The Seventh National Alternative Mining Indaba (NAMI) has demanded for urgent reforms in order to improve safety standards following the Black Mountain disaster where 10 small-scale miners died. And the Indaba resolved, among other things, that government should ensure that there is an effective and progressive taxation for Zambia to mobilise resources to realise development aspirations and tackle poverty and inequality. Delivering a communique on behalf of stakeholders, NAMI committee chairperson Tommy Singongi called on the government to institute measures to improve health and safety standards in the mining industry following the Black Mountain disaster that claimed at least 10 lives on Wednesday. “The 2018 NAMI begins by expressing our condolences and standing in solidarity with the families of the…...

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