The newly appointed Tanzania Mining Commission appointed recently by President John Magufuli says despite the construction of a protective wall around Merelani mines smuggling of the Tanzanite gemstone still persists. An official has accused Tanzanite business agents of engaging in corruption and blamed the lack of modern inspection equipment at the exit.
Tanzanite Smuggling Persists Despite New Wall - Mining Commission
Citizen, 17 July 2018
The Tanzania Mining Commission (TMC) appointed recently by President John Magufuli has uncovered rampant smuggling of the tanzanite gemstone from the Merelani mines despite the… Read more »
Gemstone Dealers Restricted From Mirerani Quarries
Daily News, 17 July 2018
MINING Commission officials who toured the mining quarries at Mirerani Hills in Manyara region's Simanjiro district have discovered thieving loopholes despite the recently erected… Read more »
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