Veteran Journalist Victor Kaonga appointed new head of Transworld Radio

By Chisomo Phiri

Transworld Radio (TWR) has announced the appointment of broadcaster Victor Kaonga as its International Director for Eastern and Southern Africa effective May 1, 2024.

TWR President Lauren Libby has confirmed the development in a statement saying Kaonga will be responsible for 21 countries in eastern and southern Africa.

Victor Kaonga

“As a journalist, producer, and leader within both his country and sub-region, his insights and leadership will be valuable not only to the Africa leaders team but also to the Global Leadership Team of TWR.Please join us in congratulating Brother Victor on his new responsibilities within TWR,”says Libby in the statement.

Kaonga becomes the first Malawian to belong to the Global Leadership Team of TWR.

He has worked for TWR for 25 years and before this appointment, he served as ministry director for southern Africa since January 2023.

Before this, he was TWR national (Malawi) director for 12 years.