Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Malawi's presidential marriage engagement

Malawi State President Ngwazi Dr Bingu wa Mutharika unveiling his beloved wife-to-be Calista Chimombo during their private traditional engagement (chinkhoswe) at the New State in the administrative capital, Lilongwe.
The just engaged couple Ngwazi Dr Bingu wa Mutharika and Madame Calista Chimombo waving and smiling to the crowd that came to the afternoon feast after their tradition chinkhoswe (engagement) earlier in the day.
The First Lady to-be Madame Calista Chimombo looking and smiling at her husband to-be Malawi State President Ngwazi Dr Bingu wa Mutharika during afternoon celebrations after the traditional engagement (chinkhoswe) in the morning.
The pick of the traditional engagement (chinkhoswe). Two marriage counsellors (ankhoswe) from the two engaging families exchanging a cock standing for a man (Bingu) and a hen representing the woman (Calista).
Traditional engagement at its best as ankhoswe (counsellors) from Bingu's home village district of Thyolo bringing utensils for Calista's home use.


  1. check ur email plz.

  2. Congratulations President Bingu and Calista. May God continue to bless you.

  3. nabanda wa pa irelandFebruary 18, 2010 at 5:31 PM

    this is beautiful wishing u all the best.Callista u look cute with Bingu,u proud of our malawi culture and its nice that u choose to do it in a traditional way.God bless u both.

  4. Things are really happening!!! Bingu Vs Callista
    Woyera uwuuuuu!!! Here is a Wedding Song for them

    A Mutharika munawauza?
    Iyayi, nanga?
    Zimakhala ngat zabodza,
    Zabodza nkuvala Suit? Iyayi
    Nanga? Zimakhala ngat zabodza!!

    Nanga a Chimombo, munawauza?
    Iyayi, Zimakhala ngat zabodza,
    Zabodza nkuvala kapulinta wofiwira?
    Iyayi, zimakhala ngat zabodza

  5. Congrats A pulezident let Gods will prevail upon your life and bless your marriage to Calister

  6. Congratulations......Mr President, Callista is beautiful. God bless

  7. Its part of life,,,, May the good lord bless your FAMILY

  8. Tikungodikira pa 1 May 2010, kudzalulutira. Am wishing the President and Madame Callista a happiest family. I LUV U ALL. NYAUNTHALI

  9. plezidenti azionetsa chitsanzo chabwino we r sorry we missed the ceremony we were travelling to Norway but all the same GOD bless you!

  10. Wishing you all the best, God bless your family!

  11. Koma a president athu anatiwonetsa chitsanzo chabwino apa. M'Malawi weniweni adzitele. Mulungu apitiliza kuadalitsa ndi banja lawo lonse! God bless the first couple!

  12. Malawi weniweni adzitero What a beutiful wedding i wish mine would be like this Norah Cape Town

  13. norah from Cape TownMay 11, 2010 at 4:45 PM

    a Bingu woye 2014

  14. this is beautiful Bingu & Calister God bless u all the time. in you i trust