Lusaka — Kenneth Kaunda, Zambia's founding president who led his country for 27 years and championed Africa’s struggles against apartheid and HIV/Aids, has died at the age of 97.

“KK”, as he was popularly known, was being treated for pneumonia at the Maina Soko Medical Centre, a military hospital in Lusaka...

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