Zimbabwe burns while the lights are out

A red light or high pitched alarm are the two most dreaded things in our lives in Zimbabwe today. They mean that the car has almost run out of fuel, the prepaid electricity meter is about to run out of money, the phone battery is almost flat, the internet connection has gone, the inverter battery is dying. And when the red lights go off completely we just grind to a halt.

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Mnangagwa Government Seeks Investors To Revive Mines As Multibillion Dollar Gold Industry Remains Unexploited in Zimbabwe – Reserve Bank Governor

He highlighted that the government is owner of the Corporation of Mining Development, which includes the best mines of the country and it only has to make them produce.

Among those facilities, the official mentioned that of Sabi and Jena, with capacity to treat 450 tons of gold/iron per day and that of Elvington, that used to produce 45 kilograms monthly.