New board members hired for Malawi National Examinations Board, National Library

President Peter Mutharika has appointed Vice Chancellor of the University of Malawi (Unima) Professor John Saka and Professor John Uta as Board Chairpersons of the Malawi National Examinations Board (Maneb) and National Library Service (NLS), respectively.

UNIMA vice-chancellor Professor John Saka is MANEB board chair

UNIMA vice-chancellor Professor John Saka is MANEB board chair

Mutharika made the appointments of board members of the institutions in exercise of powers conferred upon him by the Constitution and the Public Service Act.

The appointments are with immediate effect, according to the Office of the President and Cabinet (OPC).

Following is the full list of the newly appointed Board Members of the two institutions;

Malawi National Examinations Board (MANEB):

Professor John Saka — Chairperson

Board Members
Reverend Vasco Kachipapa
Pastor Mc Pherson Jere
Mr. Powell Mkhutabasa
Mrs. M. Mangulama
Education Manager for the South East Division
Executive Director for the Malawi Institute of Education
Deputy Director for Distance Education – ex-officio
Secretary for Education, Science and Technology – ex-officio
Comptroller of Statutory Corporations – ex-officio
Secretary for Labour and Manpower Development – ex-officio

National Library Service
Professor Joseph Uta – Chairperson

Professor Joseph Uta

Professor Joseph Uta


Board Members

Father Augustine Katundu
Mrs. Lydia Chiotha
Mrs. Jacinta Chikaonda
Reverend Peter Likagwa
Mrs. Annie Lemani Singani
Chief Kabunduli
Representative of the Mzuzu City Council
Representative of the Blantyre City Council
Representative of the Lilongwe City Council
Representative of the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology
Representative of the Department of Information
Representative of the Ministry responsible for Economic Planning and Development
Representative of the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development

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Mashino amingi

Where is my friend Dr. Augustin Msiska on the National Library Board?


Congratulations Professor J Uta! Well placed

david missi

Mrs Martha kwataine name .missing on the new list

david missi

New MANEB Board members more profffessiinal names now some missing from original list notable name ??? Mrs


By design, MANEB BOARD IS ALWAYS CHAIRED BY VC, UNIMA, irrespective of who is there!


My good officers,help 2 make MW Exam leakage free.


The president really needs to look at the issue of Public Libraries. Olo kutamakhala mabukhu akale a 1979 but that will make our nation a reading culture. TV, internet and clubbing is destroying our nation as pple tend not to read an research anymore


Paja kagulu aka ndi kaya kamayika ma spanner against academid freedom.
Not surprised at all.
Malawi politics stinks.


Useless why bringing in stupid and fallen politicians


A Vice chancellor, try to shave your chin please

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