Former Republican Vice President George Kunda has died. Both hospital and highly placed sources in have confirmed Mr Kunda’s death to QFM News.
The former vice president who had been admitted to the University Teaching Hospital for unknown illness died at around 16:00 hours at the UTH.
Mr Kunda born on February 26,1956 in Luanshya was introduced to politics by late republican president Levy Mwanawasa who had nominated him to parliament and subsequently appointed him Justice Minister and Attorney General.
A Lawyer by profession, Mr Kunda was the vice president in which capacity he served between 2008 and 2011.
Following the MMD’s Loss in last year’s elections, Mr Kunda who was until his death Muchinga Member of Parliament turned to be a staunch critic of the PF Government accusing the PF of harassing MMD members.