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Zambia: Ahead of presidential elections, police takes steps to tighten security
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Zambia: Ahead of presidential elections, police takes steps to tighten security

Police in Zambia have stepped up measures to ensure peace ahead of a presidential election scheduled for 20 Jan, a top official said on Thursday.

Zambia: Unconstitutional conduct gets interim President Guy Scott suspended from party
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Zambia: Unconstitutional conduct gets interim President Guy Scott suspended from party

Zambia's governing Patriotic Front party on Friday suspended Guy Scott from the party, weeks after he took over as interim president of the country following the death of Michael Sata last month.

Zambian president's widow announces candidacy to join presidential race
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Zambian president's widow announces candidacy to join presidential race

The widow of Zambia's recently deceased president says she will seek to become the ruling party's presidential candidate.

Riots erupt in Zambia's capital against acting president Guy Scott
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Riots erupt in Zambia's capital against acting president Guy Scott

Under the constitution, Zambia must hold a presidential election within 90 days of a president's death.

Guy Scott becomes Zambia's first white president since apartheid
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Guy Scott becomes Zambia's first white president since apartheid

The appointment of Guy Scott as Zambia's acting president until elections are held within 90 days followed the death of President Michael Sata in a London hospital after a long illness.

Guy Scott named interim president of Zambia
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Guy Scott named interim president of Zambia

Scott became acting president of Zambia on Wednesday following the death of President Michael Sata

'I am not dead,' says Zambia's president making rare public appearance
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'I am not dead,' says Zambia's president making rare public appearance

Sata's address today was punctuated by jokes, but he did not read the whole address, leaving the full written version for the record.