FQM must allow CSO to monitor its CSR

Dr Claude Kabemba African civil society organisations that monitor extractive industries have tended to focus their work on the financial bottom line of mining companies, in an approach that has become known as ‘follow the money.’ The work has been on illicit financial flows, on revenue transparency, and on open contracts. This work, while critical […]

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Zambia cuts power from world’s biggest man-made reservoir

Zambia has reduced hydropower production at the Kariba Dam because of rapidly declining water levels at the world’s biggest man-made reservoir that straddles the border with Zimbabwe, the energy minister said. “We have noted the poor water situation for the Zambezi system necessitating reduction in generation at Kariba,” Matthew Nkhuwa said, without providing further details. […]

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Turkish trade unions way to go-ZULAWU

By JOHN SAKALA The labour movement has urged its members to emulate Turkish trade unions by forming a strong partnership with Government to develop the country. Zambia United Local Authority Workers Union (ZULAWU) General Secretary, Emmanuel Mwinsa said it is gratifying that Turkish trade unions have an extricable relationship with their Government, which has resulted […]

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The parable of fastlane wealth

By Eness Mayondi A great Egyptian pharaoh summons his two young nephews,Chuma and Azur, and he commissions them to a majestic task: Build two monumental pyramids as a tribute to Egypt. Upon completion of each nephew’s pyramid, Pharaoh promises each an immediate reward of kingship, retirement amidst riches, and lavish luxury for the rest of […]

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