Benny Tetamashimba was a Zambian Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) politician and had been a Member of Parliament for Solwezi central from 2001 to 2009 when he died. Hon Tetamashimba was a member of United Party for National Development prior to joining the MMD.
|Minister of Local Government and Housing|
14 November 2008 – 5 September 2009
|Preceded by||Sylvia Masebo|
|Deputy Minister for Works and Supply|
9 October 2006 – 29 March 2008
|Preceded by||Kennedy Shepande|
|Succeeded by||Mundia Ndalemei|
|Member of Parliament|
for Solwezi Central
27 July 1955|
Mulimbi village, Mumena, North-Western Province, Zambia
5 September 2009 (aged 54)|
University Teaching Hospital, Lusaka, Zambia
|Political party||Movement for Multi-Party Democracy|
Local government and HousingEdit
Member of ParliamentEdit
Benny Tetamashimba has been known to be active member of parliament both as a minister and as an MP. Tetamashimba has given a number of reports to the Zambian parliament.
Hospital and deathEdit
Tetamashimba was evacuated to South Africa for specialist treatment on August 9, 2009. On September 3, 2009, it was reported that Tetamashimba had been brought back to University Teaching Hospital of Zambia in critical condition and was unable to speak. On September 5, it was reported that Tetamashimba had died at 18:30hrs, GMT.