Zambia’s Founding President Kenneth Kaunda Dies

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Keith T. Mambo is currently a reporter for ZiMetro News . He focuses on identity politics for The Southern Eye. He was previously a fellow at the UCT University of Cape Town for Political Science.

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.

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.

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She got married in May last year before holding a court wedding.

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