Mama Kankasa accorded state funeral
PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu has accorded freedom fighter Mama Chibesakunda Kankasa a state funeral. President Lungu has declared Saturday November 3rd, the day she will be buried, a day of national mourning. Mama Kankasa’s burial will be preceded by a requiem service at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross in Lusaka at 09:00 hours and later burial will take place at Leopards Hill Memorial Park. During the period of national mourning all flags will fly at half-mast and programmes of entertainment on radio and television will be postponed or cancelled from 06 to 18 hours. This is contained in a statement issued to by Secretary to the Cabinet Roland Msiska.