Concerns grow over Zambian president's health
26 September 2014, 16:16
Lusaka - The son of Zambian President Michael Sata says his father is "well" following reports that he was treated by doctors in New York, where he failed to give a scheduled address at the United Nations.
Mulenga Sata, mayor of the Zambian capital of Lusaka, said he spoke Friday morning to the 77-year-old president, who has struggled with health problems and has made few public appearances in recent months.
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Michael Sata had flown to New York from Lusaka to attend the annual gathering of world leaders at the U.N. General Assembly. He did not deliver a planned address to the 193-member world body on Wednesday.
Police in New York say Sata was treated in his New York hotel room by doctors but was not hospitalized.
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