Zimbabwe: Who wins and who loses in the rush for diamonds?

By Farai Shawn Matiashe
Posted on Thursday, 11 March 2021 21:18, updated on Friday, 12 March 2021 07:46

Tawanda Mufute, ATRDT secretary, inspects one of the dilapidated four-roomed houses built by Anjin in ARDA Transau. © Farai Shawn Matiashe

The list of hardships and suffering linked to Zimbabwe's diamond mines is growing longer by the day.

Since diamonds were discovered in the Marange fields in 2001, non-governmental organisations have been looking into abuse and dodgy dealings: