Articles tagged 'gye nyame'

Lifeline for diamond companies 22 May 2018 HARARE - At least six diamond companies that were ordered to shut down by government more than two years ago could make a comeback following the drafting of a new diamond policy. In February 2016, government moved to consolidate the diamond mining industry and ceased operations for the other s...
“Police destroyed diamond miner” 12 April 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) played a crucial role in destroying diamond mining firm Gye Nyame Resources (Gye Nyame) after they looted the company's diamonds worth over $10 million, people familiar with the matter has said. Gye Nyame is one of the six companies that were merged ...
'Chihuri looted diamonds worth millions of dollars' 10 April 2018 HARARE - Former police commissioner-general Augustine Chihuri allegedly seized a vault containing diamonds worth millions of dollars belonging to a company that was in partnership with the cops before he forcibly took its claim in the gem rich Chiadzwa fields, Parliament heard yesterday. Chihu...
Gvt to cancel Gye Nyame agreement 12 December 2013 HARARE - President Robert Mugabe's government has resolved to cancel the Gye Nyame Resources (GNR) joint venture agreement with William Ato Essien's company after a series of external audits have exposed the Ghanaian investor's “irretrivable failure and neglect of his obligations”. Although Mi...
Diamonds saga: Belgian tycoon provided cash 4 October 2013 HARARE - The $6 million diamond scandal has deepened after it emerged a Belgian national could have funded the two Ghanaians' operations in the country, with sources claiming Zimbabwean authorities are battling to protect his involvement in the deal. Belgian national Eugene Van Bourme is repor...