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Posts published in November 2019

Copper Market Shake-Up Makes Waves in Zambia

[Daily Maverick] Rio Tinto Group has joined the contest for Zambia's number one copper miner, First Quantum Minerals, which recently ceded 20% of its shares to the Chinese state-owned Jiangxi Copper Company.

U20 Boys Off to Zambia

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Head coach for the under 20 Zebras national team Pio Paul says his side is ready to give their opponents a run for their money during the COSAFA championship tournament slated for Zambia from December 4-14.

Zambia Owes U.S.$70 Million Dollars to EDM

[AIM] Maputo -Zambia's Minister of Energy, Matthew Nkhuwa, has revealed that Mozambique's publicly owned electricity company EDM is owed 70 million US dollars for energy supplied during 2015 and 2016.

Speaker Requests for Statement On Forest 27

[Times of Zambia] SPEAKER of the National Assembly Patrick Matibini has directed Lands Minister Jean Kapata to render a ministerial statement in Parliament on Thursday next week regarding developments at Forest 27.

UTH Commences Operation Preps On Kalumba

[Times of Zambia] THE University Teaching Hospital (UTH) has commenced preparations to conduct an operation on four-year-old Edwina Kalumba of Ndola who is suffering from kyphoscolosis, a disease affecting the spinal cord.

Govt Team in Road Accident Mishap

[Times of Zambia] Sixty government officials, including Copperbelt police Commissioner Charity Katanga, travelling from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) were involved in a road traffic accident due to a heavy downpour.

12 Illegal Colleges Shut

[Times of Zambia] The Technical Education, Vocational and Entreprenuership Training Authority (TEVETA) has shut down 12 learning institutions on the Copperbelt for operating illegally, some of them offering mine safety

Angola and Zambia Reiterate Bilateral Cooperation

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan and Zambian governments reiterated their commitment to materialize road and rail construction projects between the two countries, as well as to conclude the Rivungo / Changombo river channel.

Angola Thanks Zâmbia’s Support With Lusaka Protocol

[ANGOP] Lusaka -The state and the people of Angola are forever grateful for Zambia's support in the process that culminated in the signing of the Lusaka Peace Protocol between the Government and UNITA, the Angolan ambassador to this neighbouring countr...

Constitutional Debate – More Powers for the President?

[Deutsche Welle] The Zambian government is trying to push a bill through parliament to change the constitution. But civil society groups argue the changes will effectively increase presidential and ruling party powers.

In Zambia, a State Asset Grab and a Hazardous Leak Raise Many Questions

[Daily Maverick] In what seems a transparent asset grab by the state, mining company Vedanta is locked in a legal battle with the Zambian government to regain control of its KCM copper and cobalt asset. Vedanta is now raising alarm bells about safety a...

The Young Activists Fighting Lead Pollution in Zambia

[HRW] A new video just published by Zambian environmental activists confirms Human Rights Watch's research on how a former industrial lead mine in their hometown of Kabwe has left a legacy of severe lead contamination. The youth activists, who work wit...

Olympic Eagles Beat Zambia to Keep Tokyo 2020 Hope Alive

[Daily Trust] Nigeria's national U-23 team also called the Olympic Eagles bounced back to winning ways yesterday with a 3-1 defeat of Zambia at the ongoing AFCON-23 championship in Egypt.

Kenneth Kaunda Supports Angolan President’s Leadership

[ANGOP] Lusaka -The first Zambian president, Kenneth Kaunda, Monday in Lusaka highlighted the leadership of Angolan President João Lourenço and encouraged him to continue the ongoing reforms in Angola.