Investrust Plc Extract from 2019 Annual Report

Investrust Bank Plc (“Investrust”) recorded a 40.4% decrease in interest income to ZMW88.33 million during the year ended 31st December 2018 (2017: ZMW148.1 million). Total operating
expenses increased by 5.2% on a year-on-year basis to ZMW157.40 million (2017: ZMW149.65 million). During the year under review, the bank recorded a loss of ZMW109.19 million (2017: ZMW38.00 million net loss).

For the period under review, ZCCM-IH successfully increased its shareholding from 45.4% to 71.4%. As a strategic investor, ZCCM-IH is currently driving a strategy to restructure and recapitalize the Bank.

The Bank’s share price on the LuSE closed the period under review at ZMW12.0 (2017: ZMW13.50).

There were no dividends declared during the financial year ended 31st December 2018 (2017: Nil).

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METS Extract from 2019 Annual Report

Misenge Environmental and Technical Services Limited (METS) earned a total of ZMW8.8 million (audited) as revenue for the year ended 31 March 2019 (2018: ZMW5.48 million). Of
the revenue, ZMW6.4 million was realised from recurring services to ZCCM-IH (2018: ZMW4.6 million) and ZMW2.4 million was from non ZCCM-IH sources (2018: ZMW0.88 million). METS recorded a net loss of ZMW2.5 million (2018: ZMW1.9 million loss).

METS continued its drive towards increasing third party business by taking part in several bids throughout the year.

There were no dividends declared during the year under review (2018: Nil).

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Maamba Colliers LTD Extract from 2019 Annual Report

MCL reported total revenue of ZMW2,486.60 million (US$ 222.10 million) for the financial year ended 31 March 2019 [(2018: ZMW1,172.00 (US$122.73 million)] and had profit after tax of
ZMW554.21 million (US$49.50 million) [(2018: ZMW148.87 million (US$15.59 million). The increase in revenue was due to increased demand for high grade coal from customers and steady production from the thermal power plant, while profit was driven by increased revenue and a deferred tax liability.

During the period under review, Maamba experienced liquidity challenges as a result of late receipt of payments from off takers. Efforts were made to restructure the payments of
outstanding receivables indicating commitment from both parties to rectify the situation. Management of Maamba were committed to cost efficiency measures and remains positive as the company looks forward to the restructuring of tariffs that would remedy systemic mismatches in the sector.

There were no dividends declared during the year under review (2018: Nil).

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Ndola Lime Company Ltd Extract from 2019 Annual Report

During the year, two former employees of NLC made an application to initiate Business Rescue Plan proceedings against the Company. An Interim Business Rescue Administrator
was appointed to run the affairs of NLC.

ZCCM-IH made an application in court challenging whether NLC qualifies to be put under Business Rescue Operations. The matter is still undergoing a court process.

Ndola Lime Company Limited (NLC) reported total revenues for the financial year ended 31st March 2019 of ZMW74.3 million (2018: ZMW60.1 million) and a loss after tax of ZMW234 million (2018: ZMW 187 million loss).

There were no dividends declared during the year under review (2018: Nil)

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CEC Extract from 2019 Annual Report

During the financial year ending 31st December 2017, revenue of K 3,724 million (US$390 million) (2016:
K3,503 million (US$355 million) was recorded driven mostly by the increase to the end-user mining tariff. Adjusted Earnings Before Interest Tax Depreciation and Amortisation (EBITDA) was K964 million (US$101 million) [(2016: K923.54 million (US$90 million)].

As at 31 March 2018, the Company had cash and cash equivalents of K645 million (US$68 million) compared to total borrowings of K835 million (US$88 million) out of which K133 million (US$14 million) is payable in 2018. The Company’s net current assets as at that date was K664 million (US$70 million). Based on the financial forecast, it is expected that the working capital of the business over the next 12 months will be positive and that the Company will be profit-making during the same period.

The telecoms subsidiaries (CEC Liquid Telecom and Hai Telecoms) has been expanding its market share in the wholesale and retail segments and have been profitable two years consecutively; exhibiting potential for further growth prospects. The CEC board further recognises that the Company is primarily a power business and that there is need to continuously review its strategy around its continued investment in the telecoms operations going forward.

On 23 January 2018, the Company received a firm intention by Zambian Transmission LLP to buy all the shares in the capital of CEC. The board considered the offer and appointed an Independent Committee of the Board to consider the offer. The offer was sent, through an offer document to all shareholders, with an offer period commencing 20 February 2018.

Total Dividend paid for 2017 was K209 million (US$21 million) [(2016: K161.8 (US$16.4 million)].

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CEC Africa Extract from 2019 Annual Report

During the financial year ended 31 March 2019 CEC Africa’s revenue was ZMW1.35 billion (US$120.86 million) (2018: ZMW2.07 billion (US$217.17million). The net loss was at ZMW3.35billion (US$298.95 million) (2018: Loss ZMW 3.23billion (US$337.86 million).
CEC Africa associate company, North South Power Company Limited (NSP), contributed a profit of US$8.10 million (2017: US$4.60 million) and declared a dividend of NGN10.00 bn (US$27.00 million) in 2018. However, the Group continues to make a gross loss mainly due to tariff shortfalls in the electricity pricing regime and the increasing cost of energy arising from the Power Purchase Agreements signed between the Nigeria Bulk Electricity Company (NBET) and the generation companies. The cost of purchased energy increased by 19.00% to US$293.00 million between 2017 and 2018. The net loss, which increased by 1.00% to US$316 million between 2017 and 2018 continued to erode the shareholders’ equity.
No dividends were declared and paid by the Company during the year (2018: Nil).

Mopani Copper Mines Plc Extract from 2019 Annual Report

During the financial year ending 31st December 2018, Mopani Copper Mines (MCM) recorded net revenue of ZMW9.43billion (US$842.04 million) (2017: ZMW3.95 billion US$352.60 million).
The net loss for the period under review was at ZMW8.09 billion (US$ 722.85 million) (2017: ZMW2.77 billion US$ 290.12 million net loss).
During the year ending 31st December 2018, MCM produced a total of 59,302 tonnes of copper from own sources and 60,188 tonnes of copper from external third-party concentrates (2017:
41,738 tonnes from own sources and 57,131 tonnes of copper from third party concentrates). The significant growth in revenue is attributable to the scheduled increase in production at the recently developed mine sites.
Through gearing, MCM initiated heavy capital expenditure projects in efforts of developing the Mufulira Deeps and the Synclinorium Shaft over the last financial years. This has resulted in finance costs reducing net profits for the period under review amongst other factors. The value of shareholder loans as at 31st December 2018 was ZMW39.53 billion (US$ 3,242.66
With working capital balances excluding VAT at a 5-year low of ZMW 792.35 million (US$ 65.00 million) as at 31st December 2018, cash constraints have affected the ability to scale
production at the newly commissioned mine sites to optimal levels.
There were no dividends paid during the financial year ended 31st December 2018 (2017: Nil).

Lubambe Copper Mines Extract from 2019 Annual Report

Lubambe Copper Mine Limited (Lubambe) reported total revenues of ZMW1.24 billion (US$110.79 million) for the year ending 31 March 2019 (2018: ZMW517.37 million (US$54.18
million), falling below the budget of US$155 million but increasing from US$98.72 million in 2017. Operating costs were US$129 million, nearly at par with the budget of just below
US$130 million. Costs in 2017 were US$107.01 million. The year on year rise in costs was due to increased production volumes as well as mine redesign activities.
The loss for the year was ZMW 556.92million (US$49.74 million) (2018: loss ZMW 350.34 million (US$36.7 million))
In 2018 Lubambe had made substantial leaps in changing its mining and processing systems in a bid to raise production. Total copper ore mined was 1,316,109 tonnes, up from 840, 376 tonnes in 2017. Total contained copper produced was 23,689 tonnes, below the targeted 25,941 tonnes but significantly higher than the 14,891 tonnes produced in 2017.
Lubambe has continued to implement changes to the existing mine that should translate into the mine becoming profitable for the first time in 2020. In 2019, works on completing the Concept Study on the Extension Project will be accelerated so as to increase the certainty of the resource and prepare it for a Pre-Feasibility Study
There were no dividends declared during the year under review (2018: Nil)

KCM Extract from 2019 Annual Report

Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) reported total revenue of ZMW12.25 billion (US$1,084.80 million) for the financial year ended 31 March 2019 [2018: ZMW12.2 billion (US$1,283.0 million)]. The reduction in revenue was as a result of below budget custom production as well as below budget combined concentrate tonnage available for treatment in the smelter. This had an adverse impact on sulphuric acid production which in turn impacted on copper production at the Tailings Leach Plant. KCM’s total mine production for the year was recorded at 177,035 tonnes (2018:144,664 tonnes). Loss after tax was ZMW3.72 billion (US$ 332.2 million) [(2018: ZMW1.102 billion loss (US$131.6 million)].

NFC Africa Mining Plc Extract from 2019 Annual Report

NFCA recorded a net revenue of ZMW 1.78 billion (US$159.3 million) for the financial year ending 31st December 2018 (2017: ZMW 1.52 billion (US$159.6)). Profit after tax was ZMW89.57 million (US$ 8.0 million), (2017: ZMW153.74 million US$16.1million). Despite the decline in profitability, the financial performance remained positive and marginally exceeded targets that were set for the 2018 financial year. The production target in 2018 was 1.5 million tonnes of processed ore against the actual completion of 1.504 million tonnes while Copper in concentrate 2018 target was 27,000 tonnes against Copper actual figures closing at 27,600 tonnes.
The production did not include significant amounts of copper that came from the South East Ore Body as was initially anticipated. Despite management having projected significant Copper production from the South East Ore Body Plant by the end of the year, this was not the case. However, significant progress was made and management continues to focus on
bringing this project to completion to ensure increased production for the mine.
There were no dividends paid during the year ended 31st December 2018 (2017: Nil).