Eunice Kazembe

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Eunice Kazembe
Minister of Industry and Trade
In office
15 June 2009 – 26 April 2012
Minister of Education
In office
26 April 2012 – 28 October 2013
Personal details
Born 1952
Died 2013
Nationality Malawian

Eunice Kazembe (1952 – 28 October 2013)[1] was a Malawian politician who was appointed Minister of Industry and Trade in the cabinet of Malawi in 2009.[2] On 26 April 2012 President Joyce Banda named her new cabinet. Kazembe became minister of Education.[3]

Eunice Kazembe was born in 1952.[4] She obtained a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Carleton University, Ottawa, and a Masters in Business Administration from Indiana University.[5] She was at one time General Manager of the Agricultural Development and Marketing Corporation (Malawi), and Malawi's Ambassador to the Republic of China (Taiwan). Kazembe was a Chief Advisor to the President on Urban Development from 2005 to 2009, and served as Minister of Trade and Industry, and Minister of Mines, Energy and Natural Resources.[4] She is a trustee and co-founder of Chisomo Children’s Club.[5]

Kazembe was elected a Member of Parliament for Chiradzulu South in May 2009, running on the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) platform.[6] She was appointed Minister of Industry and Trade in the cabinet that became effective on 15 June 2009.[2] She retained this position in the cabinet announced on 9 August 2010.[7]


  1. ^ Itai, Brian. "Malawi: Eunice Kazembe No More". Retrieved 30 October 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Malawi's 43 member cabinet list as unveiled by President Mutharika". Nyasa Times. 17 June 2009. Archived from the original on 2011-02-10. Retrieved 2011-03-03. 
  3. ^ "President Banda names new Malawi cabinet". Nyasa Times. April 26, 2012. Archived from the original on April 28, 2012. Retrieved 2012-04-26. 
  4. ^ a b "Cabinet Profiles – June 2010". Best of Malawi. Archived from the original on 2010-11-15. Retrieved 2011-03-05. 
  5. ^ a b "7TH BIENNIAL U.S.-AFRICA BUSINESS SUMMIT" (PDF). The Corporate Council on Africa. September 29 – October 1, 2009. Retrieved 2011-03-06. 
  6. ^ "Malawi Election 2009 Results". African Elections Project. Retrieved 2011-03-04. 
  7. ^ "MALAWI CABINET AS OF AUGUST 9, 2010" (PDF). Government of Malawi. Retrieved 2011-03-03. [permanent dead link]