Kenneth Kaunda died at the age of 97. Photo: AP Kenneth Kaunda died at the age of 97. Photo: AP
Kenneth Kaunda died at the age of 97. Photo: AP

China pays tribute to Zambian independence leader Kenneth Kaunda as ‘old friend of the Chinese people’

  • Beijing sends respects to African liberation leader who made way for multiparty democracy in 1991
  • China helped Kuanda bypass white-minority regime in Rhodesia by building rail link to Tanzania – a pivotal moment in the country’s relations with Africa

Topic |   China-Africa relations
Kenneth Kaunda died at the age of 97. Photo: AP Kenneth Kaunda died at the age of 97. Photo: AP
Kenneth Kaunda died at the age of 97. Photo: AP
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