Teacher Mutanda Mission School, South Africa General Mission. Clerk Provincial Administration, Northern Rhodesia Government, Ndola Municipal Council, 1955—1956. Provincial president African National Congress, 1957.
Divisional president Northwestern Province United National Independence party. Member parliament Kasempa, 1964. High commissioner Ghana, 1966, Nigeria, 1966—1967.
Minister of state Luapula Province Zambia, 1968. Minister of state Ministry Foreign Affairs, 1968. Ambassador to Egypt, 1970—1974.
Zambia high commissioner Kenya, 1974—1975. Cabinet minister in charge, 1975—1978. Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, since 1979.
Married Priscilla Mutwale. 8 children.