Mulhako hail Ngolongoliwa promotion to Senior TA

Mulhako wa Alhomwe has commended President Peter Mutharika  for  again elevating a Thyolo chief Ngolongoliwa from Traditional Authority (T/A) to Senior Traditional Authority.

President Peter Mutharika congratulates  STA Ngongoliwa

President Peter Mutharika congratulates STA Ngongoliwa

Makhumba (centre) addressing reporters

Makhumba (centre) addressing reporters

The heritage, has however, rejected accusations  that his elevation ceremony–slated for this Saturday, February 20 2016–has been fast-tracked.

The elevation ceremony will take place at Thyolo Community Ground in Thyolo and will be presided over by President Mutharika.

Mutharika first elevated Senior Chief Ngolongokiwa from Sub Traditional Authority (STA) to Traditional Authority in October 2014.

Ngolongoliwa, born Laelo Juma in 1950, becomes the first Senior Traditional Authority from Lhomwe belt, according to Dickson Makhumba, Publicity Chairperson of Ngolongoliwa Chieftaincy elevation ceremony.

Makhumba said Mulhako wa Alhomwe grouping is largely pleased with Mutharika’s decision to elevate Ngolongoliwa from Traditional Authority (TA) to Senior Chief.

“Since the death of Paramount Chief Mkumba of Phalombe a few years ago, we did not have any senior chief as opposed to other tribes in the country.

“Those claiming that the elevation process hqs been fast tracked are in the wrong and should know that the mandate to elevate chiefs lies in the hands of the Head of State in conjunction with the Ministry of Local Government. Mulhako wa Alhomwe is just at the receiving end and we are pleased with President Mutharika’s decision to elevate our Mwene wa Amwene to Senior TA, ” said Makhumba during a news briefing in Blantyre Monday.

He said preparations are at an advanced stage and all arrangements are going on well and that trradional dances that include the famous Soopa (Tchopa) will be danced by the Lhomwe Chiefs.

Makhumba also said these celebrations will start on February 19 2016 at the Ngolongoliwa Head Quarters in Thyolo where they will also foods, sweet beer as well as tradional beer.

“Let me put it on record that so many guests has been invited including all chiefs in Malawi to celebrate together with their fellow Senior Chief Ngolongoliwa on this special day.

“I would like to urge all Malawians to come in their large numbers to celebrate with us on 20th February 2016 at Thyolo Community Ground in Thyolo and transport has been arranged to pick up all Lhomwes across the country,” he said.

The Lhomwe people originated from Mozambique and settled in the southern part of Malawi. Others settled in Zomba but most of them settled at the foot of the Mulanje Mountain. The group came in 12 various groups some of which are the Amilauani, Amanyala, Amatha, Alikhukhu, Amalivothi and the famous Agulu.

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10 thoughts on “Mulhako hail Ngolongoliwa promotion to Senior TA”

  1. MLomwe weniweni says:

    Cmment No.3, U are Worthless, Foolish, Good For Nothing! How Can U Vomit like that to the Head Of State & the Lomwes? You Wanted the President to make plans For Your Family on how to get food? Wauponda Wamva! Alomwe Tipitiliza Kulamula Malawi mpaka Yesu Kubwera, Muuzane Zimenezi Ok!

  2. pido says:

    Tikamati ndinu angulu mumanyanyala

  3. Katundu says:

    zomvetsa chisoni moti Angongongowa mmene mwawasankhilawmu malawi ilemera koposa moti kumalawi sikuzapezekaso mavuto. tiyeni nazo its just a matter of time

  4. Mapwiya says:

    My Malawi my country…tribalism at its best from a village headman to a Traditional Authority and now to Senior Traditional Authority…some you will be crowned Paramount Ngogoliwa anyway congratulations.

  5. NAVITCHA says:


    KUMENEKO ,,,??


  6. ngolingoliwa amene says:

    a mfumu akulongedwa kumene. ufumu umakoma ndi anthu.

    Ife tikufuna mfumu yokoda anthu ake komanso chitukuko.

    Mwateromo pitani mukawaphunzitse anthu kugwira ntchito molimbika kuti apeze chakudya. tisazamve kuti anthu uku akufa ndi njala namwali watsopano aliko ngolingoliwa wamkulu

    kulankhula kwanu pamsonkhano kuja kufanane ndi ntchito zanu kuti anthu apulumuke.

    asakhale akudalira za ulele mpaka kale kale

  7. nguru says:

    The famous Anguru r fading out completely and have been replaced by the Mulhakhos which is a small tribe, only that the Mutharikas r from this tribe. We wish u u all the best as u busk in ur newfound glory!

  8. Commenter says:

    Mr. President Sir, how do you make plans for stupid tribal dances when your very own people are suffering and dieing of hunger. In this elevation ceremony you will see that there will be enough food for the rich doing their stupid tribal dances!! Burn in hell Peter Mutharika you don’t deserve any respect from us civilians and we do not recognise you as a president of this country. We are having enough economic problems because of you we are suffering, our fellow brothers and sisters are dying because of you and you would like to celebrate your stupid tribal dances bearing young girls breasts out in the open all for the love of being a president of Malawi!!! hooooooo shem!!!!

  9. kodi akhale mere mfumu ndani poti aliyense akumukweza kupita pa U TA . abale its not about the position that makes one serve better. its about hard work honesty.

    ine zama ufumu omakweza koz of ndale bwanji zithe. tengeraniko ku mzimba. once born TA basi zimayenda choncho

  10. Nachanza says:


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