Zambian VP Scott named interim leader after president’s death

Zambian Vice President Guy Scott

Zambian Vice President Zambian Vice President Guy ScottDr.Guy Scott has been named the interim leader of Africa’s second-largest copper producer, a government minister said on Wednesday, a day after President Michael Sata died in London aged 77.

Zambia will hold a presidential election to choose a permanent successor to Sata within three months, defense minister Edgar Lungu said.

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