Wednesday, 29 October 2014

Guy Scott succeeds the late Zambian President

Just days after Zambia rolled out drums celebrating their 50th anniversary as a country, the news broke out on Tuesday of death of the country's President Micheal Sata, in a London hospital after an undisclosed ailment.

To succeed him as an interim President, is the former Vice President Guy Scott, Zambian born of Scottish descent. Scott is to hold the position for 90 days to allow Zambians go to the polls for Presidential election. The 70-year-old was said to be happy being the first African White President since the end of apartheid and was also reported to have said this new appointment came as "a bit of a shock to the system". He further added that "I'm very proud to be entrusted with it".

This is an exemplary precedent from Zambia... More of this should be encouraged all over the world...We have all come a long way.

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