Photo Gallery: Justice Maxon Mbendera finally rests

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Thousands of Malawians thronged HHI Cemetery in Blantyre where Justice Maxon Mbendera who was until his death Chairperson of Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) was laid to rest on Saturday.

Mbendera who also served as Supreme Court of Appeal Judge died on Thursday shortly after admission at Lilongwe Private Clinic.

He hailed from Ntcheu district. He was born on November 4, 1958.

Mbendera was appointed Mec Chairperson on October 10 2012 and his four year term was due to end on October 9 2016

Here are some of the pictures our Blantyre based reporter Mphatso Khutcha Richard took.

Justice Maxon Mbendera Funeral

Ex President Bakili Muluzi shares a sombre moment with Justice Minsiter, Samuel Tembenu.

Justice Maxon Mbendera Funeral

Minister of Labour Henry Mussa walks to lay a wreath.

Justice Maxon Mbendera Funeral

Minister of Labour Henry Mussa pays the last respects to Mbendera.

Justice Maxon Mbendera Funeral

Ex President Bakili Muluzi at the funeral.

Justice Maxon Mbendera Funeral

Justice Minsiter, Samuel Tembenu. laying a wreath.

Justice Maxon Mbendera Funeral

Chief Justice Andrew Nyirenda pays his last respects.

Justice Maxon Mbendera Funeral

Go well Dad: Mbendera’s children and relatives in tears when laying their wreath.

Justice Maxon Mbendera Funeral

Serving MEC Commissioners lay their wreaths.

Justice Maxon Mbendera Funeral

Moderator Charles Tsukuluza.

Justice Maxon Mbendera Funeral

‘ I will miss you’ Mbendera’s wife Ida (In black)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  1. @ Chisomo, akufa zakupita kumwamba ndibodza lenileni limene ambirife taphunzitsidwa nalo mumatchalitchi ati mbweeeeewa.
    Baibolo lonse sitikupezapo chapter ndi vesi pomwe

  2. Maxy maxon mbendera, mmm sc. We pray that the Almighty accord you the rest as per his undying and never-ending love, mercy and grace.! For all have sinned!
    !

  3. Africa has lost a giant,a great statesman who played to the book.If Africa had men like him corruption would die a natural death.RIP son of africa!

    • Evn him was colupt how come he made petr presdent without win why the money he get frm ptr nvr give him life may his soul go straight to hell bcz he made malawian sufer while him was in frapoyas life

  4. ku banja mwaruza muthu ofunika pepani…..bt kwa ife amalawi takondwera coz oyipayo wachoka pakat
    pathu….next ndi inu mukuzit ma Cardetinu

  5. Wakufa Sadziwa Kanthu But Telling The Truth, Munthuyu Adali Chigawenga Cha Katangale…… Anyway, Tikupempha Mulungu Kut Mzimu Wa Munthu Ameneyi Akauike Kumalo Woyenela Ndi ZiNtchito Zomwe Amkachita Kudziko Kuno…. Nokha Ambuye Mudamuwona Zomwe Adachita Mu 2014 Zija Mpaka Kulisiya Dzikoli Mmanja Mwa Boko~haram Ngat Imeneyi…… Ngat Sadalape Eeesh, Its Too Bad. Ngat Adalapa, Ayi Ndithu, Mchitileni Chifundo Basi… May His Soul Rest In…….. Kwinako Akudziwa Ndi Mulungu

  6. Imfa ndinjila yopitila kumoyowinao koma tatsalafe tilingalily bwino kut podzadutsa njira imenei tidzakhara tamutengera chian kut akatilandire

    • we may give God tha best of our car he may not take it, we may give tha best of our homes he may not take it, we may giv him tha bst of our cash he may not take it bt the humble heart he wil lov,loving heart he wil lov nothing to offer apart 4rm bing clean in our every day lif

  7. Death z the only bridge to heaven…musathe mau cs ds brigde is waitn for u ..no mata hw long t may take imfa izatipeza. … so tingodzikonza basi kt ikamabwera tizailandile no khawa.

  8. Pepani akubanja. But maudindo amastress ngati awa pliz yeserani kuwasiyira achinyamata otherwise zizingochitika ngati izi. Komaso akuluakulunu mwaonjeza ziphuphu bcoz mukumadziwa kuti kwanu kwatha.

  9. Only God has never died and will NEVER die. Our Lord Jesus Christ died once and it was for our sake. John 3:16. The devil will be cast into the lake of fire on Judgement day and that will be his end and the end of those who live and die in sin. God is from eternity to eternity. Amen.

  10. Only God has never died and will NEVER die. Our Lord Jesus Christ died once and it was for our sake. John 3:16. The devil will be cast into the lake of fire on Judgement day and that will be his end and the end of those who live and die in sin. God is from eternity to eternity. Amen.

    • Very wonderful, what makes me happy according to his death is that he has gone to be with the lord in heaven because he accepted Jesus as his only personal saviour, may his soul rest in internal peace! amen!

    • Ngati ndi choncho kuti wapita kumwamba pali chifukwa chomveka chopangitsa anthu Kulira ndi kudandaula ? Ndikuona kuti kumene wapitako ndiko kwabwino zeeeeedi poyerekeza ndikuno , ngati ndi ndikotero .( Zoona , munthuyu wamwalira moti Iye kulibenso . Mwiniyo wathera pamenepa basi , ndi chifukwa tikulira ndi kudandaula poti moyo wake watha , wafa. )