According to a statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, President Dr Lazarus Chakwera has also declared seven days of mourning.
"The Government of the Republic of Malawi has received with deep regret the sad news of the death of His Excellency Dr Kenneth David Kaunda, former President of the Republic of Zambia.
The Government and the people of the Republic of Malawi join the immediate family of Dr Kenneth Kaunda, the Government and the people of the Republic of Zambia in mourning the passing of a great Statesman and Son of Africa. Former President Kaunda will be remembered as one of the brave sons of Africa and founding Father of the Southern African Frontline States who diligently fought for the sovereignty of the African countries in general, and Zambia in particular," reads the statement in part.
The Ministry says President Chakwera will attend the funeral of the late Dr Kaunda in Lusaka, Zambia, once the details of the funeral and burial programme are announced.