MCP UK Wing holds a successful dinner dance in Nottingham- raises funds for Cholera Victims

By Staff Reporter

The Malawi Congress Party Diaspora Network had a successful get together dinner dance organised by the UK Wing in the city of Nottingham last Saturday. The event that saw Malawians and people of other nationalities joining in was organised to bring Malawians together as well as fundraise towards those suffering from the cholera outbreak in Malawi.

The event dubbed “Red Carpet Dinner Dance” took place at Mour Hotel in Nottingham. In her opening remarks, the Director of MCP UK wing Thoko Patterson thanked   all the people that responded to the call to participate in the dinner dance. She said it was exciting to see Malawians coming together to showcase the unity, togetherness and love that exist between Malawians.

Her remarks were echoed by the MCPDN Global Secretary General Mphatso Mainala who in his speech, called on the participants to get more involved with the work of MCP Diaspora. He highlighted that MCP diaspora is available for all Malawians that are serious about seeing our country develop and are keen to participate in the path towards making Malawi better

The Dinner dance, which had Pastor Chance Munthali as the Master of ceremonies saw other entertainment activities that included performances from Musicians Wiza Kaunda . Mo Lungu  and Nic Thindwa.

There was also an auction that was done to raise funds for victims of the cholera outbreak in Malawi. Led by Nic Thindwa and his co presenter Connex Banda, the auction saw t-shirts being sold to participants on a bidding price.

Also making a speech at the event was MCPDN Global Chairperson, Chalo Mvula. Mvula focused on encouraging members of the diaspora to do more for Malawi in being ambassadors for the promotion of Malawi Tourism and the use of local networks to attract foreign Direct investments for the country

There was also a special guest from the Malawi High Commission Rev Mcdonald Sembereka who in his speech reiterated the role of the embassy to cater for all Malawians in the UK. He urged the people that the embassy is open and anyone who has issues or want more information can always contact the embassy.