Joyce Banda

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Joyce Banda
President of Malawi
In office
7 April 2012 – 31 May 2014
Vice PresidentKhumbo Kachali
Preceded byBingu wa Mutharika
Succeeded byPeter Mutharika
Vice President of Malawi[1]
In office
29 May 2009 – 7 April 2012
PresidentBingu wa Mutharika
Preceded byCassim Chilumpha
Succeeded byKhumbo Kachali
Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
1 June 2006 – 29 May 2009
PresidentBingu wa Mutharika
Preceded byGeorge Chaponda
Succeeded byEtta Banda
Personal details
Joyce Hilda Ntila

(1950-04-12) 12 April 1950 (age 73)
Malemia, Nyasaland
(now Malawi)
Political partyUnited Democratic Front (Before 2004)
Democratic Progressive Party (2004–2010)
People's Party (2011–present)
Spouse(s)Roy Kachale (Before 1981)
Richard Banda
Alma materColumbus University
Atlantic International University
Royal Roads University

Joyce Hilda Banda (née Mtila; born 12 April 1950) is a Malawian politician. She was the President of Malawi from 7 April 2012 to 31 May 2014. She is the founder and leader of the People's Party, created in 2011.[2] She was Minister of Foreign Affairs from 2006 to 2009 and Vice-President of Malawi from May 2009 to April 2012.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Dr Joyce Banda". Archived from the original on 2018-04-26. Retrieved 2018-07-12.
  2. Malawi, People's Party. "People's Party". People's Party Malawi. Archived from the original on 15 April 2012. Retrieved 10 April 2012.
  3. "Joyce Banda sworn in as new Malawi president". The BBC. 7 April 2012. Retrieved 7 April 2012.