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.

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    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.


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