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Embassy Park : The Rise & Fall Of President Rupiah Bwezani Banda


Hello guys welcome to the channel my name is Tina uh welcome to the tinta media YouTube Channel Please Subscribe for more as I bring you information when it comes to the world of Entertainment Sports and current news on my trip to Zambia um we made sure that we uh we

Passed by the embassy uh Cemetery where many presidents in uh Zambia were buried and today we’re going to be talking about the rise and fall of Ria buzina band rupia buzina Banda was born on the 19th February 1937 and he died on the 11th March 2022 he was a Zambian politician who served

As a fourth president of Zambia from 28 to 21 taking over from Levy manasa B was an active participant in politics from the early in uh from Ali in the presidency of Kenneth kaunda during which he held several diplomatic posts in October 2006 he was appointed the vice president by manasa after

Manasa suffered a stroke in June 2008 and he died later that year he became acting president during the 2008 elections he narrowly won against opposition leader Michael sat of the patriotic front he was later defeated in in the 2011 elections succeeded by sat B was born in the town of Miko

Guanda Southern rhasia now Zimbabwe his parents had come from northern rhasia to find employment prior to his birth he was sponsored by the local Dutch formed church and later the family of the BK Nike a family of an IND Indian origin to continue his education in adulthood he

Became involved in politics when he joined the youth wing of the unip in 1960 band was one of the notable Illumina of the luanga university in Zambia rupia band was the unip representative in northern Europe in the early 1960s and in 1965 he was appointed Zambia’s ambassador to Egypt while there

He became friends with un leader Jonas savimbi and the decisions to allow Unita to open up offices in laka at the time had been attributed to B’s influence Banda became the ambassador to the United States on 7th April 1967 he served as ambassador to the United States for about 2 years then

Returned to Zambia to serve as the chief executive of the Rural Development Corporation for about 2 years and subsequently as the general manager of the national agriculture marketing board for a similar length of time he was then appointed permanent representative to the United Nations and while in his position he also headed un

Council for Namibia after about a year at un he was appointed to the Zambian cabinet as the Minister of Foreign Affairs during his start as a foreign minister 1975 to 1965 band was occupied by a task of attempting to brok a ceas fire in Angola B was elected as a member of

Parliament for monila constituency in 1978 and he lost a seat to Sim kapata in 1983 although he was defeated in the 1988 election he took the issue to court in 1991 he was defeated in the monila constituency by the development for multi party democracy candidate Rona P although his initial intent to run

Again for the city in 1996 he supported the unip boycott of the election after president Moana Wasa was reelected in September 2026 he was appointed vice president on 9th October 2006 along with a new cabinate following his appointment he subsequently joined the MDD B’s appointment was widely

Viewed as a means of re rewarding Eastern Zambia for supporting the MDD in the election as he was the first time the easterner had done so prior to a plan Summit with the southern African development community in August 2007 band was set by manasa to improve relations with neighboring Zimbabwe

Following the manasa criticism of Zimbabwean president Robert Moab after monasa suffered a stroke while attending a un Summit in Egypt on 29th June 2008 B became an acting president he subsequently delivered series of optimistic but vague updates on manasa’s health these updates were greeted with widespread skepticism but B insisted

That he had no reason to lie as vice president B also acted as the leader of government business in National Assembly however when the National Assembly met on 5th August 2008 following mon B appointed the Minister of Defense George Momo to lead the government’s parliamentary business instead Moana

Wasa never recovered from a stroke and died while hospitalized in Paris on 19th August 2008 expressing the aass grief and deep sorrow B announced his death to the nation and declared a 7day period of national morning arguing zambians to remain to remain calm mour our president with the guity band officially took over

As acting president prior to a new presidential election while according to the Constitution should be called within 90 days of Mo wasa’s death Banda filed an application to stand as the candidate of the MDD on 26th August 2008 on the same day the MDD in eastern Province

Released a statement in support of bers candidacy he had been widely expected to win and he received 49 he received 47 votes against 11 for mande the Minister of Finance on this occasion B promised to unite the party and the entire nation to come implementing manasa’s programs initial results show B’s main Challenger

Michael SATA for the patriotic front in the lead but as votes from Ro a were counted B steadily closed the Gap outly overtook SATA final results on 2nd November showed B with 40 % of the vote against 388 from sat B was s in at State

House on the same day using his speech on the occasion to call for Unity the PF alleged fraud and refused to recognize B’s V Victory the PF allegedly fraud and refused to recognize band’s Victory while certain supporters rioted in laka and kitwe on 15th March 2013 bander became

The second head of state in Zambian history to have his presidential immunity revoked this was due to accusations of abuse of authority corruption and misappropriation of oil Revenue by SATA Banda died at home in laka from Colonial cancer on 11th March 2002 at the age of 85 after his death the

Zambian government announced 7 Days of national morning with flags half mastered the Namibia Namibia announced 3 days of morning hey guys that was Moana that was rupia Banda hello guys that was Lupia banda’s history as I saw it in Zambia so some of the pictures you’ve seen all you watching are from

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