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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Kaunda, Kenneth David Born 1924. President of Zambia (1964-1991). He led Northern Rhodesia to full independence as Zambia (1964) and has been influential in the Organization of African Unity.

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  • n. 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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  • Western donors have frozen more than dlrs 100 million in aid to the government, calling Kaunda's disqualification undemocratic.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • They recall the Kaunda days when ordinary people queued through the night outside state stores to buy cooking oil, maize meal, soap and sugar at government - set prices.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • South African government felt it would be inappropriate while a prominent figure such as Kaunda remained under house arrest.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Such a constitution would affect politicians such as Kaunda, who ruled Zambia for nearly three decades, because his parents came from Malawi early this century.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • All attempts by VOA to reach Malawi government spokesman Symon Vuwa Kaunda failed.

    Malawi University Lecturers Defy Presidential Order

  • Chiluba was accused of stealing about $500,000 to support his extravagant lifestyle when he served his two term from 1991 - 201 after defeating Zambia's first President, Dr. Kenneth Kaunda, in Zambia's first multi-party elections.

    Global Voices in English » Zambia: Reactions to Chiluba’s acquittal

  • But China built the line, between 1970 and 1975, at the behest of two African leaders: Julius Kambarage Nyerere, the first president of Tanzania, who wanted to open up the remote south of his country and bolster his pan-African credentials; and President Kenneth Kaunda of Zambia, whose landlocked country was seeking an alternative to the trade routes south through white-ruled Rhodesia.

    The Next Empire

  • Chiluba learned his political skills as a trade unionist and was detained by former president Kenneth Kaunda in 1981 for organizing a wildcat strike that paralyzed the economy.

    Former Zambian President Chiluba Dies

  • The measure prevented former president Kenneth Kaunda from seeking a return to power.

    Zambia Court Unlikely to Prevent Banda Re-Election Bid, says Activist

  • The Panel of the Wise can play an important role in counseling and advising the parties concerned to adhere strictly, strictly to the electoral code of conduct, and to commit themselves to accepting the results of elections that have been duly declared to be free and fair, said Kaunda.

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