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Zambia: Ag Must Explain Acting President Eligibility - FODEP
[Zambia Reports]The following statement was circulated by the Foundation for Democratic Processes (FODEP):
[AllAfrica] 01/11/2014

 
Zambia’s Scott says his blood is black
Lusaka – Guy Scott, the first white person to rule Zambia since independence from Britain in 1964, said Friday that his skin was white but his blood was black. Scott told journalists he would not give interviews for the time being, because the media kept referring to him as a white president. “I (...)
[The Zimbabwe Mail] 31/10/2014

 
Ex-official held over ‘celebrating’ Sata’s death
Lusaka – Zambian police on Friday said they had arrested and charged a former government official for celebrating the recent death of President Michael Sata by firing a gun in the air. “We arrested and charged Guston Sichilima because he fired eight rounds of nine millimetres in the air,” Charity (...)
[The Zimbabwe Mail] 31/10/2014

 
Zambia’s Scott says his blood is black
Guy Scott, the first white person to rule Zambia since independence from Britain, says his skin is white but his blood was black.
[IOL] 31/10/2014

Zambia’s acting president appeals for calm
Zambia's temporary leader says security forces will not tolerate any violence or other illegal activity as the country mourns President Michael Sata.
[IOL] 31/10/2014

Zambia: Legacy of a no-show president
Zambia: Legacy of a no-show president
President Michael Sata's death and the ineligibility of interim president Guy Scott to run for office in the next presidential election is fuelling speculation about the succession.
[Africa Report] 31/10/2014

 
Ex-official held over ‘celebrating’ Sata’s death
Zambian police have arrested and charged a former government official for celebrating the death of president Michael Sata.
[IOL] 31/10/2014

Zambia: Protests Over Acting President
[Zambia Reports]Hundreds of Patriotic Front cadres on Thursday afternoon took to the streets demonstrating against Zambia's Cabinet decision to appoint Dr. Guy Scott as acting President.
[AllAfrica] 31/10/2014

Malawi To Sign Treaty With Zambia On Transfrontier Conservation Area (TFCA)
Malawi and Zambia Government will in December this year sign an international treaty on Transfrontier Conservation Area (TFCA), Minister of Information Tourism and Culture Kondwani Nankhumwa has disclosed. Nankhumwa made the disclosure Wednesday after rounding up his tour of Vwaza Game Reserve (...)
[Malawi Voice] 30/10/2014

Zamabia sets date for Sata funeral
The body of President Michael Sata, who died in London, will be flown to Zambia on Saturday for burial on November 11.
[IOL] 30/10/2014

Zambia: Scott as President 'No Surprise' to Citizens
[Deutsche Welle]Zambians have welcomed the news that Guy Scott is interim president. His skin color and British heritage -- the facts most Western media picked up on -- isn't an issue for most Zambians, writes DW's Chiponda Chimbelu.
[AllAfrica] 30/10/2014

Scott takes the reins as Zambia mourns
Zambia’s interim leader, Guy Scott, has declared a period of mourning for Michael Sata, who died in London this week.
[IOL] 30/10/2014

Zambia gets interim leader as president dies
Zambia’s Guy Scott became Africa’s first white head of state in 20 years yesterday after the president, “King Cobra” Michael Sata, died in a London hospital, aged 77. Scott, a Cambridge-educated economist born in Zambia to Scottish parents, had been Sata’s vice president. He will be interim...
[The Nation] 30/10/2014

Zambian President Sata death: White interim leader appointed
Zambian Vice-President Guy Scott has been named acting leader following the death of President Michael Sata. Presidential elections to choose a permanent successor will be held within 90 days, Defence Minister Edgar Lungu said. Mr Scott, who is of Scottish descent, becomes Africa's first (...)
[GNN Liberia] 29/10/2014

Zambia’s Scott becomes Africa’s first white leader in 20 years
Lusaka – Zambian Vice-President Guy Scott was named acting head of state on Wednesday following the death of President Michael Sata, making him Africa’s first white leader since South Africa’s FW de Klerk. Defence and Justice Minister Edgar Lungu said Scott would occupy the office until an (...)
[The Zimbabwe Mail] 29/10/2014

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Consoles Zambia for the Death of President Michael Chilufya Sata
PHOTO CAPTION/FLASHBACK: President Sata jokes with President Sirleaf of Liberia - The President of the Republic of Liberia, Her Excellency, Madam Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has sent a message of condolence to His Excellency, Mr. Edgar Lunga, Acting President of the Republic of Zambia on the sad (...)
[GNN Liberia] 29/10/2014

APM’s Condolence Message To Guy Scott On Sata
Your Excellency and Dear Brother, It is with deep sense of shock and profound sadness that I have learnt of the passing of His Excellency Michael Chilufya Sata, my dear Brother and President of the Republic of Zambia, at King Edward VII’s hospital, Beaumont, London, United Kingdom. On behalf of (...)
[Malawi Voice] 29/10/2014

Zambia: Foreign Secretary Statement On the Death of President Sata of Zambia
[PR Newswire]London -Foreign Secretary offers condolences to the people of Zambia following the death of President Sata.
[AllAfrica] 29/10/2014

Who is Zambia’s next leader?
CNN.com - Africa When Guy Scott takes the reins as Zambia's interim President, he'll become the first white African head of state in sub-Saharan Africa since apartheid. Who is Zambia’s next leader?
[USAfricaonline] 29/10/2014

Zambia names VP as interim leader
Zambian Vice-President Guy Scott has become Africa's first white leader since South Africa's FW de Klerk.
[IOL] 29/10/2014

Peter Mutharika Pays Tribute to Sata: Announces DPP Indaba
Malawi President Peter Mutharika on Tuesday afternoon led Malawians into paying tribute to the fallen Zambian President Michael Sata. At a political rally in his wife’s home town of Balaka, President Mutharika led the gathering into observing a one-minute silent in honour of the Zambian leader. (...)
[Malawi Voice] 29/10/2014

Zambia must hold election within 90 days
Lusaka – Zambian President Michael Sata, an abrasive figure nicknamed “King Cobra” because of his venomous tongue, has died in London where he had been receiving medical treatment, the government in Africa’s second-largest copper producer said on Wednesday. Sata, whose attacks on foreign mining (...)
[The Zimbabwe Mail] 29/10/2014

Zambia: China and Zambia, We Grow Up Together--By H. E. Chinese Ambassador Yang Youming
[Focac]On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Independence of the Republic of Zambia and the establishment of diplomatic relations between the People's Republic of China and the Republic of Zambia, H.E. Mr. Yang Youming, Chinese Ambassador to Zambia published a message on Times of (...)
[AllAfrica] 29/10/2014

Zambia: Guy Scott Named Interim President
[Deutsche Welle]Guy Scott has been named interim president of Zambia, after former head of state Michael Sata passed away in London. Scott is the first white politician to lead an African nation since the end of apartheid.
[AllAfrica] 29/10/2014

Zambia's succession battle at full throttle ahead of 2016 elections
Zambia's succession battle at full throttle ahead of 2016 elections
The appointment of Guy Scott as Zambia's interim president following the death of President Michael Sata is only the beginning of a long internal succession struggle.
[Africa Report] 29/10/2014

 
Zambia: Uncertainty and Grief Grip Lusaka
[Zambia Reports]In the wake of the death of President Michael Sata last night, many members of the first family have been ravaged with grief, while disputes over the transfer of power are already bubbling to the surface.
[AllAfrica] 29/10/2014

Zambian president rejected neo-colonialism, imperialism – Jonathan
President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday commiserated with the government and people of Zambia over the death of their President, Michael Sata, who passed away in a London hospital Tuesday. The President in a statement issued by his media aide, Dr. Reuben Abati, said Sata will always be (...)
[The Nation] 29/10/2014

Bakili Mourns Sata: He Was King Cobra Because of His Straight forward Approach to Issues
Malawi’s Former President Bakili Muluzi says the country has enough reasons to join Zambia in the mourning of Michael Sata. “It’s a very sad moment for Zambia, Malawi and the entire African continent. I knew him some years back. We used to call him King Cobra because of his straight forward (...)
[Malawi Voice] 29/10/2014

Zambia must hold election within 90 days
The death of President Michael Sata means Zambian voters must go to the polls within the next three months.
[IOL] 29/10/2014

Zambian President Michael Sata dies in London
Zambian President Michael Sata has died at the age of 77 after receiving treatment for an undisclosed illness, the government says. President Sata, who was being treated in the UK, died in London's King Edward VII hospital on Tuesday night. READ MORE OF THIS STORY Rate this article: Select (...)
[GNN Liberia] 29/10/2014

Zambian president dies in London
Zambian President Michael Sata, an abrasive figure nicknamed “King Cobra” because of his venomous tongue, has died in London where he had been receiving medical treatment, the government in Africa’s second-largest copper producer said on Wednesday. Sata, whose attacks on foreign mining companies (...)
[The Nation] 29/10/2014

Zambian President Michael Sata dies in London
ZAMBIAN President Michael Sata has died at the age of 77 after receiving treatment for an undisclosed illness. President Sata, who was being treated in the UK, died in London’s King Edward VII hospital on Tuesday night. Media said that he died after “a sudden onset [of] heightened heart rate”. It (...)
[The Zimbabwe Mail] 29/10/2014

Zambia’s Govt Secretary Addreses Nation on Death of Michael ‘King Cobra’ Sata
ADDRESS TO THE NATION BY THE SECRETARY TO CABINET OF THE REPUBLIC OF ZAMBIA, DR. ROLAND MSISKA 29TH OCTOBER 2014 FELLOW COUNTRYMEN AND WOMEN. AS YOU ARE AWARE, HIS EXCELLENCY MR. MICHAEL CHILUFYA SATA, PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF ZAMBIA HAS BEEN RECEIVING MEDICAL ATTENTION IN LONDON, IN THE (...)
[Malawi Voice] 29/10/2014

Zambian President Michael Sata dies at 77
CNN.com - Africa Zambian President Michael Sata, who was nicknamed "King Cobra" for his fiery tongue and larger-than-life personality, has died, the country's national radio said Wednesday morning. Zambian President Michael Sata dies at (...)
[USAfricaonline] 29/10/2014

Zambian President Michael Sata dies at 77
CNN.com - Africa Zambian President Michael Sata, who was nicknamed "King Cobra" for his fiery tongue and larger-than-life personality, has died, the country's national radio said Wednesday morning. Zambian President Michael Sata dies at (...)
[USAfricaonline] 29/10/2014

Zambian president Michael Sata dead, government says
Zambia's government on Wednesday announced that President Michael Sata, 77, has died.
[East Africa News Post] 29/10/2014

Zambia: Sata Dies in London
[Zambia Reports]The Fifth Republican President of Zambia Michael Chilufya Sata passed away this evening in London, as confirmed by multiple sources among the delegation.
[AllAfrica] 29/10/2014

Shantumbu set for ‘Black Bull’ return
ZAMBIAN-born Coach George Shantumbu is set to bounce back at the capital city giants Mbabane Highlanders’ technical bench in the second round of the season.
[The Swazi Observer] 29/10/2014

Zambia: Saga of the President's Health Continues
[African Arguments]Questions about the health of the Zambian President Michael Sata are stubbornly refusing to go away having simmered ever since he dropped out of sight at the end of May this year. For a known extrovert who has never shied away from the limelight, this was particularly (...)
[AllAfrica] 27/10/2014

Zambia: 975 Prisoners Pardoned
[Times of Zambia]PRESIDENT Michael Sata has pardoned 975 inmates to mark Zambia's Independence Golden Jubilee today.
[AllAfrica] 27/10/2014

Koki pays tribute to Simfukwe
SOCCER - WITH the honeymoon seemingly far from over after their Castle Premier Challenge triumph on October 11, leading Green Mamba to four straight wins- coach Thabo ‘Koki’ Vilakati has paid tribute to Zambian strategist Happy (...)
[The Swazi Observer] 27/10/2014

Thanks President Mutharika, But …
State President Professor Peter Mutharika recently delegated former president Bakili Muluzi to represent Malawi to Zambian golden jubilee that took place on Saturday 25 October 2014. That aside, we also saw recent the state president endorsed and pledged to support the appointment of Muluzi as (...)
[Malawi Voice] 26/10/2014

The father of Zambian democracy
Kenneth Kaunda made some bad choices but always with good intentions, writes Brendan Seery.
[IOL] 26/10/2014

Ties that bind SA, Zambia
SA and Zambia have a number of bilateral agreements covering trade and industrial development, agriculture and animal husbandry, writes Kevin Ritchie.
[IOL] 26/10/2014

Zambia: President's Health Worries as Nation Turns 50
[Deutsche Welle]Zambia may be politically stable in conflict-ridden region, but its human rights record gives cause for concern and most of the population live in poverty.
[AllAfrica] 25/10/2014

Zambia: After Ditching Jubilee, UPND Drags Hh to Chawama
[Zambia Reports]When President of the United Party for National Development (UPND) Hakainde Hichilema made the controversial decision to boycott the Jubilee celebrations yesterday, scores of angry UPND cadres went to protest at his (...)
[AllAfrica] 25/10/2014

Boat capsizes on Lake Kariba, 20 feared dead
At least 20 people, mainly schoolchildren, are believed to have died in Zambia after a boat capsized during celebrations.
[IOL] 25/10/2014

Zambia: Opposition Hail Draft Constitution Release
[Times of Zambia]OPPOSITION MMD leader Nevers Mumba has praised Government for releasing the draft Constitution which many Zambians have been looking forward to.
[AllAfrica] 25/10/2014

Zambia: Fallen Heroes Saluted
[Times of Zambia]ACTING President Edgar Lungu yesterday led foreign dignitaries, diplomats, former freedom fighters and service men and woman in laying wreaths to honour fallen heroes who fought for Zambia's independence.
[AllAfrica] 25/10/2014

Zambia: 26 Drown On Lake Kariba
[Times of Zambia]TWENTY-SIX people, mostly pupils heading for independence celebrations, have drowned after the canoe they were in capsized on Lake Kariba.
[AllAfrica] 25/10/2014



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