British mining company Vedanta Resources faces legal action in London’s High Court after a group of Zambian villagers said their water source and farmland was polluted by the firm’s copper mining operations.
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Inonge Mutukwa Wina, Patriotic Front national chairwoman since 2006, was announced as the deputy to newly elected Zambian President Edgar Chagwa Lungu on Monday.
Observers have widely praised the poll as free and fair. More elections have been lost and won in Zambia than most other countries in Africa.
A faction in Zambia’s ruling Patriotic Front (PF) elected Defence minister, Edgar Lungu, as the party’s president on Sunday, in a disputed vote highlighting a bitter power struggle ahead of a January presidential election.
ZIMBABWE and Zambia will launch the Kavango Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area Univisa next week in a move tailored to increase arrivals, revenue and enhance competitiveness for the tourism sector of both countries.
Zambian President Michael Sata has died in London, where he had been receiving treatment for an undisclosed illness, a government source in Africa’s second-largest copper producer said on Wednesday.
Fifty-six Zimbabwean women suspected to be engaged in prostitution have been arrested by the Zambian Department of Immigration.
Zambia’s founding father and former president Kenneth Kaunda was taken to hospital on Sunday, but is said to be in good spirits, the government said.
Zambia has issued arrest warrants for three international players who missed the 2-0 friendly defeat by Brazil in China.
WARRIORS captain Masimba Mambare believes the underdog tag worked in their favour when they upstaged their more illustrious opponents, Zambia.