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Zambia’s founding president Kenneth Kaunda to be buried twice.

According to Tilyenji Kaunda, the first burial will be done at the Presidential Burial Site and the second burial at his residence in state Lodge next to his wife Betty Kaunda as per his wishes.

The Family and the state have agreed that his second burial will only be done once preparations conclude.

Dr. Kaunda’s son Tilyenji has confirmed the development to Diamond News in a television live interview.

And in responding to a court matter filed by his brother Kaweche challenging the state’s decision to bury Dr. Kaunda at the memorial park, Mr. Tilyenji Kaunda expressed ignorance over the matter.

He however revealed that the majority of the family members have agreed that the late statesmanl be buried twice.

The state funeral is taking place today, the burial ends a 21-day period of national mourning.

Kaunda, who died last month aged 97, ruled Zambia for 27 years and was instrumental in the liberation of southern African countries from colonialism.

Source : Diamond Tv Zambia

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