By Chisomo Phiri
The University of Malawi ( UNIMA) has announced the promotion of two of Malawi’s brains. Ken Lipenga Jr (a son to politician Dr.Ken Lipenga) and a political commentator Dr. Musatfa Hussein to the rank of professor.
According to the UNIMA Vice Chancellor Professor Samson Sajidu, the promotion of the two follows the approval by the University of Malawi Council.
He says the promotion is effective February 14,2023.
” Please join me in congratulating the distinguished members of staff for their outstanding achievements,” says Sajidu.
Hussein is a seasoned facilitator, trainer and researcher with vast experience in various areas including leadership, strategic management and politics.
Specifically, he has authored numerous academic articles on decentralization in Malawi.
While Lipenga Jr, is a Post-colonial literatures Lecture at the University of Malawi.
He has published on Malawian music, African literature, disability studies and postcolonial literature; disability and folklore; children’s literature, oral literature, and African life writing.