Kenya to Award Mining Permit to Goldplat in October, Business Daily Says
The permit will allow the London-listed company to exploit gold deposits estimated to be worth 60 billion shillings ($642 million) a year in the Kilimapesa area of Narok County, south of the capital, Nairobi, the newspaper said. Kenya’s government will earn 4 percent of the value of gold exported, it said.
The license is being awarded in October to allow a 90-day period for members of the public to lodge any objections, the newspaper said.
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