myAfrica BETA


User Guidelines | Account/Register | Get Help

myAfrica is an open resource. Most profiles, such as this one, are editable by logged in users. You may block editing access to a profile of yourself that you create if you wish.

Thandiwe Banda
Thandiwe Banda


Former First Lady of Zambia

More by user: aismail
Created: 21st Apr 2009
Modified: 26th Oct 2011
Edit | Report as Abusive |
Professional Information

Biographical Information
Thandiwe Banda
(At a Glance)
Gender: female

Madam, Thandiwe Banda a former Teacher, has been the Former First Lady of Zambia since her husband, President Rupiah Banda, took office from November of 2008 to October, 2011. She has a strong interest in health issues especially with regards to maternal and child health. She is also an advocate for strengthening legislation with regards to sexual violence against girls and women. The Former First Lady believes that Non Governmental Organizations (NGOs) are critical partners of the government in helping improve social and economic status in the country and has committed to using her status as First Lady to mobilize resources for such NGOs. She has also called for more coordination between the various NGOs so as to improve the efficacy of their programs and avoid duplication of efforts.


Other Posts from myAfrica

Angola, Spices, Sauces and Condiments, Seafood
Human Rights, HIV-Aids and STDs, Kenya

More People

University, United States, Somalia
South Africa, Legislative
South Africa, World, Sport

Most Active Stories