OCTOBER 24 is Zambia’s 50th independence anniversary. Zambia’s founding president Kenneth Kaunda turned 90 in April. Kaunda has achieved something none of the 1960s independence leaders in Africa did – he is the only republican leader of the 1960s generation who has lived to see his country turn 50. Mail & Guardian Africa spoke to Kaunda for the anniversary in the capital Lusaka.
Follow the images below which will lead you to an ebook where we tick off what happened to the rest of the “Class of the 1960s”: