FAZ 2016 ELECTION: ANDREW KAMANGA IN THE RACE
WHO IS ANDREW N. KAMANGA?
FAZ elections will be held on March 19, 2016. One prominent candidate emerging to challenge incumbent Kalusha Bwalya is Lusaka business magnate Andrew Kamanga.
Kamanga is well respected within and outside the country for his virtuous business credentials. Those that know little of the Kabwe native have occasionally taken to social media attempting to discredit his well decorated standing in society.
But who is Andrew Ndanga Kamanga? Here is a snippet about the man offering to serve the Zambian game, promising transparency, accountability in a bid to restore the integrity of Football House.
Born in Kabwe on December 21, 1966.
1973 to 1979: attended Broadway Primary School.
1980 to 1984: attended Kalonga Secondary where he completed his Grade 12.
1986 to 1990: Studied accountancy at the University of Zambia on the Copperbelt then known as (UNZA-NDO). It was later to become known as the Copperbelt University.
1992 to 1994: Headed to London where he studied CIMA
1985: Clerk at Bank of Credit and Commerce
1990/91: Price Water House
1994: Briefly worked for Meridian BIAO Bank
1994: Crossed to KPMG
1996: Joined a company called ABB (Assiar Brown Boverie) a giant electrical engineering company then.
1998: Joined the newly established Energy Regulation Board (ERB) as head of economic regulation.
2001: Established ENFIN Solutions operating as an energy and financial advisory firm.
2007: Founded North Western Energy, a private power utility company involved in distribution of electricity to Lumwana, parts of Solwezi and Kalumbila.
Kamanga also sits on various boards in the country. But does Andrew Kamanga meet the qualification to contest the FAZ presidency? Look out for Kamanga’s profile in football dating as far back as 1972 when he was 7 years-old.