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Who Really Owns Zimbabwe's Diamonds? the Answer May Surprise You (Or Not).

[Global Witness] For many years Global Witness has investigated a swirl of allegations around Zimbabwe's Marange diamond fields. We uncovered the allocation of one diamond mining concession to the military, another to the Central Intelligence Organisation (CIO), and a third linked to a man with widely reported connections to the President. Our work is based on the belief that the Zimbabwean public deserve a fair share of their country's natural resource wealth, but we have found little evidence that diamonds have benefitte...

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Published By: zimbabwe. - Thursday, 20 April, 2017