Corporal Chitenji Kamanga has been killed while serving in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) under the United Nations Organization Stabilisation Mission.
According to Acting Spokesperson for MDF, Emmanuel Mlelemba, Kamanga, aged 28, was killed when the MDF base was attacked by unknown lllegal Armed Group (IAG).
“Malawi Defence Force has lost a courageous, hardworking and disciplined female soldier. We greatly mourn the death of Lance Corporal Chitenji Kamanga,” said Mlelemba in a statement.
Mlelemba said Kamanga was based at Malawi Maritime
Force Headquarters in Monkey-bay. Mangochi and she hailed from Mbayani
Village, Traditional Authority Machinjiri in Blantyre.
“The Remains of Lance Corporal Chitenji Kamanga will be repatriated to Malawi once the United Nations (UN) procedures are completed and the nation will be informed of the date,” he added.