BLANTYRE (MalawiTalk) – Veteran journalist Mr Felix Mponda succumbed to Covid-19 at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital where he had been admitted.
Mponda, who has been correspondent for several international media outlets including Agence France-Presse an international news agency headquartered in Paris, France, has worked for several local media houses including Malawi Broadcasting Corporation.
He also worked as press secretary for the late Chakufwa Chihana when he served the country as Second Vice president.
Many media practitioners have expressed their “great sadness” about Mponda’s death on Friday.
The deceased has been described as humble, hard-working and God-fearing and devout Catholic.