New board members hired for Malawi National Examinations Board, National Library

President Peter Mutharika has appointed Vice Chancellor of the University of Malawi (Unima) Professor John Saka and Professor John Uta as Board Chairpersons of the Malawi National Examinations Board (Maneb) and National Library Service (NLS), respectively.

UNIMA vice-chancellor Professor John Saka is MANEB board chair

UNIMA vice-chancellor Professor John Saka is MANEB board chair

Mutharika made the appointments of board members of the institutions in exercise of powers conferred upon him by the Constitution and the Public Service Act.

The appointments are with immediate effect, according to the Office of the President and Cabinet (OPC).

Following is the full list of the newly appointed Board Members of the two institutions;

Malawi National Examinations Board (MANEB):

Professor John Saka — Chairperson

Board Members
Reverend Vasco Kachipapa
Pastor Mc Pherson Jere
Mr. Powell Mkhutabasa
Mrs. M. Mangulama
Education Manager for the South East Division
Executive Director for the Malawi Institute of Education
Deputy Director for Distance Education – ex-officio
Secretary for Education, Science and Technology – ex-officio
Comptroller of Statutory Corporations – ex-officio
Secretary for Labour and Manpower Development – ex-officio

National Library Service
Professor Joseph Uta – Chairperson

Professor Joseph Uta

Professor Joseph Uta


Board Members

Father Augustine Katundu
Mrs. Lydia Chiotha
Mrs. Jacinta Chikaonda
Reverend Peter Likagwa
Mrs. Annie Lemani Singani
Chief Kabunduli
Representative of the Mzuzu City Council
Representative of the Blantyre City Council
Representative of the Lilongwe City Council
Representative of the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology
Representative of the Department of Information
Representative of the Ministry responsible for Economic Planning and Development
Representative of the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development

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14 thoughts on “New board members hired for Malawi National Examinations Board, National Library”

  1. Where is my friend Dr. Augustin Msiska on the National Library Board?

  2. Jessy says:

    Congratulations Professor J Uta! Well placed

  3. david missi says:

    Mrs Martha kwataine name .missing on the new list

  4. david missi says:

    New MANEB Board members more profffessiinal names now some missing from original list notable name ??? Mrs

  5. Cadaver says:

    By design, MANEB BOARD IS ALWAYS CHAIRED BY VC, UNIMA, irrespective of who is there!

  6. Amuna says:

    My good officers,help 2 make MW Exam leakage free.

  7. Papo says:

    The president really needs to look at the issue of Public Libraries. Olo kutamakhala mabukhu akale a 1979 but that will make our nation a reading culture. TV, internet and clubbing is destroying our nation as pple tend not to read an research anymore

  8. Patriot says:

    Paja kagulu aka ndi kaya kamayika ma spanner against academid freedom.
    Not surprised at all.
    Malawi politics stinks.

  9. mbani says:

    Useless why bringing in stupid and fallen politicians

  10. Me says:

    A Vice chancellor, try to shave your chin please

  11. Chakuchaku says:

    zosadyeka zidyeka tsopano.

  12. ntonga says:

    kaya tiona mene zithele

  13. wanda says:

    Always pessimistic, why? Be positive and hope for a better future. Hope professor Saka will see to it that MANEB performs as expected by the citizenry. Ophunzira oyamba fomu 1 & 3 aziyamba sukulu limodzi ndi anzawo a ma fomu ena.

  14. mmmm says:

    But still,fools will be hunting and leaking exams,Malawi sazatheka basi,and now there is no any barrier to enroll for university,the UEE has been removed,with the ever leaking MSCE exams,thus country must be assured of an educational time bomb that will explode soon,in conjunction with QUOTA system,inept universities,Malawian graduates will be pathetic.Trust me.

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