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Rupiah Bwezani Banda

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


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A swirling fog of debt

Lap Green's 75% stake in Zamtel was seized in 2012 when the company was nationalised under former President Michael Sata, following investigations that indicated illegalities in the original sale by the previous government of President Rupiah Banda...


Separatists on the march

After he defeated President Rupiah Banda, having polled strongly in Western Province, the local people expected their reward...


To sue or to schmooze

FQM bought the greenfield mining project at Kalumbila in the Northwestern province in 2010 by leveraging the warm relationship it enjoyed with then President Rupiah Banda...


Lungu’s terms and conditions

This says that his bid is the work of the PF faction around former Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) figures close to former President Rupiah Banda, who is an important Lungu supporter (AC Vol 56 No 2, PF set for victory)...


Aides with agendas

Kalulu is currently appearing before the Lusaka Magistrates Court on corruption charges allegedly committed when ex-President Rupiah Banda's Movement for Multiparty Democracy was last in office...


Lungu for longer

A growing number of Bemba-speakers from the PF's traditional power bases of Muchinga, Luapula and Northern provinces feel slighted by the incorporation of former Movement for Multiparty Democracy figures and allies of former President Rupiah Banda into government...


A heartbeat away from Lungu

His opponents, angry at his marginalisation of long-serving members in preference to former Movement for Multiparty Democracy figures and allies of former President Rupiah Banda, may now coalesce around the former Minister of Information...


Racing to the finish

Disagreements over key appointments and Lungu's falling out with key donors has seen former President Rupiah Banda, who was influential in Lungu's election last year, take a back seat in the campaign...


Lungu's media vendetta

Former Presidents Rupiah Banda and the late Frederick Chiluba tried to close down the paper, which is edited and published by Fred M'membe...


Kaizar the kingpin

Zulu helped to find funds for Lungu's campaign before ex-President Rupiah Banda, helped by foreign donors including former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo, began to contribute massively to Lungu's war chest (AC Vol 55 No 23, Foreign boost for opposition)...


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