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Can Zimbabwe's platinum industry rise to the top?

20 June 2014 Last updated at 12:19 BST

Zimbabwe is a country rich in numerous mineral resources such as gold, diamonds and nickel.

The real opportunity, however, may lie in platinum.

The country has the largest platinum reserves after South Africa, but with their neighbouring country's mining sector in distress, this may be an opportunity for Zimbabwe to raise its profile - if legal pressures allow.

Brian Hungwe reports from Zimbabwe's Ngezi mine.

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