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Effects of open burning to the environment.

Mercy Mulenga/new Generation Fm/solwezi/19/08/18. Burning Produces thick smoke that blackens the sky Causing the local people to cough and soils to Harden. Open burning is one way people use to get rid of unwanted materials or garbage in our homes but has got a lot of adverse effects to the […]

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Water Kiosk closed – Marketers have not water

Thi is is water kiosk at Zambia Market in Kimasala Ward , Solwezi district which has not been in operational for more than 1 year. The kiosk is the only source of clean and safe water for marketers trading the at Zambia market but it don’t function. Because of the […]

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Residents Fear Land Grab by RUISA investments

Steve 17th August 2018 5,000 Residents of Jifumpa Community of Kasempa District of Zambia face uncertainty as their livelihood land is potentially being grabbed from them by RUIDA Investment LTD. These are negative effects of Large Scale Land Based Investments. The community needs a loud voice to serve their land […]

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Poor roads raise the question of mines taking over responsibility of local authority

16/08/2018] Shikamo Eliack: Shikamo Eliack/YAD/North western province. Local Roads. 17/8/2018. The local roads in Solwezi are supossed to be worked in by Solwezi municipal council. Having adocacted on the proper utilization if the revenue collected from Kansanshi mine. The municipal council entered in debt swap with the cooperate which brought […]

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Bad state of roads in Kimasala

Chilufya kabwe /YAD/north western Zambia 16/08/18 Zambia kimasala road in a very bad state: This is Zambia kimasala road which used by kansanshi mine and the public. This road is very busy but it has not been worked on for some years now. The government and the mines need work […]

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Youth Training

Robinson Kachuñu/Kwetu Voice /NWP, Zambia 14.08.2018 Kansanshi Mine Trains 31 Mufumbwe youths. Civil Society for Poverty Reduction (CSPR) able Provincial Coordinator for Northwestern province mobilised youths from mufumbwe district to receive training from Kansanshi Foundation in Solwezi. The three days training package has 1. Conservation farming, 2. Green charcoal, 3. […]

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CSO soft voice with impact

Shikamo Eliack /YAD/North western Zambia. 31/07/2018. CSO Voice Soft but making impact. The CSO voice is a voice that is perceived to have no strong impact. Its not a voice that produces a strong wave that brings a hurricane or an earth quake. But it slowly makes impact. The picture […]

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Dam waters resurfacing – threat to community

Sylvia Ngandu 21st July 2018 Muzangezhi dam to cross musele main road which goes to chovwe and kankonzhi Communities closer to the dam, water is resurfacing from the ground and it is believed that the dam is the source. Very soon these communities will be flooded if the water is […]

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Bring back 2800 hectors of Land you bought.

YAD/North western province Zambia/ 10-07-2018. Bring back 2800 hectors of Land you bought. The people of me mumena planned to go for a peaceful match to the provincial administration over the sold land dubiously to some rich individual. The police officers with riot gears blocked the tour bus entourage. It […]

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Land Grabb-Mumena Solwezi Zambia.

Shikamo Eliack/ YAD/North eestern/Zambia/9th July, 2018. Patiently have we waited for the issue to be settled. Unfortunately the voice of the poor is going silently. Who is to speak for the poor. Why do authorities respect the rich. Why have institutions turned out to be for the rich. When will […]

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