Five-foot snake captured at Malawi Presidential palace

Presidential security detail in Lilongwe has captured a five-foot snake that was on the loose at Kamuzu Palace while President Peter Mutharika is away in Ethiopia.

The snake found at Kamuzu Palace

The snake found at Kamuzu Palace

Snake 'vistor' at State House shot

Snake ‘vistor’ at State House shot

Nyasa Times understand the snake was shot by the guards who feared it was venomous.

Police sources say there have been a number of snakes killed at Kamuzu Palace by the latest one was the largest.

President Muthatrika is away in Ethiopia and is expected to attend a ceremony at Millenium Hall, Addis Ababa University where he will be conferred Doctorate Degree of Letters, Honoris Causa.

He returns to the university at an occasion which coincides with a graduation ceremony at a school he taught in the 70s.

Mutharika who is Regional Universities Forum (RUFORUM) Champion for Higher Education, co-convener of the International Commission on Financing Global Education and Charles Nagel Professor of International and Comparative Constitutional Law Emeritus of the Washington University is expected address the assembly of congregants Saturday.

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ambusye
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ambusye
2 months 18 days ago

Okawa ndalama wakumana nazo.

Environmentalist
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Environmentalist
2 months 18 days ago
I am not surprised with you my fellow Malawians. We cut trees in the name of poverty and trying to survive by selling charcoal “makala” and the habitants do not have anywhere to stay. Now they roam around looking for alternative habitats and we kill them. We need to to be educated Malawians. This is not news we should be proud of especially having taken place at our President’s residents who is supposed to be the top most champion of Environmental Affairs in our country. Go to Zimbabwe, it is a crime to kill a Python (clearly seen in the… Read more »
chief activist
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2 months 18 days ago

I AGREE WITH YU MR ENVIRONMENT ACTIVIST,,,,,IT ALL REFLECTS SOME INSANITY IN US

Patriot
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Patriot
2 months 19 days ago

Why shoot an innocent animal? These guards should be taken to book. Why not capture and take it to Nature Sanctuary? LSPCA would have done that.

kalulu
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kalulu
2 months 19 days ago

With a forest nearby its not a surprise to have snakes like that one.

Khumutcha
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Khumutcha
2 months 19 days ago

This does not look like 5 foot long to me. It must be close to 16 feet. What kind of reporting is this?

Hamlet
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Hamlet
2 months 19 days ago

Yes indeed; 5 feet is 1.52 metres, but the snake really looks a lot longer. The guess of 16 feet (4.9m) is indeed more sensible. the reporter must do a better home work. No need for superstitions; if you choose to live in a forest those are the neighbours.

Dr Mbilixi
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Dr Mbilixi
2 months 19 days ago

Inakamuluma pitarayo. Tiwone zina iya. Dunder head of all the president i have ever seen. Nyapapi chisiru chokumwa madzi ometera ndevu

PAUL(ATATE)
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PAUL(ATATE)
2 months 19 days ago

degree of letters. tatimasulileni on a lay mans point of view. kapena tiziti ndi kapilikoni wolemba makalata?

Racist McTumbukaFace
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Racist McTumbukaFace
2 months 19 days ago

Njoka yokawa ndalama sent by Laza!

Baba
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Baba
2 months 20 days ago

Killing snakes that haven’t harmed any one is a crime and unacceptable.kupha njoka kozolowera zimene timachita kumudzi kwathu. Kkkkk.

Mr. Next President
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Mr. Next President
2 months 20 days ago

Nsato ndi njoka imene imakawa ndalama!! Watch out wina amfuna kuti akabe ndalama wakumana naye mwana wa Mlomwe

mbelwa1
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mbelwa1
2 months 19 days ago

alomwe ozolowera mankhwala inu that njoka has nothing to do with kukawa since kamuzu time those snakes were there i was a guard and i know how frequent these snake move around

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