Chamber of Mines President Nathan Chishimba LUSAKA ― Zambia has lifted a ban on night driving for truckers, imposed to improve road safety, after mining companies in Africa’s No.2 copper producer said the decision had hit commercial activity, the government said on yesterday. The southern African nation last year banned night driving for public service vehicles, including buses and trucks in a bid to reduce the number of fatal road traffic accidents. The number of vehicles on Zambia’s roads almost tripled to 700 000 in the 10 years to 2016, increasing road fatalities in the southern African nation, with more than 2 000 people dying last year alone, according to government statistics. Transport Minister Brian Mushimba…