Chingola to retain its cleanest town glory »

14 Mar, 2014

CHINGOLA  municipal council has vowed to restore Chingola as the cleanest town in the country. Speaking to the Lusaka Star in a telephone interview, Chingola town clerk George Mulenga said the City used to be referred to as the cleanest town in Zambia during the 1980s. He further said Chingola was no longer the cleanest city in Zambia due to new mining activities that have left many roads and buildings damaged.

Government, KCM Plc sign MOU to plant 100,000 trees »

5 Apr, 2013

KONKOLA Copper Mines (KCM) Plc and the government have agreed to plant 100, 000 trees in Chingola and Chililabombwe this year in order to restore the country’s depleted forests and mitigate the effects of climate change. Speaking in an interview with the Lusaka Star, Minister of Lands, Natural Resources and Environmental Protection, Wilbur Simuusa, said Government and KCM Plc have signed a memorandum of understanding to commence the planting of trees.