CHINESE miners have come under spotlight for being a law unto themselves by entering into illegal mining deals that also flout the country’s indigenisation laws.
A report presented to the House of Assembly by ZANU-PF Guruve South lawmaker, Edward Chindori-Chininga days before his death last week accused the Chinese of using devious means to venture into the chrome sector.
Of the seven Chinese miners that the committee met only one confidently admitted that they had acquired the claims through the proper channels.
At one of the Chinese-owned mines, Sanhei, workers were alleged to have complained of labour abuses such as low pay and long working hours.“The committee could not verify who this person was but the perception was real within the community. [Read more...]Tweet