Habiba Osman: To replace Nungu at MHRC as executive secretary

LILONGWE-(MaraviPost)– The country’s female renown human rights lawyer Habiba Osman has been appointed as Executive Secretary for Malawi Human Rights Commission (MHRC).

However, governance expert and commentator Makhumbo Munthali has also gottten the hot at the same State-funded rights body as director.

Munthali: Director at MHRC

Osman, who currently works for UN Women Malawi office, replaces David Nungu whose contract has expired.

Osman has an honours degree in law and international history obtained from Keele University and did her legal practice course at Chester School of Law in the United Kingdom (UK).

She studied master’s in International Human Rights Law at the Centre for Civil and Human Rights, Notre Dame Law School in the United States.

Osman has also worked at Norwegian Church Aid to coordinate their national programme on human trafficking.

Meanwhile, governance expert Makhumbo Munthali has been hired as Director of Economic, Social Cultural Rights at MHRC after he went through competitive interviews last week.

Both Osman and Munthali are expected to starting work on November 1, 2020.

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