Public facilities vs expanding cities

The Zambia Institute for Policy Analysis and Research (ZIPAR)’s latest report released last week indicates that, Zambia’s city populations are expanding at an average rate of nearly four per cent per year. Now that raises a lot of questions like, are public facilities in these cities expanding at corresponding rates? What are the causes of

Mufulira to have another copper mine

By CHATULA KANGALI - MUFULIRA Municipal Council has approved an application for land to construct the US$260 million Mokambo Copper Mine by Changfa Mineral Resources. The local authority has also extended the operation area from six square Kilometres to 8.5 square Kilometres. Changfa Mineral Resources general manager Lyu Jing confirmed the development in an interview

Mozambican leader to grace ZITF

By JUDITH NAMUTOWE - MOZAMBICAN President Fellipe Nyusi is expected to officially open this year’s Zambia International Trade Fair (ZITF) in Ndola next month. President Edgar Lungu who is the patron of the ZITF will also attend the Trade Fair for which 520 exhibitors have already confirmed their participation. Commerce, Trade and Industry Minister Margaret

Gold mine raises 665,000

By KENNEDY MUPESENI - ALECTO Minerals, a gold and base metals exploration company, has raised £665,000 through a share placement to provide it with additional working capital for its gold mine project located in Mumbwa, Zambia. With this capital, the company seeks to bring the 400,000-tonne-per-year project at its Matala Open Pit Gold project, in