Zambia's lead mining poisoning children

Zambia's economy was built on mining. But more than a century later children are still feeling the aftereffects of years of toxins polluting the environment.

by

    Zambia's economy was built on mining. But more than a century later children are still feeling the aftereffects of years of toxins polluting the environment.

    They often ingest lead when they are playing.

    Al Jazeera’s Haru Mutasa reports from Kabwe.


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Interactive: Plundering Cambodia's forests

    Interactive: Plundering Cambodia's forests

    Meet the man on a mission to take down Cambodia's timber tycoons and expose a rampant illegal cross-border trade.

    The priceless racism of the Duke of Edinburgh

    The priceless racism of the Duke of Edinburgh

    Prince Philip has done the world an extraordinary service by exposing the racist hypocrisy of "Western civilisation".

    China will determine the future of Venezuela

    China will determine the future of Venezuela

    There are a number of reasons why Beijing continues to back Maduro's government despite suffering financial losses.