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Zambia mining sector gets first female chief executive

The BBC World Service interviewed KoBold Zambia CEO Mfikeyi Makayi about what it feels like to make history as the first Zambian woman in history to head a major mineral exploration company.

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The BBC interview came on the heels of a Reuters story announcing Makayi’s appointment as well as an outpouring of support from both Zambian President Hakainde Hichilema and the U.S. Government: