Death of Raphael Tenthani

May 16, 2015

Malawian journalist & APcontributor dies
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By LYNSEY CHUTEL, The Associated Press

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — One of Malawi's most prominent journalists was killed in a car accident, his family said on Sunday.

Raphael Tenthani, a contributor for The Associated Press and the BBC, was killed in a car accident outside of Malawi's commercial center Blantyre on Saturday at about 9 p.m., his brother Kizito Tenthani said by telephone.

Tenthani, 43, was returning home after visiting his mother about 180 kilometers (about 112 miles)...

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