JOHANNESBURG - Zimbabwe ’s
government is using money earned from diamond exports to fund its Central
Intelligence Organisation, blamed for a raft of human-rights abuses as it’s
helped to keep President Robert Mugabe in power since 1980, Global Witness
Diamonds dug from the Marange fields in eastern Zimbabwe are channeled through Dubai,
India, the Netherlands and South
Africa by a complicated web of cross-owned companies
based in places as diverse as Mauritius,
Hong Kong and Johannesburg,
he London-based group said in a report released on Monday.
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