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 79)[2]
Senanga, Western Province, Zambia
Political partyPatriotic Front
Spouse(s)Arthur Nutuluti Lubinda Wina (deceased)
Children3 (2 deceased)
Alma materUniversity of Zambia (B.A)

Personal lifeEdit

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


  2. 2.0 2.1 "Inonge Mutukwa Wina profile".
  3. "Zambia Appoints First Female Vice President with Inonge Wina".
  4. "Inonge Wina: Persona behind the Vice-Presidency".
  5. "Inonge Wina's full profile".
  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
Succeeded by