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WHO WE ARE

We defend the rights of communities affected by extractive industries. We have seen how extractive industries expose rural communities to an avalanche of rights violations which include land and water grabbing, water and air pollution and direct violence by a combined force of state and corporate power. Power responds to power. We believe the power of united, informed, organized and active communities will always prevail over injustices, state and corporates power.

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PARTNER WITH US

CNRG relies on the support it gets from foundations and individuals who believe in economic justice. Our hard working team travels throughout the country in the most difficult and challenging circumstances to strengthen the capacities of communities to resist destructive mining.

FEATURED NEWS

Coal mining fuels human wildlife conflict in Hwange

Henry Nyapokoto Hwange is known for coal mining, as well as being a haven for the country’s wildlife. The coal and wildlife rich district of Hwange measures 21,956 sq. km of which 75% of it is under the Hwange National Park and several safaris. Human settlements and mining industries share the remaining 25% of the […]

Covid-19: Challenges and Opportunities for the diamond mining sector in Zimbabwe.

Introduction The Coronavirus has been described as one of the worst world pandemics of the 21st century. As of mid-June 2020, the pandemic has infected about 8.6 million people causing the death of 456k around the globe. The pandemic has caused devastating harm not only to the health systems but to economies as well. Prices […]

Not yet Uhuru for Kamandama widows, 48 years on

June 6 marks a painful reminder of the destructive and impoverishing nature of mining. On this day in 1972, a total of 472 men perished following an underground explosion at Hwange Colliery Company Limited. The tragedy, now known as the Kamandama mine disaster remains the epitome of negligence and disregard of the health and safety […]