FORMER commerce minister Bob Sichinga says government should come out clean about the Vedanta, Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) dealings, unlike doing it behind the scenes. Sichinga says it’s clear to him that the UPND government wants to hand back KCM to Vedanta. News Diggers recently reported that Vedanta Resources Holdings Limited (VRHL) has given the Zambian government conditionalities that once it sells its 79.4 per cent shares in Konkola Copper Mines to its subsidiary, Volcan Investment Limited, all tax liabilities, electricity bills and employee dues under the new owner should be written off. And addressing the media, recently, Minister of Mines and Minerals Development Paul Kabuswe said any solutions around KCM would have to involve Vedanta but said it would…...

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