Malawi new diplomats named: Mphonda to UK, Kamphambe to Germany

President Peter Mutharika has hired new diplomats to head Malawi missions in United Kingdom, Germany, Kuwait and other nations which have seen  chief protocol officer a Kenny Kingdom Mphonda getting a post to London.

Dr Isaac Munlo posted to India

Dr Isaac Munlo posted to India

According to a statement issued by Office of President and Cabinet, President Mutharika has hired  Kingdom Mphonda, as High Commissioner to the United Kingdom to replace Bernard Sande .

According to the statement, the President has also appointed veteran civil servant and diplomat Michael Kamphambe-Nkhoma as Ambassador to Germany. Initially, Mutharika appointed chairperson for the Council for Non-Governmental Organizations in Malawi (CONGOMA), Voice Mhone  to head to Germany but was rejected by parliament.

Other appointments include, Mrs. Anne Kumwenda, as Ambassador to Zimbabwe and Dr. Isaac Munlo, as High Commissioner to India to replace Dr Perks Ligoya who is reportedly being redeployed to Kenya.

The President has also appointed Wilfred Ali as Ambassador to Kuwait, Mrs. Caroline C.S. Bwanali Mussa, as Ambassador to Egypt

The appointments will be subject to approval by parliament.

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Recycling ppl in Malawi. When are new young “career diplomats” going to be trained?

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These are good and bad appointments because some career diplomats like Mphonda have been motivated, However what has been happening over the years has been a systematic effort to demotivate diplomats at a mission by giving them a Head of mission who has no knowledge or background of the job eg bringing cops to the otherwise noble profession. Cops and any other such people do not add value to our diplomatic service, They simply subject us to ridicule before the International community



Daniel Phiri
Kenna Mphonda (not Kenny) is a good appointment. He started work as a Protocol Officer and rose through the rank. Around 2007 I met him in Washington DC where he was deputy ambassador, to Hawa Ndilowe. I like it when professionals are given these chances. It gives hope to people in Ministries that you can rise. I don’t like it when uneducated outsiders such as Thoko Banda or Agrina Mussa are given these types of posts for political appeasement. He studied public administration at Chanco and has a master’s in international relations. For the ladies, the man is single (try… Read more »
Titus Skoti

I don’t know many of the appointed diplomats. However, let me say “thumbs up” for the appointment of two, bwana Michael Kamphambe Nkhoma and K. K. Mphonda. They are level-headed people which is one of the tenets for a diplomat. I wish you well as you return ku Embassy to continue where you stopped from.

Mika Kumbire

Annie Kumwenda cannot refuse a position simply because northeners don’t want. Are Northerners going to contribute money to sustain her family and upkeep?. Refusing a position simply because you want to please Northerners would be both stupid and tribalistic. I am a Northener and if we take the appointments proportionally, then Central region only should complain.


Sande akukakamira ku UK uja wautali bas he he he he


@ZIZWE what is the problem “SENTING” a woman to an islamic country, kkkkkkkkkkkk!!!!!!!!!!


Not wife to Mussa of Dpp.She is a lecture at University of Malawi the polytechnic.wife to a Lawyer Aman Mussa .so She deserve it,understood case closed


You don’t realise a good wife until you lose her. (You don’t realise a deep well until its dry). Kunena kwa ndithe ndithe Nanthambwe anadzitengera. Mukamayankhula musathe mau, you don’t know what tomorrow brings.

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