History Of Kitwe City Council


Kitwe City council was established in the year 1967. This grand official opening was commemorated by the first president  of Zambia the late Dr. Kenneth Kaunda. It is a local government that makes declarations, policies and legislative changes to aid in the social economic development of its residents and the nation at large. Its main derivative is to keeping with the spirit of the founding fathers (and mothers), as it brings into fruition Kitwe’s motto: “Let us build us a city”.


On 2nd December 1990, our late founding father unveiled a statue presenting the strong bond between mother and child advocating for unity here at Kitwe City Council. This representation has brought fourth cooperation, unity and stability withing the Council as it serves and provides for it’s Kitwe residents.

Unveiled by His Excellency The President Dr Kenneth Kaunda On Sunday 2nd December, 1990.