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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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Lusaka restarts the anti-corruption campaign

President Michael Sata is cheering donors and his supporters by relaunching the fight against corruption begun under the late President Levy Mwanawasa but curtailed under President Rupiah Banda...


Alexander Chikwanda

Born in 1938, Chikwanda was a member of the United National Independence Party’s youth wing during the struggle for Independence, alongside Sata and former President Rupiah Banda...


Lusaka welcomes Asia, again

During the lunch held in honour of the victorious Chipolopolo on 15 February at State House, Sata quipped, ‘The Chinese of [former President] Rupiah Banda are different to the Chinese of Michael Sata...


Winners and losers in the contract rush

Wandi said that former President Rupiah Banda’s Movement for Multiparty Democracy government could have avoided these problems if proper bidding and due diligence procedures had been followed...


Alarm over security deal

Their testimony suggests that two Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) governments – first under Levy Mwanawasa, who was President from 2002 until his death in 2008, then under Rupiah Banda – sourced the scanners from Nuctech at an inflated cost...

Chanda’s inquiry heard that eight scanners, including an additional four later ordered by Rupiah Banda, were delivered in 2010...


Kaunda settles Sata's differences with Beijing

Ahead of the September 2011 polls that brought Sata’s Patriotic Front (PF) to power, Sata frequently denounced China and accused it of bankrolling incumbent President Rupiah Banda and his Movement for Multiparty Democracy...


Wild cats and King Cobra

Since defeating incumbent Rupiah Banda and the Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) in the 20 September polls, Sata’s popularity has soared...


Underground and under threat

A casual worker at Sino Metals reported that workers were either asked to stay home or were locked in a room when former President Rupiah Banda visited the site in March 2011...


Doubts about Sata’s zeal arise

The Post newspaper, long an outspoken critic of Sata’s presidential predecessor, Rupiah Bwezani Banda, said ‘it does not make sense’...

’ CORRECTION: In AC Vol 52 No 21, ‘Brothers in arms’, we said that Michael Sata had been deported from Malawi in 2007 during the presidency of Rupiah Banda in Zambia...


The President starts purging

Sata argues that the government led by his predecessor, Rupiah Bwezani Banda, was irredeemably corrupt and a clean-out was needed (AC Vol 52 20, Troubled exit for Banda)...


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