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Union leaders in Zambia urge miners back to work

Mine union leaders held meetings throughout Zambia's vital copper region to urge wildcat strikers to go back to work. The strikes, which brought copper and cobalt production to a halt last Thursday and Friday, began when Zambia's only legal party expelled 17 trade union leaders from the party for opposing a new system of local government. Party leaders felt the unionists were meddling too much in politics and nee ded disciplining.

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