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Michael Chilufya Sata (King Cobra)
Zambia

Michael Chilufya Sata (King Cobra)

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


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PF scrambles for support

Former Vice-President Guy Scott, who was part of the PF's more radical strand, which is sometimes called 'the cartel' and included President Michael Sata and former PF Secretary General Wynter Kabimba, said that Sampa felt 'humiliated' that top cabinet positions had been given to close associates of Banda...


Wing and a prayer economics

Under the late President Michael Sata, the government decided to front-load investment in infrastructure, says Secretary to the Treasury Fredson Yamba...

Chikwanda took advantage of the late President Michael Sata's flagging health to manipulate new legislation that abolished the corporate tax for mining firms and set higher mineral royalty levels, say cabinet sources...


The party rebrands for the polls

Under the growing influence of former President Rupiah Banda, President Edgar Lungu is turning the governing Patriotic Front away from the left-leaning legacy of the late Michael Sata...

Kambwili, who challenged Lungu for the succession as PF leader to the late Michael Sata, is upset that former fierce critics of Sata such as Dora Siliya, who was Information Minister in ex-President Banda's Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) government, are now ensconced in the PF and taking a leading role in planning Lungu's election campaign next year...

'After the demise of our president Michael Sata we went through a very, very dangerous political turbulence, our party was almost coming to extinction but by the grace of God, we managed to hold together, came back together as PF and we won [the presidential election] in January 2015,' Musonda said...


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...


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