The cheering from the women inside the church hall is deafening, and the singing and ululating can be heard hundreds of metres away. But it isn’t Sunday, and this is no church service; and it isn’t a sermon being...
It seems incredible that bustling, economically thriving North-Western province does not have its own abattoir for processing meat; but that glaring anomaly has presented the locals with an amazing business opportunity. With the help of Barrick Lumwana mine and some...
Christmas came early this year for the children of the North-Western province village of Kyafukuma when a Toyota Hilux from FQM’s Kansanshi Mine drove up to the edge of the football field and unloaded 22 brand-new soccer jerseys and...
ENVIRONMENTALLY CLEVER: During the construction of FQM’s Sentinel Mine, thousands of trees had to be cut down to clear the land. It was an unusual opportunity for FQM to build a sawmill that that employs local people and uses...
See how schoolkids in a rural school embrace technology, as their class goes from textbooks to electronic books. The result is improved learning, greater interaction between children and more fun all round.
It’s still early days, but something quite remarkable is happening in certain agricultural lands in Zambia. It is already protecting grazing lands, reducing smoke pollution and boosting farmers’ incomes. It’s called holistic land and livestock management, and it has the...
Zambia is blessed with abundant rain that makes its soil one of the most fertile in the world; but the downside is that when this rain is extreme, it can wreak havoc with local infrastructure.This happened in January 2017,...
l earn about how Barrick Lumwana mine in North-Western province has empowered villagers in the community by giving them cows and helping them to build a business selling milk. Watch the video below: https://youtu.be/Aw5ZteskTEo
This video shows how villagers in mine communities in North-Western province make environmentally friendly charcoal out of waste maize cobs, then sell it for profit. This reduces deforestation in the area, while helping communities to generate additional income.
When the phone rang on the desk of Mopani's Chief Financial Officer, John Chiwele, one rainy afternoon in February this year, little did he know it would test his and the company's ability to deal with a crisis in...

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