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Energy generation rises three percent

Electricity generation in Zambia rose more than three percent during the first quarter this year as mining companies increased consumption to raise mineral output as dictated by the metal markets, a national report says. The Lusaka based Bank of Zambia says in its report that energy generation increased by 3.1 …

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Zimbabwe halts export Of ‘rough’ diamonds

Zimbabwe Mines Minister Walter Chidhakwa has revealed that the country has with immediate effect banned exports of rough diamond to ensure maximum value for its minerals. The idea emerges from a recent cabinet meeting which discussed about the exportation of rough diamonds and resolved to ban the exports of the …

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Copper output in Zambia declines 2 percent-Central Bank

Zambia’s copper outturn has continued to fluctuate-barely days after the country; Africa’s leading copper producer, raised its bar of the red metal on the international metal market, according to the Lusaka-based Bank of Zambia. According to the data by the Central Bank-copper production from Zambia took a downturn-declining 2.5 percent …

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