Rep. Bass Praises Zambia’s Kenneth Kaunda on Role in Africa’s Independence Struggle

passing of Pan-African giant and former president of Zambia Dr. Kenneth Kaunda
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Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA), Chair of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, issued the following statement on the passing of Pan-African giant and former president of Zambia Dr. Kenneth Kaunda on Thursday at the age of 97:

“My heartfelt condolences go out to the family of President Kenneth Kaunda and the people of Zambia. His leadership and vital role in fighting for independence from the former colonial power in northern Rhodesia, and his tireless support in fighting against HIV/AIDS made him a champion of global human rights and invaluable to the continent.”

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