Kaunda congratulates Zambian president on winning election

2016-08-18 15:29

Former Zambian leader Kenneth Kaunda has congratulated President Edgar Lungu following his victory in the presidential elections.

Zambian ex-president Kaunda in hospital again

2015-02-04 15:45

Zambia's founding president Kenneth Kaunda has been hospitalised for an undisclosed ailment, his family says.

Moving speeches from Madiba funeral

2013-12-15 13:50

As former president Nelson Mandelawas buried at his home village of Qunu in Eastern Cape, speakers at his state funeral service reminded Africa to remain united. These were the speeches that moved us most.

Zambian court delays separatists' treason trial

2013-10-03 08:53

The trial of more than 70 Zambian separatists on charges of treason has been postponed after the accused failed to show up in court, a report says.

Namibia donates a house to Kaunda

2013-08-30 10:35

The Windhoek house, a gift by the Namibian government to former Zambian president Kenneth Kaunda, is ready and will be handed over soon, a report says.

Zambia's Kaunda discharged from hospital

2012-09-25 19:39

Zambia's independence hero and first president Kenneth Kaunda has been discharged from hospital four days after being admitted with an undisclosed ailment.

Dlamini-Zuma meets former leaders

2012-08-01 12:40

Newly-elected African Union Commission chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has met several former African heads of state and government in Pretoria.


Zambian leader seeks God's help to halt currency freefall

2015-10-19 07:22

Zambia’s president Edgar Lungu has prayed to God to “heal” his country’s ailing currency, with bars shut and football matches cancelled on a national day of prayer to end a record slump.

Ex-Zambian leader Kaunda hospitalised

2014-02-24 12:29

Zambia’s founding father and former president Kenneth Kaunda has been taken to hospital but is said to be in good spirits, the government says.

Kaunda takes dig at apartheid regime

2013-12-15 12:56

Former Zambian president Kenneth Kaunda has taken the opportunity to remind the apartheid government of its shameful treatment of Nelson Mandela and his fellow men.

Zambian separatists to answer treason charges

2013-10-02 07:50

More than 70 Zambian separatists are due in court on charges of treason in one of the country’s biggest trials in recent years.

Sata fears food riots over high prices

2013-01-08 08:38

Zambia's president Michael Sata has warned that high food prices could spark riots, which toppled a previous government, as he put pressure on millers to keep prices down.

Kenneth Kaunda hospitalised

2012-09-22 18:00

Zambia's ex-president Kenneth Kaunda has been hospitalised for an undisclosed ailment, forcing a requiem mass for his late wife to be cancelled.

Zambia celebrates as team wins AFCON

2012-02-13 07:44

Zambians poured out of their houses, clubs and bars to celebrate in the streets after watching their team beat Ivory Coast 8-7 on penalties in the African Cup finals.

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