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Inonge Wina

Zambian politician, Vice President of Zambia since 2015

Inonge Mutukwa Wina (born April 2, 1941) is a Zambian politician and the current Vice President of Zambia since 2015. She is the first woman to hold the position in Zambia,[3] making her the highest ranking woman in the history of the Zambian government.[4][5]

Inonge Mutukwa Wina
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13th Vice President of Zambia
Assumed office
26 January 2015
PresidentEdgar Lungu
Preceded byGuy Scott
Minister of Gender and Child Development
In office
8 March 2012 – 25 January 2015
Preceded byPost established
Succeeded byNkandu Luo
Minister of Chiefs and Traditional Affairs [1]
In office
29 September 2011 – 8 March 2012
Preceded byPost established
Succeeded byNkandu Luo
Personal details
Born (1941-04-02) 2 April 1941 (age 78)[2]
Senanga, Western Province, Zambia
NationalityZambian
Political partyPatriotic Front
Spouse(s)Arthur Nutuluti Lubinda Wina (deceased)
Children3 (2 deceased)
Alma materUniversity of Zambia (B.A)
ProfessionSociologist[2]

Personal lifeEdit

She was married to Arthur Wina, an independence fighter, former minister and academic who died on 3 September 1995.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. LusakaTimes.com
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Inonge Mutukwa Wina profile". parliament.gov.zm.
  3. "Zambia Appoints First Female Vice President with Inonge Wina". face2faceafrica.com.
  4. "Inonge Wina: Persona behind the Vice-Presidency". daily-mail.co.zm.
  5. "Inonge Wina's full profile". lusakatimes.com.
  6. Southern African Political History: A Chronology of Key Political Events from Independence to Mid-1997
Political offices
Preceded by
Guy Scott
Vice President of Zambia
2015-present
Succeeded by
Incumbent