Baldwin Nkumbula

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Baldwin Nkumbula
Born(1958-11-30)November 30, 1958
DiedAugust 27, 1995(1995-08-27) (aged 36)
Kitwe, Zambia
Cause of deathRoad traffic accident
OccupationPolitician
Spouse(s)Chifunilo Chembe
Children3
RelativesHarry Mwaanga Nkumbula (father)

Baldwin Nkumbula (30 November 1958 -- 27 August 1995) was a Zambian politician and a son of veteran politician Harry Nkumbula.

Career

He served in Frederick Chiluba's cabinet as Minister of Sports from 1991 until August 1992 when he resigned, citing rampant corruption. He was a co-founder of the llNational Party]] and became its president. He was also a wealthy entrepreneur and was considered a strong contender for president of Zambia.

Personal life

Nkumbula was married to Chifunilo Chembe and had three children; Harry Mwaanga Nkumbula, Mundusu Nkumbula and Mwanida Nkumbula.

Death

He died in a car accident on 27 August 1995 near the overhead bridge in Kitwe when the Mercedes he was driving overturned en route to Ndola from Kitwe. President Chiluba's son, Castro, and another friend Defense Minister Benjamin Yorum Mwilas' nephew Mubanga Kafuti were passengers in the vehicle and both survived the crash with injuries.

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