Lusaka Mayor closes Chinese restaurant over discrimination against locals

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Miles Sampa

Lusaka Mayor Miles Sampa, today, closed down a Chinese Restaurant in the capital’s Long acres area for discriminating against Zambians.

Sampa who was in the company of his Director of Health Edgar Mulwanda shut indefinitely the Chinese LANTIAN restaurant in Longacres.

Addressing the media after closing down the business, he said the action was taken because the owners abrogated laws under the Food and Health Act.

Some of the provisions that the business contravened are; selling products labelled in Chinese and not English as prescribed by law, Trading without a License from the Council and had expired Fire certificate.

Sampa said the Council will move in on all Restaurants and other hospitality services especially of Chinese owned that are conducting business without proper documentation or in an unethical manner.

Latian restaurant was reported by Muvi TV yesterday for only allowing entrance to Chinese and denying Blacks for apparently Covid19 related reasons.

Sampa said he strongly reprimanded the owner a Tang on that malpractice as well.

He said apartheid finished a long time ago in Lusaka after Zambia gained Independence in 1964.

Sampa has urged all residents of Lusaka to whistle blow on any business or trading place exhibiting unethical practices saying the Council shall take necessary action without fear or favour.

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4 Responses to Lusaka Mayor closes Chinese restaurant over discrimination against locals

  1. I just wonder how you can allow such people in the country, where is morality how can they live amongst people whom they don’t like that is immoral of the waste type .
    The only solution is to keep them away the country why invite your enemies in your land , very soon you hear them committing atrocities with in the communities just show them the exit to china and forget .

    nshilimubemba
    May 19, 2020 at 4:28 pm
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  2. Where is Lusambo? He was so busy beating up poor Zambians for all manner of nonsense. Why isn’t he beating up these Chinese people?
    Totally useless man.

    newbie
    May 19, 2020 at 4:39 pm
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  3. got so upset upon reading this racial incident seeing my fellow brothers and sisters being treated as rags in their own backyard, you go to their own country same story!!
    if we talk of renumeration in their owned so called companies they pay nuts, ala ! i am dumpfounded.
    they are good for nothing these chaps.
    Honorable Mayor, thank you for stopping this nonsense please ahead and revoke their licence.

    verily pissed off.

    Nomara son of Africa Zimbabwe

    nomara
    May 21, 2020 at 10:55 am
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  4. got so upset upon reading this racial incident seeing my fellow brothers and sisters being treated as rags in their own backyard, you go to their own country same story!!
    if we talk of renumeration in their owned so called companies they pay nuts, ala ! i am dumpfounded.
    they are good for nothing these chaps.
    Honorable Mayor, thank you for stopping this nonsense please go ahead and revoke their licence.

    verily pissed off.

    Nomara son of Africa Zimbabwe

    nomara
    May 21, 2020 at 11:00 am
    Reply

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