Chakwera appoints Kasunda as Acting Press Secretary

Anthony Kasunda State house Acting Press Secretary

President Lazarus Chakwera has appointed Anthony Kasunda as his Acting Press Secretary with immediate effect.

Kasunda’s appointment follows the departure of former Press secretary Brian Banda who was granted leave to study for a four months course at Peking University in China on 6thAugust.

The development is contained in a press release from Director of Communications Sean Kampondeni.

Speaking on his appointment, Kasunda said he was very much 'privileged and honoured to work with President Chakwera and mother Malawi.

Before the appointment, he was working as Blantyre City Council (BCC) Public Relations Manager.

He is a seasoned journalist, and has worked for the Malawi News Agency, Times Group and Nation Publications Limited.

Kasunda also served as the chairperson of Media Institute of Southern Africa (NAMISA)