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Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba

Date of Birth: 15 March 1959


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Hichilema pushes for Commonwealth talks

A conservative businessman, Hichilema appears ill-suited to street politics, although his party Vice-President, Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba, has a reputation as a political bruiser...


Lungu's way and the highway

He later slipped through the cordon and to an enthusiastic welcome from the crowd, walked around with his deputy, Geoffrey Mwamba...


Lungu for longer

UPND Vice-President, Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba, a former PF loyalist who stood as Hichilema's running mate in last year's election, has pledged loyalty to Hichilema and opposes calls for a convention...


Racing to the finish

However, the infusion of former PF top brass, such as Hichilema's running mate, Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba, Miles Sampa, Scott, Sylvia Masebo and former televangelist and Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) President Nevers Mumba, has increased Hichilema's appeal to the grassroots, especially in the influential Bemba-speaking region...


Queen-maker Scott

Her decision to stand means the probable withdrawal – out of respect for her and to avoid dishonouring her husband's legacy – of most other candidates for the nomination, especially Sata's son Mulenga Sata, Sampa, Robert Sichinga, Wylbur Simuusa and Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba...


Fights before the funeral

Mwila resigned as Deputy Defence Minister in September 2013 after protracted differences with his boss, the former Defence Minister Geoffrey Mwamba...


Sata sacks Kabimba

The largely Bemba faction in the party is also opposed to the radical and sometimes statist policies of President Sata, Vice-President Guy Scott and Kabimba, and centres on Defence Minister Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba and Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda (AC Vol 54 No 22, Fights over Kabimba wrack the PF)...


Sata speculation grows

Chikwanda and allies Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba, the Defence Minister, and Sports Minister Chishimba Kambwili lead a faction promoting Bemba supremacy within the PF and are bitter enemies of Kabimba (AC Vol 54 No 19, Kabimba loses his footing)...


The politics of health

The wealthy ex-Defence Minister, Geoffrey Mwamba, will use his higher national profile and popularity to try to outmanoeuvre Kabimba and ensure that the presidency remains in Bemba hands (AC Vol 54 No 22, Fights over Kabimba wrack the PF)...


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