Pictorial of Flora Nkusa-Nkhoma funeral: Politicians unify in grief

The body of veteran broadcaster Flora Nkusa Nkhoma was laid to rest on Sunday in Mchinji during a funeral service which temporarily unified traditional political arch-rivals.

Devastated Zodiak’s Gospel Kadzako at the funeral of ex-wife Flora Nkusa Nkhoma.-Photo by Arkangel Tembo, Mana
Will miss you Flora .-Photo by Arkangel Tembo, Mana
Before the funeral ceremony, MCP leader Chakwera happily chatted with DPP’s Nankhumwa .-Photo by Arkangel Tembo, Mana
Mourners bring the coffin
A relative is overcome with emotion as she pays a tribute to Flora Nkusa Nkhoma
Mourners gather forthe funeral of Flora Nkusa-Nkhoma .-Photo by Arkangel Tembo, Mana
Deceased family in tears as Gospel Kazako join them in mourning Flora Nkusa Nkhoma .-Photo by Arkangel Tembo, Mana
Mourner overcome with emotion .-Photo by Arkangel Tembo, Mana
The service featured prayers and tributes .-Photo by Arkangel Tembo, Mana
The children left by Flora .-Photo by Arkangel Tembo, Mana
Flora Nkusa Nkhoma laid to rest .-Photo by Arkangel Tembo, Mana
Flora Nkusa Nkhoma in final resting place.-Photo by Arkangel Tembo, Mana
Minister Nankhumwa lay his wreath .-Photo by Arkangel Tembo, Mana
Family pay respect .-Photo by Arkangel Tembo, Mana
Fare thee well Flora Nkusa Nkhoma.-Photo by Arkangel Tembo, Mana

Nkusa-Nkhoma, who until her death was presenter for state controlled Malawi Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) died on Thursday after a long illness.

Speaking during the funeral ceremony, Malawi Congress Party (MCP) president Lazarus Chakwera urged Malawians to be united all the time.

His remarks come at a time when Malawi is virtually in a lock down following the highly disputed tripartite elections.

Chakwera himself has refused to take up his position in parliament as Leader of Opposition, saying he does not recognize Peter Mutharika as President of Malawi.

Before the funeral ceremony, Chakwera happily chatted with Kondwani Nankhumwa, a powerful Cabinet Minister in the Mutharika administration and Leader of the House.

They exchanged a few jokes and stories and laughed together before the Malawi Congress Party leader took his seat at the funeral.

Nkusa-Nkhoma, 49, is survived by four children.

She was laid to rest at Zimchete village in Chief Mavwere’s area in Mchinji.

Her former husband Gospel Kazako of Zodiak Broadcasting Corporation with among the mourners and joined the deceased family.

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hgfg
hgfg
1 year ago

May her precious soul rest in eternal peace. Fare thee well Flora.

Hatton
Hatton
1 year ago

A OPPOSITION SAMAKHUDZIDWA NDI MALIRO A KUMWERA ATAA. ACHEWA MUPHUNZIREPO KUTI MALIRO NKULIRANA. CHITSANZO CHABWINO CHOMWE MWAONETSA INU A DPP, CHIPANI CHOKONDA KUKHALIRA PAMODZI NDI ONSE, MUMTENDERE NGAKHALENSO MUMAVUTO.

Mangochi Kabwafu
Mangochi Kabwafu
1 year ago

She was 48 according to DOB.

Angoni apaphata
Angoni apaphata
1 year ago

Ma jokes kumakapangira ku maliro?

Banda
Banda
1 year ago

akanakhala kuti maliro anali ku Thyolo wa opposition akanamenyedwako.

mwangalamwene
mwangalamwene
1 year ago

Flora pita ukapume mwa Ambuye.

HRLGBT/LGBTIQ
HRLGBT/LGBTIQ
1 year ago

Pazovuta ndipamene andale mungawadziwe.Mumakangana Iwo amachezelana.

Charie
Charie
1 year ago

Chakwera ndi openga

Kaitano
Kaitano
1 year ago
Reply to  Charie

Openga ndiwe chitsiru! Chimutu chachikulucho.

Febe
Febe
1 year ago
Reply to  Charie

Khailidwe lanu ndilochititsa manyazi. No moral sense at all. Shameful!!!

Lulu
Lulu
1 year ago
Reply to  Charie

Fwetseke nkhalamba zakozo zingafanane ndi munthu yemwe ali ready to bring back glory to Malawi?

TAMALISHA
TAMALISHA
1 year ago
Reply to  Charie

Charie openga ndiwe ndipo ndiwe kadzidzi wakulakwira chani Chakwera zikugwirizana pati? Osangopepesa bwanji kuti munthu watisiya? Nzeru ulibe

sangz
sangz
1 year ago

RIP Flora, fare thee well will live to remember your voice at the Radio

Agenda Setting Theory
Agenda Setting Theory
1 year ago

Rest in peace big mama

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