10 Things You Didn’t Know About Fwanyanga Mulikita

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  1. Fwanyanga Matale Mulikita (24 November 1928 – 2 September 1998) was a Zambian politician.
  2. Mulikita was born in Sefula in the Barotseland region of Northern Rhodesia in 1928.
  3. He attended Barotseland National School for his primary education, before moving onto Munali Secondary School in Lusaka.
  4. He held several ministerial positions during the late 1960s and 1970s, and was later Speaker of the National Assembly.
  5. He then attended the University of Fort Hare in South Africa, earning a BA.
  6. After obtaining a scholarship, he studied at Stanford and Columbia University in the United States, earning an MA in psychology.
  7. Upon returning to Northern Rhodesia, Mulikita worked as a teacher and an education officer.
  8. Mulikita was appointed Minister of Education in August 1973.
  9. In the December 1973 general elections Mulikita was elected to the National Assembly in the Mongu constituency.
  10. He died at the University Teaching Hospital in Lusaka on 2 September 1998.