Zambian President Michael Sata Dies in London Hospital

Zambian President has died in LondonImage: Zambian Watchdog.

The President of Zambia, Michael Chilufya Sata has died in a London hospital on Tuesday, it has been reported in the media. The ‘ King Cobra’ as he was affectionately known in Zambia, had gone to the United Kingdom to receive treatment for an undisclosed illness. According to a private television station, Muzi Television Station, the country’s cabinet was preparing to meet to consider the effect of the news on the nation. However, government officials refused to give a comment about the state of affairs in the landlocked country. Michael Sata has been ill for some time and there have been instances when the More...

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