10 Things You Did’nt Know About Anderson Mazoka

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  1. Anderson K. Mazoka (22 March 1943 – 24 May 2006) was a Zambian politician and President of the United Party for National Development (UPND), a leading opposition party.
  2. Mazoka was born in Monze.
  3. He attended Union College.
  4. Mazoka graduated in 1969 with a degree in mechanical engineering.
  5. For his senior thesis, Mazoka designed and built a wind tunnel in 10 weeks.
  6. In the presidential election held on 27 December 2001, Madzoka finished second behind Levy Mwanawasa of the ruling Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) party, winning 27.2% of the vote.
  7. Anderson was married to Mutinta and had three children with her.
  8. His eldest daughter Macenje was from his first marriage to Zenobia Lewis.
  9. On 24 May 2006, Mazoka died from kidney complications in Johannesburg, South Africa .
  10. He was 63 years old. He was succeeded as leader of the UPND by Hakainde Hichilema.