Business Journalists association elects new leadership

Association of Business Journalists (ABJ) has new leadership following an elective Annual General Meeting the grouping had at Nkopola Lodge in Mangochi.

The new National Coordinator is Vincent Khonyongwa. In his acceptance speech, Khonyongwa said he is not ‘reinventing the wheel’ but he is taking the baton of leadership to take ABJ to greater heights.

He emphasized on the need of enhancing professionalism in Business Journalism through specialised trainings his office will be spearheading for the members.

He applauded Malawi Revenue Authority (MRA), the World Bank and Reserve Bank of Malawi for remaining loyal to the association in addition to other corporate partners.

The following make up the new leadership of ABJ:

Vincent Khonyongwa – National Coordinator

Enelles Nyale – Deputy National Coordinator

Secretary General – Gregory Gondwe

Deputy SG – Chikondi Manjawira

Treasurer – Wezzie Chamanza

Executive members:

Timothy Kateta

Timothy Kachedwa

Simeon Shumba

Charles Sitima

Advisory Council

Professional ethics advisor – Ayam Maeresa

Policy advisor – Thomas Chafunya

Technical Advisor – Frank Phiri

Projects Coordinator – Chikondi Chiyembekeza

Membership auditor – Steve Chilundu

ABJ was formed in 2007 to enhance and uphold the values of Business Journalism.