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President Mutharika appoints new diplomats

The President of the Republic of Malawi, His Excellency Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika, in exercise of the powers conferred upon him by section 89(1)(e) of the Constitution of the Republic of Malawi has made several new diplomatic appointments for Ambassadors and High Commissioners. In a press statement by the state house,the appointments are as follows:

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President Peter Mutharika

Mr. Voice Mhone, Ambassador to Germany
Mr. Chimango Chirwa, Ambassador to Ethiopia and the African Union
Mr. Ted. Kalebe, Ambassador to Belgium and the European Union
Mr. Yunus Mussa, Ambassador to Egypt
Dr. Chrissie Kaponda, High Commissioner to South Africa
Mr. Edward Sawerengera, Ambassador to Brazil
Mr. Thoko Banda, Ambassador to Zimbabwe
Mr. Necton Mhura, Ambassador to the United States
Mr. Frank Viyazi, High Commissioner to Mozambique.

All the newly-appointed diplomats, except Mr. Thoko Banda who was already confirmed, will go through the Public Appointments Committee (PAC) of Parliament.

Reggae singer Luciano cancels Malawi tour

Lovers of Reggae music in malawi have been left dissapointed after Jamaicas Reggae singer Luciano has cancelled plans to travel to Africa for his upcoming tour, following warnings that entertainers should avoid travel to Ebola-affected countries of West Africa

Reggae singer Luciano

Reggae singer Luciano

According to the jamaican observer ,It has been reported that the entertainer was led to change his plans due to his own research on the highly contagious and deadly disease.

Ebola diaease has killed many people in west african countires of sierraleone and liberia. Although ebola cases havent been registered in malawi yet, but Lucianos tour involved him going to parts of west africa

Luciano was expected to perform in Malawi, South Africa, Ghana and Zimbabwe.‏