Tag: Zimbabwe

Diamond executive abducted in Zimbabwe

Officials and media reported that Ian Harris, the Financial Officer of African Consolidated Resources (ACR) have been abducted by members of Mines Minister Obert Mpofu private police on Thursday. According to Andrew Cranswick, the CEO of African Consolidated Resources the police have refused to…

China throws birthday bash for Zimbabwe’s Mugabe

BEIJING (Reuters) – China said on Monday its embassy in Zimbabwe had thrown a birthday party for President Robert Mugabe, a rare sign of foreign support for a leader reviled by many Zimbabweans and criticized by the United States and Europe.

Zimbabwe diamond sale under scrutiny

A proposed sale of Zimbabwean diamonds proved controversial, because of disputes over ownership and whether or not the gems are “blood diamonds”. Although the sale was postponed, the issue is unlikely to go away.