The world's most toxic town: the terrible legacy of Zambia's lead mines

Published: 28/05/2017
The world's most toxic town: the terrible legacy of Zambia's lead mines
Source: WWW.THEGUARDIAN.COM

Almost a century of lead mining and smelting has poisoned generations of children in the Copperbelt town of Kabwe in Zambia The heavy legacy of lead in the world’s most toxic town – in pictures “I’d like to be a doctor,” says seven-year-old Martin, sitting quietly in his modest home in Kabwe, Zambia. But the truth is that Martin struggles with his schoolwork, and his dream seems unlikely to become

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