Baby dies in Nkhatabay road accident


A tear-jerking mood interrupted festive celebrations at Kande beach in Malawi’s lake shore district of Nkhatabay on Tuesday when 18-month-old Faith Jenala was hit to death by a Nissan Civilian coaster registration number KA 5173 belonging to Beta car rentals, police say.

road accidentPolice publicist for the district sergeant Ignatius Esau identified the driver of the vehicle as 30 year-old Aubrey Mwale from Gidiele village, traditional authority Njewa in Lilongwe.

He further said that on this fateful day, some people hired the vehicle from Lilongwe to celebrate the festive season at Kande beach in Nkhatabay.

They had a successful journey to their destination and as per their desires they enjoyed themselves to the fullest.

“After they were done enjoying themselves, they told the driver to turn back the car in readiness for their journey back to Lilongwe. In the course of reversing the car, he hit the deceased who died on spot,” said Esau.

The deceased hailed from Isaac village, traditional authority Njolomole in Ntcheu district.



  1. Apa mukundisokoneza ubongo kodi inu a Malawi 24 mwazitenga kuti zamwana wa miyezi 18? kodi mwana wa chaka ndi miyezi 6 amakatani kumseuko? ndipo ena akuti ndi Mr Friday ndiomwe adawombedwa ndi Axa cha ma 10pm, ndiye mwana wa chaka ndi miyezi 6 amakatani kumseu msiku. Tanenani mwaveveve kuti anthu adziwe choonadi.

  2. 18months is one year six months ,too small to be near the main road ,umai unabvutatu apa.or waombedwa limodzi ndi Mai ake amai asurviver?
    Please clarify ,RIP tho