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African leaders must position their countries as leaders in the era of electric vehicles and other green technologies-President HH

Zambia President, Hakainde Hichilema, has urged African leaders to come together and change the perception that Africa is only a source of raw materials. According to the President, leaders must position their countries as leaders in the era of electric vehicles and other green technologies. President Hichilema announced today at …

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Trends shaping transport infrastructure in Africa put on spotlight

As the transport industry is currently experiencing great change, which is being driven by several global trends, stakeholders will gather this week to dialogue on the industry’s latest trends. Some of these trends include technology and automation and Environment Social Governance (ESG). Scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday, in Maputo, the …

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FQM Backs New Dawn Zambia Government with $1.35 Billion of New Investment

Renewed confidence in Zambia’s investment climate has prompted the nation’s largest copper miner to unveil a trailblazing US$1.35 billion package of new projects. First Quantum Minerals this week approved plans to invest US$1.25 billion in its long-awaited expansion of Kansanshi’s operations in Solwezi – known as the ‘S3’ project – …

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Zambia President to attend Mining Indaba, as Vedanta are confirmed sponsors of the event

Vedanta Resources, a mining behemoth, is one of the key participants in the upcoming African Mining Indaba. The African Mining Indaba is an annual gathering of visionaries and innovators from across the mining industry’s value chain. Vedanta Zambia Corporate Communications Director Masuzyo Ndhlovu says the company is also a proud …

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Mining set to benefit from the bilateral talks between DRC, Zambia

On Friday, President Felix Tshisekedi of the Democratic Republic of Congo arrived in Zambia’s capital, Lusaka, for an official state visit. The purpose of the visit is to improve bilateral cooperation between the two countries. President Hichilema and Hakainde Hichilema of Zambia are expected to sign a number of agreements, …

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Fuel prices set to affect number of investors willing to invest in the mining sector

The Emeralds and Semi-Precious Stones Mining Association of Zambia-ESMAZ have stated that due to the high cost of fuel, the mining sector is expected to attract low investment this year. The increase in fuel prices, according to Association President Victor Kalesha, will reduce the number of investors willing to invest …

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Namibia Energy Conference will catalyze crucial conversations that will shape the future of energy in Zambia and the rest of the continent, says Hon. Eng. Kampala

Zambia’s Minister of Energy, Hon. Eng. Peter Chibwe Kampala, has revealed that he is set to headline the 4th edition of the Namibia International Energy Conference (NIEC2022). NIEC2022 is set to be held from the 20th to the 21st of April 2022 in Windhoek, Namibia. The two-day meeting place for …

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Zambia, Botswana set to hog limelight at the 2022 Mining Indaba

Restoring confidence in Zambia as a mining investment destination and diversification of the mining industry in Botswana and pushing for greater innovation in the sector are set to be key messages at the upcoming 2022 Investing in African Mining Indaba. The President of Botswana, Dr Mokgweetsi Eric Keabetswe Masisi, is …

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US to support widespread electrification and economic development in Zambia’s rural communities

The United States government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), has signed an agreement with National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) International to support widespread electrification and economic development in rural communities in Zambia. The parties signed a five-year cooperative agreement expected to spur economic development in …

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‘Supportive environment, stable policies, and exploration critical to the mining industry’s long-term future in Zambia’

Mining companies in Zambia are calling for a more stable business environment that would allow them to invest more in production. The Zambia Chamber of Mines, which represents foreign mining companies operating in Zambia, stated that a supportive environment, stable policies, and exploration were critical to the mining industry’s long-term …

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