Trevor Mwamba

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Bishop Trevor Mwamba at Chatham House October 2015

Musonda Trevor Selwyn (Trevor) Mwamba is a Botswana Anglican bishop. He was consecrated Bishop of Botswana on 6 February 2005.[1] He tendered his resignation as Bishop of Botswana on 30 September 2012 – the day on which Botswana marks the anniversary of its independence from Britain.[2] His successor was consecrated on 14 July 2013.[3][not in citation given]

From March 2013 he has taken up the post of Team Rector of Barking in the Church of England.[4] On 9 November 2013 he was made assistant bishop in the Diocese of Chelmsford.[5]

He made a cameo appearance on the third episode of the HBO and BBC co-produced miniseries The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency. He appears in the episode entitled "Poison" as himself thanking members of the business community of Gaborone for their donations to the fictional orphanage portrayed in the series.[6]


  1. ^ Consultation of Religious Leaders on Global Poverty – Trevor Mwamba (Accessed 22 April 2014)
  2. ^ Moeti, Mesh (16 November 2012). "My time is nigh". Sunday Standard. 
  3. ^ Anglican Communion
  4. ^ [1]
  5. ^ Diocese of Chelmsford, Diocese Synod – Minutes of the 132nd meeting of the Synod, 9 November 2013 (Accessed 22 April 2014)
  6. ^ "The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency" Episode:"Poison"
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Theophilus Naledi
Bishop of Botswana
Succeeded by
Metlhayotlhe Beleme