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Workers shot during Zambia mine riots

Zambia's Chinese-run Chambishi copper mine has stopped production after riots on Tuesday in which six workers were shot, police, company and union officials said on Wednesday. It remained unclear who fired the shots amid conflicting reports from the restive copper-belt region in Zambia that has been the scene of labour violence in the past.

Zambia to buy GM-free maize from Kenya, Tanzania

Zambia will buy maize from Kenya and Tanzania to help feed millions of people after rejecting offers of genetically modified (GM) maize aid.

Forty potential buyers listed for Zambia’s Konkola

Some 40 firms have been short-listed as potential investors in Zambia's troubled Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) after the August exit of Anglo American, KCM said on Monday.

Zambia’s Konkola to raise production post-Anglo

Zambia's troubled Konkola Copper Mines will focus on raising production after the exit of parent Anglo American, CEO Robin Mills said on Tuesday.

Zambia aims to broaden its horizons

Zambian Finance Minister Emmanuel Kasonde said his country was preparing to diversify its economy away from its troubled mining industry to agriculture and tourism.

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