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CSOs in Uganda and Tanzania Urge Against Haste in East Africa Crude Oil Pipeline Project

Civil society calls for fair compensation of oil pipeline victims

http://www.thecitizen.co.tz/News/1840340-4050978-4vq4ilz/index.html

Wednesday, 9 August

By John Namkwahe

Civil Society Organisations have called upon the governments of Tanzania and Uganda to develop Resettlement Action Plans (RAPs) in a participatory and transparent manner.This follows the envisaged…

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Added by Gilbert Makore on August 9, 2017 at 12:12 — No Comments

Balancing Infrastructure Development and Community Livelihoods: Lessons from Tanzania's Natural Gas Pipeline

Colleagues,

 Oxfam in Tanzania recently commissioned a research on ' Balancing Infrastructure Development and Community Livelihoods: Lessons from the Mtwara- dar es Salaam Natural Gas Pipeline' . The full report is available for download here …
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Added by Gilbert Makore on July 24, 2017 at 9:32 — No Comments

Does Zimbabwe's Central Bank Export Incentive for Mining Need a Re-think?

In May 2016, the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe introduced an export incentive scheme to promote the export of goods and services in order for the economy to benefit from the liquidity derived from exports. As some mining companies begin to report on their earnings, it is becoming evident that the export incentive has been beneficial to them.

Asa Resources owned …

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Added by Gilbert Makore on March 7, 2017 at 12:44 — No Comments

The Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Mining Company (ZCDC) Needs Watching

The Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Mining Company (ZCDC) is currently mining diamonds in Marange albeit on a small scale given that there remains legal contestation over the consolidation process itself. Companies including Anjin, Jinan and Mbada have challenged the consolidation at the Courts.

What is of interest is that ZCDC intends to conduct riverbed gold mining in Gache Gache River on the…

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Added by Gilbert Makore on February 7, 2017 at 13:12 — 1 Comment

Zimbabwe's Mining Sector in 2017: Through the Looking Glass

1-Gold will continue to do well. The country is likely to breach 20 tonnes once again as the RBZ continues its drive to mop up ASM gold through increased monitoring and improving market access (‘ no questions asked’ policy). There might not be a significant increase in gold deliveries if the liquidity crisis does not ease. Deliveries are likely to plateau- discouraged by failure of FPR to pay hard currency but evened off by miners who may still want some of the 5% export incentive. Alluvial…

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Added by Gilbert Makore on January 31, 2017 at 10:45 — No Comments

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