Wiston Mwale (L) and Bonex Julius in Gaborone

Wiston Mwale (L) and Bonex Julius in Gaborone

GABORONE (Malawi NewsNow) –-Malawi President Peter Mutharika has congratulated journalists Winstone Mwale of Zodiak Broadcasting Station (ZBS) and Bonnex Julius of The Daily Times newspaper on scooping awards during the 2015 Southern Africa Development Community (Sadc) Media Awards.

The two received their awards on Monday during the opening of the Heads of State and Government Sadc summit in Gaborone, Botswana.

The outgoing Sadc chairperson president of Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe presented the awards.

Mwale scooped an award in the radio category with his entry on cultural unity that the annual Kulamba Chewa ceremony brings on the people of Malawi, Zambia and Mozambique whereas Julius won an award in the photography category with an entry depicting the railway line connecting Malawi and Mozambique that, when complete, will economically benefit the two countries.