Zambia in budget deficit after spending spree

Ambitious government plans lead to billions in debt.

    Preparations are being made in Zambia for the funeral of president Michael Sata on Tuesday.
    His supporters say he brought much needed development to rural areas. 

    But government critics say overspending has caused budget cuts in the struggling education system.

    Al Jazeera's Tania Page reports from Chibombo district.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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