Nevers Mumba

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Nevers Mumba
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Born (1960-05-18) May 18, 1960 (age 62)
OccupationPolitician
Spouse(s)Florence Mumba

Nevers Sekwila Mumba (May 18, 1960) is a Zambian politician and minister. He served as Vice-President of Zambia 2003-04 under Levy Mwanawasa; he has also founded evangelistic campaigns and ministries and once served as pastor of the Victory Bible Church.

Early life

Nevers Mumba was born on 18th May 1960 in the northern part of Zambia. His late father, Sunday Peter Mumba, was a school teacher and his mother Martha, a housewife.

Although born in a remote part of Zambia, Nevers was privileged to attend one of Zambia's prestigious high schools—Hillcrest Technical Secondary School in Livingstone. In primary school he was the troop leader for the boy scouts, in high school he was the commander of the cadet force in the whole Southern Province, and he later started instrumentation at the mining institute in Kitwe.[1]

He was Zambia's High Commissioner to Canada from 2009 until 2011.

On 25 May 2012, Mumba was elected as President of the Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) political party, which had been in opposition since its defeat in the 2011 presidential election. He defeated rival Felix Mutati along with several other candidates.

Personal life

Mumba is married to Florence Mumba

References

Political offices
Preceded by
Enoch Kavindele
Vice President of Zambia
2003-2004
Succeeded by
Lupando Mwape