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Ethiopia cancelled MIDROC Gold Mine license

Thursday May 10th, 2018

Ethiopia’s Ministry of Mines, petroleum and natural gas today cancelled recently renewed controversial license of MIDROC Gold, which is owned by Ethio Saudi Arabian billionaire Mohamed Al Amoudi. The decision is made after protesters took the street and complained that the MIDROC Gold Mine in Legedenbi, Oromia region of Southern Ethiopia, polluted the area.


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