This land use case was issued by Lukey Kwadraat
Kerekeya uranium mine – Malawi
- The Kerekeya uranium mine is partially owned by Paladin Africa Limited (PAL). PAL is a 85% subsidiary of Paladin Energy. The Paladin Energy head office is in Perth, Australia. The government of Malawi holds 15% of the PAL ownership.
The Paladin Energy website can be found here.
Characteristics of investment
The Kerekeya uranium mine is located in the northern part of Malawi, 52 km west of the city of Karonga.
|Investment: Kerekeya uranium mine- Malawi|
|Investor:||Paladin Africa Limited (PAL)
|Country of origin:||Australia|
|Acreage (according to company)||unknown|
|Acreage (on map)||approximately 3.7 km²|
|Employment (according to company)||unknown|
|Benefits for local communities|
|Disadvantages for local communities|
|Spill-overs of radioactive waste water was reported. There were conflicting reports on this matter. NGO’s are worried about the security measures in place. There are concerns in regard with potential pollution risks.|
|Kerekeya village is one of the affected communities.|