Nevers Mumba

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Nevers Mumba
Nevers in 2015
8th Vice-President of Zambia
In office
29 May 2003 – 4 October 2004
PresidentLevy Mwanawasa
Preceded byEnoch Kavindele
Succeeded byLupando Mwape
Personal details
Born1960 (age 59–60)
Political partyMovement for Multi-Party Democracy

Nevers Mumba (born 1960) in Chinsali, northern Zambia, is a Zambian politician and religious minister. He served as Vice-President of Zambia 2003-04 under Levy Mwanawasa.

Early life and Career[edit]

Nevers grew up with his parents together with 12 brothers and sisters in Chinsali, in a religious home.

He attended Hilcrest Technical High School and later trained as an instrumentalist.

He founded evangelistic campaigns and ministries and once served as pastor of the Victory Bible Church.

He was Zambia's High Commissioner to Canada from 2009 until 2011.

On 25 May 2012, Mumba was elected as President of the Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) political party, which had been in opposition since its defeat in the 2011 presidential election. He defeated rival Felix Mutati along with several other candidates.


Political offices
Preceded by
Enoch Kavindele
Vice President of Zambia
Succeeded by
Lupando Mwape