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British company shows interest in gold exploration in South Sudan

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By Isaac Vuni

Feb 5, 2007 (TORIT) — A delegation of a British mining company met today with the governor of the Eastern Equatoria State. The company showed interest to explore gold in the state.

The governor of Eastern Equatoria state, Brigadier General Aloisio Emor Ojetuk held a consultative meeting yesterday with delegations of international investor from New Kush Exploration and Mining Company who have shown interest in mining gold from Kapoeta East County of Eastern Equatoria state.

Ben Loky, spokesman of the state said the two parties have agreed to meet again in a later date in the presence of GoSS ministry of mining in order to officially formalize the issuance of license to the company to start operating.

Charles Blackmore, Director and team leader of the New Kush Exploration and Mining Company said their company has a working capital of five billion dollars, and if given permission to mine Kapoeta gold, it will take them two years to start full operation.

New Kush Exploration and Mining Company are a merger of two companies-British and South Africa.

In attendance from state were George Muras Lomoro, state minister of Finance, Ben Loky, state minister of Information and Communication, Gildo Abala, State Secretary General and the investor team were Fortune Mojapelo, Director from South African company, William Anyak, Peter Ferrary and Hannes Nel

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