Tag Archives: Copperbelt

Census report for Zambia launched

The Zambia 2010 Census of Population and Housing national analytical report was this week launched in which, it revealed that out of 2.5 million youths in the labour force, 16.7 per cent are unemployed. Secretary to the Treasury Fredson Yamba … read more »

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Great North Road to dual carriage way plans reached advanced stage

Road Development Agency (RDA) has announced that plans to upgrade the Great North Road to dual carriage way from Lusaka to the Copperbelt have reached an advanced stage. In a notice published in the media yesterday RDA said that they … read more »

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5 Chibombo accident bodies remain unclaimed

FIVE bodies from the Chibombo Post bus accident still remain unclaimed, according to Ndola district commissioner Rebby Chanda. But police say that 51 people died in the Chibombo accident on Thursday February 7, 2013 and that they had all been … read more »

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FQM sitting on 60,000 tonnes of copper concentrates worth US$100 million

MINING giant First Quantum Minerals Limited (FQM) is sitting on 60,000 tonnes of copper concentrates worth US$100 million from its Kansanshi Mine in Solwezi because all smelters on the Copperbelt, are heavily congested with the mineral. FQM Director of Operations … read more »

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ZEMA approves China Copper Mines’ leach plant project

CHINESE-OWNED China Copper Mines Limited has won Zambian approval to build a US $100 million (about KR530 million) copper leach plant on the Copperbelt. The Zambia Environmental management agency (ZEMA), whose approval is required for all large infrastructure projects, said … read more »

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85 accidents recorded on New Year’s Day

SIX people died in separate road accidents on New Year’s Day and the day before. During the period, 85 accidents were reported countrywide as compared to 58 during the 2011/12 period. In the accidents reported this year, 14 people sustained … read more »

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Zambia: 6 people die during new year holidays

Six people died in separate road traffic accidents during the new year holidays beginning 06:00 hours 31st December 2012 to 2nd January 2013, 06:00 hours as compared to 2011/12 during the same period where 8 people lost their lives, indicating … read more »

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MMD suspends Namugala

THE MMD has suspended its chairperson for women, Catherine Namugala, on a charge of causing divisions in the party. THE MMD has suspended its chairperson for women, Catherine Namugala, on a charge of causing divisions in the party. And wrangles … read more »

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MP condemned for using abusive language

By Zumani Katasefa MOVEMENT for Moral Rearmament chairperson Kelvin Chulu has condemned Roan Member of Parliament Chishimba Kambwili for allegedly using abusive language in the media. Mr Chulu was reacting to a statement which quoted Mr Kambwili having said that it was … read more »

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