- September 8, 2020
- Posted in LOCAL
The Zimbabwe government has banned all mining in the country’s national parks.
Speaking at a Post Cabinet briefing Minister Monica Mutsvangwa announced the development.
Mrs. Mutsvangwa said, “Steps are being undertaken to immediately cancel all mining titles held in national parks’.
Mining on areas held by National Parks is banned with immediate effect. Steps are being undertaken to immediately cancel all mining title held in national parks. pic.twitter.com/XbUwfcLvKY
— Ministry of Information, Publicity & Broadcasting (@InfoMinZW) September 8, 2020
This comes after local and international outcry over the decision to grant Special grants to two Chinese owned mining companies.
This is a developing story