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Zambia

Rupiah Bwezani Banda

Date of Birth: 13/02/1937
Place of Birth: Gwanda, Southern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe)


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Pre-presidential discord

The winner is expected to be the acting President Rupiah Bwezani Banda for the ruling MMD...


A hard act to follow

The 71-year-old acting President Rupiah Bwezani Banda is the front-runner for the top job followed by Magande...


Who wants to run the country?

Rupiah Bwezani Banda 71 Acting President Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD); a political veteran who joined the youth wing of the United National Independence Party in 1960 and has been Ambassador to Egypt the United States and the United Nations; his long history with UNIP makes him unpopular with old-guard MMD supporters who still regard him as an outsider; nevertheless it was thanks to him that the MMD won the east in the 2006 elections...


After Levy

Vice-President Rupiah Bwezani Banda takes charge until an election which must be held within 90 days of the President's death...


A sick man's contest

Inside his Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) the succession battle is heating up and luck seems to favour Vice-President Rupiah Bwezani Banda the only one who has stayed out of the succession campaigns...


Can the party hold together?

One old friend is Zambian Vice-President Rupiah Bwezani Banda who called Mugabe the 'greatest leader' while official relations were sour...


Sick man, sick opposition

Divisive Maureen Mangani is believed to be sponsored by Vice-President Rupiah Bwezani Banda who is working quietly to take over the presidency...


The sick man of the south

Zambia's Vice-President Rupiah Banda is a veteran politician with a Zimbabwean wife and close links to ZANU-PF...


Contractor controversy

The Chembe Bridge – now renamed after Zambia’s late President Levy Mwanawasa – was opened by acting President Rupiah Bwezani Banda...


China, India and the vote

Sata's main opponent in the presidential elections will be Acting President Rupiah Bwezani Banda aged 71 of the ruling Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD)...


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