Evans Mumba

Gemfields launches jewellery collaboration with Meraki

Kagem’s parent company Gemfields has unveiled a new partnership with emerald specialist brand House of Meraki to showcase a jewellery collection that features emeralds sourced from the Lufwanyama-based mine. The exquisite creations of Zambian emeralds from the collection, named J’aime, feature earrings, from dainty studs to stylish hoops – as …

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Siloed Approach to World’s Environmental and Social Challenges Risks Achievement of UN’s SDGs

According to Barrick Gold Corporation President and Chief Executive Mark Bristow, the achievement of the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030 will not be met as long as the world’s key environmental and social challenges are dealt with separately. “The 17 SDGs are interconnected and a contribution …

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CEC partners airing of World Cup matches

CEC has partnered with Diamond Television to air live Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup matches. “So, what a time to be partnering with Diamond TV and be able to bring the World Cup to the many Zambians, including students, who now have the possibility to follow this World Cup,”  said …

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Kagem extend CSR to Masasa to boost enrollment

Kagem has completed expansion work at the Masasa Primary School in Lufwanyama, reflecting its ongoing commitment to supporting local education. According to the company, the project is set to create a more conducive learning environment for pupils in the area, improve their literacy levels and ultimately enhance their employability. It …

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Lead Poisoning: Anglo denies responsibility

Anglo American Plc is denying access to justice for thousands of Zambian women and children affected by lead poisoning at a mine it used to own by seeking to block an application to file a class action against the company, a United Nations Agency said. The mining company, which had …

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Chamber of Mines applaud govt’s revived passion for mining

The mining sector is witnessing revived growth spurring renewed interest from local and international investors and creating new business opportunities for the local economy. According to industry stalwart Dr. Godwin Beene, who is FQM Government Affairs Specialist, and President of the Zambia Chamber of Mines has attributed the development to …

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Manganese Mine Opens in Mutipula Chiefdom

President Hakainde Hichilema has officially opened Zambian owned Luongo Musamu Manganese mine in Mutipula Chiefdom of Chipili District in Luapula Province. This is a notable milestone investment in the province and in Zambia. “Our vision of making our citizens the main beneficiaries of our country’s endowed resources are our responsibility and …

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Kagem unveils colossal 37kg cluster of emeralds

Lufwanyama-based Kagem Mining continued to put Zambia’s gemstones at the forefront of world demand this week as it unveiled a giant 37kg cluster of emeralds. The team’s find – named the Kafubu Cluster –  is expected to be the most expensive single emerald piece ever sold by the company when …

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Lumwana transform into world-class copper asset

The transformation of Lumwana from a marginal copper asset into a world-class operation demonstrates the commitment of Barrick Gold Corporation to expanding its copper holdings in Africa and globally, president and Chief Executive Officer, Mark Bristow has revealed. Bristow told media that since 2019 Lumwana’s fortunes had been turned around …

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Anglo American class action lawsuit rages on

A class action lawsuit targeting mining giant Anglo American over alleged health problems caused by lead mines in central Zambia will hear who can participate in the case in November. The legal challenge filed in South Africa accuses the British-listed mining company of effectively poisoning villages in Kabwe, north of …

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