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Inside/Out with rotarian Temba Banda
July 05, 2011

Full interview with Temba Banda - Read and listen

Describe yourself in five words?
Ambitious, patriotic, passionate, candid, devout.

What's the best piece of advice you've ever received?
The word impossible is impossible in its own right.

What's the most ridiculous thing you've ever done?
Mixing up the birthdays of a female friend and my then girlfriend.

What is your most treasured possession?
That's gotta be my external hard drive.

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
I was quite inconsolable when my paternal grandmother, who raised me in my early childhood, passed on.

Do you have any strange hobbies?
Do football zealotry, scrabble, sudoku, crossword puzzles and current affairs qualify as strange?

What do you dislike most about your appearance?
I am fine as I am.

What is your greatest extravagance?
Nothing noteworthy.

What have you got in your fridge?
Water and beef.

What is your greatest fear?
Going for higher service before accomplishing my goals.

What have you got in your pockets right now?
My wallet and keys.

What is your favourite journey?
My journey to the Mother City earlier this year.

Who are your heroes in real life?
That would be my mother, Strive Masiiwa and my former boss and mentor Donald MacDonald.

When and where were you happiest?
I thoroughly enjoyed my days in high school at Kutama College, particularly in mid and senior school.

What's your biggest vice?
I tend to procrastinate at times.

What were you like at school?
I was pious and a bit shy in forms 1 and 2 and fun loving yet obedient henceforth.

What are you doing next?
Checking on the latest football news on Soccernet.

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