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Lusaka - Zambian authorities on Sunday said they had arrested three Chinese nationals and two locals found carrying pieces of rhino horn at the border with Mozambique.

Parks and wildlife ministry spokesperson Sakabilo Kalembwe said the five were arrested at the Chanida border post.

They were held for "illegal possession of 25 rhino pieces weighing 32.2 kg," Kalembwe said in a statement.

The origins of the horns could not be immediately confirmed.

Four decades ago, Zambia boasted a healthy rhino population of around 12 000 but by 1998 the animal was declared extinct due to rampant poaching. A few dozen have now been reintroduced into the country.

Zambian Radio Stations

5FM Radio Zambia
AMA Radio 93.3 FM
BBC World Service Africa
Breeze FM - 89.3 FM Chipata, 89.7 FM Lundazi, 98.9 FM Katete Comet 93.7 Fm
Flava FM - 87.7 FM - Kitwe
Kokoliko FM - 94.9 FM - Chingola
Hot FM 87.7 FM Lusaka
Joy FM Zambia 106.9
Komboni Radio 94.9 FM[2]
Mazabuka Community Radio MAZ FM - 100.9
Metro FM - 94.5 Midlands
Radio Chikuni 91.9 FM
Radio France International - 100.5 FM Lusaka & 92.5 FM Kitwe Radio Icengelo 89.1 FM - Kitwe
Radio Liseli Oblate
Radio Lyambai
Radio Mano - 89.1 FM Kasawa
Radio Maranatha - 103.3 FM - Kabwe 

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