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Mukasiri Sibanda
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Exploring linkages between workers in formal mining companies and artisanal miners

This write up is inspired by the presentation I made during a one-day workshop on “Promoting Decent Work in the Mining Sector.” Held at Jameson Hotel, Harare on 25 September 2018, the workshop was organised by Labour Economic Development Research Institute of Zimbabwe (LEDRIZ) together with Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Union (ZCTU) and Friedrich Ebert Stiftung. Key linkages explored include technical skills, investment, organising and bargaining skills and corporate social investments.Leverage on…See More
Oct 3
Rosemary (Rosie) Chabva favorited Mukasiri Sibanda's blog post SONA: Do I Smell A Breath of Fresh Air on Mineral Resource Governance Reforms?
Oct 2
Lungile Masuku favorited Mukasiri Sibanda's blog post SONA: Do I Smell A Breath of Fresh Air on Mineral Resource Governance Reforms?
Sep 27
A blog post by Mukasiri Sibanda was featured

SONA: Do I Smell A Breath of Fresh Air on Mineral Resource Governance Reforms?

Introduction A country that is endowed with diverse and significant mineral wealth is crippled socio-economically. Cholera outbreak – a mediaeval disease, severe foreign currency shortages, inferior tax revenue inflows and high levels of corruption are all signs that mineral benefits are not shared with citizens. Several mining mega deals were sealed this year, yet the public is not aware whether the deals are good or bad for sustainable development. Hence the deep urge to scan the State of the…See More
Sep 27
Mukasiri Sibanda posted a blog post

SONA: Do I Smell A Breath of Fresh Air on Mineral Resource Governance Reforms?

Introduction A country that is endowed with diverse and significant mineral wealth is crippled socio-economically. Cholera outbreak – a mediaeval disease, severe foreign currency shortages, inferior tax revenue inflows and high levels of corruption are all signs that mineral benefits are not shared with citizens. Several mining mega deals were sealed this year, yet the public is not aware whether the deals are good or bad for sustainable development. Hence the deep urge to scan the State of the…See More
Sep 25
A blog post by Mukasiri Sibanda was featured

Tax Incentives Can Puncture Efforts To Revamp Service Delivery

Cholera, the scourge currently haunting Zimbabwe is indicative of the sorry state of public service delivery – health, water and sanitation and education. A clear violation of socio-economic rights  provided in the Constitution. It is pertinent, therefore to focus on how government can mobilise finance to revamp public service delivery. Amidst measured excitement over government’s quest to re-engage with the West and the luring of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), it should not be lost that tax…See More
Sep 25
Mukasiri Sibanda posted a blog post

Tax Incentives Can Puncture Efforts To Revamp Service Delivery

Cholera, the scourge currently haunting Zimbabwe is indicative of the sorry state of public service delivery – health, water and sanitation and education. A clear violation of socio-economic rights  provided in the Constitution. It is pertinent, therefore to focus on how government can mobilise finance to revamp public service delivery. Amidst measured excitement over government’s quest to re-engage with the West and the luring of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), it should not be lost that tax…See More
Sep 19
Simon Njovu favorited Mukasiri Sibanda's blog post Leveraging Artisanal And Small Scale Gold Mining
Jul 10
2 blog posts by Mukasiri Sibanda were featured
Jul 10
Mukasiri Sibanda posted a blog post

Leveraging Artisanal And Small Scale Gold Mining

IntroductionThis article was original featured in Business WeeklyOften times portrayed negatively, artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) offers, potentially, exciting opportunities to propel sustainable rural economies.Certainly, if not done responsible, ASGM can harm rural economies by disrupting agricultural activities, fuelling criminal activities and causing massive environmental damage.Taking a…See More
Jul 9
Mukasiri Sibanda posted a blog post

Lessons From Parly Report On Missing Billions From Diamond Revenue

This article was originally featured in the Business WeeklyIntroductionLed by Honourable Themba Mliswa, the Parliament Portfolio Committee on Mines and Energy (PPCME) produced a report on its findings and recommendations concerning the allegedly missing $15 billion Marange diamond revenue.Although the figure of $15 billion has been factually proven…See More
Jul 4
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$5 Million Payment to Marange-Zimunya Trust: What We Need To Know

This article was original featured in the business weeklyAfter a false start, for Marange-Zimunya Community Share Ownership Trust (CSOT), can the $5 million payment received from the Zimbabwe Diamond Consolidated (ZCDC) herald a new beginning for local economic and social development hinged on diamond mining activities? This is particularly so, considering…See More
Jun 25
2 blog posts by Mukasiri Sibanda were featured
Jun 19
Mukasiri Sibanda posted a blog post

Mutoko Warms Up To Africa Mining Vision

Concerned that the community in Mutoko is unhinged from the main economic activity in their locality, black granite mining, Mutoko Rural District Council (MRDC) supported by The Civic Forum on Human Development (CFHD), Silveira House and Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association (ZELA) organised a district alternative mining indaba. The indaba was held at Nyamakwere hotel, Mutoko centre from 13 to 15 June 2018.Participants comprised of mining affected communities, Community Based Organisations…See More
Jun 18
Daniel Mulé favorited Mukasiri Sibanda's blog post Should We Cebrate Govt-Zimplats Platinum Deal or Worry?
Jun 15
A blog post by Mukasiri Sibanda was featured

Should We Cebrate Govt-Zimplats Platinum Deal or Worry?

On 6 June 2018, Zimbabwe Platinum Mines (Zimplats) publicly announced that it has amicable resolved a six-year long dispute with government which was seeking to compulsorily acquire part of its mining claims measuring 27,948 hectares. This dispute was pending in the courts of Zimbabwe.Consequently, Zimplats agreed to release 23,093 hectares to government “to ensure participation by other investors in the platinum mining industry.”   Zimplats now owns 24,632 hectares with a new special lease…See More
Jun 12

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Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association
Type of Organisation
Civil Society Organisation
Website
http://www.zela.org
Job Title
Economic Governance Officer
About My Work
I am strongly invested in mineral resource governance, transparency and accountability, fighting hard to ensure communities get a fair share of benefit from the exploitation of resources in their locality
Areas of interest
gold, diamonds, oil and natural gas, csr, governance and anti-corruption, geology, environment, social accountability, human rights, contract and licensing, monitoring revenue collection, redistribution and sustainable development
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At 17:44 on October 28, 2017, Jasmin Blessing said…

Dear Mukasiri,

I am Goxi's Communications Facilitator. I  really liked your latest blog and would be really interested in featuring your recent blog at one of our events.  Would you be interested? Do you have a private email address so that I can provide you with more information? 

 
 
 

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