Sand poachers, panners give BCC headaches

There is rampant and uncontrolled gold panning in the city’s water catchment areas such as Umzingwane as well as sand poaching in various suburbs.
By Silas Nkala 11h ago

Fire destroys 137K ha in Mat North, South

“We have lost over 25 052 hectares of land to veld fires with damage to property as well as livestock loss occurring” Musasiwa said.
By Innocent Magondo Oct. 9, 2023

Govt probes Karoi Dam fish poisoning

Dead fish and other aquatic species are seen floating in the dam, located at Watson Farm, about three kilometres from the farming town.
By Nhau Mangirazi Sep. 19, 2023

BCC pounces on gold panners

Bulawayo’s water catchment area has for some time now been invaded by illegal gold panners who have wrought massive environmental damage.
By Silas Nkala Jul. 10, 2023

EMA to go after chrome miners over abandoned pits

They said big miners, or their representatives, were also roaming the Great Dyke, including invading open cast chrome shafts left by other miners before.
By Elma Zhoya Apr. 14, 2023

‘I quit teaching to pick waste for a living’

The conference was organised by Matabeleland Institute for Human Rights.
By Silas Nkala Mar. 11, 2023

Govt stops billing HCC over Pomona waste

The terms were that if the local authority cancelled the deal, it would pay Geogenix BV US$3,5 million for breach of contract.
By Kenneth Nyangani Mar. 7, 2023

Harare mayor fires salvo at govt

Addressing journalists yesterday, Mafume described the disbursement of the money to EMA as a mockery, saying he would challenge government over the issue.
By Kenneth Nyangani Feb. 21, 2023

Environment friendly sewage pond treatment plan unveiled

Kandishaya said surveys showed that sewage treatment ponds were full of sludge, water hyacinth.
By Nhau Mangirazi Feb. 19, 2023