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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

Zambian Inspired “The Struggle” Film Coming to Netflix

– AKende Munalula an international Zambian Hollywood based actor on “The Struggle “film.

” Djimon Hounsou will help the world to see us”

Lusaka, 24th February 2021 /The Struggle/ — When I decided to be an actor, I chose to do it in Hollywood because I believed that we deserve to be seen on the biggest stage in the world. I arrived in Hollywood with the pride of knowing that I was standing on the shoulders of giants such as our first President, Dr. Kenneth Kaunda, who had shown the world through the struggle for independence, that we are equal to all men and women everywhere, and that our voice matters in the global conversation. Continue reading

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

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Source: kennethkaunda.org

18Oct/15

Low rainfall and crippling power shortages hit Zambia’s economy

LUSAKA, Zambia Oct 15 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Brenda Nglazi Zulu has tried to adapt to the power cuts that sometimes leave her home in the capital Lusaka without electricity for half the day. She bought a gas stove and installed solar panels to help keep her lights on.
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