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Zambia minister slams 'failed' foreign mining companies

Zambia’s mining minister Richard Musukwa has voiced his displeasure at foreign mining companies he said had failed to fulfill financial, social and operational promises.

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Richard Musukwa, centre right, front row, launched a scathing attack on miner KCM, alleging that its management had utterly failed the people of Zambia

Speaking at a mining conference in London, Musukwa said Zambia did not need companies that would come into the country "without any regard to environment and cost".