Zimbabwe last week reversed its decision to license Chinese companies to mine Hwange national park. An environmental group applied to the country's High Court on September 8, 2020, to stop coal mining in the park, home to one of Africa's largest populations of elephants. Photo: AP Zimbabwe last week reversed its decision to license Chinese companies to mine Hwange national park. An environmental group applied to the country's High Court on September 8, 2020, to stop coal mining in the park, home to one of Africa's largest populations of elephants. Photo: AP
Zimbabwe last week reversed its decision to license Chinese companies to mine Hwange national park. An environmental group applied to the country's High Court on September 8, 2020, to stop coal mining in the park, home to one of Africa's largest populations of elephants. Photo: AP

China lectures Zimbabwe on environmental duty and transparency after permits to mine park cancelled

  • Under pressure from environmental groups, African nation revoked licences for Chinese firms to mine Hwange national park
  • Admirable reforestation efforts by China do not allow it to ‘trash’ the Congo Basin Forest, says Greenpeace Africa

Topic |   Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe last week reversed its decision to license Chinese companies to mine Hwange national park. An environmental group applied to the country's High Court on September 8, 2020, to stop coal mining in the park, home to one of Africa's largest populations of elephants. Photo: AP Zimbabwe last week reversed its decision to license Chinese companies to mine Hwange national park. An environmental group applied to the country's High Court on September 8, 2020, to stop coal mining in the park, home to one of Africa's largest populations of elephants. Photo: AP
Zimbabwe last week reversed its decision to license Chinese companies to mine Hwange national park. An environmental group applied to the country's High Court on September 8, 2020, to stop coal mining in the park, home to one of Africa's largest populations of elephants. Photo: AP
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