Comedian Chaponda dubbed national treasure

Chaponda a national treasure

President Lazarus Chakwera has encouraged UK-based Malawian comedian, Daliso Chaponda to continue waving the Malawian flag high across the world.

Chakwera said this when he met Chaponda at Kamuzu Palace on Monday, 15th August 2022.

The President called Chaponda a national treasure.

Chaponda and Chakwera
Chaponda and Chakwera

Chaponda said he was delighted to meet the President and expressed gratitude to Chakwera for supporting the arts.

The globe trotting comedian said he applauded Chakwera for creating an environment in Malawi where freedom of expression is truly respected.

Chaponda and Chakwera

He also committed to continue bringing comedy shows to Malawi, now that Malawi is a place where his craft is welcome.

Daliso also introduced to Chakwera to Ugandan comedian Salvado.

Chaponda, Chakwera Salvado
Chaponda, Chakwera and Salvado

The two took turns to make the President laugh with their jokes.

Chaponda and Salvado held comedy shows at Amaryllis Hotel in Blantyre and Bingu International Convention Center (BICC) in Lilongwe.