Massive Theft of Diamond Revenue in Zimbabwe - Report

A lobby group's report on Zimbabwe's diamond fields has alleged that Zimbabwe's diamond industry is being looted by government officials. It also says it is characterized by gross trade irregularities and a lack of revenue transparency.

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  • Zimbabwe:  Mbeki's Speech At Diamond Conference Shows His Support for Zanu-PF

    SW Radio Africa, 13 November 2012

    Former South African President Thabo Mbeki was the keynote speaker on Monday at the opening day of Zimbabwe's diamond conference at Victoria Falls. read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Key Issues Ignored At Vic Falls Diamond Conference

    SW Radio Africa, 12 November 2012

    The Zimbabwe Diamond Conference began in Victoria Falls on Monday with top politicians and diamond industry figures making speeches that praised Zimbabwe's efforts. read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Govt Sets New Law On Diamonds

    The Herald, 13 November 2012

    GOVERNMENT has introduced a quota system which stipulates that 10 percent of locally-produced diamonds are cut and polished in the country, President Mugabe has said. He said this ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Prove That Diamonds Are Funding Army - Mnangagwa

    The Herald, 12 November 2012

    Defence Minister Emmerson Mnangagwa has challenged fellow Cabinet ministers to present evidence showing that proceeds from Chiadzwa diamond fields were used to fund army operations ... read more »

  • Zimbabwe:  Inaugural Diamond Conference Opens

    Zimbabwe Standard, 11 November 2012

    THE inaugural Diamond Conference opens in Victoria Falls tomorrow as Zimbabwe plans to tap knowledge on how it can harness diamond resources. read more »