Former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe will not appear before a Mines and Energy Parliamentary Committee investigating the looting and loss of diamond revenue amounting to U.S.$15 billion, the head of the committee, Temba Mliswa has said. On two occasions, Mugabe failed to appear before the committee without giving any reasons, prompting Parliament to write him a final letter.
U.S.$15 Billion Diamond Fraud - Defiant Mugabe Wins As Mliswa Backs Off
New Zimbabwe, 12 June 2018
Parliament backed down Monday from its demand for former president Robert Mugabe to answer questions related to diamond mining operations during his time in office. Read more »
Former president Robert Mugabe (file photo).
Parliament Committee Lets Mugabe Off the Hook
The Herald, 12 June 2018
Parliament yesterday excused former President Mr Robert Mugabe from attending a hearing on diamond leakage at Chiadzwa during his tenure as Head of State and Government. The… Read more »
Parliament Wants Diamond Operations Probe to Continue After Polls
The Source, 8 June 2018
Zimbabwe's Parliament wants investigations into diamond mining operations to be continued after the July 30 elections and the return of former concession holders, including the… Read more »
Missing Diamonds - Leave Mugabe Alone, New Party Tells Parliament
New Zimbabwe, 1 June 2018
THE National People's Front (NPF) has blasted Mines and Energy parliamentary portfolio committee chairman and Norton legislator Temba Mliswa for harassing former president Robert… Read more »
Mbada Diamonds could have denied Zimbabwe of millions of dollars in revenue by under-declaring its diamond sales over the years after it emerged that its average price per carat ... Read more »
Although he did not say when former president Robert Mugabe would appear before the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee, the Chairperson Temba Mliswa has resolved to summon Mugabe to ... Read more »
Deposed president Robert Mugabe may have to appear before the country's parliament to explain what has happened to about U.S.$15 Billion in diamond revenue that is unaccounted for. Read more »
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