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 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.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :