|Real Name/Full Name||Harry Kalaba|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Harry Kalaba|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||12 June 1976|
|Age/How Old:||47 years old|
|Parents Name:||Father – Unknown |
Mother – Unknown
|School:||St. Clements Secondary School|
|College:||University of Zambia Urbaniana |
University in Rome
Uganda Management Institute
|Wife/Spouse Name:||Ireen Kalaba (m. 2001)|
|Kids/Children Name:||2 Sons and 1 Daughter including: Chetekela Kalaba,|
|Profession:||Politician and Public Administrator|
|Net Worth:||Over $1 Million|
|Last Updated:||November 2023|
Harry Kabala is a renowned Zambian politician and a presidential candidate who runs with the political party known as Democratic Party (DP). He is the president of the DP political party
Harry Kabala has served as the Minister for Foreign Affairs in the period between March 2014 and January 2018. Additionally, he has also become an elected Member of Parliament for Bahati.
In the 2021 Presidential Elections, Harry Kabala came 3rd with 24,879 votes of the total cast votes. He conceded defeat and claimed DP to be the main opposition party after Hakainde Hichilema won the presidential elections. Here are all the details and information you need to know about Harry Kabala in 2023
Biography and Early Life
Harry Kalaba was born on 12 June 1976, with his full name being Harry Kalaba. His parents’ and siblings’ names are yet to be identified as he has not shared them with the public. He was born in the Bahati Constituency, where he later became a Member of Parliament in 2011 and in the 2016 elections. Harry Kalaba has not yet shared details regarding his early life on where he grew and where he was raised.
Harry Kalaba is an educated man who attended his early education from his local birthplace. Later, he joined High School in which he joined St. Clements Secondary School in Mansa. After a good performance in High School, he then joined the University of Zambia.
Harry Kalaba furthered his studies and graduated with a Diploma in Public Administration from the Uganda Management Institute. In addition to this, he joined the Urbaniana University in Rome, where he studied and graduated with a degree in Philosophy.
Some of the Harry Kalaba educational qualifications include;
- Certificate in Human Resources
- Diploma in Public Administration
- Certificate in Speech Writing
- Degree in Philosophy
- Grade 12
Personal Life: Wife, Kids, Children
Harry Kalaba is a married man. He happily shares his time with his family, through which he has not remained silent about his personal life.
Harry Kalaba met his lover, and they tied knots in 2021. His wife is known as Ireen Kalaba. She is educated with a Degree Merit in Early Childhood Education.
All through, Harry Kalaba has been in the political career through which all his interests have been in the political field. During his early political career, he commenced with being a Minister of Foreign Affairs in the period of March 2014 to January 2018. This was through his former party known as the Patriotic Front (PF).
Nevertheless, he later resigned from the party and from his position as a Minister in Foreign Affairs in January 2018, citing his reason for resigning on the rampant corruption and greed in the Patriotic Front (PF) that was in rule.
While serving as the Minister of Foreign Affairs, he was also the elected Member of Parliament for Bahati Constituency under the Patriotic Front (PF) party. Before this, he was also the Member of Parliament for Bahati Constituency when he got the position in the year 2011 during the 2011 general elections.
Upon his resignation as a Minister for Foreign Affairs, he, however, retained the position of being the Member of Parliament for Bahati Constituency. Nevertheless, he was expulsed from PF for gross misconduct, which led him to resign from being the Bahati Member of Parliament on 28 January 2019.
After his expulsion from the Patriotic Front (PF), Kalaba then became the president of the Democratic Party that was previously headed by Emmanuel Mubanga Mwamba before 2018. He never challenged his expulsion from the party as he chose to concentrate on building Democratic Party. His new party did not participate in the 2019 by-elections for Bahati Constituency has the focus was on building the party for the 2021 general elections.
He announced being featured as a presidential candidate for the 2021 elections under Democratic Party. The Democratic Party came 3rd in the 2021 elections, in which Harry Kalaba got 24,879 votes of the total cast votes.
Awards and Achievements
Though no awards have yet been revealed which Harry Kalaba has received, he has had several achievements. His determination is to eradicate of corruption through which he carries a tag line of ‘Clean Politics.’
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Harry Kalaba in 2023
Harry Kalaba has an estimated net worth of $1 Million. This is from his political career and the several business empires he owns in Zambia. He owns several houses which he hasn’t yet declared in public. As the president of the Democratic Party, he receives some remuneration as the party builds itself up for future elections.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- Harry Kalaba resigned from being Minister of Foreign Affairs
- He uses the tagline‘ clean politics.’
Harry Kalaba has an interesting career line through which he chose to resign from PF due to corruption allegations. Following this, he got expulsed from the party hence resigning from his position as the Member of Parliament for Bahati. He never went back to the ballot to seek the position again for his new party. This is so as he put all his focus in building the party to ensure it has the best competitiveness as an opposition party in Zambia.