Vedanta drags Milingo to court over plans to split KCMTHREE Vedanta Resources companies have dragged Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) Provisional Liquidator Milingo Lungu to the Lusaka High Court over plans to restructure and reorganise KCM into two separate subsidiary companies; namely KCM SmelterCo Limited and Konkola Mineral Resources Limited. The three companies have also applied for leave to commence an action against KCM (in provisional liquidation). Vedanta Resources Holding Limited, Vedanta Resources (Jersey II) Limited and Vedanta Resources Limited have cited Milingo and KCM as defendants, seeking a declaratory order that Milingo does not have the power or should not exercise the power to carry out the reorganisation of.......
Lessons from the White House: How dictators destroy nationsWHAT is happening in the United States of America makes very interesting reading, literally. What we are seeing from the self-acclaimed ‘greatest country in the world’ is proof that bad leaders are not exclusive to Africa, America has them too. We have lying politicians, they have them too; we have thieves in government, they have them too; we have abusive dictators who have no respect for the rule of law, and America has them too. If there is one thing that outgoing President Donald Trump has taught the world, it is that America is as democratically weak as those countries.......
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Zambia records 1,531 new COVID-19 cases, 9 deathsHealth Minister Dr Jonas Chanda says Zambia has in the last 24 hours recorded 1,531 new COVID-19 cases out of 8,749 tests done, with nine mortalities. And Dr Chanda has announced a new addition to the Isolation Center, the Maina Soko Military Hospital, which will admit moderate to less critical patients. In a ministerial statement on COVID-19 in the country, Sunday, Dr Chanda stated that a total of 1,053 people were due for discharge, Sunday, bringing the cumulative recoveries to….
Class of 2020: Zambians who inspired last yearAcross 2020, Zambia experienced no shortage of disappointments and setbacks. Yet there are some individuals whose courage and principles made them inspiring figures in the political landscape last year. In this article and the next, I list two sets of citizens of 2020: those who through their actions offered hope to Zambians and those who were huge disappointments. Today, I focus on those Zambians who inspired public trust. Next week, it will be the turn of the individuals and institutions....