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May 19, 2020

Zambia: Chinese restaurant denies entry to local

Zambia: Chinese restaurant denies entry to local

As authorities close down the restaurant

The Zambian authorities have closed a Chinese restaurant in the capital, Lusaka, for reportedly discriminating against locals.

The restaurant was reported to have denied entry to a Zambian man, terming him as a foreigner.

The man described the incident as racist.

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Lusaka Mayor Miles Sampa has also accused the restaurant of selling products labelled in Chinese and not English as prescribed by law.

“Apartheid finished [ended] a long time ago in Lusaka after Zambia gained independence in 1964,” the mayor told the Lusaka Times website.

BBC

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