Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Zambia)

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is a ministry in Zambia. It is headed by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, who is responsible for conducting foreign relations.

List of ministers

The following is a list of Foreign Ministers of Zambia since the country gained independence in 1964: [1]

1 Simon Kapwepwe
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2 Reuben Kamanga
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3 Elijah Mudenda
4 Kenneth Kaunda
Kenneth Kaunda 1983-03-30.jpg 1969–1970
Moto Nkama
Minister of State
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(3) Elijah Mudenda
5 Vernon Mwaanga
(b. 1944)
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6 Rupiah Banda
(b. 1937)
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7 Siteke Mwale
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8 Wilson M. Chakulya No image.png 1979–1980
9 Lameck Goma
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10 Luke Mwananshiku
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11 Benjamin Mibenge
(b. 1942)
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(5) Vernon Mwaanga
(b. 1944)
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12 Remmy Mushota
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13 Christon Tembo
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14 Lawrence Shimba
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15 Keli Walubita
(b. 1943)
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16 Katele Kalumba
(b. 1952)
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17 Kalombo Mwansa
(b. 1955)
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18 Ronnie Shikapwasha
(b. 1947)
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19 Mundia Sikatana
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20 Kabinga Pande
(b. 1952)
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21 Chishimba Kambwili
(b. 1969)
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22 Given Lubinda
(b. 1963)
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23 Effron Lungu
(b. 1952)
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24 Wilbur Simuusa No image.png 2013–2014
25 Harry Kalaba
(b. 1976)
Valisminister Sven Mikser ja Sambia valisminister Harry Kalaba (31719036133).jpg 2014–2016
26 Joseph Malanji
(b. 1965)
Joseph Malanji 2018 (cropped).jpg 2018–2021
27 Stanley Kakubo
(b. 1980)
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  1. "Foreign ministers S–Z". B. Schemmel. Retrieved 8 October 2014.