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South Africa declares 10-days of national mourning in honour of KK

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South Africa has declared 10-days of national mourning in honour of late Dr. Kenneth Kaunda liberation giant who died yesterday in Lusaka.

“In remembrance of this great leader, the South African Government has declared a period of mourning for ten days with immediate effect. Flags will be flown at half-mast at all flag stations.”

“We are united in our sadness with the people of our region and continent, to whom Kenneth Kaunda’s leadership was a source of inspiration and resilience. President Kaunda dedicated his 97 long years to the liberation and service of the people of Zambia

“Kaunda devoted himself and the Zambian people to supporting liberation movements around our (Southern African) region in their quest for independence and freedom. Steadfast against the intimidation of the apartheid state, he offered Lusaka as the headquarters of the African National Congress in exile,” Ramaphosa said.

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