Zambia’s Founding President Kenneth Kaunda Dies

Zambia’s founding president, Kenneth Kaunda has died aged 97, the government has confirmed.

Kaunda was the president of Zambia from 1964 to 1991.

Are you in Zimbabwe?
Read Pindula News without data on your phone on
Only Applicable to Econet lines


Kaunda who has been unwell was this week admitted to hospital at Maina Soko Medical Centre.

He was popular in the first decade after independence but became increasingly autocratic and banned all opposition parties.

The veteran leader eventually ceded power in the first multi-party elections in 1991, losing to trade unionist Fredrick Chiluba.

More: Pindula News

Join WhatsApp & Telegram News Groups:

WhatsApp Group:

Telegram Group:

Back to top

6 comments on “Zambia’s Founding President Kenneth Kaunda Dies

Write a Comment

Your email address will not be published.

RSS Recent Profiles Created

Satisfaction survey
How likely is it that you would recommend Pindula News to a friend or colleague?
SuggestionsHow can we improve?
You have already submitted your feedback. If you would like to add more feedback please write us on