Kasungu 14-year-old boy dies in pursuit for gold

Malawi Police Service  in Kasungu have confirmed the death of a 14 year-old boy, Godfrey Nyoni, who has died whilst on the hunt for gold.

Illegal mining in Malawi

Police  said Nyoni died after a big stone fell on him in the process.

Kasungu police publicist,  Harry Namwanza,  said the  incident happened around midday on Monday at Masasa Village, Sub Traditional Authority Chitanthamapiri in the district.

It is reported that the boy went to the place where people are believed to be mining gold,  and while digging the the deceased had a big stone fall on him.

Attempts were made to rescue him but Nyoni was pronounced dead upon arrival at Kasungu District Hospital.

A postmortem conducted revealed that death occurred due to head injuries and loss of blood.

Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :

Sharing is caring!

Follow us in Twitter
4 Comments
newest
oldest most voted
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
Frank
Frank
8 months ago

Vuto ndi boma lathu, business ngati imenei boma likanakhala pansi ndikupeza company ndikumakumba lokha, dziko lathuli silosauka koma nzeru ndikagwilitsidwe kazinthu zimene tilinazo, Gold mining itha kutipangira ndalama zambiri pamwezi umodzi okha, chondechonde inu akumipando ngati mumawelenga nkhanizi nkhalanipo ndi chidwi pankhani imenei, dziko la south Africa limadalira kwambiri migodi ndipo ndilotsogola kwambiri chifukwa chazimenezi, boma chonde chonde tengani mining kukhala business, pazaka 3 tidzaonekera patali kwambiri

Chisale
Chisale
8 months ago
Reply to  Frank

Not true, the reserves we have are so minimal compared to South Africa. You can find gold anywhere but what quantities? These people are looking at minute stones which as a country, we can’t waste time saying Malawi has gold.

ERUTU
ERUTU
8 months ago

MHSRIEP 🌹🙏🏾

Namalila
Namalila
8 months ago
Reply to  ERUTU

one million jobs

shares
Read previous post:
Chakwera remarks on gender commitment irk activists: ‘Did he ask for CVs from men as well? – Kathewera

President Lazarus Chakwera on Monday failed to explain why he has failed to balance gender in his Cabinet and parastatal...

Close