Raids on mines affecting gold production

by Blondie Ndebele The current clampdown on the mining sector in Insiza District has reduced the number of mines bringing in gold for milling at processing sites. Last week, Habakkuk Trust followed up on reports of a clampdown on artisanal and small scale miners from some of its Insiza Community Advocacy Team…

Arbitrary clampdown on artisanal miners in Insiza

by Blondie Ndebele Habakkuk Trust recently received worrying reports of a clampdown on artisanal and small scale miners from some of its Insiza Community Advocacy Team members. The crackdown, which reportedly started on Thursday, is suspected to be part of the measures to combat the spread of Covid-19. However, there…