Kaunda funeral: We mourn this giant among men

Written by on July 2, 2021

Dignitaries at the state funeral for Zambia’s founding father Kenneth Kaunda have been sharing their tributes.

The head of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, said he owed his position to Zambia’s first president:Quote Message: I am here Excellencies today to honour with you this giant among men – a baobab – the last of the founding fathers who delivered independence to more than just his own land.

I am here Excellencies today to honour with you this giant among men – a baobab – the last of the founding fathers who delivered independence to more than just his own land.Quote Message: Had it not been for the selfless efforts of his generation, I would not be before you today as the African Union would not exist.

Had it not been for the selfless efforts of his generation, I would not be before you today as the African Union would not exist.Quote Message: We are forever indebted to Kenneth Kaunda and the people of Zambia for the sacrifices and we mourn with you.”

We are forever indebted to Kenneth Kaunda and the people of Zambia for the sacrifices and we mourn with you.”

-BBC


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