Nchanga Open Pit Blast Damages 26 Houses In Chingola

Chingola’s Buntungwa ward Councillor Solo Mumba says over 26 houses in his have been damaged after a blast at the Konkola Copper Mines Nchanga Open Pit mine. Mumba, who has in the recent past been critical of blasts at Konkola … Continued

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Chingola’s Buntungwa ward Councillor Solo Mumba says over 26 houses in his have been damaged after a blast at the Konkola Copper Mines Nchanga Open Pit mine. Mumba, who has in the recent past been critical of blasts at Konkola Copper Mines Nchanga Open Pit, said the activities have led to many cracked houses in Njanji area. He said most residents have had their houses damaged with windows broken living the community in fear of their lives. Mumba explained that flying stones crushed onto roofs of six houses resulting in destruction of the roofing sheets and some household properties on which the stones landed. He said due to vibrations, 20 houses also had their windows shuttered. Mumba has accused the mine of abusing the residents in its operations by abrogating the mine regulations. “As I tell you there was a blast and over 26 houses have been destroyed here. This is very sad and unfortunate because I have been talking about this for a long time and no one seems to be helping,” Mumba said. When contacted for a comment, KCM Cooperate Affairs Manager Eugine Chungu said only seven houses had their roofs damaged contrary to the 26 as revealed by the area councilor. He said the company is still assessing the extent of the damage and once completed repair works will be undertaken on the damaged houses. “Well it is not true that the houses are 26 we only know of the 7 and as I speak to you now, we are still assessing the extent of damage and once completed repair works will be undertaken,” Chungu said. The post Nchanga Open Pit Blast Damages 26 Houses In Chingola appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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Kamuli Farmers Worried As OWC Cows Fail to Conceive

[Monitor] Kamuli -Farmers in Mbulamuti Sub-county, Kamuli District, say the Friesian cows distributed under government’s Operation Wealth Creation (OWC) programme have failed to conceive through artificial insemination, a technique devised for the gene…

[Monitor] Kamuli -Farmers in Mbulamuti Sub-county, Kamuli District, say the Friesian cows distributed under government's Operation Wealth Creation (OWC) programme have failed to conceive through artificial insemination, a technique devised for the genetic improvement of farm animals.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Parliament Must Act, Not Lament On the State of Missions Abroad

[Monitor] In the mid 1970s, I was serving at the Uganda Mission to the United Nations in New York when Amin ordered for the construction of Uganda House on Plot No. 336E 45th St. just across from United Nations.

[Monitor] In the mid 1970s, I was serving at the Uganda Mission to the United Nations in New York when Amin ordered for the construction of Uganda House on Plot No. 336E 45th St. just across from United Nations.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

President Appoints FAA Chief of Staff

[ANGOP] Luanda -The President of the Republic, João Lourenço, has appointed General António Egídio de Sousa Santos on Monday to the position of Chief of Staff of the Angolan Armed Forces (FAA).

[ANGOP] Luanda -The President of the Republic, João Lourenço, has appointed General António Egídio de Sousa Santos on Monday to the position of Chief of Staff of the Angolan Armed Forces (FAA).

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Militants Urge Army to Stop Militia From Wiping Out Nigerians

[Vanguard] Yenagoa -Niger Delta agitators, yesterday, urged the Nigerian Army, renowned worldwide for its professionalism, to use its expertise to deal with the militia causing carnage daily in the country, which President Muhammadu Buhari identified a…

[Vanguard] Yenagoa -Niger Delta agitators, yesterday, urged the Nigerian Army, renowned worldwide for its professionalism, to use its expertise to deal with the militia causing carnage daily in the country, which President Muhammadu Buhari identified as mercenaries trained and armed by former Libyan leader, late Muammar Gaddafi.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Sonangol Invites Bids for Oil Blocks

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan State Owned Oil Company – Sonangol E.P. last Thursday opened the registration so that interested companies can qualify for the purchase of participatory interests in Blocks 20/11 and 21/09.

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan State Owned Oil Company - Sonangol E.P. last Thursday opened the registration so that interested companies can qualify for the purchase of participatory interests in Blocks 20/11 and 21/09.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

President Dismisses FAA Generals

[ANGOP] Luanda -The President of the Republic, João Lourenço, dismissed on Monday senior officers of the Angolan Armed Forces (FAA), after hearing the National Security Council.

[ANGOP] Luanda -The President of the Republic, João Lourenço, dismissed on Monday senior officers of the Angolan Armed Forces (FAA), after hearing the National Security Council.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola