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Zambia: KCM property damaged by revolting miners

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Miners in Chingola damaged property worth thousands of Zambian kwacha belonging to Konkola Copper Mines P.L.C. as they sought higher wages and improved work conditions, reported Lusaka Times. KCM residential flats were among the damaged properties.

Joseph Chewe, general secretary of Mineworkers Union of Zambia, said it was necessary for KCM to stop hiring workers on contracts and instead hire them permanently.

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