Memorial Created By
Zambia High Commission London

His Excellency Dr. Kenneth David Kaunda, First President of the Republic of Zambia.

April 28, 1924 - June 17, 2021

We created a GatheringUs memorial to celebrate the life of His Excellency Dr. Kenneth David Kaunda, First President of the Republic of Zambia. Collecting your stories and memories here will offer us great comfort. Click on the heart to let us know you were here and to receive email updates. Thank you for...  see more

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  • Kelvin Kapata
  • Ajit Rodrigo-Candappa
    The Road to Mporokoso where my mother taught English is where we started our 18 year stay in Zambia. I, we 43 years later are still amazed at the kindness and generosity we witnessed & received all through those years. Three of our children were...  more
  • Ajit Rodrigo-Candappa
  • Lyn Hopkins
    A great man who worked tirelessly for Zambia and the Commonwealth. May he rest in peace.
    Lyn Hopkins Vice-President,Victoria League for Commonwealth Friendship.
  • Michael Walusimo
    A man who gave many families a headstart in life at Independence in 1964 in the fields of education, health care and human emancipation. He was guided by the motto One Zambia One Nation. He placed mankind at the center of all things. Freedom for all was...  more
  • Ethel Gondwe
  • Bwalya Kangwa
    "We've won freedom's fight"
    Thank you KK.
    Rest in Peace
  • John Barnard
    At the passing of Zambia's first President, His Excellency Dr Kenneth David Kaunda, we join together in mourning the loss of a truly great leader and statesman. He was a man of principal, with huge integrity, compassion and dynamism. When I lived and...  more
  • Garreth Byrne
    I met President Kaunda when he visited Kawambwa Secondary School in Luapula Province in 1969. I taught English & Agriculture there. Again in 1970 I met him when he visited the Mansa agricultural show and I accompanied some school students there. My...  more
  • Dear Mr. Mihova
    I am sad to hear about the death of President Kaunda, one of the founding fathers of African Independent States. Much admired of his
    Christian conscience and political views. Accept my deepest condolence.

    Kind regards

    Joseph Lawrence. ...  more
  • Sent by Revd Patrick Huntley who served in Zambia with his late wife Muriel who both worked in Zambia from 1967 to 1973. We share in your sorrow at the passing of your ex president. May his soul rest in peace.
    Patrick Huntley
  • Wakunguma Muyunda Mwiko
    Your emergency as a person and in my childhood I knew you as a humanitarian and great leader with integrity but life in Zamia will never be the same unless God does a miracle. It was because of who the creator made you to be that I managed to get free...  more
  • Cy Thompson
    A Sad loss indeed in the passing of a truly Great Political Leader in Africa, a Father of the Zambian Nation, His Excellency Dr Kenneth David Kaunda.
    He was the Leader of the UNIP Political Party, whose Motto was, “One Zambia, One Nation”,...  more
  • Alice Sigfrid
    We have the father of the nation . Thank you for everything you have done for the country. You run a good race . My your soul rest in internal peace . I celebrate your life as my hero

    My thoughts and prayers family as they go through this difficult time
  • Regina Namonje-Dairo
    My hero of all time has departed, travel well Sir may our good Lord receive you at His bosom where there's no more pain. You have faught a good fight now it is time to go home sleep well Sir even in death I salute you my hero sleep.
  • Margaret  Masumbu
  • On hearing this sad news I offer my heartfelt condolences Excellency Mihova on the passing of a giant, H.E.Kenneth Kaunda! Namibia will always remember his contribution to our independence! God strengthen his family and the people of Zambia at this sad...  more
  • Dear Excellency, I am deeply distressed to learn of the passing of the giant of Africa, our Father and Leader, His Excellency Dr Kenneth Kaunda. Presidents, Kings, Captains of Industry and all of us regular folk will all speak our homage to him our...  more
  • our Excellency High Commissioner Gen.(Rtd.)Paul Mohova, colleague Excellencies, please accept Zimbabwe's deepest condolences on the passing on of a legendary African icon, a founding father and Pan Africanist, humanist and outstanding global...  more
  • African Union Chairperson, His Excellency, Moussa Faki Mahamat says the death of Zambia’s First President Dr. Kenneth Kaunda is an indescribable loss not only to Zambia but the entire continent.

    Zambia’s Ambassador to Ethiopia,and Permanent...  more
  • Gertrude  Senwa Nkhuwa
    Go well President Kaunda, respected Father of the nation. You will forever be in our hearts. RIP
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    VIDEO-2021-06-18-15-43-37 (3)

    Ambassadors and High Commissioners of Zambia accredited to various countries across the globe have mourned First Republican President of Zambia Kenneth Kaunda who died peacefully at Maina Soko Military...  more
  • So Online Radio
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  • Statement by the Commonwealth Secretary-General on the passing of former President of Zambia Dr Kenneth Kaunda

    Commonwealth Secretary-General The Rt Hon Patricia Scotland QC has expressed sympathy and a sense of loss at the passing of Zambia’s...  more
  • So Online Radio
    We at SO Online Radio CIC, would like to express our heartfelt condolences to the Kaunda Family and the people of Zambia on the loss of our dearly beloved father Dr. Kenneth David Buciziya Kaunda.

    Many of us here at So Online radio knew him from his...  more
  • F Zumla
    The Zumla Family would like to convey our sincerest condolences to a wonderful and humble leader.
    Rest in Peace your Excellency.
  • BB Chileshe
  • He was a simple man, and he didn't even know how to count money; he believed in much idealism and had strong principles; he was a strong believer of God and mostly lived by his beliefs. He loved his country, was devout to non-violence, had a lot of time...  more
  • Zambians Together