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Wake Up, Zambia, Smell the Roses

[Daily Maverick] One Zambian mine, Kansanshi in Solwezi, has consistently paid most corporate tax countrywide over the past decade. Mining, too, is the country's main foreign exchange earner, and supplies one-fifth of government revenue. But while mining remains important, it will never generate the number of jobs that Zambia needs to create for its growing population. A more diverse approach is needed. By GREG MILLS and DICKIE DAVIS.

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