GOVERNMENT INVESTIGATING REPORTS OF SUSPECTED COPPER ORE DEPOSITS IN LUSAKA’S SHANTUMBA AREA

By Prudence Siabana

Mines and Minerals Development Minister Paul Kabuswe has disclosed that government is investigating reports of suspected copper ore discovered in Lusaka’s Shantumba area.

Mr. Kabuswe has told Phoenix News that government is aware of the reports as it takes keen interest where minerals are discovered and has assured that a team

of experts will be sent to the area to ascertain if indeed they are mineral resources.

He adds that once the ministry concludes its investigations and exploration of the area, the nation will be informed on the way forward.
There are reports of high quality copper ore being discovered in Lusaka’s Shantumbu area.

PHOENIX NEWS

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