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Christine Mulundika accorded state funeral

General News Christine Mulundika accorded state funeral

President Hakainde Hichilema has declared a three day period of national mourning in honor of the former freedom fighter Christine Mulundika who died on Sunday 13th March 2022 at her residence in Lusaka’s Northmead area.

President Hichilema said the state funeral has been accorded to Mrs. Mulundika, 80, for her contribution to the freedom struggle and national development.

In a statement Acting Secretary to Cabinet Patrick Kangwa,said the three days national mourning are being observed from Thursday, 17th to Saturday 19th March 2022 from 06:00hrs to 18:00hrs.

Mr. Kangwa stated that during this time, all flags should fly at half-mast and all programmes of entertainment nature should be cancelled or postponed respectively.

He said the former freedom fighter is among the few gallant women that contributed to the independence struggle of the country at the time when it was difficult to do so.

Mr. Kangwa noted that the late Mrs. Mulundika will be buried on Saturday 19th March 2022 at Leopards Hill Memorial Park in Lusaka.

He said the burial will be preceded by the funeral church service at St. Ignatius Catholic Church in Lusaka.

Mr. Kangwa further stated that President Hichilema is saddened by the death of Ms. Mulundika and has since extended condolences to the bereaved family.

6 COMMENTS

  1. Oh god so many deaths under this govt. As I attended the funeral today and mingled with my boss ecl, I couldn’t help but reflect on how short life is. I have vowed to show love to my family and friends before it is too late.

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  2. FREEDOM FIGHTER ?
    WHAT THE HELL IS GOING ON HERE
    ARE ALL POLITICANS CLASSED AS FREEDOM FIGHTERS ?
    LETS BE REALISTIC HERE WHAT FIGHTING ACCURED BACK IN THE DAY
    INTER PARTY.. TRIBAL… JUST ASKING ?
    VERY SAD FOR HER FAMILY INDEED ? RIP

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  3. Iwe she fought for your freedom. Educate yourself before posting trash. Some of you post on everything even issues on which you have no clue. Nga kunkalalo zii at times? learn!

  4. Yes she was a freedom fighter, Mama Kankasa, Fulano, Ndolvu to mention a few all experienced the wrath of the colonialist

  5. LOOK AT THE DEFINTION OF FREEDOM FIGHTER
    MOST ON HERE THROW IT AROUND LIKE CONFFETTI
    THERE WAS NO FIGHT JUST PLACARD CARRY PEOPLE
    REMEMBER HISTORY IS WRITTEN BY THE VICTORS
    SO TO SOME EXTENT ZAMBIAN HISTORY IS SEMI FLAWED

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