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


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