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Posts published in April 2020

Mopani Caves in

[Times of Zambia] Glencore, the Swiss-based owner of Mopani Copper Mine (MCM) has rescinded its decision to put its Kitwe and Mufulira mine operations under care and maintenance.

Test, Test, Test

[Times of Zambia] Residence of Lusaka and Kafue - two of the country's three Coronavirus red zones - have been urged to take advantage of the mass testing exercises taking place in their communities as the government bids to stay ahead of the disease.

Football Body Elections Case Goes to ConCourt

[Times of Zambia] The Ndola High Court has referred the case in which the Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) has been sued by Damiano Mutale and Patson Lusaka to stop the elections to the Constitutional Court.

Two Medics Catch COVID-19

[Times of Zambia] Zambia has recorded a third Coronavirus (COVID-19) death - the 19-year-old girl who had attempted suicide - as well as its first two cases of infected medical staff, both of whom were involved in treating the girl.

Cancer Survivor Urges Early Screening

[Times of Zambia] A cancer survivor from Choma District in Southern Province has urged women to take cancer screening services offered at health facilities seriously to save their lives.

15 Hurt in Solwezi COVID-19 Cleaning Rumpus

[Times of Zambia] Fifteen people have been injured while six have been arrested following a riot in Solwezi over the council's efforts to decongest Kyawama market as part of measures to stop an outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Tazara Suspends Cross-Border Services

[Daily News] TOWARDS curbing the spread of corona virus, the management of Tanzania Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA) suspended cross-border passenger train services on March 30, and instead, services will be confined within each country.

Truck Driver and Assistant From Zambia Discharged

[Botswana Daily News] Sowa Town -A Zambian truck driver and his assistant, who came to Botswana 14 days ago and were placed under isolation, have been cleared of coronavirus and discharged.

Mopani Copper Mines Workers Want New Owners

[Times of Zambia] Some of the thousands of Mopani Copper Mines workers sent on leave last week as operations were suspended have asked the government to find other investors to take over the assets in Kitwe and Mufulira.

Zambian Political Parties Undergo Strategic Planning Training

[Democracy Works] Democracy Works Foundation (DWF) Zambia hosted four political parties in a two-day workshop to enhance their skills and knowledge on facilitating a strategic planning process for political parties. The workshop was held in Lusaka on 2...

10 Billion/ – Dished Out for Revamping Tazara

[Daily News] The government has dished out 10bn/- to support the revamping of the Tanzania Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA) in attaining its goal of operating commercially.

Zambians Still Entering Namibia Illegally

[Namibian] Zambezi regional police have raised concerns over the increasing number of Zambians who are still entering the country illegally, despite the closure of the borders to fight against the further spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

It’s ‘False’ Majeure

[Times of Zambia] THE Government and Glencore, the owners of Mopani Copper Mines, are once again butting heads after the miner's decision to put its operations in Kitwe and Mufulira on care and maintenance for the next three months was given short shrift.

I’m Watching Your Fitness – Micho

[Times of Zambia] Chipolopolo coach Milutin 'Micho' Sredojevic has urged national team players to take the online training sessions seriously to help them keep physically fit during the season break because of the Coronavirus pandemic.

Good Volleyball Coming Beyond COVID-19

[Times of Zambia] THE Zambia Volleyball Association (ZAVA) has promised a better national league when the second edition of the competition gets underway after the Coronavirus (COVI-19) sports activities ban is lifted.

I’m Ready to Serve, Says Mumba

[Times of Zambia] FOOTBALL Association of Zambia (FAZ) vice-presidential aspirant Justin Mumba says he is ready to serve the association after successful meetings with councillors across the country.