Kenneth Kaunda: Former Zambian President Ill With Pneumonia

Zambia’s former president, Kenneth Kaunda, 97, was recently hospitalized at

Maina Soko Medical Center, a military hospital in Lusaka,  due to chest infection on Monday.

The illness wasn’t specified until now. Rodrick Ngolo, his aide yesterday said KK (Kenneth Kaunda) suffers from pneumonia but certainly not Covid-19.

“He is being treated for pneumonia but he does not have Covid,” Rodrick Ngolo direct words.

“The problem of pneumonia comes up regularly (in the ex-president) and every time you hear that he is in hospital, it is because of pneumonia,” Ngolo added saying the health of the ex-president had “improved” since Monday.

By Elijah Christopher

Elijah Christopher

Elijah Christopher is a journalist at A New Touch Of Africa, is also a creative writer, a poet, and an IT enthusiast. He contributed to the collaborative poem written in celebration of Edwin Morgan Centenary, the first Glasgow poet laureate and Scottish national poet from the University of Glasgow. He loves meeting people and learning about new places, cultures, events, and lifestyles.

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