Category Archives: Politics

25May/21

African Union honours DR Kenneth Kaunda

Addis Ababa- Tuesday, 25th May 2021 /Press and Tourism/ —

The African Union has honoured Zambia’s former President Dr. Kenneth Kaunda with a special award.

The Award recognises Dr. Kaunda for the role he played and the immense contributions he made to the liberation of Africa and its people. Continue reading

28Apr/21

Happy 97th Birthday Kenneth Kaunda

Today is yet another important day as we celebrate the birthday of our nation’s founding father and the First Republican President, Dr Kenneth Kaunda.
As a nation, we admire your fight for freedom that led to the independence of not only the Republic of Zambia but other African nations too. Indeed the story of Africa can not be told without the mention of your name.
Join me in wishing Super Ken a Happy 97th Birthday, good health and many more years.
Zambia Celebrates you.

#SuperKen #CelebratingKaunda #OneZambiaOneNation

Source: Edgar Chagwa Lungu
@EdgarChagwaLungu · Politician

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24Feb/21

CCTV+: Up and Out of Poverty | Ep 1: How China Fulfilled Solemn Commitment to Eliminate Absolute Poverty

A new eight-episode documentary, Up and Out of Poverty, explores the inside story of China’s successful eradication of extreme poverty. Produced by China Media Group (CMG), the documentary features the theories and practices developed by China during the process and demonstrates China’s anti-poverty policies, models, and ideas. Continue reading

10Feb/21

Xi: China ready to cooperate with CEE countries on vaccines

BEIJING, Feb. 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — China Daily: A highlight from President Xi Jinping’s keynote speech at the virtual China-CEEC Summit in Beijing, Feb 9, 2021. Continue reading

03Nov/20

New Analysis from Falcon.io Highlights Social Media Trends Around the U.S. Presidential Election

Falcon.io, a Cision company, published a new report uncovering how the public is consuming and engaging with election information on social media. The special feature article is the latest analysis to be published for Cision’s 2020 State of the Election blog series, a weekly nonpartisan media analysis of the U.S. presidential election. Read more

01Nov/20

Donald Trump Leads with African Youth – Scores Significantly over Xi Jinping, Survey Finds

With the 2020 U.S. Presidential Election just days away, results from a sweeping multinational survey suggest that young Africans are acutely aware of and appreciate the influence the United States asserts on the continent, with 74% of the 4,200 (aged 18-24) polled from across 14 sub-Saharan African nations citing that the United States regularly impacts modern-day African affairs and 83% suggesting that influence is positive. Read more

29Sep/20

Launch of the Memoir of Dr. Kenneth Kaunda

Widely regarded as one of the founding fathers of modern Africa, the memoir of Dr. Kenneth Kaunda is a personal recollection of major events in the life, the time and the work. 

At ninety-five, Dr. Kenneth Kaunda reflects on his public and private life, from his early years as a son of an early African missionary and teacher in the 1940s, through the struggle against colonial rule in the 1950s and leading Zambia to independence in 1964 and becoming first president of Zambia until 1991 and the founding member and patriarch of the Pan-Africanist Movement. As freedom fighter and anti-apartheid leader, Dr. Kenneth Kaunda persistently supported the liberation struggle in various countries in the sub-region.  

A gifted musician, sportsman, humanitarian and author, Dr. Kenneth Kaunda still lives up to his legacy and continues to have a positive impact on the people of Zambia, Africa and beyond. Kaunda was married to the love of his life Beatrice Banda who passed away in 2012 and they were blessed with eight children.

As well as the privilege of being the first President of Zambia, Dr. Kenneth Kaunda is a recipient of numerous national and international awards and honours.

THE LAUNCH OF THE MEMOIR

DATE: TBD
VENUE:
The African Union Commission Conference Centre & Office Complex, Addis Ababa Ethiopia
HOS
T: The Pan-African Fathers’ Forum In parallel with the General Assembly of the African Union

For more information, please contact:Name: Sola Ajay Tel: +234 806 686 1111

Download PDF

Source: kennethkaunda.org

23May/20

Michelle Obama’s When We All Vote Announces Bipartisan Program with Mayors Across the Country to Increase Voter Participation

When We All Vote, a national nonpartisan organization, launched Civic Cities, a new initiative that encourages mayors to use their voices, governing authority and convening power to mobilize civic leaders, business leaders and community members to increase voter participation in their communities. The initiative launched with a bipartisan group of 31 founding mayors from across the country with the goal of recruiting more of our nation’s mayors. Read more