Reports have reached our desks indicating that former Zambian president and the founding president has been hospitalized with undisclosed illness at Maina Soko Medical Centre., a local hospital in the country's capital Lusaka.
Sources on Monday June 14th said that the former president Kenneth Kaunda (pictured above) was hospitalized after feeling "unwell", reports that have been confirmed by the state's officials. The family of the former president further claim that President Kenneth Kaunda has been feeling unwell. A statement from his office say that president Kenneth Kaunda asked for prayers for his recovery.
Kaunda, 97, ruled Zambia from 1964, when the country obtained its independence from Britain, to the year 1991 and he was the first president for the country. He is among the few surviving liberation heroes in Africa.
Sources further say, the former president has been sick several times before after leaving office back in 1991.
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