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QFM Africa's Modern Radio covers President Rupiah Banda expected in Zanzibar for Global Peace Leadership Conference

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Fourth Republican President Rupiah Banda is tomorrow expected to leave for Zanzibar to attend the East African Global Peace Leadership Conference.

Mr. Banda will join other former African Presidents and heads of government including Amani Abeid Karume, former President of Zanzibar, and Olusegun Obasanjo, former President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

Others expected to attend the four-day conference beginning on 21st July, 2015 are Girma Wolde-Giorgis, former President of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Sir James Mancham, founding President of the Republic of Seychelles, and Raila Odinga, former Prime Minister of the Republic of Kenya.

President Banda has also been invited to serve as a charter member of the Africa Leadership Mission on Peace-building, Young Leadership and Service (Africa Presidential Mission).

He will be accompanied to Zanzibar by his administrative assistant Mikatazo Wakumelo.

This is contained in a statement made available to QFM News by Office of the Fourth President Deputy Administrative Assistant Kennedy Limwanya.