Newly-elected President Michael Sata of Zambia has told China that he wants the Chinese to respect Zambians, and not to exploit his country. China has extracted considerable mineral wealth from Zambia over the past two decades, and Mr. Sata is determined that Zambians should gain more benefits from the relationship between the two countries.
In other news, the Greek government will fail to meet its debt-reduction goals this year, and next year’s budget will also fall short of the target required by the “Troika” as a condition of the EU bailout of Greece.
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