ECONOMIST Trevor Simumba says government should consider handing Konkola Copper Mines back to Vedanta because it is the least difficult decision on the table. In an interview, Simumba said although Vedanta was not the best, giving back KCM to them was the least contentious option. “First of all, I think this whole KCM saga has been a big problem for Zambia, it has impacted the economy generally but more importantly, it has impacted very negatively on the lives of people and businesses on the Copperbelt. This issue of Vedanta, I think we need to deal with it in a less emotional way. We need to be practical and then we need to have transparency in the whole process. We know…...

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