New Delhi, Jun 18 (PTI) Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Friday condoled the demise of Zambia's first president Kenneth Kaunda and hailed him for remaining a committed friend of India as well ...

.Lusaka, Zambia
Kenneth Kaunda regained stature as an African statesman, helping to mediate crises in Zimbabwe and Kenya. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • Kenneth Kaunda was admitted to military hospital on Monday with pneumonia
  • Kaunda ruled Zambia for 27 years, after the country gained independence from Britain in 1964
  • Some nicknamed him "Africa's Gandhi" for his non-violent, independence-related activism