The foundations have been laid for Zambia’s first official polytechnic, Chapula Polytechnic, a new state-of-the-art training centre that’s being constructed and equipped with funding from Kagem Mining Limited (Kagem) at a cost of ZMW 52.5 million (USD 2.5 million)....
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
First Quantum Minerals (FQM), best known in Africa as the operator of Zambia’s Kansanshi and Sentinel mines, has created an inspiring and entirely unique storytelling platform to give the world a glimpse into how its people contribute to their...
We were all teenagers once. Most of us still remember the thrill of transformation and discovery that accompanied our adolescent years. Yet, all too often, we recall this time in our lives with the indispensable hindsight that comes with...
With almost four million school-age children in Zambia forced to stay at home since closures to prevent COVID-19’s spread began in mid-March, the disruption to these children’s education cannot be overstated. Government e-learning schemes and television programming may have...
When, in March 2020, Zambia became one of many countries around the world to close schools in an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19, no one could possibly have imagined how much school its learners would miss in...
In farming, productivity is the key to higher crop yields and higher incomes. That’s the lesson that FQM’s Kansanshi Mine in Solwezi has already imparted to nearly 30 000 local farmers. This video shows conservation farming in action, and...
Bream is one of Zambia’s most sought-after fish, and is served in top restaurants and hotels. So a bream fish-farm is likely to be a money-spinner. That’s exactly what Lubambe Copper Mine has done in a small village outside the...
Education is a vital “building block” to prosperity in any society. In Mufulira, Mopani Copper Mines Plc’s recent construction of a new classroom block at Butondo Primary School has come to symbolise much more. It was the parents of children...
“In the past four years, we’ve managed to send six of our students to the University of Zambia and Copperbelt University to study in the School of Natural Sciences,” says Richard Kazadi, the Mutanda School’s headmaster. This is thanks...