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KCM commissions new x-ray facilities

Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) has commissioned new, state of the art x-ray medical facilities at its Nchanga South Hospital valued at over $US 135,000. The x-ray facilities are expected to speed up radiological diagnostic services for the KCM medical services which currently serve a catchment population of over 63,000 in four towns, namely: Chililabombwe, Chingola, Kitwe and Nampundwe. Chingola District Commissioner Mary Chibesa, who commissioned the facilities, said that the facilities would not only benefit mine emplo...

ZTTA, KCM Trust School hold week-long coaching clinic

Zambia Table Tennis Association (ZTTA) successfully conducted a table tennis coaching clinic for pupils from the KCM Konkola Trust School. The five-day coaching clinic, which concluded on Friday 15 December, 2017, at Kamenza Hall in Chililabombwe, was organized by KCM, with the support of the ZTTA, with a view to revive the sport and impart coaching skills in coaches and improve playing standards for the athletes. 120 pupils aged between 7 and 16, were joined by 10 in-house coaches during the week-long clinic conduct...

Several children elevated from early childhood centres

Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) early childhood care programmes have produced another set of children ready to enter into formal primary education. At least 83 children from the 2017 intakes of the Ndeleni and Nsungeni childcare centres on the Copperbelt will go into Grade One in 2018. The childcare programmes, which have been running for over six years, have educated 563 children of market traders since inception. The children receive education, uniforms and meals subsided by KCM, while their parents work in the local market...