Former Army general Nundwe given diplomatic post

President Arthur Peter Mutharika has appointed the immediate past Malawi Defence Force General Vincent Nundwe as Malawi’s High Commissioner to the Republic of India According to an announcement from the office of the Chief Secretary to the Government, Retired General Nundwe’s diplomatic appointment is subject to confirmation by the Public Appointments Committee of Parliament.

Nundwe was replaced by General Peter Namathanga in a recent shake up of Malawi military top ranks by President Mutharika.

General Nundwe

In announcing Namathanga’s appointment as the new army commander, Office of President and Cabinet (OPC) said  General Vincent Nundwe and his former deputy  Lieutenant General Clement Namangale will be assigned other duties in the public service.

About a fortnight ago, Nundwe officially surrendered the military sword of power to Namangale at a function that was held at Kamuzu Barracks in the capital Lilongwe.