Over 2,500 villagers in Zambia are to be financially compensated by a British mining company for significant water pollution to the region’s waterways. AfricaNews reports that issued in 2015, the claim centred on pollution caused by the Nchanga Copper Mine. A mine that, employing 16,000 people in Zambia, is the country’s biggest private employer, and which sold a controlling share of its company in 2004 to Vedanta which is one of the largest mining companies in the world.