Vedanta Resources Holdings Limited has asked the Lusaka High Court to dismiss, with costs, the application by ZCCM Investments Holdings in which it is seeking leave to appeal the court’s decision to stay the winding-up proceedings against Konkola Copper Mine (KCM). On August 27, this year, High Court judge Annesie Banda-Bobo stayed the winding-up proceedings that ZCCM-IH has instituted against KCM, pending Vedanta’s appeal to the Court of Appeal against the court’s refusal to refer parties to arbitration. But ZCCM-IH, through its lawyers Shamwana and Company, sought an ex-parte order for leave to appeal judge Banda-Bobo’s decision to stay the winding-up proceedings. This is the matter in which ZCCM-IH has petitioned the Lusaka High Court seeking an order that KCM…...

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