Guy Scott greeting defence and security chiefs on Wednesday
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Mixed views on Zambian interim leader

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 white head of state for many years.

These people in the Zambian capital Lusaka had mixed views about his appointment

  • 29 Oct 2014
  • From the section Africa
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