No Zambia Foreign Minister for AU Summit

From empty sky Thu Jan 17 2013, 23:17:00

Zambia's foreign affairs minister, Given Lubinda, will not be representing the country at the AU after the president suspended him from the delegation. His suspension is rumoured to stem from either leaking of confidential information to media outlets or an internal power-struggle within the party (here and here). Meanwhile, in other Zambia news, President Michael Sata has announced his new job

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