Nkhotakota gold rush worries Malawi environmentalists

Illegal gold rush phenomenon in Nkhotakota is increasingly worrying wildlife and environmental activists.

Some of the miners at the gold site

The Wildlife and Environmental Society of Malawi has asked the government for swift action to curb the malpractice.

This comes as reports indicate that some nationals from Mozambique, Botswana, Namibia and other countries are mining gold in the district illegally.

Yasin Malandula, National branches coordinator for organization said illegal mining is negatively affecting the country’s economy as miners do not pay tax to government.

Commenting on the matter, Jane Kaira, acting district environmental officer for Nkhatabay said the issue of illegal mining happening in the district has been  brought to the attention of government for action.

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bishop
bishop
4 months ago

asiyeni azikumba golide anthu akusowa ndalama ndani sadziwa kumalawi ndalama zimasowa……..alibwino ndiandale tizikhoma msonkho iwo azigawana alipheeee

Cyberpunk
Cyberpunk
4 months ago

Koma uchitsilu winawu boma likanasiyako. Zoona monse ma media houses anayambila kulengeza ndi kulemba za illegal mining muja sangakhwimitseko malamulo? Afuna akamazayamba kutsata malamulo azakhale kuti ma minerals atha? Pena azitsogoleli athuwa atamamvelako zolembedwa mma news ndi mma wailesimu. Ntima ukuchita kundipweteka ngati golideyo ndiwangawanga nde anthu akundibela… Please tiziganizakonso za mtsogolo. Chonchi nde tiziwachita blame azungu kuti sitikutukuka akutipondeleza?

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