Malawi Former Minister of Education, Eunice Kazembe has died.
Kazembe, 61, who was now the Minister in the Office of President and Cabinet responsible for Good Governance died at a South African Hospital following a stroke.
Malawi President Joyce Banda, recently visited the ailing minister in South Africa. Banda told the press on her return from United Nations General Assembly said Kazembe was “her friend and minister that is why she had to travel to visit her in hospital”.
Announcing the death of Kazembe, President Banda said: “I am sad to inform you of the passing away of my minister in the President’s office, Hon Eunice Kazembe.
She noted that late Kazembe served Malawi under her government “with profound commitment and sincerity.”
“Join me in prayers for God our maker to bring comfort to her family at this most difficult time,” said President Banda.
Kazembe previously served as of CEO of the defunct Malawi Development Corporation (MDC) and Malawi’s Ambassador to the Taiwan. She has served in various Ministrial posts during between 2004 and 2013.