Subsistence Miners Killed in Zambia Mine Dump Collapse

At least 10 miners died when a mine dump known locally as Black Mountain, collapsed in Kitwe. The mine dump is an economic lifeline for thousands of Zambians who make a living from activities that have been partially legalised.



  • Zambia:  Ten Killed in Mine Accident

    Zambia Reports, 21 June 2018

    A mine accident at Kitwe’s slag dump commonly known as the Black mountain has claimed 10 lives while 7 others have sustained serious injuries. Read more »

The Black Mountain waste site.

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