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Lusaka Mayor Miles Sampa Apologizes for Crackdown on Local Chinese Businesses and for Using Derogatory Language

Lusaka Mayor Miles Sampa issued a public apology on Wednesday for his recent crackdown on Chinese merchants in the city and for using the derogatory word “Chinaman” alleging that he was unaware it’s offensive.

“I accept my error in judgment by physically going to the business premises instead of engaging relevant officers and institutions,” said the mayor at the beginning of a five-minute video statement that was uploaded to YouTube.  

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