10 Things You Didn’t Know About Margaret Mwanakatwe

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  1. Margaret Mhango Mwanakatwe was born on the 1st of November 1961
  2. Shes the Zambian Finance Minister
  3. Margaret worked previously as a businesswoman, accountant, and bank executive
  4. Mwanakatwe is a business executive and banker, with a professional career spanning over twenty years
  5. She has been a banking chief executive in her native Zambia, Ghana, and Uganda and a senior executive at the United Bank for Africa (UBA) in Nigeria
  6. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree
  7. Margaret was the first Zambian and first female chief executive at Barclays Bank of Zambia
  8. In 2009, she left Barclays Bank and joined the UBA as managing director and chief executive at United Bank for Africa Uganda Limited (UBA Uganda)
  9. During the same timeframe, she served as the regional business director for southern Africa for UBA
  10. On 2 February 2015, Mwanakatwe was nominated member of Parliament and appointed Minister of Commerce by Zambia President Edgar Lungu