The Poor Man Pays

Kayelekera Earns Malawi K23bn – The poor man pays

Dumbani Mzale reported in the Daily Nation of 19 May that the Kayelekera Uranium Mine, near Malawi’s border with Tanzania, had earned Malawi K23bn (about US$149 million). This was according to a press release issued by the owners and developers, Paladin Energy Limited. Paragraph after paragraph of Mzale’s article uncritically quotes the companies line about how much it contributes to the Malawi economy.