Zambia’s foreign legion?

ZESCO United’s Jesse Were and David ‘Calabar’ Owino are top quality football players. Both also happen to be Kenyan; they are just two of the six...

Enlisting the help of the private sector

The aftermath of the annual budget speech in Zambia is hardly the most thrilling of events; but this time around, at the annual KPMG-hosted...

Working together to fight malaria

One of the proudest achievements of the major mines in Zambia is how they have brought malaria under control in their neighbouring communities, and...

Some of the world’s wettest mines

The most impressive sight when visiting KCM’s Konkola Deep copper mine on the Copperbelt isn’t the sophisticated equipment and machinery, but the vast quantities of...

Luanshya is thriving – but for how long?

For a place that was referred to as a “ghost town” not so long ago, and has known more ups and downs than a...

Why the copper price fluctuates

Supply and demand: we all know how this works. If there’s too much of something (whether bricks, maize or tomatoes), there’s a glut and...