Mnangagwa moves against Chinese miners to appease Zanu-PF activists

Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa attends a meeting of the Zanu-PF.
Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa attends a meeting of the Zanu-PF. © Philimon Bulawayo/Reuters
President Emmerson Mnangagwa, who is usually accommodating towards Chinese mining investors in Zimbabwe, has been forced to revoke a permit granted to Heijin Mining to avoid a ZANU-PF revolt in Mashonaland East province, where local communities are increasingly opposed to Chinese miners. [...] (399 words)
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