Mutharika to attend Sata funeral in Lusaka

Malawi President Peter Mutharika will be among eight African Heads of State who has so far confirmed to attend the burial ceremony of late President Michael Sata’s in Zambia next week.

Body of president Michael Sata back on Zambian soil
Body of president Michael Sata back on Zambian soil

Foreign Affairs Minister Dr George Chaponda confirmed that the Malawi leader will be attending the funeral ceremony on Tuesday 11th November at Embassy Park the presidential burial site in Lusaka.

According to Zambia Foreign affairs minister Harry Kalaba , other Presidents who  had also confirmed their attendance include President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe,  President  Joseph Kabila of Congo, President  Hifikepunye Pohamba of Namibia and President  Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya.

Others are President,Yoweri Museveni of Uganda,  President Paul Kagame of Rwanda, Mozambique’s outgoing President  Armando Emilio Guebuza and Tanzania would send Vice-President Ali Mohamad Ghaib Bilal to represent that President Jakaya Kikwete.

“Other dignitaries that have confirmed their attendance include Mrs Zuma, wife to South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma, a representative from the United Kingdom, chairperson for the African Union Commission Dr Nkosazana Dlamin-Zuma,” he said.

“There will also be a delegation from China, Japan and the USA which will be coming to mourn our departed head of state. We are also expecting the Australian ambassador, Seychelles and Sri Lanka.”

Kalaba has since appealed for peace as Zambai continues to mourn late Republican President Michael Sata.

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Zachisoni Phiri
Zachisoni Phiri
6 years ago

Pamalawi apo kukwera mafuta anthu chiwewe akatsika opanda olankhula

Ophee Wa Mbukwa
Ophee Wa Mbukwa
6 years ago

RIP Sata,thnx mtharika jst 4 de sek of attending de funeral,God bless u! but rmemba ppo bhind u,their fate,their taxes u r eating! watch out folks.

NKakosyaga
NKakosyaga
6 years ago

tasiyeni akuluwa apite si kuchisoni kumeneko,za ulendo wa head of state wa ku maliro ndi kukwera kwa mafuta zikugwirizana pati? Mwatani a Malawi,mafuta ayamba lero kukwera simumadya simumakwera zokwera. Ulendowu ndi wa tonse padziko sikwathuyi.

Lange mushy
6 years ago

R.I.P our neighbour president.

GA
GA
6 years ago

Yendani Bwino Mr President..Ife Tizavaya Nawo Pokawaka Chiliza…

Alfred Munduwabo
Alfred Munduwabo
6 years ago

We are asking our good president to send a good number of delegates , Zambia is very near and the president can afford to hire buses and minibuses to escort our president to go and attend The Late Sata Chilufya funeral , he should not worry about the foreign currency , there is plenty of Zambian Kwacha which he can change at Mchinji border.

A Konyani
A Konyani
6 years ago

Yendani mutipeza.Mafuta ndi omwe akwerawa.Tikadapita nanu koma mafuta ake tigula ndi chiyani?

k majola
6 years ago

lets hope Sata is safe, because this is the end of every man, get prepared 1 day it will be u & me have u met ‘JESUS’ B4 YOUR TIME COME

Brainfast Mpoto
6 years ago

i’m sorry wa neighbour nanga ma president azingopitirira ngati ndalama kuika mthumba lobowoka abale,zanazanali anali a Mwanawasa lero ndiawa a Sata,shaaaaaa! ma Zambia tiunikepo nanga ulendo wa a china Kaunda ndi a Chiluwa zinawadutsa bwanji?God bless Zambia.

chishimba
6 years ago

pitani mupeze allowance ife mafuta ndi awa akwera aaa bola a mai zakuba sizingayende munaba ma vote nkumati cha mkwiyo wa Mulungu

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