Rampant looting in army lithium project unearthed... military hardware producer directed to halt exports

There was outrage over government’s decision to grant the army’s ZDI a special permit giving it exclusive rights to export raw lithium to help it ride out operational challenges.
By Freeman Makopa May. 12, 2023

Candid Comment: Zim must be sincere on lithium ban

Lithium miners are still dribbling authorities, and the precious mineral is finding its way out of Zimbabwe through our porous borders.
By Tinashe Makichi Apr. 21, 2023

‘Firearms smuggler’ placed off remand

The State would then proceed by way of summons if there are new developments to the matter.
By Rex Mphisa Mar. 8, 2023

Reflecting on the export ban for raw lithium

The government does not consider concentrates as raw or unprocessed lithium.
By Victor Bhoroma Jan. 27, 2023

‘ZDI gets permit to export raw lithium’

In a bid to restore order in the areas where the globally sought-after mineral is being informally mined, the government swiftly banned the exportation of unprocessed lithium.
By Tinashe Kairiza and Tinashe Makichi Jan. 13, 2023

A case for our defence forces

Why are the funds allotted to the soldiers inadequate in the first place when this country is evidently so rich that feeding, clothing and housing the country’s army should not be an issue?
By Newsday Oct. 25, 2022

Firearms smuggling suspect weeps in court

Matambo’s letter to the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) asking for assistance to bring the guns into the country was used as evidence in court.
By Desmond Chingarande Sep. 14, 2022

ZDI defends AK-47 rifles 'smugglers'

ZDI defends AK-47 rifles ‘smugglers’
By Desmond Chingarande Sep. 8, 2022