Zambian leader Edgar Lungu on Wednesday fired his education minister, David Mabumba, the presidency said, after nude video clips of him went viral on social media.

A statement from the presidency did not give reasons for his removal but it came after explicit video clips of the minister were leaked on Twitter, Facebook and shared via Whatsapp.

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It only said Lungu “had terminated the appointment of Minister of General Education… with immediate effect”.

David Mabumba, 49, was appointed to the cabinet in 2016. (AFP)

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