Zimbabwe parliament launches inquiry into violent gold gangs
Many miners are murdered in underground clashes and their bodies are buried there
Zimbabwe’s parliament has launched an inquiry into machete-wielding gangs behind a reign of terror at the country’s gold mines, killing hundreds and robbing other miners.
The killings have presented a new threat to Zimbabwe’s gold sector, one of the largest earners of foreign currency for the cash-strapped nation. Industry figures put the income from the mineral at about US$1bn annually...