Zambia holds state funeral for President Sata

Thousands pay tribute to late president whose death left divisions in his governing party.

Zambia has held a state funeral for President Michael Sata, with thousands of mourners gathering in the capital city.

He was nicknamed King Cobra for his straight-talking.

But his death has left divisions in the governing party over who should be its candidate in a crucial by-election.

Al Jazeera’s Tania Page reports from Lusaka.

Source: Al Jazeera