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Zimbabwe banned the exports of raw lithium, an important component in electronic batteries, as the government seeks to develop its own processing and battery industry in-country, Business Insider South Africa reported. The ban would require mining companies to either set up local processing plants or show...

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Gold Rush

Zimbabwe launched gold coins to be sold to the public this week, a move economists say is aimed at curbing soaring inflation that has eroded the value of the African country’s unstable currency, Al Jazeera reported Tuesday. The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe said the newly-minted Mosi-oa-Tunya...

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The Tusk Dilemma

Zimbabwe is proposing to sell its stockpile of seized ivory to gather funds needed for the conservation of its rapidly increasing elephant population, the Associated Press reported. Wildlife officials in the central African nation appealed to foreign diplomats and the international community to support the sale...

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