The Black Entertainment Film Fashion Television and Arts (BEFFTA) on October, 31, 2015 presented Namalimwe Ward Councilor Gertrude Chirambo with the Leadership Award.
Chirambo says she feels greatly humbled with the award which recognizes her “outstanding contribution to the society.”
The event organisers say the world has admired Chirambo’s achievements and it has seen that she is “a great inspiration to many young people.”
The BEFFRA Awards is Europe’s biggest and most prestigious award ceremony that celebrates the achievements of black and ethnic personalities in the United Kingdom, United States of America, Africa and the Caribbean in entertainment, film, fashion, television, arts, sports and leadership.
Meanwhile Blantyre City Council has congratulated Councilor Chirambo for this milestone.