Former Nation Business Editor and MUBAS Lecturer Abel Mwanyungwe has died

By Durell Namasani

The former Business Editor for Nation Newspaper , who was currently lecturing at Malawi University of Business and Applied Sciences has died. According to the official statement from the University , Mwanyungwe died this Thursday morning

In the statement , it is announed “We regret to inform you that we have lost Mr Abel Mwanyungwe. He was a Lecturer in Management Studies Department.He has passed on at Blantyre Adventist Hospital around 4am today.Details of burial arrangements will be communicated later” but vigil is taking place at his home in Mount Pleasant.May His Soul Rest In Peace.

The late Abel Mwanyungwe

Tributes poured in after the announced with many describing Abel as a very good lecturer and a brilliant economic mind . Benson Nkhoma Somba wrote “Death is painful. Isn’t it a few months ago, that we touched based? A great mind in the economic sector. Very thoughtful and generous in thought and provisions. A friend to many ! We have lost.Rest well Chief “

One of his close friends Richmond Chatose Chinula, without going much into detail wrote “was my good friend from way back at College and we have been friends till yesterday. I knew and we had a candid discussion about his illness. He opened up to me and I gave him my advice. He could call and we could chat about all the things! Now that you are gone, I am devastated. You told me that you will fight on but God had other ideas. Rest well mate till we meet again”

Vigil is taking place at his home in Mount Pleasant in Blantyre