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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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How Banda got bounced

Ex-President Rupiah Banda seemed to have everything on his side before the 20 September elections...


Brothers-in-arms

Zambia’s then President, Rupiah Banda, asked Mutharika to stop the meeting so Malawian police arrested Sata, declared him persona non grata, drove him 500 kilometres to the border and left him there...


Troubled exit for Banda

Rupiah Bwezani Banda was on the verge of declaring himself winner of the 20 September presidential poll after realising he had lost the elections to Michael Chilufya Sata’s Patriotic Front (PF), sources close to the presidency have told Africa Confidential...


Too little, too late

While publicly condemning corruption, President Rupiah Bwezani Banda gave United States diplomats various explanations of why he could do little about it, according to US State Department cables that WikiLeaks released this month – just before Zambia’s legislative and presidential elections on 20 September...


You can take the Africa out of Libya

’ Local industry sources, as well as opposition politicians, claim President Rupiah Banda favoured LAPGN’s bid because of his links with Gadaffi...


A vote about money

The main challenger to President Rupiah Bwezani Banda in the elections he has called for 20 September is his arch-rival Michael Chilufya Sata: both agree that money will prove critical to the results...


Some Banda backers exit

In the last two months, some high-profile Movement for Multiparty Democracy personalities, including close friends of President Rupiah Banda’s, have crossed over to Michael Sata’s Patriotic Front (PF)...


Banda brothers on the attack

President Rupiah Banda’s dismissal of his friend and campaign manager, Vernon Johnson Mwaanga, at the urging of his sons James and Henry, demonstrates their growing political weight in Lusaka (AC Vol 50 No 25)...


Sata rises in the west

The conventional wisdom had been that Sata could not defeat President Rupiah Banda unless he was the joint nominee of his Patriotic Front (PF) and the United Party for National Development...


A port with no ships

President Bingu wa Mutharika hosted the opening ceremony and attracted regional leaders such as President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe and Zambia’s Rupiah Banda...


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