Kenneth Kaunda

  • Africa & World

    Anger as UK minister confuses Zambia with Zimbabwe at Kaunda funeral

    James Duddridge, the UK’s minister for Africa, appeared to confuse Zimbabwe with Zambia in a speech at the funeral of Kenneth Kaunda, Zambia’s founding president and one of Africa’s last surviving liberation leaders, in the country’s capital, Lusaka, last week. Kaunda, who died last month at the age of 97, ruled Zambia from 1964, when it won independence from Britain, until 1991. He…

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    Kenneth David Kaunda: The Malawian who ruled Zambia

    By Elias Munshya, MBA, LLM, MA, MDIV One morning in 1972, that is at least ten years in power, first as Prime Minister and then President of Zambia, Dr Kenneth David Kaunda wrote a letter to the Minister of Home Affairs of the neighbouring nation of Malawi. “Dear Minister”, wrote Kenneth Kaunda, “I write you to renounce my Malawian citizenship.” In…

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    Mwaanga says President Mnangagwa sent him with cash, guitar for Kenneth Kaunda

    FORMER Zambia’s Ambassasor to the United Nations, Vernon Mwaanga has dismissed insinuations and innuendo that late Dr Kenneth Kaunda asked for money from President Emerson Mnangagwa, but confirmed that President Mnangagwa sent cash to Kaunda as well as for President Mnangagwa’s relatives who are Zambian citizens. On Friday, The Herald newspaper wrote that just before he was hospitalised, Dr Kaunda…

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