Molande appointed as new chief spinner of Malawi President Mutharika

Malawi President Peter Mutharika has appointed Dr. Bright Molande as his Director of Communications at the State House, effectively becoming his chief spinner.

Molande: Mutharika's new spin doctor

Molande: Mutharika’s new spin doctor

Chief Secretary to the Government, George Mkondiwa, confirmed the appointment saying it  with effect from 3rd May 2016.

Molande was Director of Information in the Ministry of Information, Communications Technology and Civic Education said it was an opportunity he could not turn down.

“I have been deeply humbled. This is a higher calling of service to the President and duty to my country,” Molande is quoted by official news agency, Mana.

Molande said he is “looking forward to give the best of my abilities” because “I know that our President is a leader who expects high standards, uncompromised quality and substance in serving Malawians”.

He also expressed excitement in looking forward to work with the media fraternity and the public both locally and internationally.

Molande, an accomplished literary scholar and poet himself, has been appointed to replace Bright Malopa.

Malopa was  President Mutharika’s director of communication and strategy  before he  was redeployed to Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority.

Mutharika choice of Molande, who has formidable experience , is viewed as the right one.

Molande also served as Vice Principal, Dean of Humanities and Head of English at Chancellor College, University of Malawi.


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10 thoughts on “Molande appointed as new chief spinner of Malawi President Mutharika”

  1. Taimu says:

    Conglatulations my Lecture. I always remember ur thunderous voice in the Great Hall that needed no mic,as u taught us mythology.keep on going.wishing u success alwez ma lecturer.

  2. cashgate says:

    Receive my heartfelt felicitations bwana Molande. Please learn from the mistakes if your predecessors atvthe State House!

  3. Guanta says:

    I think this is a demotion

  4. hendrix says:

    this is demotion or ur are not performer but why.

  5. Samuel lwara. says:

    Though not known you personally, do not eat or drink anything given to you at state house. We need you back at the ministry. You have been a threat to our minister. Lets pray against spirits that took away njaunjus life. congrats.

  6. Bishop Chirwa says:

    Congratulations Doc! Let God lead you and success will follow. We, who have known you since your secondary school days, have total trust that you will succeed. Good luck Bright.

  7. mapula says:

    Useless bootlicker uyu. used to bootlick Femi abodourin so that he should leave you the departmental head and his old BMW. ndiponso okonda za chilomwe in a tribalist way. tsopano mutibowe with your fellow bootlicker mzati. another useless appointment

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  9. Ujeni says:

    From Dean of humanities to ujeni’s spokesperson? what is wrong with that picture???

  10. Dzimba says:

    Congratulations Bright. However my literary theory classmate this shouldn’t signal the end of your profession. The trend have not favoured many appointees. Apart from Ntaba you’re the only educated person to hold that position so the expectations are high. Don’t disappoint some of us that know you personally

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