Death has been announced of Traditional Authority Mpama of Chiradzulu District.
Minister of Local Government, Unity and Culture, Richard Chimwendo Banda made the announcement in Lilongwe during a meeting.
Mpama was in a meeting alongside other senior traditional leaders at Capital Hotel in Lilongwe when he reportedly left the room because he was not feeling well.
According to Chimwendo Banda, while outside he collapsed and was rushed to Kamuzu Central Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The meeting was a chiefs’ forum on natural resources management and the transition to sustainable agriculture in Malawi.
Funeral details are still sketchy..