Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of north-central Zambia north of Lusaka. It was founded in 1936 as a copper-mining center. Population: 363,000.

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Examples

  • "We are going to release the arrested miners today after they have recorded admission of guilt statements," he said by telephone from Kitwe.

    Zambian Miners Riot Over Labor Dispute

  • On Monday, police fired tear gas to disperse the rioting miners, who had used logs and stones to block the road linking Kitwe, the largest mining city on the province, to Chingola, in the Copperbelt Province.

    Zambian Miners Riot Over Labor Dispute

  • Residents walk down a road in front of a plant owned by Mopani Copper Mines in Kitwe, a town on the Copperbelt in northern Zambia.

    Glencore denies allegations over copper mine tax

  • Speaking by telephone from the copper mining city of Kitwe, Goodwell Kaluba , the general secretary of the National Union of Miners and Allied Workers, said hundreds of miners at the copper plant downed tools Friday highlighting growing impatience with the Chinese-owned enterprises in the country following last month's election victory of President Michael Sata, a strong critic of Chinese investments in Zambia.

    Copper Miners in Zambia Demand Pay Rise

  • Police were deployed to quell riots in the Zambian copper mining cities of Kitwe and Ndola, according to Martin Malama, a local police chief.

    Zambia Challenger Wins

  • Youths torched a market in Kitwe and threw stones at government buildings.

    Zambia Challenger Wins

  • The management at NFCA Mining, a unit of China Nonferrous Metals Corp., sent a memo to the affected workers Wednesday, telling them they had been fired after failing to adhere to an order to end the strike to allow the commencement of labor negotiations, an official with the National Union of Miners and Allied Workers said by telephone from Kitwe, Copperbelt province.

    Chinese-Owned Miner in Zambia Fires 1,000 Striking Workers

  • Power from Inga is also transmitted to the Zambian grid along a 500-KV DC line from Inga to Kolwezi in southern DRC, and a 220-KV line from Kolwezi to Kitwe in northern Zambia.

    Energy profile of Southern Africa

  • The protesters, who chanted anti-government slogans, brought business in the town of Kitwe to a standstill, privately-owned Radio

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The party called for a demonstrations in Kitwe district at the weekend to protest Sata's defeat.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

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