Rotarian Kafula Mwiche is an experienced Legal Practitioner with over 19 years practicing experience, in both the public and private sectors. He is a Chevening Scholar who holds a Master of Laws Degree LL.M (International Business) from the University of Manchester; a Bachelor of Laws Degree (LL.B); and a Bachelor of Arts Degree BA from the University of Zambia. Upon admission to the Zambian Bar, Rtn. Kafula was in private practice with the Firm Sharpe & Howard Legal Practitioners before moving to the Energy Regulation Board where he served as Legal Counsel. Rtn. Kafula then went on to join one of Zambia’s flagship Financial Services Group, Madison Financial Services PLC where he served as Group Legal Counsel and Company Secretary from 2008-2020. Rtn. Kafula has also served on a number of Boards both for profit and nonprofit. He is the sitting Vice Chairman of the Zambia Center for Communication Programs and Vice Chairman of Action Africa Help Zambia. He also serves on the Board of Action Africa Help International.

Rtn. Kafula serves as a Commissioner of the Anti- Corruption Commission. He has played an active role in the leadership of the Law Association of Zambia where he served as a Council member for over 10 years rising the position of Treasurer, a post he held between 2010 -2013.

Rotarian Kafula has a passion to serve the underprivileged and has done so through his membership with Round Table International and currently the Rotary Club of Lusaka. He is an ardent long distance social runner and has participated in a number of acclaimed marathons both at home and abroad.


Rotarian Pamela TK. Samoyo is Zimbabwean born and bred; last born in a family of four, she did her primary and secondary education in Zimbabwe. She is a proficient orthopedic surgeon with experience and training in treating both adult and children orthopedic conditions. She holds a medical degree from Ryazan State IP Pavlov Medical University in Russia and a master’s degree in orthopedics and traumatology from Tanzania. Rtn. Samoyo did an AO Alliance Foundation orthopedic trauma fellowship in Kenya and a pediatric orthopedic surgery fellowship from Beit Cure Malawi.

She was admitted as an Orthopedic Surgery Fellow with the College of Surgeons of East, Central and Southern Africa through examination in Mozambique. She has participated in several short course trainings across the globe as continuous medical education.

Rotarian Samoyo served as Director for Service Projects (2019/2020) with the Rotary Club of Lusaka and as Treasurer (2016-2018) and Vice-Chairperson (2018/2019) for Women in Surgery Africa (WISA), an organization that supports female surgeons in East, Central and Southern Africa under the College of Surgeons of East, Central and Southern Africa (COSECSA). Rtn. Samoyo is a Founding Fellow of Zambia Colleges of Medicine and Surgery (ZACOMS), a registered society that advances professional competence-based specialist training for medical doctors in Zambia. She is a recipient of several grants, is involved in medical research and training of residents in orthopedic surgery. Her career interests include community service projects, improving African medical healthcare systems, retention of medical professionals in
Africa, gender equality in leadership, pediatric orthopedic surgery, arthroplasty, research and teaching.

Rotarian Samoyo believes that an African in any African country is home and that serving African communities is a duty which begins with us. Through this belief she has always involved herself with community/outreach based projects in most countries that she has resided. Joining the Rotary Club of Lusaka has added onto my purpose and expansion, for the platform that Rotary gives is diverse without boundaries.

When you can give without expecting anything in return, you have mastered the art of living” – Jon Mead


Tupelo Sibale is an ardent writer and author of two best-selling novels, ‘Between Two Worlds’ and its sequel ‘Borders Beyond Africa’. She has also written two screenplays, ‘Borders Beyond America – The Hijacked Mission’, and its sequel, ‘Borders Beyond America – The Oman Ordeal’. Founder and Executive Director of Kids Hope Foundation; a Child Refugee based Organization established to provide assistance to refugee children below the age of 12 living with HIV/AIDS and unaccompanied minors.

Holder of Two Masters in Philosophy of Human Rights Law and Peace and Security Studies both from the University of Lusaka and a Bachelor of Arts in Legal Management from Notre Dame University in Australia. Tupelo has also pursued various Advanced Studies in Diplomatic Practice, Protocol and Public Relations from Zambia Institute for Diplomacy and International Studies, Transport Systems for Landlocked and Developing Countries in Beijing – China, Children’s Rights in Africa and the African Human Rights Systems in Comparative Perspectives from the Human Rights Centre at the University of Pretoria.

Her field interests are Children’s Rights, Humanitarian Assistance and Refugees, Peace and Security, Women Empowerment, Rural Development and Poverty Alleviation.

Enjoys travel, gardening, writing and reading assorted literature; married with three children.

“The Rotary Club tackles all my areas of interest; being a member provides an opportunity for personal growth and development through networking and participation in club projects to help experience the fulfillment that comes from giving back to the community.”

FCA, FZICA, MBA, M.Sc Dev. Fin., ACIArb

Club President 2003/04. A retired chartered accountant whose lived and worked in Zambia since 1985 having worked in a private company for 7 years and then Bank of Zambia for 11 years having pursued various property development ventures for some years. Now retired.



Rtn. Tambala Muyawala joined Rotary Club of Lusaka in December 2014. He served as Responsible officer (2015-2017) on the Mwachisompola Agricentre Project Chisamba in partnership with Belgian clubs Rotary Club of Louvain La Neuve and Rotary Club of Durant; as Club Secretary (2016 – 2018) and from September 2018 – June 2019. He has participated in various committees including Community Services (Service Projects), Fundraising, Youth and New generation, Membership and Club administration, Public Relations (Image) and Rotary Foundation.

Rtn. Tambala is a Logistics, Transport and Supply Chain professional and holds an MBA. Besides community service, he is also passionate about farming, motoring, travel, music, sport and technology. He is married with
a son and lives in Buckley Estate, Makeni, Lusaka.


Rotarian Justine Mazhandu is in Transport and Marketing. He is the Director at Mazhandu family Bus Services Ltd, one of the Leading Passenger Transporter which has inspired many Zambians and beyond.

Rotarian Justine has been with this company from 1989 and has worked hard to bring it to where it is today.

Rtn. Justine is Chair of two boards; ICT Ladders and Families are nations. He sits on the transport board for transport sub-committee of the central committee.

Rtn. Justine Mazhandu holds a BA in Business from the University of Zambia (CBU) and a Diploma in Marketing from The Evelyn Hone College of applied arts. He has several certificates of achievements from various courses in business that he has been awarded over the years.

Rotarian Justine joined the Rotary Club of Lusaka in 2011 and has served in different leadership roles from day one to mention key ones; as the Club President and Assistant Governor. Currently, Rtn. Justine serves as a Board of Directors for the Club in the capacity of New Generation Director where he supervises the Rotaract and interact clubs under the club.

“Rotary inspires me to Contribute to Good Humanitarian Causes. The Rotary Club Of Lusaka is a great Platform for Service and Fellowship.”


“I joined Rotary for the fellowship and the opportunity to serve the Community.”

Besides serving as President of the Club in 1995-96, I have been Convenor of the District Conferences in 2008 and 2010. Youngest member in 1979 and oldest member in 2020.

QUALIFICATION: Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce – B.Com. 1964 (University of Kerala), Fellow Member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India – F.C.A – 1969.

SEMINARS: Attended various seminars and workshops, Presented papers at some of them, on Accounting to help business development, Budgeting, Financial Control, Treasury functions etc.

INTERESTS: Gardening, Music, Bridge. Past President and Senior Active Member of the Rotary Club of Lusaka – From 1979. Former Chairman of the Finance Committee and member of the Governing Board of the International School of Lusaka. Member of Lusaka Bridge Club (Chairman for three years ,2012, 2013 and 2014) and other cultural societies. Recognition by International Who’s Who Historical Society – for Professionals.

GENERAL: Worked with teams of professionals from various nationalities and disciplines. Attended numerous Board/Committee/Management meetings, consultancy, negotiations and interviews and substantially contributed to the general management of the organizations where I worked. I have traveled widely to America, Canada, Europe and China and even more frequently within Southern and Eastern Africa.

Secretary General 2015 -2018 and Board Member 2012 – 2015
Zambia Red Cross Society
Mahtani Group of Companies
Acting CEO Finance Building Society 2002 -2003 and Chairman , Finance Building Society 2002 – 2010

Executive Director-Finance, Finance Bank Zambia, 2003 -2010
Commissioner of Finance, 1994 – 1997 Zambia Revenue Authority (on inception)
Acted as Commissioner General, ZRA on a number of occasions
Financial Controller 1991 -1997 Zambia National Provident Fund, Lusaka
Financial Controller 1988 -1990 Botswana Insurance Company, Gaborone, Botswana.
Finance Manager 1977 -1988 Zambia National Insurance Brokers Limited, Lusaka.
Group Accountant 1995 – 1997 State Finance and Dev Corpn (FINDECO)


Rotarian Cynthia Mwila is a seasoned Banking professional with twenty years’ experience in Banking and Financial Services both in the UK and Zambia.

Rtn. Cynthia is currently the Head Banking and Mortgage Sales at the Zambia National Building Society, having recently joined after ten years at Standard Chartered Bank Zambia where she worked in various leadership roles and previously, at the Royal Bank of Scotland in London.

Rtn. Cynthia holds an MBA from the University of Leicester and a Bachelor of Laws LLB (Hons) from De Montfort University in Leicester and also holds certification as a Mortgage Practitioner and Financial Adviser in the UK, having obtained the Mortgage Advice and Practice (CeMAP) UK and Financial Planning Certificate (FPC), UK.

Rtn. Cynthia is an advocate for affordable housing, appearing at various forums to drive collaboration and initiatives across the sector as well as sensitizing the public in Mortgage Financing through ZNBS. She has a passion for driving Corporate Social Responsibility through Mentorship (in particular youth and women) and Financial Literacy Education programmes and it is this passion that led her to join the Rotary Club of Lusaka in October 2017.

Rtn. Cynthia is proud to have served as Club Treasurer in 2018-19 and 2019-20 and looks forward to serving as Director of Fundraising in the Rotary year 2020-21.

“The opportunity to apply my skills and put ‘service above self’ is what attracted me to Rotary. This year, I am particularly excited to take up the role of Director Fundraising as supporting Community is at the heart of what we do, and Project funds are always needed”


Rotarian Goliath Mungonge is a known journalist and print media strategist. He holds a postgraduate in media studies and business. He is an Assistant Governor for District 9210 where he is responsible for three clubs in Lusaka. He is the current Rotary Club of Lusaka Sergeant-At-Arms (SAA).

Rtn. Goliath has more than 12 years in Rotary, is a Rotary Club of Lusaka Past President and has served in various committees including directorship for Public Relations and fundraising.


Malawian National;
A lawyer by professional with about 27 years’ experience;

Education Background

  • Holds a Masters Degree in Law and various Post Graduate qualifications;
  • Universities attended: University of Warwick (UK); University of London (UK); University of Malawi; University of North Texas

Work Experience

  • Just Finished Tenure as Director for Legal and Corporate Affairs/ Legal Counsel for COMESA– 20 years
  • As Director of Legal and Corporate Affairs for COMESA, was also Head of Governance, Peace and Security for 12 Years as well as Head of COMESA Migration Programme for about 15 years;
  • As a representative of COMESA, participated in the drafting of the Constitutive Act of the African Union, other instruments such as the AU Free Movement Protocol, the COMESA -EAC-SADC Tripartite Free Trade Area (TFTA), the pact of the International Conference for the Great Lakes;
  • Also was a member of the Executive Committee of the AU/EU partnership on Migration;
  • Before COMESA worked the Ministry of Justice of Malawi and was advisor to the Minister of Justice as well as Minister of Foreign Affairs;
  • Was also Chair of the Technical Committee of the Refugees in Malawi and oversaw the repatriation of Burundi, DRC and Rwandese refugees after cessation of conflict in the countries mentioned.
  • He is now as an Independent Consultant.
  • He has also had work experience in the USA government as a COMESA fellow and through Rotary International had work experience in the United Nations.
  • Also worked in the Mayor’s of the City of Addison in Texas US as a Legal Advisor and went on various work replacements in the United Kingdom which included the judiciary, the police etc

Family Life
Father of three, two boys and one girl.

Playing squash and Basketball

Languages Spoken
Chichewa/Chinyanja; Zulu; Tumbuka; English; French (Basic)


Rotarian Astley Mbangweta is a Zambian seasoned Management Consultant who has worked at senior level in both the Public and Private Sectors in Zambia. He has also served as a Non- Executive Director on the Boards of various institutions in both the Public and Private Sector. He only relinquished his Directorships in August 2016 when he joined politics on a full – time basis and was elected as a Member of Parliament. He holds a BA Merit in Public Administration from the University of Zambia; Diploma in Applied International Management Programme, Swedish Institute of Management, I. F. L, Sigtuna, Sweden; Post Graduate Certificate in Manpower Studies from the University of Manchester, United Kingdom; Post Graduate Diploma in Labour Studies, Polytechnic of North London and Personnel Management in Public Administration, London, United Kingdom. Rtn. Astley has been and continues to be a member of a number of Professional Institutions such as the Zamia Institute of Human Resources Management where he is an Honorary Fellow; Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (Chartered FCIPD), United Kingdom; Member of the Institute of Management (MIMgt), United Kingdom; Member of the Zambia Association of Arbitrators and a Member of the Zambia Institute of Directors.

Rtn. Astley’s main interest is service to humanity, and since joining the Rotary Club of Lusaka several years ago he has participated and continues to participate in a number of outreach activities that the club has been engaged in.

“I am glad to be a member of the Rotary Club of Lusaka because the projects the club has been involved in especially in far flung areas of our country have changed the lives of the people living in those rural communities for the better”.


Rotarian Mabvuto is an entrepreneur and a decisive business consultant and executive. Over the past 27 years he has assisted a multitude of institutions (profit and non-profit, governments and private, local and international) to achieve their varied objectives. Rtn. Mabvuto says… ‘’I am self-driven, self-reliant, collaborative and I ride on interpersonal skills to engage, motivate and encourage others through change”.

Rotarian Mabvuto has a Bachelor of Accountancy, an MBA in Finance and is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He is a committed Christian and has held various offices of responsibility in the United Church of Zambia from Congregation to Synod courts superintending over a diversity of activities ranging from day-to-day and change management, treasury and fund mobilization.

Rotarian Mabvuto joined the Rotary International family on 11th May 2010 in the Rotary Club of Lusaka and has since served as Raffle Master, Director of Community Services (before and after serving as Club President), Club President in 2012/2013, and Club Trainer for 4 consecutive years. At District 9210 level, he has served as member of the Discon 2014 Organising Committee, Treasurer for Discon 2018, Organising Chairperson for Discon 2020 and Assistant Governor for three consecutive Rotary Years ended 2019/2020. He is now serving as the District Scholarships Sub Committee Chair (2020-2021). Rotarian Mabvuto is currently a PHF+6.