Kenneth Kaunda

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May 27th, 2013
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Chinese President Xi Jinping’s special envoy and Vice Premier Wang Yang addresses a ceremony to mark the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Organization for African Unity (OAU), in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, May 25, 2013. (Xinhua/Meng Chenguang)   Hailemariam Desalegn, Ethiopian prime min...
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Feb 13th, 2013
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Zambia, like many African nations, suffered a dearth of democracy while gaining statehood. Independence leader Kenneth Kaunda created a one-party state which took years to overturn. Yet concern is rising over the current government’s willingness to play the undemocratic tricks of the past. Africa has...
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Nov 18th, 2012
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Eddie Cross says that without property rights there can be no real progress Fundamentals for the Future – Property Rights In 1980 when Zimbabwe became a democratic State after 86 years of government by various white settler dominated governments, the new government took control of an economy th...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Nov 18th, 2012
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By Jerome Starkey, Reuters JUBA, South Sudan — On Christmas Eve last year, a 27-year-old hospital porter from Central Equatoria drank himself into oblivion and woke up the next day in a police cell, accused of a double murder. Martin Woro had no recollection of the previous night, and could not affor...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 10th, 2012
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By Wright K Musoma President Sata is just scaring all the diplomats accredited to Zambia by threatening to expel them out of the country if they interfered in the internal affairs of our country. Admittedly, yes according to diplomatic at equate, diplomats are not supposed to interfere in the interna...
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Feb 2nd, 2012
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By Okello Oculi How genuine is the anger that has been expressed in some quarters about Africa accepting a gift of the new African Union headquarters from China? There are so many other issues of urgent concern around the continent that the critics should direct their wrath to as well. It is interest...
By benim
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Oct 12th, 2011
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Sir Richard Branson funded a secret project to try to secure the end of Robert Mugabe’s regime in Zimbabwe, leaked diplomatic cables have revealed. An international initiative founded by the 61-year-old Virgin boss apparently launched a plot to persuade the tyrant to stand down. Details of the ...
By benim
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Sep 29th, 2011
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Lusaka – Zambia’s new president is making gestures to unify his nation, reaching out to the west and east. Speaking to reporters on Thursday, Michael Sata said he was appointing investigators to look into violence in western Zambia earlier this year following an attempt to debate secessio...
By benim
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Sep 23rd, 2011
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Zambian opposition leader Michael Sata has been sworn in as president after beating incumbent Rupiah Banda in a tightly contested election. Mr Sata, who had run for the presidency four times, was declared the winner with 43% of the vote. “The people of Zambia have spoken and we must all listen,...
By benim
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Sep 20th, 2011
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Lusaka – Zambia’s independence leader and former president Kenneth Kaunda on Tuesday called for peace as he cast his ballot in elections marred by rioting in the capital’s slums. “This is an extremely important occasion when Zambia is organising itself in a decent way. That de...