Dumbo Lemani’s memorial service Saturday in Zomba-Thondwe

The Lemani family will on Saturday hold a memorial ceremony of the late Reverend Dr. Dumbo Finly Kamwendo Lemani which will take place at the Villa Kumulanga Residence, Thondwe in Zomba.

Late Dumbo Lemani

Late Dumbo Lemani

The event will start with a prayer service at the United Christian Church Headquarters from9am, and thereafter, laying of wreaths at Kenani Farm Cemetery before proceeding to the residence for speeches.

Lemani, who according to the family was a maverick politician, a patriot, a great preacher and founding Bishop of the United Christian Church (UCC), died in 2005.

He was a compassionate and flamboyant soccer administrator of the “Sir Alf” fame and popularly known as ‘Malume’ on the local scene.

Dumbo was also influential politician and senior member of the former ruling United Democratic Front (UDF) and served in different ministerial portfolios during Dr Bakili Muluzi’s regime.

Lemani, who also served as Minister of State for Presidential Affairs, was generally an interesting character.

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Pete k

Kani uyoyo nd chilima?


dumbo was a great politician. I come from thondwe. He is the man who gave us water, roads, bridges etc. After his death, i v not seen any development in my area.


Afana a pa Chance ma 90s just before referendum . SKC and DM pambuyopo. Zoonadi madolo ndi madolo

This picture provides answers to our current political climate: 1. Chilima is not a political novice. 2. DPP is a branch of UDF 3. UDF has not crossed any floor 4. Atupele and Saulos will be on the DPP presidential ticket in 2019. The problem is who will lead the ticket. 5. Saulos is a much more rounded politician as he started as a UDF young democrat (alongside paul mphwiyo, willie chimbalanga, grant kankhulungo, wales chikakwiya, masozi lemani, thom chiumya, ken ndanga, chikumbutso mtumodzi etc). 6. Dont underestimate the ruthlessness of saulos. The point is Muluzi senior is the most… Read more »

Ung’onoung’ono unathera pa paster Dumbo anali amdala amenewo impichment ikanatheka panalibeso ovuta kkkkkkkkk!


A Chalume, Kuchitekete, Anyamata a patawuni, plus uyo wayima kumbuyo kwa Dumbo atavala za UDF.


Is this the same Lemani who went inside Parliament with a pistol. Anyway may his soul rest in peace.


Everything what he did it was like watching Nigerian movies


I hope Chilima will attend the memorial, Dumbo Lemani was Chilima’s godfather. Dumbo helped Chilima in everything, I am also 101% sure that Dr Bakili Muluzi, the Former President of Malawi will b there. It was Dumbo Lemani who introduced Bingu wa Mutharika to Dr Bakili Muluzi when Bingu was in dire straits and was offered a job at RBM.

Alex Likoswe

You can tell who associates with who. Birds of the same feathers.

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