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Zambia Mine Marginalization Case Highlights Africa-Wide Issue

Zambia's profitable copper mining industry is making its citizens poor, an explosive new report by a southern African research organization says.  The report by Southern Africa Resource Watch examined conditions in the community around one mine in northwestern Zambia, where they say they found the vast wealth is not being spread to the surrounding community.  And this situation, they say, is a tale told across mineral-rich communities in Africa. Report author Edward Lange...

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