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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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Fights before the funeral

Former President Rupiah Banda is likely to step into the race and some activists want him to lead an opposition alliance...


No laughing matter

Although he is seen as a political lightweight, Mulenga Sata has broad appeal and gets on well with Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda, the unofficial leader of the PF anti-Kabimba faction, and with former President Rupiah Banda...


Sata health fears grow

Once the voice of the opposition to former President Rupiah Banda, The Post is now seen as a mouthpiece for the Patriotic Front government...


Nevers on a Sunday

Ex-President Rupiah Banda, the previous MMD leader, is unnerved by the turn of events, say party sources...


Mixed messages

The trial of former President Rupiah Banda, who is charged with bribery in a case linked to the supply of vehicles to his office by Sogecoa, a subsidiary of Anhui Foreign Economic Construction Company, resumed on 26 November (AAC Vol 6 No 7, Reality replaces Sata’s rhetoric)...


Banda redraws party lines

Former President Rupiah Bwezani Banda’s support for the United Party for National Development is weakening his own Movement for Multiparty Democracy...


Dodgy defections

Church and civil society groups, most of whom backed Sata against former President Rupiah Banda and the MMD, warn that the PF’s support is dropping...


Towards a one-party state

This week, the government lifted the immunity from prosecution of ex-President Rupiah Banda...


Kabimba looks ahead

Instead, the National Executive Committee of the Movement for Mulitparty Democracy (MMD) selected Rupiah Banda in a move The Post described as a betrayal of Mwanawasa’s legacy...


Controversy over contracts

The agency was abolished by former President Rupiah Banda after it had attempted to appeal the controversial acquittal of late President Frederick Chiluba in 2009...


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