Zimbabwe on course to produce 28 tonnes of gold

Zimbabwe is on course to meet its target to produce 28 tonnes of gold by year end, driven by increased output from artisanal miners, Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa has said.  Gold production in the southern African nation has been on an upward trajectory since government decriminalized artisanal mining and embarked on an aggressive collection strategy, which saw the country’s sole buyer of gold Fidelity Printers set up buying depots across the country.