ZIMBABWE PASSES NEW MINING ACT AS MINERAL PRODUCTION RAMPS UP

Zimbabwe’s parliament has approved new mining legislation and measures that reform controls imposed under the ex-President Robert Mugabe, with the goal of boosting production and wooing investors. The liberalising measures dovetail with declarations from new President Emmerson Mnangagwa that the country – which has extensive lithium and chrome deposits - is now open for business. The changes that have been welcomed by the mining sector and opposition parties and have been developed since the resignation of Mugabe last November. Mnangagwa has pushed to ...


Full access to this article can be arranged with permission from the client that first ordered it. Please contact us to request access. Entries are uploaded to our archive at least one year after being published by a client – free access is restricted to International News Services journalists for background research only. The article date indicates when copy was filed to a client, not when posted to this archive. Upon client requests, International News Services will remove such articles from the archive or not upload them in the first place. They are included to demonstrate the breadth of topics undertaken by the agency and also to help promote clients’ coverage.