Mutharika’s nephew Chingwalu dies, buried in Ntcheu

President Peter Mutharika’s nephew, Aaron Chingwalu from Ntcheu has passed away.

Mrs Chingwalu lay her wreath on the grave - Photo by Stanley Makuti

Mrs Chingwalu lay her wreath on the grave – Photo by Stanley Makuti

The First Lady lays her wreath on the grave - Photo (C)Stanley Makuti

The First Lady lays her wreath on the grave – Photo (C)Stanley Makuti

According to state controlled Malawi Broadcasting Corporation, the burial ceremony at Nkutumula village in chief Makwangwala’s area in Ncheu was attended by Gertrude Mutharika, the First Lady, government and senior ruling Democratic Progressive Party officials.

The state radio says Chingwalu was mourned by the DPP secretary general Ecklen Kudontoni who described the late Chingwalu as a loyal and bonafide member of the party.

Chief Makwangala, according to MBC, described him as the pillar of development in his area. The radio did not say what killed Chingwalu but described the death as sudden.

A family representative, William Ntchito said they have lost a pillar.

“We have lost the family’s pillar and we will live to remember him at all times” said Ntchito.

Also present at the ceremony among others were, Director of State Residences, Peter Mukhito, Paramount Chief Ngolongoliwa, Chief Secretary to the Government, George Mkondiwa, Senior Chief Chikumbu and DPP Governor for Eastern Region, Charles Jika.

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22 thoughts on “Mutharika’s nephew Chingwalu dies, buried in Ntcheu”

  1. Leighton Matola says:

    Sorry indeed, not good

  2. Beast Msonda says:

    Now I get it. Both the president and the vice president come from one and the same district – Ntcheu. It now explains the support DPP gets from Ntcheu. Never knew that Peter’s mother was Ngoni.

  3. Beast Msonda says:

    Too sad

  4. Ma says:

    Za ziiii

  5. Malawian!!! says:

    Is he his nephew or cousin? You need to get the real facts before making stories.

  6. Peter Ibu Lhomwe says:

    Osamwalira Ibu bwanji? Tidikire za TB Joshua zija kapena??

  7. Sapitwa says:

    Why not newsworthy? We have read about those people uknown and known on Nyasatimes that hanged themselves, Pastors that died of cardiac arrest, those that died of sleeping with prostitutes, those that died through car accidents, those that died after drinking in empty stomachs, the wives of the likes of John Tembo etc. Why do you single this one out? Those of you who hate APM will love to hate him even more when he crosses over 2019 on landslide victory.

  8. ngongoliwa says:

    Kuti chani apa chonchi???
    Don just write ANYTHING A NYASA INU.

  9. nambewe says:

    even in advanced democracies the relative of head of state dying is news!

    Savages! when are you going to learn?

  10. Mzimba pa Boma says:

    Malawians don’t have interest of knowing relatives of the,Jobs,medicines and security that’s what we need now.

  11. Mzimba pa Boma says:

    Not news worthy.when is mphwiyo and ka samalani going to be sentenced,Malawians are

  12. Tap says:

    mpaja nephew to pitala wafa dziko lidziwe for what purpose?

  13. Njolinjo says:

    A Malawi mwasowa nkhani eti. How can death of the president’s nephew make news?

  14. Patriot says:

    Pitala samayenda mmaliro

  15. fisi says:

    Sorry very sorry indeed

  16. mabulala boyz says:

    Bwanji nanga Pitalayo sanapiteko? Search me.

  17. levelheaded says:

    I knew a certain Chingwaru during the time I had some piece work on Bingu’s Ndata mansion. He was in charge of overall security at the farm. He was tall and used to travel on a motor bike, he was very dedicated to his duties. If you had displayed his photo, at least I could remember him.

    May his soul rest in peace.

  18. Tk says:

    And the importance of the death of a Nephew is news worthy how? And in the context of Malawi so what?

  19. Mashamase says:

    Apita Ali kuti

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