10 Things You Didn’t Know About Baldwin Mwana Kumabu Nkumbula

  1. Baldwin Mwana Kumabu Nkumbula was a Zambian politician.
  2. Nkumbula was a son of veteran politician Harry Nkumbula.
  3. He served in Frederick Chiluba’s Movement for Multi-Party Democracy government as Minister of Sports.
  4. Nkumbula served from 1991 until August 1992 when he resigned, citing rampant corruption.
  5. He was a co-founder of the National Party and became its president.
  6. He was also a wealthy entrepreneur and was considered a strong contender for president of Zambia.
  7. He was married to Chifunilo Chembe and had three children; Harry Mwaanga Nkumbula, Mundusu Nkumbula and Mwanida Nkumbula.
  8. He died in a car accident in August 1995 when the Mercedes he was driving overturned en route to Ndola from Kitwe.
  9. Nkumbula died on 27 August 1995.
  10. 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.