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    Chinese granite miner seeks to evict Murehwa villagers

    By Alex Mutero DOZENS of villagers in Murehwa, Mashonaland East province, face eviction after Government gave a Chinese firm a special mining grant to extract black granite on land that includes graveyards, grazing land and even school premises. Heijin, which claims to be owned by three indigenous Zimbabweans and a Chinese national, was only incorporated under Zimbabwe’s laws in June…

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    Huge losses as black granite smuggled out of the country

    By Henry Mhara ZIMBABWE may be losing millions of dollars in export earnings through illicit trade of its black granite, as well as rampant smuggling through the country’s eastern exit points. 200 000 metric tonnes of granite are mined in Zimbabwe annually with over 95% exported all over the world for use in cladding buildings, floors, facades and interior finishings…

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