Zambian High Commission

Type: Organization
Name: Zambian High Commission
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Govt can hold Vedanta to account - Thornton

By Moses KuwemaMon 14 Apr. 2014, 14:01 CAT   [525 Reads, 0 Comment(s)]Protest against Vedanta ResourcesBRITISH High Commissioner to Zambia James Thornton says people are free to protest against Vedanta Resources' dealings following controversy surrounding ... [Published Zambia Post - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

(Special for CAFS) Britain urges Zambia to hold mining firm to account

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.LUSAKA, April 14 (Xinhua) -- British government said the Zambia was in a strong position to hold Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) Plc which is currently embroiled in controversies over its operations in Zambia following protests ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

$1bn Eurobond not best option, says Hamududu

By Abel MbooziSun 13 Apr. 2014, 14:00 CAT   [75 Reads, 0 Comment(s)]BWEENGWA UPND member of parliament Highvie Hamududu says the government should not have rushed to secure a second Eurobond if it was prudent in using public resources.And Hamududu says ... [Published Zambia Post - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 2 reports

Protestors in London demand KCM publishes profits and taxes

Protesters at the Zambian High Commission held a banner reading ‘Vedanta plunders, Zambia bleeds and placards asking the UK government to bring Anil Agarwal to trail. Loud and rhythmic drums and megaphone chants echoed in the streets during the vibrant ... [Published Ukzambians - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

Protests at Zambian High Commission in London to demand KCM publish profits and taxes

Protesters from Foil Vedanta and the Afrikan diaspora in London will next week chant, play drums and hold banners and placards outside the Zambia High Commission in London. They will demand that some of the revelations in Foil Vedanta’s groundbreaking ... [Published Ukzambians - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

New dates set for Nevers’ court case

.NEVERSBy PERPETUAL SICHIKWENKWE -THE Lusaka magistrate’s court has set April 24 and May 6, as the new dates for mention in a case in which MMD president Nevers Mumba is charged with abuse of authority of office.This was after the matter, which was scheduled ... [Published Times of Zambia - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Nov 05 2013 - Updated Nov 05 2013 - 1 reports

Zambia devoted Great Lakes Region member ? Kabimba

By -JUSTICE Minister Wynter Kabimba says Zambia will continue to be an active participant in trying to find a lasting solution to the problems in the Great lakes Region, particularly the ongoing conflict in the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (D ... [Published Times of Zambia - Nov 05 2013]

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"Firstly, he was in power for a long time and when the time came, he allowed democratic elections to take place in 1991. When he lost those elections, he stepped aside and this is one of the things that helps cement Zambia's position as a democratic state" said High Commissioner Thornton
"We have said many times that the government should reintroduce windfall tax so that the country can get its correct share from its mineral wealth but our calls have been ignored. In fact, with windfall tax, government would not have even thought of getting another Eurobond because we are able to raise such money through taxes from the mines such the windfall one" said Hamududu
But Shacinda, when reached for a comment over the protests, said, "We are aware of the protests. But we are not going to make any comment on NGOs that are misguided in their dealings."

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Govt can hold Vedanta to account - Thornton [Published Zambia Post - Apr 14 2014]
(Special for CAFS) Britain urges Zambia to hold... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Apr 14 2014]
$1bn Eurobond not best option, says Hamududu [Published Zambia Post - Apr 13 2014]
Protestors in London demand KCM publishes profi... [Published Ukzambians - Apr 12 2014]
London protestors call for KCM probe [Published Zambia Post - Apr 12 2014]
Protests at Zambian High Commission in London t... [Published Ukzambians - Apr 06 2014]
New dates set for Nevers’ court case [Published Times of Zambia - Mar 25 2014]
Zambia devoted Great Lakes Region member ? Kabimba [Published Times of Zambia - Nov 05 2013]
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