Chewa Heritage has new leadership: Dr Khaila replaces Prof Kanyama as chair

The Chewa Heritage Foundation (Chefo)  which targets to promote the Chewa Culture  has a new leadership with Dr Chakhumbira Stanley Khaila  ushered in as  the chairperson .

Khaila: The new Chewa Heritage chair

Khaila has replaced Professor Kanyama Phiri, Vice Chancellor of Luanar, who has served Chefo for 15 years.

His seat has the blessings of His Majesty King of Chewa People in Malawi,  Zambia and Mozambique, Kalonga Gawa Undi.

Khaila will be deputised by Dr Sefren Khumula who has replaced  Kenneth Mseka.

Dr Gersom Numeri is new Chefo Secretary General replacing Richard Mdyetseni while Franklin Chilomba is his deputy.

The position of director of legal affairs  – which is a new post in Chefo ranks – is now held by Jimion Nyanda.

Pyson ‘Zuma’ Likagwa is  the director of administration while Humphrey Murry remains the purse keeper for the organization.

Addressing the press, Khaila said the first thing is to meet the entire executive where working priorities will be set.

He said his agenda is ensure that there is unity amongst the Chewa people.

Outgoing chair Kanyama Phiri has since pledged that he will continue helping the new leadership whenever feels necessary to do so.

Chewa Heritage Foundation was formed upon instruction from His Majesty Gawa Undi Mkhomo V, king of Chewas in Malawi, Zambia and Mozambique. It represents three aims: First, to preserve, protect and promote Chewa culture.

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Gee
Gee
8 months ago

Mwayambapo nanu, tidzingokhalirano kumvano za mlakho wa achewa apa

Ntchende la Mbuzi
Ntchende la Mbuzi
8 months ago

O Chewa omewo!! Nyau tsopano zilowe mbwalo, Opinimbila!! All z best Dr Khaila for z new post

Kampe
Kampe
8 months ago

Mulakho wa achewa

CESSPOOL
CESSPOOL
8 months ago

Lundu fumu yayikulu what’s your congratulatory message to the new office bearers? Now it’s the time to declare your interests as you’re asking for tinted cars to hide the side palatables that’s wasn’t the message. Lundu was changing goal as an opportunistist who read Malawi political future through binoculars you’ve never had an independent mind. You were to establish another Chewa grouping yet you’re the only Chewa paramount chief. Kamuzu revered your position despite the distance from Kasungu he understood your historical title. Having been bought by the DPP system it’s incumbent on you to mend fences with your kinsmen… Read more »

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