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Scott, Guy (Guy Lindsay), 1944-


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    • Guy Lindsay
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    • Scott, Guy Lindsay, 1944-
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    • found: Wikipedia, October 29, 2014(Guy Scott; Guy Lindsay Scott (born 1 June 1944) is a Zambian politician of White African origin. Scott served as Vice President of Zambia from 2011 to 2014, and President of Zambia on the death of President Michael Sata on 28 October 2014; born Livingstone; currently lives and works in Lusaka; completed his education in Southern Rhodesia (Zimbabwe) and the United Kingdom at Cambridge University and the University of Sussex, where he obtained a degree in economics and a PhD in cognitive science respectively; in 1990, Scott joined the Movement for Multi-Party Democracy (MMD))
    • found: Laing, A. I am Africa's first white democratic leader, says Zambian vice-president, via The telegraph website, 29 October 2014, viewed on October 29, 2014(Zambia reverted to white rule on Wednesday when a Cambridge-educated economist became acting president of the country after the death of the incumbent. Guy Scott, previously vice-president, was promoted to the top job after the demise of Michael Sata on Tuesday. Mr Scott, 70, became the first white leader of an African country since FW de Klerk stepped down as president of South Africa in 1994; ill serve for 90 days until a new election is held; Under a clause in the constitution which dictates that only those whose parents were born in Zambia can be president, Mr Scott's promotion is expected to last no longer than 90 days; born in Livingstone, Zambia; studied mathematics and economics at Trinity Hall, Cambridge, gained a doctorate in cognitive science from Sussex University and lectured and researched robotics at Oxford)
    • found: Zambian President Sata death: White interim leader appointed, via BBC News Africa website, October 29, 2014(Zambian Vice-President Guy Scott has been named acting leader following the death of President Michael Sata. Presidential elections to choose a permanent successor will be held within 90 days; born in 1944 in Northern Rhodesia; Cambridge-trained economist, he entered politics in 1990 joining the MMD which won the first multiparty elections the next year; as agricultural minister he oversaw the recovery from a devastating drought in 1992/93; joined Michael Sata's Patriotic Front (PF) in 2001; appointed vice-president in September 2011 after the PF's election victory)
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