companies

By Daniel Chigundu CHIADZWA residents have told Parliament that the Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC) is worse compared to mine companies that were operating in Chiadzwa. According to Marange Development Trust (MDT), previous mine companies used to employ local people and even built houses for relocated people and assisted them in other means, adding that ZCDC has been treating them badly and is not entertaining their concerns. Giving oral evidence to the Portfolio Committee on Mines and Energy, MDT member Beulah Mawoyo said people are at pains especially because of…

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ZIMCODD slams arrogant Mpofu

ZIMCODD slams arrogant Mpofu

By Daniel Chigundu ZIMCODD says it was disappointed by recent developments which saw Minister of Home Affairs Obert Mpofu refusing to answer questions in Parliament on the alleged missing US$15 billion diamond revenue. Mpofu two weeks ago refused to cooperate with the Portfolio Committee on Mines and Energy arguing that he would not respond until committee chair Temba Mliswa recuses himself. Zimbabwe reportedly lost about US$15 billion worth of diamond revenue through illicit and shoddy dealing at Chiadzwa in Marange mostly during the time when Obert Mpofu was the Minister…

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Troubled Chamisa dispatches Mutsekwa to Bulawayo

Troubled Chamisa dispatches Mutsekwa to Bulawayo

By Daniel Chigundu MDC-T which is currently fractured by factionalism and internal conflicts has dispatched its head of security Giles Mutsekwa to deal with rebellion and waves of violence that have nested in Bulawayo. The dispatching of Mutsekwa comes barely a day after party vice-president Thokozani Khupe and other officials where thoroughly based at the party’s office in Bulawayo for allegedly refusing to accept Nelson Chamisa as the Morgan Tsvangirai successor. This is however not the first time that Khupe and company have been beaten at the party’s offices, it…

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