Rescuers on Saturday pulled the exhausted, muddied survivors from the ground and took them to a tent for medical treatment.
Anxious relatives and other miners have camped out at the mining site as they wait for news of their loved ones and colleagues, some expressing frustration at the lack of information they are getting.
A number of stakeholders combined their efforts yesterday and successfully pumped out water from two interlinked tunnels, and work to retrieve the bodies is expected to start today.
The accident in Battlefields, 175 km (109 miles) west of Harare, has highlighted the safety issues in illegal gold miners, who previous year contributed significantly to the record bullion output of 33 tonnes in the southern African nation.
A mine rescuer climbs of a shaft as retrieval efforts proceed for trapped illegal gold miners in Kadoma, Zimbabwe, on February 15, 2019.
President Emmerson Mnangagwa declared the incident a State of Disaster on Friday.
Fellow artisanal miners and big mining companies have been leading the rescue effort under treacherous conditions.
"So far we have managed to bring out eight miners alive and we are yet to assess and find any more people down there who are still alive", Tapererwa Paswavaviri, the government deputy chief mining engineer told reporters on Saturday at the scene of the accident.
Some of the shafts were 100 metres deep and rescue teams from nearby mines and the Civil Protection Unit were pumping water from shafts and tunnels before recovering the estimated 50 men, The Herald newspaper said.
Italian designer Donatella Versace led the tributes among fashion's leading players as news of Lagerfeld's death broke. In this November 30, 1953 photo, Karl Lagerfeld poses with an unidentified model in Germany, city not known.
Ce que le petit garçon avait pourtant asséné à son prestigieux parrain à l'effarement de chacun, devant un Karl Lagerfeld amusé. Le nom Karl Lagerfeld se transforme en une véritable mine d'or, que l'homme au catogan fait fructifier sans limites.
Dolly then assured her many fans that while Dean may prefer Led Zeppelin over her songs, their marriage is still very strong. Not only is Parton purely heterosexual, she is still madly in love with her husband, even after all these years.
The brothers from Nigeria were first considered suspects, but then released from police custody Friday without being charged. Smollett's lawyers said late Saturday that the actor felt "victimized" by reports that he played a role in the assault.
Other Democratic presidential hopefuls also share concerns about going nuclear to kill the filibuster, including Sens. Warren has already launched her campaign and has planned an aggressive swing through the early primary states.
His reaction? " It's all part of what goes on down here ". "We felt pretty fortunate to come away with two points tonight". Considering he could have been seriously injured, the latter was very philosophical about his narrow escape.
Les discussions à venir, qui prolongent celles de la semaine dernière à Pékin, pourraient augurer de 60 jours de trêve supplémentaire que serait prêt à accorder Donald Trump , selon des sources de Bloomberg .
A source told People magazine that McLoughlin had been living in Rettinger's house with her family during the pregnancy. Lambert stunned fans when she abruptly announced that she was married via Instagram on Saturday (Feb. 16).
Queen Is Performing At The Oscars With Adam Lambert
The band will perform at the Academy Awards ceremony on Sunday, the Motion Picture Academy announced on social media today. Its star Rami Malek is considered a front-runner for the Best Actor trophy for his portrayal of the late singer.
Former Colorado player shot to death over parking spot
The man shot and killed in a dispute with a neighbor is an assistant principal , a former NFL safety and CU Buff football player. Authorities said 31-year-old Marcus Johnson is being held on a first-degree murder charge.
Marches against anti-Semitism to take place across France
That has to be made a criminal offence, " Sylvain Maillard, an MP from Macron's political party, told Radio France Internationale. Although the French president himself will not attend the rallies, he plans to visit a Holocaust memorial later in the day.