Times Group snubs ex Malawi News editor’s charity golf

Malawi’s leading media institution, Times Group on Friday snubbed Friends of Limbani Golf Tournament which was organised in support of its former editor Limbani Moya, who worked for the institution close to 20 years.

The company through its Chief Executive Officer Leonard Chikadya also cancelled a K100, 000 contribution towards an initiative.

Times Group boss Leonard Chikadya:  Cancels donations to kidney failure journalist

Times Group boss Leonard Chikadya: Cancels donations to kidney failure journalist

Chikadya is said to have been annoyed with a an industrial dispute summons served on Times Group  for unfair dismissal by the ailing journalist through his lawyer Lusungu Gondwe.

Times Group editors and other employees were conspicuously missing at the tournament including the prize presentation ceremony, which was graced by vice president Saulosi Chilima.

Chikadya ordered his charges not to participate and cover any the fundraising activities, including the  teeing-off of a charity golf by the country’s vice president.

Inside sources claimed that Chikadya had committed to foot travel and accommodation expenses for its fired former Malawi News editor.

The charity golf tournament has raised K7.2milllion and there is a K3 million shortfall.

Companies, institutions and individuals that have supported the cause include Hotel victoria, Macra, Escom, National Bank of Malawi, FMB, FDH Bank, FD Communications,  Escom’s PR Manager Kitty Chinseu-Chingota,  Nyasa Times editorial director Thom Chiumia, Times Group managing editor Brian Ligomeka, Noel Lipipa, Lab Enterprises, Furkani Gani, journalists Jolly Ntaba and  Idris Ali Nansah, among others.

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10 thoughts on “Times Group snubs ex Malawi News editor’s charity golf”

  1. Adrian Masanda says:

    BP&P journalists should hold their heads in shame. A whole vice president teeing off at a charity golf is a big news item in terms of prominence. Are you not embarrassed that your competition The Nation Leading Print House) professionally covered the events? Credibility matters. Just because one man has personal grudges against an ex-employee over a simple law suit and nonse kupanila michila a kha kha kha inu? Koma kuthamangira kukalemba Umthini kwao kwa Chikadya. The world is indeed full of IDIOTS.

    1. Makito says:

      Your anger is misdirected. I doubt if you would have behaved differently if you were in their shoes. These guys are employees, and Chikadya does not play, he enjoys firing those not towing his line. Would you provide for there needs if they were fired?

  2. MACHENDE AKE says:

    KOMA MR CHIKADYA NGATI NDINU MUNTHU POSATENGERA CHILICHONSE,MUNALAKWA NDIPO MUSADABWE TSOKA LIKAFIKA.NGATI MWAFIKA POTELEPA NZOSABISA KUTI MIYOYO YA ANTHU ENA MUNACHOTSA NDITHU.NKHAZA ZANUZO TAWONANI 7 MILLION YAPEZEKA MANYAZI BWA? ICHI! ICHO! KUMENEKO CHIKUDYERANI.

  3. za nosense ayi says:

    Chikadya matewera a ana chimavuta chibambo chimenechi kwambiri

  4. Man of the Match says:

    Mwayamba kudyana nokhanokha atolankhani zukhala bwanji tsapano

  5. Peter Mathanyula Wakuba, formerly known as Obanda Joyce Ntilen says:

    Eh!! Koma bambo awa ndi a mtima onyasa wa satanic. Koma mwati samachindana ndi satana amenewa?

  6. MXii says:

    NOKHA NOKHA MWATANINSO NANGA ??? AMALIWONGO !!!

  7. Mu Lhomwe wapa Phata says:

    Chikadya ndiwaku NU

  8. Patriot says:

    Samafuna kuti MBC izikalira lira ku ma khoti kuti Times TV ikuonetsa VP ku golfa.

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