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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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Reality replaces Sata’s rhetoric

In its anti-corruption drive, the PF government is prosecuting former MMD President Rupiah Banda for receiving nine light trucks from the Chinese company Sogecoa...


Collum Coal Mine takeover

State prosecutors later dropped the charges against the shooters, leading the opposition to claim that then President Rupiah Banda was too soft on Chinese investors...


Clouds over Koroma’s victory

Similar sentiments were aired by the African Union, the Economic Community of West African States, the Commonwealth Secretariat and the Carter Center from the United States, whose delegation was led by Zambian former President Rupiah Banda...


Big budget, big promises

Last year, Sata and the PF won the elections partly because of Zambians’ disillusionment with the 20-year rule of the Movement for Multiparty Democracy and the presidency of Rupiah Banda (AC Vol 52 No 20, Troubled exit for Banda)...


Ex-President Banda switches horses

Having lost faith in his own party, the Movement for Multiparty Democracy, former President Rupiah Banda has secretly begun financing the United Party for National Development led by Hakainde Hichilema, say political sources in Lusaka...


A coarse debut

His predecessor, President Rupiah Banda, had been sceptical about Mugabe, feeling he had procrastinated over political reform and strung SADC along with unfulfilled promises...


Sata takes on the judges

Many Zambians see the judiciary as corrupt and compromised by too close an association with the previous government of President Rupiah Banda...


Mutembo's targets

The Director of Public Prosecutions, Mutembo Nchito, has his sights on Henry Banda, son of ex-President Rupiah Banda, over his role in the US$257 million sale of most of the Zamtel network to LAP Green Networks of Libya (AC Vol 52 No 12, Banda brothers on the attack)...


Sata’s health and other scares

King Cobra’s anti-corruption campaign is faring little better, with little punishment on show for the ‘massive plunder’ by ex-President Rupiah Banda which he promised to unearth (AC Vol 53 No 5, Lusaka restarts the anti-corruption campaign)...


Sata stumbles

1 billion kwacha (US$395,000) dug up at the farm of former Labour Minister Austin Liato, there is little to show for the ‘massive plunder’ of national resources of which the PF accused Rupiah Bwezani Banda’s government (AC Vol 53 No 5, Lusaka restarts anti-corruption campaign)...


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