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Michael Chilufya Sata (King Cobra)
Zambia

Michael Chilufya Sata (King Cobra)

Former President of Zambia

Date of Birth: 1937
Place of Birth: Mpika
Died: 28/10/2014


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Prosecuting the prosecutor

The last two clashed with Nchito during his time prosecuting corruption cases under the late presidents Levy Mwanawasa and Michael Sata...


Lungu returns the favours

Nchito himself had tried something similar in 2012, when he complained to the then President, Michael Sata, about High Court judges Nigel Mutuna and Charles Kajimanga, and former Supreme Court judge Philip Musonda (AC Vol 53 No 13, Sata takes on the judges)...


Mining companies get their way

This marks the fulfilment of the unspoken promise by Lungu to his private sector backers that his presidency would be 'pro-business' in spite of the radical reputation of the governing Patriotic Front (PF) and the pro-tax policies of his predecessors, the late President Michael Sata and acting President Guy Scott...

His latest illness has put pressure on the credibility of the presidency: two recent predecessors, Levy Mwanawasa and Michael Sata, died in harness while concealing the severity of their condition...


PF set for victory

Once in office, AC hears, Lungu is ready to revisit the government's decision, taken just before the death of President Michael Sata, to increase mineral royalty taxes to 20% for open-cast mines and 8% for underground mines from the previous blanket 6%...


The PF picks two candidates

This has been triggered by the death of President Michael Sata on 28 October (AC Vol 55 No 22, Fights before the funeral)...


Party rivalries grow as Sata ails

Few believe that President Michael Sata would miss such a prestigious event as tomorrow's 50th anniversary of Zambia's Independence...


Sata sacks Kabimba

President Michael Sata's shock dismissal of Wynter Kabimba as Justice Minister and Secretary General of the governing Patriotic Front leaves the succession still unclear...


Mutharika, the sequel

Not only did his late brother expel the British High Commissioner, Fergus Cochrane-Dyet, he picked a pointless quarrel with Zambia, whose President Michael Sata he had expelled in humiliating fashion in 2007 (AC Vol 52 No 21, Brothers-in-arms)...


Sata health fears grow

President Michael Sata was flown to Johannesburg on 26 May after a sudden deterioration in his health, Africa Confidential has heard...


Civil society under threat

The Zambia Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) warned President Michael Sata that if the government did not listen to organised labour, it would plunge the country into an industrial crisis...


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