Work hard and you will find success

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GOLDNET.MARKET - “We want and are working to provide business with the opportunity to develop a lot of activity areas”

Today, almost all jewellery companies have their own wholesale websites, online stores, and social media pages. But a year ago, GOLDNET.MARKET, the first jewellery wholesale marketplace appeared in Russia, a new effective tool for the jewellery market...

20 september 2021

Platinum’s rare nature gives it additional value and appeal

Huw Daniel is the CEO of Platinum Guild International, overseeing market development activities in China, Japan, India and the USA, on behalf of the platinum producers of South Africa. Before taking up this role in 2015, Huw ran PGI USA for 12 years...

13 september 2021

Marco Carniello: We want to continue to be the engine boosting the jewellery industry

Italian Exhibition Group (IEG) is a leader in Italy in the organisation of trade fairs and one of the main operators in the trade fair and conference sector at European level, with structures in Rimini and Vicenza, as well as further sites in...

06 september 2021

There is a significant need for smart and technological financial solutions in the diamond industry

MDPS, the Israeli start-up Fintech company from the Mazalit Group is gearing up to enter the diamond industry soon. Zeev Maimon, the CEO of MDPS is also the Founder / CEO of MAZALIT, a B2B payment platform designed and dedicated to the global diamond...

30 august 2021

Anjin ‘grabs most lucrative diamond claim’ in Marange – report

26 january 2021
Image credit: ZCDC

Anjin Investments has allegedly taken control of the most lucrative diamond claim in Marange from the state-owned Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC).
Anjin is a joint venture between China’s Anhui Foreign Economic Construction Company (AFECC) and Matt Bronze, an investment vehicle controlled by Zimbabwe’s military.
The Zimbabwe Independent reports that investigations carried out with support from Information for Development Trust show that Anjin had taken over of Portal B, a diamond-rich zone in Marange.
The latest revelations confirm claims made by the Centre for Natural Resources Governance (CNRG) last September that the political leadership of the country had unilaterally awarded the block to Anjin without consulting the ZCDC board.
Irked by the move, some ZCDC board members allegedly resigned in protest on the 25th of April 2020.
Anjin and several other companies were barred from Marange in 2016 by the then government of the late Robert Mugabe for allegedly failing to remit diamond revenue to the treasury.
This led to the establishment of the state-owned Zimbabwe Diamond Consolidated Company (ZCDC).
Anjin was, however, allowed to return to Marange in 2019 by the new administration of president Emmerson Mnangagwa.
The Zimbabwean president said Harare’s 2016 decision to force out alluvial diamond miners, affected production for four years.

Mathew Nyaungwa, Editor in Chief of the African Bureau, Rough&Polished