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Kenneth Kaunda, 97, Played a Major Role in the African Liberation Struggle

GlobalResearch 24 Jun 2021
Kenneth Kaunda, has died in Zambia at the age of 97 ... By 1964, the colony had gained independence and changed its name to Zambia ... During his tenure as president of Zambia, the country hosted numerous national liberation movements from throughout Southern Africa and other regions ... Consequently, in 1966, Kaunda founded the University of Zambia in Lusaka.

Kenneth Kaunda obituary: Patriarch of African independence

The Irish Times 24 Jun 2021
Kenneth Kaunda, Zambia’s first president and a founding patriarch of African independence, who kept his grip on power for 27 years before enduring electoral defeat, an attempted assassination, house arrest and efforts to deport him from the country he had established, died on June 17th in Lusaka, the nation’s capital.

Cost of living: Africa’s highest ranked cities

Independent online (SA) 23 Jun 2021
Cape Town – A study released by Mercer on Tuesday showed that the capital city of Chad, N’Djamena, ranked as the most expensive city for expatriates, while Zambia’s Lusaka came in as the least expensive ... The capital city of Zambia, Lusaka, has become a more attractive destination ...

'China helped us when help was most needed' — The Tanzania-Zambia Railway: A testament to China-Africa friendship

China Daily 22 Jun 2021
The Chambeshi River Bridge was the largest railway bridge in Zambia, spanning a length of 267 meters ... The Tazara Railway is 1,860.5 kilometers long, linking the former Tanzanian capital of Dar es Salaam in the east with the town of Kapiri Mposhi in Zambia's Central Province in the west.

Kenneth Kaunda to Be Buried on July 7 After Private Ceremony

All Africa 22 Jun 2021
Lusaka -- Zambia's Founding President Kenneth Kaunda will be buried at the presidential burial site in the capital, Lusaka, on July 7, the government announced Monday ....

Feature: Zambian organization helping the disabled to be financially independent

Sina 22 Jun 2021
LUSAKA, June 22 (Xinhua) -- People with disabilities in Lusaka, the capital of Zambia, have decided to come up with an association whose core mandate is to empower the disabled with practical skills to enable them to earn an income ... "Currently, we only have two sewing machines and those are not enough to go around ... Enditem. .

Beirut tops 2021 list of most expensive cities for expats in Mena

The National 22 Jun 2021
The Lebanese capital jumped 42 places in global rankings to also become the world’s third-most expensive city, due to “its currency ... The world’s cheapest city is Bishkek, the capital of Kyrgyzstan, followed by Lusaka in Zambia and Tbilisi, Georgia, according to Mercer’s survey.

Revealed: The world's cheapest and most expensive cities for expats to live in 2021

The National 22 Jun 2021
More than half of the 10 most expensive cities in 2021 are located in Asia ... Singapore moved from fifth place to seventh, according to Mercer ... Read More ... The world's most expensive cities in 2020 revealed ... The world’s cheapest city is Bishkek, the capital of Kyrgyzstan, followed by Lusaka in Zambia and Tbilisi, Georgia, according to Mercer’s survey ... .

Qatar Airways Targets Cargo In Zambia And Zimbabwe

Simple Flying 21 Jun 2021
Qatar Airways is continuing its expansions in Africa with a new route launching to Lusaka, Zambia and Harare, Zimbabwe on August 6th ... The 787 will then depart the capital of Zambia at 10.20 to arrive at neighboring Harare at 11.20. QR1456 will depart from the capital of Zimbabwe at 18.55 to land in Lusaka at 19.55.

No party regalia or symbols will be allowed during KK's mourning period - Zambia's VP

Ghana Web 21 Jun 2021
The remains of late First Republican President Kenneth Kaunda will be taken to all the 10 provinces of Zambia, in honour of the first family’s wish ... She noted that in all the ten provincial capitals, a short Church ceremony will be conducted by the military personnel, in conjunction with the United Church of Zambia (UCZ), to which the late Dr.

Feature: More Zambians switch to dreadlocks for easier hair maintenance

Sina 21 Jun 2021
But now we are overwhelmed as people are turning up in large numbers," explained Caesar Ntalasha, proprietor of Caesar Dreadlocks located in Zambia's capital Lusaka ... dollars) per client ... Combing hair every day was simply cumbersome," said 24-year-old Chazura, a resident of Chibombo district in central Zambia ... Enditem. .

Prez Akufo-Addo expresses condolences to Zambia over Kaunda's death

Graphic 20 Jun 2021
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has on behalf of Ghanaians extended sincere condolences to the President, government and people of Zambia on the loss of their first President ... Kenneth Kaunda died on June 17 aged 97 in Lusaka, Zambia. He was admitted to a military hospital in the capital, Lusaka, on Monday suffering from pneumonia.

Feature: Zambian youth cooperative promotes innovation

Sina 19 Jun 2021
LUSAKA, June 19 (Xinhua) -- It is said that innovation is the major driver of economic progress in the world. It is for this reason that, Chiyanjano, a youth-led cooperative in Lusaka, the capital of Zambia has been involved in the production of products that lessen the cost of doing business ... They also do not emit harmful substances," he said ... .

Nelson Mandela Foundation recalls Kenneth Kaunda as champion of anti-colonial struggle

Business Line 18 Jun 2021
Recalling the contributions of Zambia's first ... Kaunda, 97, died on Thursday in Lusaka, the capital of Zambia ... Kaunda was the first democratically-elected president of Zambia after the country formerly known as Northern Rhodesia gained independence from Britain in 1964.

Kenneth Kaunda, Father of Modern Zambia, Dies at 97

Beijing News 18 Jun 2021
JOHANNESBURG - The man known as Zambia's founding father has died at the age of 97 ... He served as the first president of the southern African nation of Zambia, after it gained independence from Britain in 1964 ... Zambia's government said Kaunda died Thursday afternoon in a hospital in the capital, Lusaka.

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