02-Jul-2021 to 11:43

Poignant send-off for Zambia's Kaunda

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — Several foreign dignitaries joined Zambians for the state funeral of the country’s first post-independence president Kenneth Kaunda.

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18-Jun-2021 to 19:01

Zambia: Africa mourns Kenneth Kaunda’s death

APA - Lusaka (Zambie) — Many of the continent’s leading figures have appropriately paid tribute to the memory of Zambia’s first ever president who died on Thursday at the age of 97 years.

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18-Jun-2021 to 10:27

Kaunda: Southern Africa’s liberation hero

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — The late former Zambian president Kenneth Kaunda was the last of a generation of African leaders that fought for the political liberation of the continent during the last half of the 20th century.

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17-Jun-2021 to 15:09

Zambia's founding president Kaunda dies at 97

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — Zambia's first post-independence president Kenneth Kaunda died on Thursday, days after being admitted in hospital for a suspected pneumonia ailment.

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17-Jun-2021 to 12:24

Zambia orders closure of schools as COVID-19 cases rise

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — Zambia has ordered the closure of schools for the next three weeks and tightened operating conditions for tourism establishments and social gatherings as part of measures to contain the spread of COVID-19, a senior official announced on Thursday.

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15-Jun-2021 to 15:37

Zambia: Kaunda being treated for pneumonia - Official

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — Zambia's first post-independence president Kenneth Kaunda is being treated for pneumonia at a hospital in Lusaka where he was admitted on Monday.

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15-Jun-2021 to 11:15

Chinese firm to acquire cement plants in Zambia, Malawi

APA-Lusaka (Zambia) — China’s Huaxin Cement is awaiting regulatory approvals for two transactions under which it plans to acquire controlling stakes in Zambia’s largest cement manufacturer Lafarge Cement Zambia and Pan African Cement of Malawi, APA learnt here on Tuesday.

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