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Zambia: High Court orders Konkola Copper Mines to pay 2 million USD for polluting River Mushishima

Newton Sibanda December 12, 2011 In a landmark judgment, the Lusaka High Court has ordered Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) to pay K10billion (US$2 million) to 2000 Chingola residents on Zambia’s Copperbelt for polluting the Mushishima river. The Mushishima is a tributary of the Kafue River, which accounts for about 40 percent of Zambia’s domestic water […]