Mama Kankasa ac­corded state funeral

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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.

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