Malawi Police To Launch A Radio Station Next Month

By Staff Reporter

The Malawi Police Service is expected to launch a radio station next month with an aim of improving its relationship with ordinary citizens.

An official for the police headquarters who opted for anonymity said the radio station will provide information about police and help reach the public better.

Apart from bringing police services closer to the people, the FM station which will be called Police FM Radio, is expected to enhance the security and safety of the Malawian citizens.

James Kadadzera, to be station manager?

According to the official, most of the workers at the station will be police officers with a media background and national police public relations officer James Kadadzera is going to be the station manager.

Efforts to talk to Kadadzera proved futile as his phone could not be reached the time we went to press.

Media Institute of Southern Africa (Misa) Malawi Chapter has so far been engaging police public relations officers in radio communication and production.

Meanwhile some police public relation officers in various districts have already been transferred to the police headquarters to work at the station.

Other notable officers include Rodrick Maida, Felix Misomali and Hastings Chigalu who were PROs for Mangochi, Balaka and Ntcheu respectively.