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Cancelation of over 2, 500 mining licences worry ESMAZ


THE Emeralds and Semi – Precious Stones Mining Association of Zambia (ESMAZ) has expressed concern following a decision by the Ministry of Mines and Minerals Development to cancel over 2, 500 mining licences for small scale miners.

ESMAZ President Victor Kalesha wonders who the government wants to give these licenses to.

Mr Kalesha said this is worrying because some officers at the ministry wants to give these licences to foreign companies at the expense of the local people. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE


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