CUNIMA mourns Brave the Lecturer, Preacher
Staff of the Catholic University of Malawi joined by hundreds of Church of Central Africa Presbyterians (CCAP) faithful’s from Karonga, Zomba and St Columba Church in Blantyre last Sunday flocked to Chisasa Village under Traditional Authority (TA) Mchindi in Mzimba district to pay their last respects to Brave Chipeta who was a lecturer at the Catholic University of Malawi and preacher.
Chipeta who died on Friday at Partners in Hope hospital in Lilongwe was also the leader and founder of the global ministry of Performers of Unusual that targets the youths around the world to be evangelists of the gospel of Jesus Christ.
“I knew Brave, when he came in contact with my son when he was launching his ministry that helps the youths to be soldiers of Jesus Christ. Our Lord blessed him with the gift of performing miracles and he helped my mother who had challenges with walking,” said Rev. Medson Nyirenda during his homily.
In his speech, Registrar of the Catholic University of Malawi, Francis Nkhoma commended Chipeta as one of the lecturers who joined the University to serve the nation in shaping the productive labour force for the country.
“He has not stayed with us for so long, but we were convinced that he was very ready to help our students to be responsible future leaders for this country” said Nkhoma.
Nkhoma also commended the hand working spirit that Chipeta demonstrated that was evident by the students within the four months he has worked at the University.
Chipeta was the firstborn in a family of three and he was on 22nd March 1991. He did his Secondary school education at Cobbe Barracks Community Day Secondary School and then he enrolled at Mzuzu University for a Bachelor's degree of Science in Mathematics and Physics.
He later joined the African Institute of Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) in Cameron for his Masters’ degree in Mathematical Sciences and did his second Masters’ degree in Mathematical Cryptography at Università Degli Studi di Trento in Italy, before joining the Catholic University of Malawi in Mathematics department.
By Luke Bisani (Publicity and Marketing Officer)