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Vol 52 No 21

Published 21st October 2011


Zambia

A Scott in office

Most onlookers perceive Michael Sata as the Patriotic Front and the PF as Sata. Most also acknowledge the pivotal role Guy Scott has played in Sata’s rise to power. He is the intellectual force behind the new President and, before his promotion to the party vice-presidency just before the 2006 polls, was the PF’s longest-serving Secretary General. While neighbouring Zimbabwe carries on fighting the British, Zambia has made history by appointing a citizen of Scottish descent as Vice-President, the second highest office in the land.

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