Top news items in major Zambian media outlets

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LUSAKA, Aug. 13 (Xinhua) -- The following are news highlights in Zambia's major media outlets on Tuesday.

-- Moxico Resources Plc, a British firm, will invest about 160 million U.S. dollars for the development of a large scale mining project in Zambia's Copperbelt Province.

Alan Davies, the firm's chief executive officer, said construction of the copper mine project is expected to commence once discussions with the liquidator of Konkola Copper Mine is concluded. (Times of Zambia)

-- The Zambian government has suspended all mining activities in Mwinilunga district in the north-western part of the country following the death of three people after earth collapsed on them while they were digging for gold deposits.

Acting District Commissioner Mwiya Thulani said all those who will be found wanting will be arrested and charged for doing illegal mining. (Zambia Daily Mail)

-- The Zambian government says it hopes to connect three million women to the global market by 2021.

Ministry of Commerce, Trade and Industry Permanent Secretary Kayula Siame said the women will be connected under the "SheTrades" program which has been set to look at specific challenges women face in accessing finances to invest in business. (The Mast) Enditem

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