Miners Give ED A Gift To Remind Him Of Miners Killed By Mashurugwi

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Miners Give ED A Gift To Remind Him Of Miners Killed By Mashurugwi

Norton Miners have given President Emmerson Mnangagwa a gift of a stone sculpture which symbolises their appreciation for his support to the mining sector, achievements they have made and challenges they faced as miners.

Handing over the gift to the president on Friday, Norton Miners Association chairperson Privilege Moyo and women’s affairs executive, Pamela Muringai said:

Wherever the president will place that stone gift he will always see an image of all artisanal and small scale miners across the country, the challenges they face every day, in remembrance of various comrades in mining who died due, machetes gangs, mine accidents and sickness related to mining.

Machete gangs, popularly known as Mashurugwi and or Al Shabab have this year allegedly killed several miners and villagers and have also been forcefully taking mines claims.

Moyo added that the gift was also meant to show that the miners were prepared to support the country’s vision 2030 notes that the mining sector will play a pivotal role in transforming Zimbabwe into a middle-class economy.

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