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When you see ba Lusaka in Ford Rangers, Hilux or GX V8 driving at 40km/h, just know there is a speed camera nearby. It's so strange to drive in Lusaka these days. — in Lusaka, Democratic Republic of the Congo facebook.com/1063898…