Malawi army officers in Rwanda to ‘foster military relations’

Malawi Defence Forces delegation of senior officers led by Maj Gen Clement Namangale, the Chief of Staff; is in Rwanda for a four-day visit from 30th November 2014.

Malawi Defence Force delegation in Rwanda led by Major General Namangale
Malawi Defence Force delegation in Rwanda led by Major General Namangale
Malawi army officers with their Rwanda counterparts
Malawi army officers with their Rwanda counterparts

According to a statement from the Ministry of Defence, their visit is aimed at fostering military relations between Rwanda and Malawi.

On 1 December 2014, they paid courtesy call on n Minister of Defence, Gen James Kabarebe and the Chief of Defence Staff, Gen Patrick Nyamvumba at RDF Headquarters, Kimihurura.

Maj Gen Namangale said that they are in Rwanda “to cement the existing relations between our sister armies”.

He said that they are here to learn from the success story of Rwanda including RDF progress, contribution to Peacekeeping and explore how to renew training exchange programs in Military Training Institutions.

At RDF Headquarters they had a presentation on the threat of FDLR in the region, the role of RDF in nation building and its contribution to international and regional peace and security.

Brig Gen Joseph Nzabamwita said that Malawi is a good friendly country to Rwanda and said that the military cooperation will contribute “to take our relations even to a high level”.

The delegation also  visited Gisozi Genocide Memorial where Gen Namangale told  the edia that they learnt how decisions made by politicians and military leaders should never divide people either through social classes and races.

He also said that Rwanda teaches the World that “from ashes we can do something”.

During their tour they will visit Defence Institutions and Installations such as Zigama CSS, Military Medical Insurance, Rwanda Military Hospital and Military Schools.

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I mean banda
I mean banda
5 years ago

How fat

Makileni
Makileni
5 years ago

ha ha ha ..mwai chani? Dimming dzakula kwambiri? These guys am sure they will learn something from Rwanda….KOMA mwayisanja Namangale is from lines? News to me….I thot ku area 3 ndiye Kwao ….munthu ovuta koooooopsya Kuposa wanyau. Samafunira azache zabwino ayi. Kapolo wa diso

Khalidwe Madeya
Khalidwe Madeya
5 years ago

Yes, learn the descipline from your colleagues in Rwanda and also try to appreciate the security in that country.

Amuna ngunda ngunda- aku malowa .
Amuna ngunda ngunda- aku malowa .
5 years ago

HEYKODI MWAYAMBA KUTUMIZAKO MA COACH AMPIRA MMALO MWA MA SOJA , NANGA WINAYOTU AKHALA NGATI KINAH PHIRI , WINAYO NGATI NSAZURIMO RAMADHAN , WINAYO NGATI YONA MALUNGA NDI CHE MBOLE MBOLE KIKIKIKIKIKI.

Chinjoka Chatola
5 years ago

Awa nda galu basi…..mmene zithu zilimu maso Ali pa iwo taonani andale mmene alipangila dziko kuba kwachisawawa ngati asilikali tilibe mimba chochi U just think of eating, palibe cha nzeru chisithe apa. Anthu oti anali pa nkhondo ndomweso ali aphunzitsi anu, sii uchitsiru uwu a Malawi … Fuck!

Nyambitoni
Nyambitoni
5 years ago

are my eyes deceiving me? I see a senior officer taking photos using his mobile phone while being briefed by I don’t know who! chibwana cheni cheni!

johnM
johnM
5 years ago

Our generals, from the picture above are not inspiring. None of them are fit. When you see US Army generals, you will never see any of them with potbellies. Generals have to be exemplary to their men and subordinates and these guys are definitely not. Are you telling me that you need money for exercises that will make the army fit as well?

isa kanthiti mbewe
isa kanthiti mbewe
5 years ago

Mukanatitsanzika kuti mukupita ku Rwanda, ine ndikanaku tumani kuti mundigulireko tsabola okoma zedi otchedwa “akabanga” ,enjoy your stay in the beautiful,ever smart city of Kigali!

Arthur G.M. Mtambo
5 years ago

IT IS GOOD TO BUILD RELATIONSHIPS AND THIS SHOULD ALSO GO TO OTHER COUNTRIES AND BOARD COUNTRIES.

GOOD THINKING

NOT THAT OF CORRUPTION AND CASHGATE.

Ngagu
Ngagu
5 years ago

Sorry to Malawian

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