Malawi President Peter Mutharika has appointed journalists from state-owned Malawi Broadcasting Coroporation (MBC) Mgeme Kalilani as as Press Secretary.
Kalilani, who has Diploma with distinction from Malawi Institute of Journalism and studied law at the Chancellor College of the University of Malawi, will take role of presidential spokesperson replacing Gerald Viola.
Chief Secretary to the Government, George Mkondiwa, confirmed the development and also said that newly appointed Director of Communications, Dr. Bright Molande replaces Bright Malopa in that post as presidential chief spinner.
Malopa was redeployed to Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority while Molande, an academic was director of information in the Ministry of Information, Communications Technology and Civic Education.
President Mutharika has had Fredrick Ndala, Timpuza Mwansambo and Gerald Viola as spokespersons before Kalilani.