Mberengwa chiefs urge Kuvimba to develop the district

It commenced mining operations in the 1950s as an emerald mine. It has changed hands over its long history.
By Mthandazo Nyoni Aug. 21, 2023

Feature: Mberengwa communities demand fair game…as Kuvimba raises hopes with lucrative lithium find

Officials estimate that the lithium rush attracted more than 5 000 artisanal miners to the mining fields.
By Sydney Kawadza Aug. 4, 2023

'Ruling elite plundered Mberengwa'

The district, which is prone to drought, however remains one of the most underdeveloped in Zimbabwe.
By Sibonguthando Dube Aug. 2, 2023

Mineral resources should benefit locals, says CCC official

Zhou said there was massive plunder of minerals in the Mataga and Jeka areas in Mberengwa by the elite while the district remained underdeveloped.
By Silas Nkala Jul. 25, 2023

3 Mberengwa armed robbers jailed 21 yrs

The court heard that on June 2 last year, the three hatched a plan to rob Dungeni. They used a pistol and stole 10 tonnes of gold ore and two phones from him.
By Obert Siamilandu Mar. 28, 2023

Mberengwa, residents smoke peace pipe

Vanguard Mine, one of the asbestos mining companies operating in the Midlands province from the 1940s up to 1982, closed when its owners relocated to Germany, leaving workers in a quandary.
By Moses Mugugunyeki Mar. 6, 2023

Poor cotton prices give farmers headaches

According to a parliamentary probe, some farmers have even died of stress-related illnesses while others failed to return to the field because of delays in payment as they cannot afford inputs.
By Lorraine Muromo Feb. 26, 2023

Food shortages loom in Mberengwa

VILLAGERS in Mberengwa district, Midlands province, fear food shortages after their arid lands received little rains this agricultural season.
By Obert Siamilandu Feb. 9, 2023

Lithium rush: A case of Mberengwa's natural resource curse

Lithium is a rare mineral  that is currently being mined in only eight countries, with 85% of the global supply coming from Australia, Chile and China.
By Sydney Kawadza Feb. 5, 2023