Over 400 get mining licenses

 Over 400 get mining licenses

The Ministry of mines cadastre department has registered 482-mining licenses since Tuesday.

Mines caderstre department Director Samuel Maango said that the response is overwhelming.

He said many Zambians have shown a lot of Interest to get into mining following the discovery of a number of minerals in the country.

Mr Maango said while foreigners have been interested in mining in Zambia, local citizens are now accounting for the majority of applicants.

And a senior citizen Jordan Mbulo said the order now prevailing in the mining sector will yield benefits for the country.


Alice Nachilembe


Alice Nachilembe is a Journalist who yearns for a better country with leaders being accountable to their mandate without oppressing the governed.