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If old age was like a jacket

If old age was like a jacket

85 Views“Like something you can wear and take off any time you want, I could have given it to you” said an old man seated next to me. It reminded me of the vice president, a lady who has served the mother land in the second most powerful office of the land. A lady who […]

Larger than life figure, Africa mourns KK

145 ViewsIcon. Giant. Patriot. Towering figure. True Pan-Africanist. Liberation hero. Those are some of the words widely used by many people around the world as they reacted to the passing of Kenneth Kaunda. The former Zambian president, who was 97, died June 17 at a military hospital in Lusaka where he was being treated for […]

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KK’s body on highway tour across the country, no body viewing

274 ViewsVice President Inonge Wina disclosed that it is the wish of the founding President Kenneth Kaunda’s family to have his remains taken around the country, saying the government has agreed to respect the wish of the family. In a statement issued, Wina said the programme for the Provincial visits, will commence in Choma, Southern […]

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MDC leader Felix Mutati’s sister dies

927 ViewsMovement for Democratic Change (MDC) leader Felix Mutati’s sister has died. Mutati’s sister, Mrs Mary Chama passed on yesterday in Kitwe. Meanwhile, the UPND and its pact members have since sent a message of condolences to Mutati and his family on the sad loss of a family member. “The Leadership and members of the […]

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KK never begged for money from Mnangagwa -Vernon Mwaanga

632 ViewsVernon Mwaanga has dismissed insinuations and innuendo that late Dr Kenneth Kaunda asked for money from Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa. On Friday, the Herald newspaper of Zimbabwe wrote that just before he was hospitalised, Dr Kaunda penned an emotional letter to President Mnangagwa whom he affectionately referred to as his “nephew” and wishing him […]

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Embassy Park Road goes under 15-day closure

630 ViewsThe Lusaka City Council (LCC) has announced the closure of Embassy Park Road from the 22nd of June to the 7th of July 2021. LCC Town Clerk, Alex Mwansa says the closure is meant to facilitate the preparations for the burial of the late former President Kenneth Kaunda. Motorists have since been urged to […]

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UPND Alliance resume campaigns

295 ViewsThe United Party for National Development- Alliance (UPND-Alliance) has with immediate effect resumed their campaign activities. Last week, the alliance had the announced the suspension of campaigns following the death of First Republican President Dr. Kenneth Kaunda. Speaking at a briefing held in Chilanga, UPND Secretary General Batuka Imenda said it is in order […]

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Government’s treatment of KK both when he was alive, after he died left a lot to be desired- Tembo

423 ViewsPatriots for Economic Progress (PeP) leader Sean Tembo says the said the government’s treatment of late former President Kenneth Kaunda (KK), both when he was alive and after he died, leaves a lot to be desired. He says to start with, instead of President Edgar Lungu announcing the untimely demise of President Kaunda in […]

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Mandevu Aspiring MP dies

2,712 Views“Art.52 (6) call for ECZ to cancel the particular constituency election and invite fresh nominations” Zambians United for Sustainable Development aspiring candidate for Mandevu Constituency, Melody Musutu has died. Mrs. Musutu died at the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) after a short illness. Last week, she was among aspiring candidates for Mandevu Constituency that appeared […]

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First President, KK’s death hits Zambians hard

687 ViewsBy all accounts, Zambia’s first President Kenneth Kaunda who died yesterday aged 97 was a loving father and an astute statesman. Kaunda was a larger than life figure who stand tall where it mattered most, at times standing alone. When Africa was fighting colonialism, Kaunda made difficult choices and he chose to fight providing […]

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