Corruption in Zimbabwe (Trafigura Special) 27-05-14

Alex Bell hosts a special programme about Corruption in Zimbabwe, and is joined by economic analyst Vince Musewe to discuss the controversial takeover of the ZANU PF linked Sakunda fuel group by a Dutch multinational oil trader called Trafigura. The deal, which gives Trafigura almost total control over the...

Election Rigging Special 22-08-13

To coincide with Robert Mugabe’s inauguration, Alex Bell brings you a step by step break down of how the election was manipulated to secure a ZANU PF victory. We hear from academics, analysts, politicians, election observers, polling agents and ordinary Zimbabweans, who describe the many flaws and...

Illegal diamond panning on the rise amidst Chiadzwa uncertainty

By Alex Bell SW Radio Africa 20 June 2014 The uncertainty about the future ownership of the Chiadzwa diamond claims has seen a rapid increase in the amount of illegal diamond panning there, with a ‘brutal’ response being meted out by security details. Syndicates of diamond panners have been active at the...

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