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Zambian leader, Michael Sata’s funeral date set

Former Zambian president, Michael Sata will be buried on November 11. This will come after lying in state for just over a week at Mulungushi International Conference Centre in Lusaka

The late Zambian president, Michael Sata will be laid to rest on November 11, 2014 following the repatriation of his remains on Saturday November 1st.

The government of Zambia made the announcement on Thursday during the country’s second day of mourning.

The former president will lie in state at Mulungushi International Conference Centre in the capital city. Zambians will have a chance to pay their last respects from Sunday until November 9.

Sata will be buried at Embassy Park cemetery which is reserved for heads of states. The graveyard also houses two former Zambian presidents, Frederick Chiluba and Levy Mwanawasa.

Source: AFP

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