Ankita Anand is an independent journalist based in Delhi.

She has been a recipient of the European Commission's Lorenzo Natali Media Prize and the Statesman Award for Rural Reporting. Her work has been supported by grants and fellowships from the Thomson Reuters Foundation, Climate Tracker, Sanskriti Foundation, Clean Energy Wire, Hostwriter, Centre for Media Studies-GIZ, New Economy Coalition, The Rules, Tactical Tech Collective, Centre for World Indigenous Studies, and India Friends’ Association. She has also been awarded for her contribution towards promoting gender sensitive reporting.

Ankita Anand

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Ankita Anand
New Delhi

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Inside Zimbabwe's illicit gold-mining trade

  • Armed conflict
  • Corruption
  • Environment
  • Finance

HARARE - Gold is Zimbabwe's chief export product. However, partly because of the country's monetary policy, an estimate of 50% of artisanal and small-scale mined gold in Zimbabwe is lost to smuggling, causing bloody turf wars that have claimed hundreds of lives.

Young miner in Zimbabwe shows mercury coated gold