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White leader appointed in Zambia

Wednesday, October 29th 2014, 16:03

Guy Scott is appointed Zambia's interim leader, Africa's first white head of state for many years, after the death of President Sata.
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VIDEO: Zambian President Sata dies in UK

Wednesday, October 29th 2014, 12:17
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Zambian President Michael Sata dies in a UK hospital, becoming the second president of the country to die in office.
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Zambian President Sata dies in UK

Wednesday, October 29th 2014, 11:28
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Zambia's President Michael Sata, 77, dies in London, where he had been receiving treatment for an undisclosed illness, the government says.
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VIDEO: Zambia's five leaders in five decades

Friday, October 24th 2014, 10:43

BBC Africa looks back at Zambia's first five decades through its five presidents.
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Zambia's Sata goes for health check

Monday, October 20th 2014, 13:38

Zambia's President Michael Sata, 77, flies abroad for a medical check-up amid persistent speculation that he is seriously ill.
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Zambia leader sacks potential rival

Thursday, August 28th 2014, 16:55

Zambia's leader sacks his justice minister, seen as a potential successor, amid rumours the president is gravely ill.
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VIDEO: 'I was forced to marry a stranger'

Tuesday, July 22nd 2014, 6:22

BBC News hears from a 17-year-old in Zambia who was forced into marriage against her will.
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The Zambian children forced to marry

Monday, July 21st 2014, 23:18

Zambian child bride tells of being forced to marry a stranger
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Top Zambian commentator Liwewe dies

Tuesday, April 22nd 2014, 13:37

Zambian football mourns the passing of legendary commentator Dennis Liwewe who died on Tuesday aged 78.
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Zambia gay activist acquitted

Tuesday, February 25th 2014, 15:05

A Zambian court acquits a human rights activist on charges of promoting homosexuality, in a ruling hailed as a boost for gay rights in Africa.
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Zambia arrest for leader potato jibe

Tuesday, January 7th 2014, 13:31

An opposition politician in Zambia is arrested and charged with defamation after comparing the president to a potato in a radio interview.
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Zambia ex-leader pleads not guilty

Tuesday, November 5th 2013, 13:00

Zambia's former President Rupiah Banda pleads not guilty to corrupt practices during the campaign for the last election in 2011.
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Arrest warrants issued for Zambia trio

Tuesday, October 15th 2013, 15:27
related countries: Brazil Brazil, China China

Zambia issues arrest warrants for three international players who missed the 2-0 friendly defeat by Brazil in China.
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Zambian men charged over gay sex

Wednesday, May 8th 2013, 17:58

Two Zambian men plead not guilty in court to a charge of engaging in homosexual acts - an offence that carries a jail sentence of up to 14 years.
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Zambia marks air crash anniversary

Sunday, April 28th 2013, 12:59

The Zambian football fraternity mark the 20th anniversary of the plane crash that killed its entire national football team.
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