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Zimbabwe Army Generals Running Mining, Fuel Cartels – Report

Zimbabwe Army Generals Running Mining, Fuel Cartels – Report

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  1. This is sadly the case in many instable countries in that region of the world. I was doing a research into arms smuggling in the Democratic Republic of Congo and found that the main source of arms for the rebels is the FARDC, the Colombian governmental armed forces. They trade the weapons for poached ivory and illegally mined gold.

  2. This is the best tl;dr I could make, [original](https://www.newzimbabwe.com/army-generals-running-mining-fuel-cartels-report/) reduced by 86%. (I’m a bot)
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    > THE influence of the military in Zimbabwean politics is reported to be on the ascendancy in politics, economy and government while the army generals have also been reported to be heavily involved in mining and fuel sectors as they increase their control under President Emmerson Mnangagwa's rule.

    > In the study, Noyes looks into Mnangagwa's two year rule and according to the author, the military's influence in politics, economy and government was on the increase under the rule of Mnangagwa.

    > "Although the military has always played a prominent role in Zimbabwe's political economy, its influence has increased under Mnangagwa. The military remains heavily involved in the economy, particularly in the mining and fuel sectors," said Noyes.

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