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Zambia's first president Dr Kenneth David Kaunda will be guest on the eve of our special Zambia's 46th independence celebration and anniversary show. Dr Kaunda will conclude our three part series of 'Zambia then and now' down memory lane as he shares with us his earlier years of life as a school teacher and of family life together with Mama Betty Kaunda. At what stage in his life and what really prompted him to get involved in politics and the years leading to the struggle for independence.
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While other African countries lapsed into civil wars and bloodshed,not in Dr Kaunda’s Zambia.It took the magnanimity and insight of Dr Kaunda to unite the seventy two plus tribal and ethnic groups into the strong single entity that Zambia is today.
"Yes, we had instinctively and tacitly made a resolution to cherish unity.That, regardless of tribal,ethnic, racial backgrounds or any differences, in Dr Kaunda’s nation and successive leaderships in Zambia we would always clasp our hands into one another ’s -as one wonderful,vibrant,progressive and victorious people.
We are exceedingly proud that in Dr Kaunda we have a patriarch and architect of the Zambian nation.
We are grateful that our own Dr Kaunda has truly lived to be an embodiment of love,wisdom,selflessness,unity, fortitude and a progressive vision."
FIRST Republican president Kenneth Kaunda was on Saturday night presented with a national honour for his contribution to the struggle for freedom in Namibia.
Dr Kaunda received the honour during an official gala dinner at Hotel Safari in Windhoek held in recognition of the leaders who contributed to the freedom of Namibia.
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