The Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) Malawi Chapter members have elected Golden Matonga of Platform for Investigative Journalism (PIJ) its Chairperson.
Matonga who was backed by established media personalities amassed 251 out of 363 ballots cast in Lilongwe, Blantyre and Mzuzu. He was competing against Times TV Wonder Msiska who got 112.
The position for Vice Chairperson has gone to Chisomo Ngulube who was competing against Blessings Kanache, Joseph Mwale and Alick Ponje. Ngulube floored three men by getting 179 out of 363 ballots cast. Alick Ponje got 92, Joseph Mwale 48 and Blessings Kanache 43.
The Executive Member position has gone to Nathan Majawa who got 140 ballots out of 363 votes cast. Steven Zimba 128, Cathy Maulidi 92 and Luciano Milala 3.
The New Governing Council (NGC) will be unveiled officially at the MISA Malawi Awards Gala Dinner at Crossroads Hotel on Saturday May 6.
MISA Malawi outgoing Chair thanked the Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) for handling elections professionally