Judge Nyakwawa Usiwausiwa killed in car accident

High Court judge Nyakwawa Usiwausiwa reported dead following a traffic accident in Lilongwe.

The car crash of Judge Usiwausiwa

Usiwa-Usiwa: No more

It has been confirmed by the Registrar of the High Court and Supreme Court of Appeal, Jack N’riva that indeed Justice Usiwausiwa has passed on.

He was involved in an accident on the bypass road in Lilongwe.

N’riva said he died at around 3 o’clock in the afternoon at Kamuzu Central Hospital where he was rushed to following the accident.

Before being appointed judge, Usiwa-Usiwa was serving as Registrar of the High Court and Supreme Court of Malawi in Blantyre.

He was promoted after serving as Chief Resident Magistrate Court in Blantyre where he was famed for passing lengthy deterrent sentences to convicts including the 14 years jail term for a gay couple Steven Monjeza and Tiwonge Chimbalanga. The two were given presidential pardon,

Usiwa-Usiwa a graduate of the University of Malawi had joined media profession after he first graduated at Chancellor College. He worked with Times Group (formerly Blantyre Newspapers Limited) for s short stint before he enrolled back at Chancellor College for a law degree.

He then joined the judiciary starting as a Magistrate before rising through the ranks.

Recently,  he has put his demands to Judiciary to allocate him a new official car.

In October last year, President Peter  Mutharika appointed four new judges Joseph Chigona, Ruth Chinangwa, Dorothy De Gabrielle and George Bakuwa who died suddenly during a tour of duty in Lusaka, Zambia barely a month after his appointment.

Details of his burial are not yet known.

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gertude
Guest

Very brilliant young man from old goods in both at primary and secondary school. He was even helping those detained (rotting) in prison without trial, speaking for the speechless souls. Oh God have mercy to the beleaved family

Jeffrey Chuthi
Guest

My best judge and only the best gone so soon. May his soul rest in peace.

Frank
Guest

Am shocked.Cant believe the man is no more heishh.RIP

Dickens Tafwauli Ngoma
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Dickens Tafwauli Ngoma

Indeed a great loss not only in the Judicially but to the entire nation. RIP!

ELIZA PHIRI
Guest

RIP

san
Guest
Reminds me of our good o’le days when you were at Nyambadwe Lions Primary School then to Chichiri Secondary School before going to Chancellor College and then became a Secondary school teacher went back to Chancellor College to study Law and became a Magistrate, Registrar of High Court and then Supreme Court and finally a High Court Judge…..What an inspiring journey but was this to be your end a ‘mfumu’ as we used to mockyour name at Nyambadwe Primary as small kids not knowing that you will be a judge . Pride of our generation Best products of Ndirande A… Read more »
Hatton
Guest

RIP Judge. My thoughts and prayers are with the bereaved family.
May his soul rest in peace.

Nzeru Nkupangwa
Guest

Rest In Eternal Peace Big Man. You will be missed by many Malawians though they just heard your name on the radio. I hope the reporter will come back and furnish us with more information on where he was going to, what really happened, the deceased’s home and a lot more

Nzeru Nkupangwa
Guest

Rest In Eternal Peace Big Man. You will be missed by many Malawian though they just heard your name on the radio. I hope the reporter will come back and furnish us with more information on where he was going to, what really happened, the deceased’s home and a lot more

Nachika
Guest

Foolish Reporter indeed!!! Why not tell us in details what happened! Ma Reporter apa Malawi, (Half Baked Reporters)

Flames
Guest

Indeed half reporting. Any RIP

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