Economy

KCM Miner Blasts Accidentally Himself to Death

A 35-year old underground miner at Konkola Copper Mine (KCM) has died after he accidentally blasted himself. KCM Corporate Affairs Manager Eugene Chungu has identified the deceased as Ezekiel Mwape...

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Mushimba Highlights Zambia’s Land-Linked Agenda

Transport and Communications Minister Brian Mushimba has reaffirmed Zambia’s vision to become a land-linked country at the on-going United Unions Meeting in Mongolia. “We have realised that being landlocked, after...

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Zambia Railways Cashes in on SI Directing Heavy Cargo to be Ferried Rail

Zambia Railways Chief Executive Officer Christopher Musonda has disclosed that the Company has increased its volume since the enactment of a Statutory Instrument to move 30% of heavy cargo from...

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COMESA, IOM Pen Mega Cross Border Deal

The Common market for Eastern and Southern Africa Comesa and the International Organization for Migration have signed a four millions euro co-delegation agreement for cross border trade initiative aimed at...

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TAZARA Seeks US$250 Million Injection

The financial troubles of the continent famed Tanzania – Zambia Railway (TAZARA) were on the spot with Deputy Managing Director Betram Kiswaga saying the company needs US$250 million. And Mines...

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Black Mountain Fuels Illegal Trade Activity

The legalized mining of the infamous Black Mountain has brought fresh challenges to the Kitwe City Council with an illegal market springing up within the mining areas. Following the commencement...

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Police Seize Counterfeit Sugar Worth K126, 000

The Zambia Police Service Intellectual Property Unit has seized Counterfeit Sugar products values at over 126,000 Kwacha in Zanimuone West and City Market. According to Zambia Police Spokeswoman, Esther Katongo,...

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Chingola Inter-Mine Bus Operators Protest

A dispute over the location of an Inter-mine bus station in Chingola has ensued with operators staging a protest. The bus operators are demanding that Chingola Municipal Council takes back...

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Kagem Awards Workers 10% Salary Increment

Mining giant Kagem has diluted the recent work stoppage that left 15 employees fired by awarding workers a 10% salary hike. Kagem hit the limelight recently after workers downed tools...

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John Deere and Opportunity International Announce Competition for Digital Solutions to Farming

The following press release was distributed by Opportunity International: To commemorate a century of innovation in tractors, Opportunity International partner John Deere is hosting the John Deere ICT4D Application Development...

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