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

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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.

References:
• BBC, President Kaunda takes power in Zambia, from Brithish Broadcasting, [online], Available at news.bbc.co.uk [Accessed: 14 January 2010]

Last updated : 10-Jan-2014

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