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A response to Human Rights Watch’s update on Chinese copper mining in Zambia

Regular readers of Pambazuka News will remember a debate held a year or so ago in its pages between the US-based NGO Human Rights Watch (HRW) and ourselves about a lengthy report that HRW had issued on labour rights violations … read more »

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Mila Kunis wears Kagem Zambian emeralds

At the London premiere of Oz The Great & Powerful on Thursday night, newly-announced Gemfields brand ambassador Mila Kunis wore GemfieldsZambian emerald earrings by Dominic Jones and a Gemfields Zambian emerald ring by Alexandra Mor. Kunis recently returned from Africa, … read more »

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2 emerald mines sign $100m deal

TWO Kitwe-based emerald mining firms have signed a US$100 million joint venture deal with the International Finance and Development Corporation (IFDC) which will see their mines developed and transformed into viable enterprises and create at least 800 jobs for the … read more »

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2 emerald mines sign $100m deal

TWO Kitwe-based emerald mining firms have signed a US$100 million joint venture deal with the International Finance and Development Corporation (IFDC) which will see their mines developed and transformed into viable enterprises and create at least 800 jobs for the … read more »

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Round up for the Week by Uncle Mike

Transparency in the mines… The recent statutory instrument requiring mines to submit reports of their mining operations in Zambia will certainly go a long way in dispelling rumors surrounding their operations.It will benefit both parties. Although I don’t expect anything … read more »

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Ex Ministry of Mines director jailed 5 yrs

By DORIS KASOTE FORMER Ministry of Mines and Minerals development director Gerald Kangamba has been jailed for five years with hard labour for abuse of authority of office. Lusaka magistrate Mwaka Mikalile jailed Kangamba after he was found guilty of … read more »

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KCM spends $600 million on KDMP

By QFM. Parliament today heard that US$628 million has been on the Konkola Deep Mining Project in Chililabombwe by KCM up to 31st March, 2010. Mines Deputy Minister Gabriel Namulambe told the House in response to Chipili Member of Parliament … read more »

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State seeks ways to expand money market

By NKWETO MFULA Minister of Mines and Minerals Development Maxwell Mwale GOVERNMENT is devising ways of expanding the money market base in the country to enable Zambians access funds for investment in the mining industry. Minister of Mines and Minerals … read more »

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Zambian govt attracts US$ 4.5bn mining investment

Commerce Minister Felix Mutati has disclosed that Government has so far attracted mining investment in excess of U$$4.5 billion. Mr. Mutati has predicted that the mining production will reach 1 million tonnes in the next two years. Mr. Mutati said … read more »

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