Nyondo’s body back in Malawi

Minister of Information Kondwani Nankhumwa and Minister of Home Affairs Atupele Muluzi were among those who gathered at Kamuzu International Airport in Lilongwe on Thursday yto greet the plane carrying late James Mbowe Nyondo, president of National Salvation Front (NASAF) who died at the age of 47 last week in South Africa.

Nankhumwa comforting Nyondo's brother, Fiskani
Nankhumwa comforting Nyondo’s brother, Fiskani
Atupele with Bruce Munthali at the ariport to welcome Nyondo's remains
Atupele with Bruce Munthali at the ariport to welcome Nyondo’s remains
Carrying the casket of Nyondo
Carrying the casket of Nyondo

The plane according to records at Malawi Cargo Centre was expected at the Airport at 12:20 but it delayed till around 1:50.

Briefing reporters, Nankhumwa said the President Peter Mutharika is saddened over the untimely demise of Nyondo.

“Nyondo was a person who used to give positive advice to Mutharika, that is why the President has ordered that government should do everything possible in making sure that it takes care of all arrangements leading to the burial ceremony,” said Nankhumwa.

Other notable people were ruling Democratic Progressive Party(DPP) Secretary General Ecklen Kudontoni, Tobaco Control Commission (TCC) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Dr Bruce Muthali.

Deacon Pius Chavula of Church of Christ said the church has lost a pillar.

Chavula said Nyondo was not an ordinary member but a trained theologian.

Nyondo’s uncle, Blair Nyondo, said the family is very touched over the demise of their relation.

Nyondo died of cancer in the evening of Friday, 17 July 2015, at Steve Biko Hospital in Pretoria, South Africa.

The body of Nyondo has since been taken to his uncle’s residence in Area 47,  where friends and relatives, including  well- wishers have  been holding a funeral vigil since Saturday, last week.

Burial of the body will take place Friday, 24 July 2015, at Area 18 Cemetery in Lilongwe. The burial ceremony will be preceded by a funeral service, which will be conducted from 10 A.M at Church of Christ, in Area 47, Lilongwe.

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singogo
singogo
5 years ago

RIP

kamowa John
kamowa John
5 years ago

The country has lost a patriot.

stenson
stenson
5 years ago

Nyondo was so patriotic and courage in his carrier as a politician. May his soul rest in peace.

Isaac chamatwa
5 years ago

May his soul rest in peace!

zanga phee
zanga phee
5 years ago

R I P

Nasan
5 years ago

Kodi mukukamba zamalilo kapena kukumbana mitundu Nose palibe zazelu mukukamba apa

Chindazi
Chindazi
5 years ago

1- Nonse mukutokota nthawi iyi ya maliro ndinu zisilu.
2- All those talking shit at this time of funeral are big fools.
3- Mose mukuyowoya vyabwekabweka nyengo iyi muli vindele vyakufikapo.
4- Mose mukamba vyo muli wa bwekabweka.
5- Mosa imwe muyowa vya matinkho apa muli wakonyofu.

James Mbowe Nyondo…. RIP…

Julius
Julius
5 years ago

May his soul rest in peace

namwali
namwali
5 years ago

kodi a nyasa tafufuzani kuti kwao kwa malemuwa ndi kuti, nanga akuikidwa ku Lilongwe chifukwa chani? kodi anali ndi mkazi ndi ana?

Sapitwa
Sapitwa
5 years ago

This issue of name tribe calling is getting out of hand now. There are some stupid idiots who think that by belonging to a certain tribe makes the superhuman or inferior etcetera. Each and every tribe has it’s own people with high and low IQs, stupid fools, clever ones, intelligent ones, dull ones etc. Education alone is not a measure to define a tribe any better than the other. We are all just people, same in all categories and Malawians period! I was born in Southern Region bearing a name from the North and lived in all the Regions in… Read more »

Justin
Justin
5 years ago
Reply to  Sapitwa

Thank you very much Sapitwa

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