Malawi, May, 10th, 2017 (Canaafrica). The Association of Catholic Journalists (ACJ), a grouping of professional Catholic Journalists in Malawi, held their first ever Annual General Meeting (AGM) in the Lakeshore district of Salima, where a new national executive committee was elected to stir the operations of the organisation in the next three years.

During the elections, Augustine Mulomole became the new President for the association replacing Deogratias Mmana.

In his acceptance speech as the new President, Mulomole said he, along with his committee, strives to work for the good of the association and at the same time make it vibrant. “We are committed to work for our mother Church through our various skills. We will work with the Episcopal Conference of Malawi and of course seek guidance wherever necessary,” said Mulomole.

Taking his turn, out-going President, Mmana said he was delighted to hand over the mantle of Presidency for the new executive committee describing it as a team full of experience journalists which take the association to the greater heights.

Meanwhile, the association’s executive committee has lined up a number of activities for carry out from now.

Among the objectives of the association include; collecting information for the Catholic church as required by the Episcopal Conference of Malawi and also monitor developments and problems facing the church in evangelization; strengthening ties among Catholic journalists and disseminate information through constant debate and dialogue.