Malawi’s Vice President Dr. Saulos Klaus Chilima will on Saturday attended the 10th anniversary celebrations for the Catholic University of Malawi.
The events which will be held at the University Ground, Montfort Campus, Nguludi-Chiradzulu, will start with a Thanksgiving Holy Mass at 9:00.
The events will also see 288 grandaunts receiving their diplomas and degrees
CUNIMA was established by the Episcopal Conference of Malawi (ECM) on 16th October 2004 as an institution of higher learning and was officially opened by late Bingu Wa Mutharika, the then President of the Republic of Malawi on 28th October 2006.
The Catholic University in Malawi was recognized and accredited by the Government of Malawi on 29th January 2009 as an Institution of Higher Learning.
Other affiliated colleges under CUNIMA are Kachebere Major Seminary in Mchinji and Inter-Congregation Seminary in Balaka.
CUNIMA is a fast growing institution of higher learning and has grown from the initial student population of 127 in 2006 to the current population of 1677 students where 1074 are generic students and 603 are part time students.