The new Zambian President, Edgar Lungu is reported to have serious health issues Cameroon Concord has learnt. The former Justice Minister, elected President of the Republic of Zambia was forced to abandon Women’s Day celebrations after only 20 minutes arousing suspicion on his health. The new head of state was rushed to a military hospital where a presidential statement claimed he received treatment against malaria.
The former justice and defense minister, Edgar Lungu 58, acceded to the highest office in the country in January after the death of President Michael Sata. Sata is the second president in six years to die during his term.