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Lithium projects boost Zimbabwe’s mining goals amid governance concerns

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Issue 482 - 14 Apr 2023 - By Marc Howard | 10 minute read

The rapid development of five lithium projects bodes well for Zimbabwe’s potential as a minerals exporter and demonstrates China’s central role in mineral developments, as Harare takes steps to promote domestic processing industries. But serious governance concerns remain over artisanal mining and customs-evading exports.

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