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  1. .com | British lawyer briefly detained in Zambia's copper regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | News24

    A British law firm says one of its lawyers was arrested and held for hours in Zambia after meeting residents who filed complaints about alleged pollution from a copper mine. The Leigh Day firm said on Thursday that lawyer Oliver Holland was in Zambia to meet communities who say the mine in Chingola is damaging farmland and water sources.

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  2. British lawyer briefly detained in Zambia's copper regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | The Washington Post

    LUSAKA, Zambia - A British law firm says one of its lawyers was arrested and held for hours in Zambia after meeting residents who filed complaints about alleged pollution from a copper mine. The Leigh Day firm said Thursday that lawyer Oliver Holland was in the southern African nation to meet communities who say the mine in Chingola is damaging farmland and water sources.

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  3. Zambia releases British lawyer working on copper mine claimsRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2017 | The Standard

    A British law firm says one of its lawyers was arrested and held for hours in Zambia after meeting residents who filed complaints about alleged pollution from a copper mine. The Leigh Day firm said Oliver Holland was in Zambia to meet communities who say the mine in Chingola is damaging farmland and water sources.

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  4. Zambia: Govt Commences Legal Proceedings Against Mining Firm Over PollutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | AllAfrica.com

    Zambia's environmental regulator said on Tuesday that it has commenced legal proceedings against Konkola Copper Mines , a unit of London-listed Vedanta Resources, over the pollution of drinking water and the environment in one mining town on the Copperbelt Province. Ireen Chipili, the spokesperson of the Zambia Environmental Management Agency said legal proceedings have been instituted against the firm after investigations revealed that it was responsible for the pollution of a river and the environment in Chingola town.

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  5. Zambia: Woman Engineer Lights Up Zambia's Rural CommunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2016 | AllAfrica.com

    Born in 1979 in Kaoma district in the western part of Zambia, Likonge Makai, an energy systems expert, did not know that one day she would be a source of light to many families in Zambia. Today Likonge prides herself in providing the most efficient and affordable source of energy to households under her nongovernmental organization called LiChi's Community Solution .

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  6. Zambia: Football Bosses Exchange InsultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2016 | AllAfrica.com

    Suspended FAZ vice-president Richard Kazala yesterday hired a horde of cadres who he stationed near the VIP section to insult his boss Andrew Kamanga. Kazala, a thief that has pocketed K150, 000 from ticket sales and is due to face the council for expulsion, has since launched a nation wide campaign to pass a vote of no confidence in Kamanga.

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  7. Zambia: Football Body Deputy Siwale Suspended Over Match Ticket ScandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2016 | AllAfrica.com

    Football Association of Zambia president Andrew Kamanga has finally shown some bite by suspending his deputy Richard Kazala and committee member Blackwell Siwale for alleged gross misconduct. Kazala and Siwale allegedly swindled FAZ out of K200, 000 money, after under declaring the money State House paid for tickets during the Zambia versus Nigeria match last month.

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  8. Cambridgeshire firm donates vital wheelchair to South African girl with Cerebral PalsyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2016 | Cambridge Evening News

    Rachel Mulongesha, who lives in the village of Chingola, near Zambia, was born with Cerebral Palsy and for the last five years she has been carried around on her father's back. Her dad, Webby, works for Street Children Projects, a charity which helps children who need care, and the organisation approached mobility healthcare company Bartrams to see if they could help Rachel.

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  9. Charity wheelchair donation from Bartrams for Rachel, who has cerebal palsyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2016 | Ely Standard

    A seven-year-old girl who was born with cerebral palsy has been donated a new wheelchair by Ely-based mobility healthcare company Bartrams. Rachel Mulongesha, who lives in Chingola, Zambia, has for the past five years been carried around on the back of her father, Webby Mulongesha.

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  10. British Vedanta mining, anti-environment, anti-farmersRead the original story

    Aug 10, 2016 | Dear Kitty

    Today more than 40 protesters from Foil Vedanta , the Afrikan diaspora and other organisations in London will chanted, played drums and held banners and placards outside the Zambia High Commission in London. They demanded that some of the revelations in Foil Vedanta's groundbreaking report Copper Colonialism: Vedanta KCM and the copper loot of Zambia launched in London on Wednesday 2nd April, are addressed by Vedanta and the UK government - asking them to formally investigate the company, and criticising the involvement of the Department for International Development in promoting their Zambian operations.

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  11. Zambia: Copper, Poverty and Tax Dodging At the Heart of High Stakes PollRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2016 | AllAfrica.com

    With inflation soaring and the kwacha losing value amid plummeting copper prices, economic issues will be front and centre of voters' concerns as they vote this Thursday. In advance of this Thursday's presidential and parliamentary elections, historically-stable Zambia has seen a rise in political violence.

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  12. Zambia: Police Nab 4 Over Copper ConcentratesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2016 | AllAfrica.com

    ALERT police officers on the Copperbelt have apprehended two Chinese , a Zimbabwean and two Zambians for being in possession of 20 bags of suspected copper concentrates. Ms Katanga identified the suspects as Xig Zhzxin aged 24,Yo Xiongping, 26 both of Chingola, Herbet Toto a Zimbabwean, Luckson Chabala, 32 and Humphrey Mbulo of Kitwe's Chimwemwe Township .

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  13. 12 dead in Zambian bus crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2016 | Trend

    Twelve people were killed in a road accident in northwest Zambia on Tuesday in a head-on crash between a bus and a fuel tanker, police said, Anadolu reported. The 26-seat passenger bus was attempting to overtake traffic when it hit the oncoming tanker on the highway between Solwezi and Chingola at 2 p.m. local time , police deputy spokesman Rea Hamoonga said in a statement.

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  14. Zimbabwe: UK-Based Businessman Hopes to Expand to ZimRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2016 | AllAfrica.com

    ... change we will do that. We will be looking at expanding into Zimbabwe as we already have an office in Chingola, Zambia," he said. Zvimba is inspired by the Bible characters, king Solomon, Paul, David and historic figures such as Mahatma Gandhi, ...

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  15. Zambia: Plot Offers to Ex-Miners GoodRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2016 | AllAfrica.com

    WE hail the humanitarian decision by President Edgar Lungu to issue offer letters for residential plots to a record 1,600 former miners in Luanshya to enable them build houses to cushion them against the impact of retrenchment. We feel this noble act lives up to the catchy Patriotic Front political slogan of 'sontapo epo wabomba', meaning 'show us what you have done'.

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  16. Zambia: Ex-Miners in Plots GaloreRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2016 | AllAfrica.com

    PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu has authourised the issuance of offer letters for residential plots to 1,600 former miners in Luanshya to enable them build houses to cushion them against the impact of retrenchment. Chief Government spokesperson Chishimba Kambwili, who is also Information and Broadcasting Services Minister, handed over the letters to the jubilant former miners on behalf of the President at Mpatamatu Complex in Luanshya yesterday.

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