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Malawi’s legislator Martha Lunji dies

Martha Lunji no more

BLANTYRE-(MaraviPost)—The former governing Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has been dealt with yet another heavy blow as it has lost one of their officials, Martha Lunji, who until her death was the parliamentarian for Nkhotakota North East constituency.

Confirming the death on his Facebook page, Deputy Speaker of Parliament Madalitso Kazombo said Lunji Chanjo died at Kamuzu Central Hospital in Lilongwe.

Lunji was also Chief Whip for the opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP).

She also served as Minister of Labour, Skills and Innovation in the Peter Mutharika Administration from 2019 to 2020.

This year, Parliament has also lost four other legislators including Lingson Belekanyama, Jacqueline Chikuta and John Chikalimba who died of Covbid-19.

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Maneno Chimulala
Maneno Chimulalahttps://www.maravipost.com
I am a journalist, educator, and activist with passion for telling stories about social justice, sports and political issues. I graduated from Mzuzu University. I started my career at the Maravi Post online publication in 2012 as an intern while in college. Upon graduating from Mzuzu University I was offered a job as Sports Reporter because of my background as a goalkeeper and rose to the position of sub editor. I also had a short stint with Nyasatimes, Malawi Punch and Malawi Digest. Over the past seven years, I have worked intimately with rural organizations and communities in Malawi on human rights, girl child education and grassroots development projects. With an academic background in education, I also volunteer as male champion for girls’ education under Girls Empowerment Networks (GENET) in Malawi’s South West Education Division (SWED).
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