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Zimbabwean Government to ban machetes in gold areas

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Machetes will be banned in gold-rich areas and those carrying them will be jailed under new laws being crafted by the Government
This follows a spate of violent crimes by machete-wielding artisanal miners.

Besides the ban and mandatory jail terms, the Government is considering setting up special courts to ensure such cases are dealt with quickly and effectively.

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