Mai Dinala dies aged 82: 57 years serving MCP

Roseby Dinala, popularly known as Mai Dinala,  one of the longest serving members of the Malawi Congress Party (MCP)  has died aged 82.

President Lazarus Chakwera with MCP veteran Mai Dinala

MCP Director of Campaign Moses Kunkuyu has confirmed the death, saying more details will be communicated in due course.

She was one of the Malawians who welcomed the country’s founding President Dr. Hastings Kamuzu Banda at Chileka Airport in 1958.

Mai Dinala, who was chairperson of the MCP Women’s League for Blantyre,  declared that she would serve the party as an honour to Kamuzu until her death.

Since then, Mayi Dinala never ditched MCP for any other party.

Dinala was a celebrated mother. She gave birth to 14 children and had  25 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren.

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Zamawayo
Zamawayo
1 month ago

Mum Rosemary was real a flower of M.C.P somebody who knew politics and I am not ashamed to call her a real politician of our. time Somebody who knew what it means to belong to a party and why are. You in that party. That’s the only woman who stuck herself to the ideas of the founder of the party and lived it to the letter. May her soul rest in peace.

Malinyero
1 month ago

Mayi ankati awakodzera ma Catholic Bishop during the struggle for multipartyism uja siameneyu? Get ready Mama, your friend Judas Iscariot is waiting for you.

Mavuto ku state House
1 month ago

Maliro a MCP a Covid 19 mpakana anthu kuchuluka choncho? Mesa amaika ndi achipatala? Chakwera zukhala bwanji Kodi?

tuntufye
tuntufye
1 month ago

our neighbour ku chitawira pa mkunguza stage. Rest well

Ineyobasi
Ineyobasi
1 month ago

Rest well mai Dinala,all the times we meet,a smile was on your face. I remember last time we met,you said takandiponya pamtundapo. Koma tonse mu chitawira mumatitenga ngati ana anu,simumasankha. Was a sad day pamene ndinakuwonani mukukwezedwa galimoto wakuchipatala. Was thinking mukabwerako. Rest well mum

John Msambati
John Msambati
1 month ago
Reply to  Ineyobasi

Vey sad.. May her soul rest in peace

Nyirenda Tobious
Nyirenda Tobious
1 month ago

MHSRIEP, I never knew the type of women like u existed…. but history has revealed it all about u Mama Dinala, we will miss u and it’s doubtful if we can find a reliable mom like u in these current chamber of politics.

Andrew Nkana
Andrew Nkana
1 month ago

I will miss you Mama. Munakwanitsa chipangano chano ku mpingo ndi ku chipani. Tiwosowa chikondi chanu. May your soul rest in peace

FORGIVE THEM
FORGIVE THEM
1 month ago

MHSRIEP, at least you have died whilst mcp president is the president of Malawi, what a principled Lady, character makes a Lady or a gentleman, what a character
Fair thee well Mayi Dinala

Mphatso M
Mphatso M
1 month ago

May your soul rest in everlasting peace Mama.

Thank you for your diligence and resilience.
You have been exceptional and exemplary.

May God reward you for the outstanding service and your commitment.

Lala ngoxolo Mama.

Muhariwa
Muhariwa
1 month ago

Mai R.Dinali, I am quite surprised to hear that the remains will be taken to SDA Church than St.Columbas in Blantyre

Taxy
Taxy
1 month ago
Reply to  Muhariwa

The body will be taken to Soche SDA ground for a church service which CCAP will conduct.

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