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Betty Kaunda

The First Lady of Zambia from 1964 to 1991.

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Created: 20th Sep 2012
Modified: 20th Sep 2012
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Betty Kaunda
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Date of Birth: Nov/17/1928
Gender: female
Place of Origin: Zambia

Betty Kaunda, born Beatrice Kaweche Banda, was the wife of Zambia's first president Kenneth Kaunda.

Betty Kaunda was born in Chitulika village, Mpika in 1928. She married Kenneth Kaunda when she was 18 years old.

She dedicated her life to her family and helping those in need. She was a "true Christian with a very good heart" said a member of the United Church of Zambia.

She has been described as a “true mother of the nation who did not interfere in state affairs” by veteran diplomat and politician, Vernon Mwaanga, in his book The Long Sunset: My Reflections.

Source: Wikipedia/Daily Mail



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