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Zambia:Copper Boom Is Back, Will Zambia Benefit?



[Daily Maverick] Today, the prices of copper and cobalt, the minerals in which Zambia has the largest stake, have risen at an unprecedented high rate of $7,000 and $80,000 per tonne respectively. This increase in price of these two minerals is a great opportunity for the economy of Zambia. The big question, therefore, is whether Zambia is prepared to draw maximum benefits from the new boom? By CLAUDE KABEMBA and EDWARD LANGE....

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Published By: Allafrica - Wednesday, 14 March, 2018