BREAKING NEWS – Rupiah Bwezani Banda has died

Fourth Republican President Rupiah Bwezani Banda has died. The former Preaident’s son Andrew Banda has confirmed his demise. Mr Banda says his father died around 19:00hrs. He had been diagnosed with colon cancer in 2020.

President Banda was born on 19th February,1937. Rupiah Bwezani Banda was a Zambian politician who was the fourth president of Zambia from 2008 to 2011. During the presidency of Kenneth Kaunda, Banda held important diplomatic posts and was active in politics as a member of the United National Independence Party.

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