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Tribute: Zambian President Michael Sata Dies in London

Michael Sata 1937-2014 Michael Sata, the serving President of Zambia, has died in hospital in London, aged 77. Nicknamed “King Cobra”, he was known for his sharp, forked tongue and forthright manner of speaking to his political opponents and colleagues alike. Michael Sata was born in 1937 in Mpika, Zambia, then known as Northern Rhodesia and under British rule. The son of Langford Mubanga Sata and Harienta Bukali Kabuswe, he was eduated at Mpika Education Authority School and seminaries at Katibunga and Lubushi. Although his studies were towards the priesthood,…

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