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16 Apr 2014

Author:
Abel Mboozi & Gift Chanda, Post (Zambia)

Mwansa justifies London protests against KCM

Commenting on the protests by scores of people from Foil Vedanta, Afrika Diaspora and other organisations who besieged the Zambian High Commission...Dr Mwansa...[Zambia’s] former mines minister...said Zambia should ably benefit from its mineral wealth...Dr Mwansa...said the protests in London were justified because the mining companies in Zambia were not contributing enough to the national treasury..."It's not acceptable that the total Zambian labour force of around 600,000 should contribute more to the treasury...than all mining companies put together..." Dr Mwansa said the mining companies and the government needed to dialogue on the matter ...to create a win-win situation...

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