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Rupiah Banda

Zambian politician

Rupiah Bwezani Banda (born 13 February 1937) is a Zambian politician. Banda was the President of Zambia. He served as president from 2008 to 2011.[1]

Rupiah Banda
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4th President of Zambia
In office
29 June 2008 – 23 September 2011
Acting: 29 June 2008 – 2 November 2008
Vice PresidentGeorge Kunda
Preceded byLevy Mwanawasa
Succeeded byMichael Sata
Vice President of Zambia
In office
9 October 2006 – 2 November 2008
PresidentLevy Mwanawasa
Preceded byLupando Mwape
Succeeded byGeorge Kunda
Personal details
Born
Rupiah Bwezani Banda

(1937-02-13) 13 February 1937 (age 82)
Gwanda, Southern Rhodesia
(now Zimbabwe)
Political partyMMD
Spouse(s)Hope Mwansa Makulu (Dec.)
Thandiwe Banda
Children7
Alma materAddis Ababa University
Lund University
Wolfson College, Cambridge

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Zambian VP takes charge", Reuters (International Herald Tribune), August 20, 2008.