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 (kä-o͝on′də), Kenneth David Born 1924.
President of Zambia (1964-1991). He led Northern Rhodesia to full independence as Zambia (1964).
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(Biography) Kenneth (David). born 1924, Zambian statesman. He became Zambia's first president (1964–91)
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Noun1.Kaunda - statesman who led Northern Rhodesia to full independence as Zambia in 1964 and served as Zambia's first president (1924-1999)
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On October 31, 1991, the MMD's standard bearer, Frederick Chiluba, won a stunning 75 percent of the vote, ousting President Kenneth Kaunda.
In 1964, when Zambia achieved independence under the leadership of Kenneth Kaunda, it was one of Africa's brightest prospects, with a highly developed infrastructure and abundant copper reserves that gave it some of the highest income levels on the continent.
Sub-County Education director Joel Kaunda said on Friday that ministry officials met at the school on Thursday, but were yet to arbitrate minutes recorded by the school's board of management on the investigation of the case.The family of the victim, however, accused the school management of negligence in resolving the matter.
Nairobi Fire Fighters are currently putting off a fire that broke at the 20th Century building on Kaunda Street in Nairobi.
After dominating the game for 20 minutes without any breakthrough, Galaxy's efforts finally paid off from unselfish possession football with a one touch series of passes between Miguel Duarte's forward trio of Patrick Kaunda and Setsile tearing Sharps back five open.
Summary: Today in History: December 25, 1997: Kaunda's fall from grace
In 1955, the party leaders, Kenneth Kaunda and Nkumbula, were arrested and jailed for two months for being in possession of prohibited literature.
The former Zambian president, Kenneth Kaunda, has called for work for Africa development and unity, and stressed the importance of the African Political Parties Council to promote and carry out issues of the peoples of Africa and to give concern to the economic, political and social conditions of the African people, stressing the necessity of the African parties in the combating of AIDS .
But Information minister Symon Vuwa Kaunda, said Malawi had enough foreign exchange reserves, saying the fuel shortage was due to renovations currently going on a bridge in Tete -- a comment that has angered Mozambican authorities and dismissed by economists.
Emmanuel Kaunda, regional technical coordinator for fisheries in the Aquaculture Department at the University of Malawi, says FishNet will undertake various important functions along the value chain of fisheries and aquaculture from production to marketing and trade.

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