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Zambian Calls President a Potato, Goes to Jail

He was speaking figuratively, say critic's supporters

(Newser) - A political foe of Zambia's president has been arrested and faces up to five years in prison for the crime of likening the president to a potato, reports the BBC . More precisely, a sweet potato. And even more precisely, in the native tongue, a "chumbu mushololwa." President... More »

Irate Zambian Miners Kill Chinese Manager

Coal miners riot over low wages

(Newser) - A fresh round of unrest has hit Chinese-operated mines in Zambia. Rioting coal miners killed a Chinese manager on Saturday by pushing a mine trolley at him as he tried to flee, reports the BBC . Another Chinese manager and several Zambians were injured during the incident at the mine, which... More »

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