NorthWest

Development in north western province

Dorcas kamangala/YAD/North western solwezi Zambia/14 May, 2018 For almost 2 years now after the elections ,for the first time the MP came to address people from kimasala community to see if there is progress in what he promised them during elections , People have been complaining that there is no […]

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Yad and Publish What you Pay launch Policy Brief

Shikamo Eliack/YAD/North western Solwezi Zambia/10th May, 2018. The youth alliance of development in conjunction with the Publish What you pay through support from Diakonia Zambia launched the policy brief to address the resolution pass by the civic leader of solwezi municipal council to enhance community beneficiation. The policy provinces for […]

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Working Group on Mineral revenue sharing Mechanism at the North western Mining

Shikamo Eliack/YAD/North western Solwezi Zambia/10th May, 2018.   Working Group on Mineral revenue sharing Mechanism at the North western Mining. The Local authority chief officer for social services. Agree that a mechanism for for host communities is cardinal. Such issue needs to be considered. Recommendations to follow later

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Community representatives from various communities in North Western province aired their challenges during the North Western second mining indaba.

Deborah Chewe/New Generation FM/solwezi /Northwestern Province /9th May 2018 Among the challenges that where spotted out in their areas include no proper clinic in manyama community which is lumwana mining area,over population in Mushitala community near Kansanshi mine in solwezi district,water challenges in kabwela community which is just a few […]

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Our natural Resources, Our future Extraction for All , putting local communities first

Dorcas kamangala /YAD/SOLWEZI/North western /9th , may, 2018 NORTH WESTERN PROVINCE 2nd PROVINCIAL MINING INDABA 9th_ MAY ,2018 We are here at floriana lodge attending the 2nd provincial mning indaba and we have the following people chief mumena ,chief kasempa , permanent secretary honourable Ephraim Mateo , our councillor honourable […]

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The illegal mining of Uranium

/ Grace Kanyenda/Beats FM Radio/08.05.18/ Solwezi North Western Province, Zambia. The illegal mining of Uranium by Kansanshi mining PLC in Solwezi district has been a concern by communities hosting the mine. Bench Marks Foundation experts from South Africa last year did a test in Kabwela area, a community near the […]

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Newly constructed drainage accumulates dirt.

Noah Kachuñu/KwetuVoice/Solwezi/Northwestern/01-05-2018. Zambia recently suffered cholera outbreak which was mainly in Lusaka city. a deadly disease. His Excellency had to command the Zambia Army to help clean Lusaka. Solwezi was not exceptional. Many street vendors were banned from street vending. Unfortunately, a newly constructed drainage has accumulated dirt such that […]

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Attending a meeting in Switzerland concerning Glencore.

Anna-Sophie Hobi, YAD 02.05.2018   Yesterday (labour day) a activist meeting concerning the biggest mining company Glencore took place in Zurich, Switzerland. Representatives of mine workers unions in DRC and Colombia as well as civil society with Claude Kabemba (SARW) and Andreas Missbach (Public Eye) presented current issues in and surrounding […]

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