2014 has been a bit of a rollercoaster year for Zambia. The country lost President Michael Chilufya Sata to illness a few days after celebrating its 50th year of existence. The consumer was under tremendous pressure as the effects of a weaker Kwacha took hold over the course of the year.
President Michael Chilufya Sata dies in London
On 28 October 2014, the country lost President Michael Chilufya Sata who had been receiving treatment for an unspecified ailment in a London hospital. President Sata, who carried the knick name ‘King Cobra’, was 77 years old and only three years into his first term in office. He will be buried on November 11 2014. Vice President Guy Scott will act as president until fresh elections are held within the next three months.
Trying to decipher this puzzle that is Zambia by using a variety of publicly available data (structured and unstructured) in conjunction with my own skill/experience. * * *