Evgeny Lebedev

The newspaper publisher takes tea with a remarkable African leader and adds an online campaigning website to his print titles

The World Today Published 1 June 2012 Updated 5 October 2020 2 minute READ

Evgeny Lebedev

Owner, The Independent and the Evening Standard

Kenneth Kaunda, the first president of Zambia, is not so widely acclaimed these days as Nelson Mandela. This is a pity. I recently had the good fortune to meet him over tea at his home in Lusaka and hear his remarkable story.

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