Rupiah Banda was the fourth president of Zambia. He took over the office in 2008 after the sitting president Levy Mwanawasa died. Rupiah ruled Zambia from 2008 to 2011 when he got defeated by Michael Sata during the 2011 elections.
On 12th March 2022, news of Rupiah Banda’s death broke the internet. Banda was 85 years old when he passed away. The fourth president of Zambia left behind seven children and his wife Thandiwe Banda.
Rupiah Banda started his diplomatic career as Ambassador to Egypt. He was elected by President Mwanawasa in 2006 as vice president. He was elected acting president, after Mwanawasa dead in August 2008 from a stroke.
Rupiah Banda Cause of death
The cause of Rupiah Banda death is said to be colon cancer.
Rupiah Banda Net Worth
What is Rupiah Banda Net worth? The former president of Zambia Rupiah Banda had an estimated net worth of $5 million.
Rupiah Banda Age
How old is Rupiah Banda? He was 85 years old before he died. He was born on February 19, 1937, in Miko, Gwanda, Southern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe).