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Anglo American faces lawsuit for poisoning Zambia’s Kabwe town

Anglo American is facing a huge class lawsuit for its past corporate practices over lead poisoning in Zambia’s Kabwe town. Johannesburg-based attorneys Mbuyisa Moleele and London based human rights law firm Leigh Day are preparing the case and an application to certify a class action will be filed in Johannesburg …

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High court suspends KCM wind-up hearing pending appeal ruling

Zambia’s High Court on Tuesday suspended hearings on the winding up of Vedanta Resources’ local mining business until the Court of Appeal rules on the lower court’s refusal to let the matter go to arbitration, the provisional liquidator said. Vedanta has been locked in a dispute with the Zambian government …

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More Gemstone discoveries in readiness for Expo

Monze district expo committee has continued identifying areas of investment in readiness for the Southern Province Tourism and Investment Exposition.   District expo committee and council public relations officer Raymond Kanchele made mention that the team has continued to identify areas of investment as the big event nears its climax. …

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President Lungu gives ear to Argawal over KCM

President Edgar Lungu recently met Vedanta Chairman Anil Argawal at the request of the investor regarding the ongoing liquidation process of Konkola Copper Mine.   During the meeting, Argawal stated his desire to continue running the mine, pay debt owed to contractors and suppliers. Vedanta Chairman further added that he …

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Illegal miners in Zim gamble with their lives

Recent reports have indicated that illegal gold miners in Zimbabwe accessing longstanding mines with inexpert tools are risking their lives.   These mines are said to be very unstable in most cases and flooded in some instances, which has inevitably led to a number of deaths over the past couple …

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