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Willie T. Zingani (born 14 March 1954) is a Malawian novelist, poet, playwright and journalist. Willie Zingani is the son of the late Rev. Maxwell Zingani, a primary school teacher and voluntary Anglican priest. After leaving school he was awarded a scholarship to study journalism at the Africa Literature Centre in Zambia. He later attended a Publishing and Public Relations course at Oxford Brookes University in the United Kingdom. Willie Zingani has six children. He is the brother of Barnaba Zingani, the author of Mmphawi wa Chuma, Kugwira Njakata and Black-Skinned Scientist and other stories.

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  • Willie T. Zingani (born 14 March 1954) is a Malawian novelist, poet, playwright and journalist. Willie Zingani is the son of the late Rev. Maxwell Zingani, a primary school teacher and voluntary Anglican priest. After leaving school he was awarded a scholarship to study journalism at the Africa Literature Centre in Zambia. He later attended a Publishing and Public Relations course at Oxford Brookes University in the United Kingdom. Willie Zingani has six children. He is the brother of Barnaba Zingani, the author of Mmphawi wa Chuma, Kugwira Njakata and Black-Skinned Scientist and other stories.
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  • Willie T. Zingani (born 14 March 1954) is a Malawian novelist, poet, playwright and journalist. Willie Zingani is the son of the late Rev. Maxwell Zingani, a primary school teacher and voluntary Anglican priest. After leaving school he was awarded a scholarship to study journalism at the Africa Literature Centre in Zambia. He later attended a Publishing and Public Relations course at Oxford Brookes University in the United Kingdom. He began his career in journalism in 1982, working as a features writer for the Malawi News newspaper, but for a time was put in prison by the regime of President Hastings Kamuzu Banda because of an article he had allegedly written. Before leaving the newspaper he had risen to the post of editor. Under the new government of President Bakili Muluzi he got a job in the Ministry of Information where, after a year of editing the Government weekly news he helped the President research his book "Democracy With a Price". After this he served as Deputy Presidential Press Secretary, then as Presidential Press Secretary until 2004. After a period of unemployment he briefly became editor of the Guardian newspaper and in 2009-10 worked in the office of Vice President Joyce Banda. From 2010 until his retirement in 2014 he was corporate services manager at the Limbe Leaf tobacco company. Willie Zingani has six children. He is the brother of Barnaba Zingani, the author of Mmphawi wa Chuma, Kugwira Njakata and Black-Skinned Scientist and other stories.
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