VICTORIA FALLS – The Chamber of Mines of Zimbabwe (CoMZ) on Wednesday elected Mimosa Mining Company corporate affairs executive, Elizabeth Nerwande as its new president, taking over from Bindura Nickel Corporation’s Batisai Manhando, who has been president since 2017.

Nerwande will be deputised by Coleen Chibafa, the chief finance officer at Unkie Mine, who will be the first vice president.

Demand Gwatinetsa, the managing director of How Mine, a unit of Metallon Corporation, takes over as second vice president.

Nerwande is the second female president of the CoMZ, after Ellah Muchemwa, a former executive at RioZim, who was once president.