Lusaka — A Zambian court has dismissed an application by Vedanta to stay the liquidation of its Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) unit, and set the hearing for a winding-up petition on Augusut 27.

“Vedanta is reviewing the ruling and will then make a decision on its next steps,” the company said in an e-mailed statement on Wednesday in response to the ruling by justice Annesi Banda-Bobo of the Lusaka high court. Preliminary arguments will be heard on August 13...

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