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Zambia’s former president Kenneth Kaunda dies aged 97

– – Zambia’s former president, Kenneth Kaunda who was the first to serve as the country’s president after leading it to independence has died. He died on Thursday at the age of 97 after he was admitted to a military hospital in Lusaka. The former president was being treated for Pneumonia while on admission, according to the government. Kenneth Kaunda ruled for 27 years as president and was nicknamed the “African Gandhi” for his non-violent activism. The ex-president led then Northern Rhodesia to bloodless independence in October 1964 from the…

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Philosophical look at Africa and why it is the least developed Continent

Field Ruwe (born August 8, 1955) is a Zambian author They call the Third World the lazy man’s purview; the sluggishly slothful and languorous prefecture. In this realm people are sleepy, dreamy, torpid, lethargic, and therefore indigent—totally penniless, needy, destitute, poverty-stricken, disfavored, and impoverished. In this demesne, as they call it, there are hardly any discoveries, inventions, and innovations. Africa is the trailblazer. Some still call it “the dark continent” for the light that flickers under the tunnel is not that of hope, but an approaching train. And because countless keep waiting in the way of the train, millions die and many more remain decapitated by the day.

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