Kenneth Kaunda becomes the Prime Minister of Northern Rhodesia (Zambia)


Kenneth Kaunda

Wednesday, 22 January 1964

Later in 1964, on 24 October, Zambia gained its full independence from Britain and Kaunda then became the first President of Zambia.

• BBC, President Kaunda takes power in Zambia, from Brithish Broadcasting, [online], Available at [Accessed: 14 January 2010]

Last updated : 10-Jan-2014

This article was produced for South African History Online on 16-Mar-2011