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Sata to launch Kitwe – Chingola dual carriageway

285 ViewsPresident Michael Sata is today expected to launch the construction of the Kitwe – Chingola Dual Carriageway in Kitwe on the Copperbelt province. The K561 Million road project, comprises of the upgrade of the existing 45.5km to the North bound carriageway from its junction with the Kazembe junction in Kitwe to Kasumpe junction in […]

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377 ViewsPolice in Solwezi have arrested three people in for selling counterfeit Mobile phones. North Western Province Commissioner of Police Eugene Sibote Confirmed the development adding that the three have been arrested for trading products bearing wrong trade marks. Mr Sibote identified the three as Patrick Bwalya of Kitwe, Erickson Mwewa and Maybin Mwenya of […]

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1,927 ViewsThe Zambian government says press reports that Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) was going to retrench over 1500 workers came as a shock. And government has constituted a Task Force to audit the operation KCM. Mines Minister Christopher Yaluma revealed this evening when he featured ZNBC Television’s Sunday Interview programme monitered by Zambian Eye. He […]

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KCM CEO will never work in Zambia – PF government

424 ViewsTHE Government has with immediate effect revoked the work permit for embattled Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) chief executive officer (CEO) Kishore Kumar. Labour and Social Security Minister Fackson Shamenda, who announced this in Ndola yesterday, said Mr Kumar, who was reported to have fled the country on Thursday, would never work in Zambia. Mr […]

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Finance Minister Chikwanda, connived with First Quantum Minerals – Nawakwi

808 ViewsOpposition FDD president Edith Nawakwi has accused Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda of conniving with First Quantum Minerals to loot the mineral resources of the country using the revoked Statutory Instrument number 89. Ms. Nawakwi has told Qfm News in an interview that it is common knowledge that the Kansanshi mine stock pile contains unprocessed […]

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Konkola Copper Mines defies President Sata, lays off workers

1,874 ViewsKonkola Copper Mines (KCM) has defied President Michael Sata’s directive not to fire a single worker by going ahead to terminate contracts for 76 employees at its Konkola shaft in Chililabombwe. On Friday last week, KCM announced that it would lay off more than 1,500 workers, claiming the move was in a bid to […]

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Beautiful Gate Zambia introduces Youth Adventure Camps

343 ViewsPRESS STATEMENT Beautiful Gate Zambia is overly concerned about the lack of recreation facilities in most of our communities, especially in Townships and shanty compounds. As a result of this, young people tend to easily fall prey to illicit vices such as  alcohol/drug abuse and premature sex especially during school holidays due to excessive […]

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HH speaks out on job loses in the Mining Sector

390 ViewsWe note with grave concern the joblessness going on our country, and particularly the casual and usual arrogant approach the Patriotic Front (PF) government is taking in addressing this challenge, especially the mining sector which is among the major employers of our people. As UPND, we call on the PF government and the mining […]

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New stock index to showcase best of Japan Inc.

329 ViewsJapan will get a new stock index that aims to showcase the country’s best firms, with officials looking to attract foreign investors back as interest wanes following a huge equity rally this year. The JPX-Nikkei Index 400, slated to start on January 6, will be composed of firms with high returns on equity and […]

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331 ViewsVedanta Resources Plc (VED)’s Zambian unit is suing the Southern African country’s revenue authority over a 3.2 billion-kwacha ($586 million) tax charge relating to exports of copper cathode. Konkola Copper Mines Plc wants the Lusaka High Court to quash Zambia Revenue Authority’s decision to charge a 16 percent value-added tax on the exports from […]

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