Malawi News Agency (Lilongwe)

1 April 2014

Malawi: Crown Prince M'mbelwa Weds, President Banda Attends

Mzimba — Crown Prince M'mbelwa the Fifth wedded his long time lovebird Beauty Munthali at a wedding ceremony attended by President Dr. Joyce Banda at Edingeni, the Chief's Headquarters in Mzimba on Saturday.

Mkhosi Jere, the yet to be crowned Inkosi ya Makhosi Mmbelwa V, exchanged his marriage vows with his queen, Beauty at Edingeni CCAP Church where the two became one body.

Straight from the church, the newly wedded couple were taken to a cake ceremony in a marquee hall before coming to Edingeni School Ground where thousands of people had gathered to witness the proceedings.

Speaking to the new couple at the cake ceremony, President Banda congratulated the youthful Crown Prince on his wedding and wished the new couple a happy married life before presenting the couple with gifts.

President Banda said getting married looks simple, but there are challenges. She, therefore, advised them to soldier on and always seek God's intervention whenever they feel so.

Other dignitaries that attended the wedding ceremony included the Vice President Khumbo Kachali, Malawi Congress Party (MCP) President Dr Lazarus Chakwera, the United Independent Party President, Rev. Hellen Singh, chief executives of various organisations, diplomats, traditional leaders and the clergy. They all presented various gifts in form of money and materials to the newly wedded couple.

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