The government has issued a memorandum inviting miners to show interest in mining activities on 10 farms in the Mashonaland Central province, including Foyle and Smithfield owned by the former First Family, the Mugabes. We present below the memo in full.
DATE: 18 SEPTEMBER 2019
TO: ALL MINERS, POTENTIAL MINERS, AND APPROVED PROSPECTORS.
MANZ0U, SURTIC, SMITHFIELD, ARNOLD’S FARM, YARROWDALE, FOYLE ESTATE, BRECON, BANDARI, BRUNDRET, MAGGIESDALE, AND GLENBERVILE.
All miners who used to hold mining titles (claims) in the above-named farms are invited to report to the Mashonaland Provincial Mining office in Bindura and re-inspect them as soon as possible.
We are extending this grace period for a period of 60 days with effect from 19 September 2019 beyond which we will assume all those who hold such interests would have restored them.
Kindly bring with you the following;
- Original certificate of registration in applicant’s name.
- Full copy of mining title docket (with copy of prospecting licence, prospecting notice, discovery notice and registration notice)
- Claims map as per dockets held by title owner.
- Identity’card in the name of mining title.
CR14 and Certificate of incorporation in the case of companies
Provincial Mining Director – Mashonaland Central Province.
FOR: SECRETARY FOR MINES AND MINING DEVELOPMENT