Illegal gold panning

  • Courts and Law

    Dexter Nduna, top cops in court for illegal mining

    ZANU-PF Member of Parliament Dexter Nduna has been dragged to court for illegal mining. The Chegutu West MP, aged 49, of Plot 1 and 2 Drummond farm, Chegutu was charged together with his accomplices Superintendent Wonder Chisikwa, 50, Officer in Charge Crime and Operations, Acting Officer Commanding Chegutu District, Vengai Musengi, (39) of Plot 13 Ardlui farm, Bonzim, Tatenda Gwinji,…

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  • Local

    Several illegal gold miners ‘buried alive’ in Mutare

    AS MANY as ten (10) illegal miners are believed to have died after having been buried alive at the Chinese-owned Premier Mine on the outskirts of Mutare in Manicaland province. Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) spokesperson Inspector Tavhiringwa Kakohwa confirmed the death of only two but the information Ministry permanent secretary Nick Mangwana indicated that more have perished at the weekend.…

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  • Local

    Zvishavane teacher dies in a mine tunnel

    A mining exercise by two Zvishavane teachers turned fatal when one of them died after he accidentally fell headlong in a mine tunnel, as he tried to use a manual hoist to lower a colleague underground, where they were panning for gold. Pesanai Chiresve had abandoned classes at the nearby Gorge Chipadze Secondary School in search of the precious mineral…

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