Daily Archives: Feb 26, 2013

DRC journalist jailed after story on Chinese-run hospital

New York, February 15, 2013–Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo should release pending appeal a journalist who was sentenced to six months in prison in December on defamation charges, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. The journalist was … read more »

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Business brief

By Uncle Mike COPPER PRODUCTION DOWN OR IS IT DEMAND?… It was first reported last week by the ministry of commerce that copper export proceeds for 2012 dropped and this was attributed to lack of demand for the product. A … read more »

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Zambia slaps duty on Kenyan imports

THE Government has with immediate effect slapped duty on all goods imported from Kenya, in an apparent response to the refusal of hundreds of tonnes of Zambian sugar which has been denied entry into that country by customs authorities. Commerce, … read more »

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Mopani invest $27 million to upgrade its Nkana Cobalt Plant

Mopani Copper mines Plc is to invest more than KR142, 000,000 ($27,000,000) to upgrade its Nkana Cobalt Plant which will result in an increase in production capacity from 2,800 tonnes to 7,000 tonnes of cobalt metal per annum. The upgrade … read more »

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KCM victimising employees who leaked information to the media

Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) is allegedly victimising some employees who leaked information to the media that 11 Zambian Senior Managers’s emplyment was terminated. The alleged victimised workers claimed that management got incensed when information about the 11 Senior Managers that … read more »

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