12 Things You Need To Know About The Power Struggle In Zambia

Written by Keren Mikva

Following the death of Zambian President Michael Sata, Vice President Guy Scott was named interim leader of the country. Power struggles are evident in the ruling party, as well as within rival parties. A presidential election for the new Zambian president is expected in January 2015. Scott is ineligible to run for office. The future of the Zambian government is unclear. Here are 12 things you need to know about the power struggle in Zambia.

Sources: NYTimes.com, BBC.co.uk, AfriqueJet.com, DW.de