Solwezi Today

A monthly News Magazine

Emirates now engages Lusaka shoppers, conducts raffle activities

Published on Mar 21 2014 // News
Emirates now engages Lusaka shoppers, conducts raffle activities
By Solwezi Today Writer GLOBAL flyer, Emirates has now started engaging communities and will in the next two weekends be capturing the shopping public in Lusaka, to share  the excitement of flying across the airline’s global network and making a stopover in Dubai. Emirates representatives are scheduled...

PEX Hydraulics amazes orphans in north-east Solwezi

Published on Mar 19 2014 // News
PEX Hydraulics amazes orphans in north-east Solwezi
Bridgitte Orphans and members from the local community express gratitude to PEX  By MARTIN MUSUNKA          PEX Hydraulics management and staff took a different route in commemorating this year’s International Women’s Day. Instead of joining the usual pomp which goes with placards...

Solwezi youths take to the sky as Barrick Lumwana inspires business spirit

Published on Mar 19 2014 // News
Solwezi youths take to the sky as Barrick Lumwana inspires business spirit
By MARTIN MUSUNKA Barrick Lumwana Mining Company (LMC) has engaged Southern African Incubation Support (SAIS) experts to explore prospects for incubating business enterprises in the local Solwezi community. Barrick Lumwana General Manager Bill MacNevin told participants at an International Youth Day...

Sandvik launches latest high pressure DTI drill in Zambia

Published on Mar 19 2014 // News
Sandvik launches latest high pressure DTI drill in Zambia
 By MARTIN MUSUNKA Sandvik Mining and Construction has launched a new state of the art high pressure DTH Drill DI6400 on the African market. The unveiling of the state-of-the-art machine was done in Zambia on March 8, 2014 during a Corporate Golf Day at Kansanshi Golf Club in Solwezi. Following the...

SIX NORTH-WEST CHIEFS ATTEND CONSERVATION FARMING COURSE IN HARARE …Courtesy of First Quantum Minerals

Published on Mar 18 2014 // News, Uncategorized
SIX NORTH-WEST CHIEFS ATTEND CONSERVATION FARMING COURSE IN HARARE  …Courtesy of First Quantum Minerals
By MARTIN MUSUNKA From left to right, Guy Hammond, Gehane Ntaimo, Senior Chiefs Kalilele, Chizera, Sikufele and Chiefs Musaka, Chibwika and Ntambo and John Mubambe at Solwezi Airport prior to traditional leaders’ departure. CHIEFS in North-Western Province say the deliberate policy by First Quantum...

FOURTH KAGEM EMERALD AUCTION SUCCEEDS … As Lufwanyama soaks in massive investments in health, education, environmental protection and community projects

Published on Mar 18 2014 // News
FOURTH KAGEM EMERALD AUCTION SUCCEEDS  … As Lufwanyama soaks in massive investments in health, education, environmental protection and community projects
By SOLWEZI TODAY REPORTER KAGEM has scored a first with its fourth auction of emeralds in February in Lusaka. Nyirenda shakes hands with Yaluma. The auction follows on the heels of three other auctions which were successfully held in 2013. Minister of Mines, Energy and Water Development Christopher Yaluma,...

MTE hosts fourth Mining Expo

Published on Jul 13 2013 // News
By MARTIN MUSUNKA The Mining and Technical Exhibitions (MTE) will on Monday 15th July,  host the fourth Mining and Technical Expo at the Royal Solwezi Hotel, starting at 13.00 hours, communications and marketing assistant Vikki Breytenbach announced yesterday.   Ms Breytenbach said a total of 65...

One miner dies, four others injured at Kansanshi mine accident

Published on Jan 16 2013 // News
By Solwezi Today Writer One miner has died at a First Quantum Minerals’ operation – Kansanshi Mine in Solwezi following an industrial accident at the mining company’s processing plant today. During the incident, five other miners were injured, with one of them in a critical condition, according...

First Quantum employee Gertrude Musunka graduates with Masters

Published on Dec 12 2012 // News
First Quantum employee Gertrude Musunka graduates with Masters
By A Special Correspondent in Liverpool, England Gertrude Musunka Gertrude Musunka, a health projects and programmes advisor at First Quantum Minerals (FQM) in Zambia, has been conferred with a Master of Public Health. During the congregation for the conferment of degrees in the faculty of health and...

FQM takes ‘One Family Can’ to Solwezi residents …following the success of its community healthcare programmes

Published on Nov 27 2012 // News
FQM takes ‘One Family Can’ to Solwezi residents  …following the success of its community healthcare programmes
  By MARTIN MUSUNKA KANSANSHI Mining PLC’s robust ‘One Man Can’ and ‘One Woman Can’ healthcare programmes have since their launch transformed the way people access healthcare services in the mining town of Solwezi. The two elaborate workplace programmes involve screening all employees...