Zambia’s founding President Kenneth Kaunda has been hospitalized at the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) in Lusaka.
The country’s Health Minister, Chitalu Chilufya said that Kaunda’s condition was not serious. ‘He’s a national asset so we thought we could do other routine medical check ups whilst he is in our custody. Everything is fine and he will be out soon’ he said.
93 year old Kaunda is a hero of the liberation struggle, he ruled Zambia from 1964 to 1991, when he lost elections to the late Frederick Chiluba.