Zambia's interim leader, Guy Scott
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Zambia appoints acting president - in 15 seconds

Zambian Vice-President Guy Scott has been named acting leader following the death of President Michael Sata.

Mr Scott, who is of Scottish descent, becomes Zambia' first white head of state.

Mr Sata was being treated for an undisclosed illness at London's King Edward VII hospital where he died on Tuesday night.

Here is the story in 15 seconds.

  • 29 Oct 2014
  • From the section Africa
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