Zambian President Sata dies in London: private media

Reuters News
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Posted: Oct 29, 2014 12:22 AM

LUSAKA (Reuters) - Zambian President Michael Sata has died in London, where he had been receiving treatment for an undisclosed illness, three private Zambian media outlets said on Wednesday.

The reports on the private Muzi television station and the Zambia Reports and Zambian Watchdog websites said the southern African nation's cabinet was about to meet.

Government officials gave no immediate comment.

(Reporting by Chris Ed Cropley; Editing by Robert Birsel)