Zambia reopened its Nakonde border with Tanzania on Friday for cargo after a five-day closure of the key transit point for copper and cobalt exports and fuel imports, but people were still not allowed to cross, a provincial minister told Reuters.
subsidiary Mopani Copper Mines (MCM) will resume mining
operations for 90 days but still expects to go ahead with its
initial plan to place its mining operations on care and
maintenance, the local firm said on Sunday.
Namibian police reported on Tuesday a jump in people smuggling beers and whisky from neighbouring Angola and Zambia, using illegal border crossings to beat a ban on alcohol sales that is part of the country's plan to slow the spread of coronavirus.
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