A cross-section of politicians in Malawi on Thursday, May 14, came together to celebrate the life of the country’s founding president Hastings Kamuzu Banda at an event held at Civo Stadium in Lilongwe.
They incuded Bakili Muluzi, Malawi’s second president and Kamuzu’s successor, Minister of Finance, Economic Planning and Development Goodall Gondwe, who represented President Peter Mutharika and was the guest of honour, former vice-presidents Khumbo Kachali (2012 to 2014) and Justin Malewezi (1994 to 1999).
Others were former Malawi Congress Party (MCP) president John Tembo and former Speaker of Parliament Louis Chimango.
Also in attendance were MCP president and leader of opposition in Parliament Lazarus Chakwera, Speaker of Parliament Richard Msowoya, leader of People’s Party (PP) in Parliament Uladi Mussa and retired chief justice Lovemore Munlo.
The Kamuzu family under the Chendawaka clan was represented by former minister of Defence Ken Kandodo, Rose Chilemba and Pastor Jane Dzanjalimodzi, among other family members.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :