Glencore Can't Fire Workers at Zambian Unit, President Says

  • Glencore's Mopani unit plans to cut about 4,000 jobs
  • Zambia will find other investors if mine owners have failed

Glencore Plc's Mopani copper mine

Photographer: Waldo Swiegers/Bloomberg

Zambian President Edgar Lungu said he won’t allow Glencore Plc’s local unit to cut about 4,000 jobs and that the nation, which is Africa’s second-biggest copper producer, will find other investors to take over mining operations if the current owners have failed.

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