While answering a question during a plenary session at a mining indaba in Bulawayo, Mines and Minerals Development Minister Walter Chidhakwa said that Government has not abandoned investigations into missing $15 billion from Chiadzwa diamond fields in Manicaland.
He could not however disclose methods that are being used to determine how much was lost. Said Chidhakwa:
The technical people we consulted have said we can use a different way of establishing what was mined in Marange. We discussed and agreed. I am not at liberty to disclose that now and that is the method we are going to use. So we have not abandoned the issue of establishing what happened but I am happy that we have enabled ourselves to move ahead and do something in Marange.