MUTHARIKA deeply saddened with death of MBC journalist Kaingana : Minister

Written by  MBC Online

 Information Minister Mark Botomani on Saturday said President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika was deeply saddened with the sudden death of MBC journalist Ackim Kaingana, who died on Friday morning after he collapsed at home.

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Representing Mutharika at the burial ceremony of Kaingama in his home village in Blantyre, Botomani said in his euology that the President was “deeply touched” that Kaingana was in his prime of career and leaves a wife and two children. He was 49.


He was a “hard worker, professional and dedicated” journalist, Botomani said.


MBC’s Director General Aubrey Sumbuleta told hundreds of mourners who included scores of media workers from private and the public broadcaster, that Kaingana was a talented journalist who will missed at MBC where he worked for 15 years in the newsroom.

Kaingana once worked for Malawi News of the Times Group before moving to MBC.

“He contributed a lot to journalism in Malawi and through MBC,” Sumbuleta said. “ He was a stable person and talented.”

Kaingana once worked for the Times Group.

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