Monica Musonda
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The entrepreneurs innovating against the odds in Zambia

Zambia is one of Africa's largest producers of copper but with global prices down, the economy has suffered a huge knock: Some mines are closing, the currency is weaker and the cost of living has gone up.

Big industry is reeling from the shocks and small business is shouldering a lot of the burden, too. But surprisingly, some entrepreneurs in the capital city of Lusaka are showing a great deal of resilience.

The BBC's Lerato Mbele has been finding out more for Africa Business Report.

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