Political violence:Lungu, HH must show leadership

By JOHN SAKALA Citizens demand that President Edgar Lungu and UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema must show leadership to end political violence. This follows reports of violence in Chilanga on Keith Mukata’s sister. Speaking at The Independent Observer Political WhatsApp forum, Justice Hatembo has demanded for an end to political violence. Mr Hatembo said the problem is […]

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Mines Minister assures the Mining Industry

By Abigail Chaponda in London, United Kingdom Mines and Minerals Development Minister Richard Musukwa has assured the Mining Industry across the country that the Zambian government will continue to run and operate a fiscal regime that is consistent, simple and stable in which mining firms can operate easily. The Minister was speaking in an interview […]

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400+ tonnes is achievable-KCM new CEO

By JOHN SAKALA Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) Chief Executive Officer Deshnee Naidoo has promised to work hard with her team to re-establish KCM’s reputation as one of the world’s leading producers of the metal. Ms Naidoo who is also Vedanta Africa Base Metals CEO under which KCM falls said the target of producing the 400 […]

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Mufulira’s Buteko market gutted

By JOHN SAKALA Buteko market in Mufulira has been burnt to ashes consuming the area where carpenters sell their merchandise. Fire swept through the market around 01:00 hours this morning and destroy goods worthy thousands of kwacha. Mufulira Municipal Council Assistant Public Relations Officer Thandiwe Tembo has confirmed the inferno to The Independent Observer in […]

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Yaluma leads Zambian Trade Delegation AGOA

By JOHN SAKALA Minister of Commerce, Trade and Industry, Christopher Yaluma, is leading a Zambian delegation in Washington DC in the United States for the 17th Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) forum. The AGOA forum takes place annually on an alternating basis between sub-Saharan Africa and the U.S. The United States is hosting the […]

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Turkey committed to improve trade relations-Lungu

President Edgar Lungu says his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan is desirous of enhancing bilateral relations between Zambia and Turkey. Mr Lungu said President Erdogan informed him during a high-level bilateral meeting that he was committed to improving diplomatic and trade relations between the two countries. He said Mr Erdogan has promised to visit Zambia […]

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