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Dick Doctor Najira

Dick Doctor Najira, Malawian librarian. Member Malawi Library. Association (secretary 1980-1981), African Standing Conference on Bibliographic Control (national representative 1983-1996).

Background

  • Najira, Dick Doctor was born on December 20, 1947 in Mulanje, Malawi. Son of Reginald Doctor and Fanny (Chimberenga) Najira.

  • Education

    • Library. certified, Mindolo Training Center, Kitwe, Zambia, 1973. Library. diploma, University Botswana, Gaborone, 1986.

    Career

    • Library. assistant University Libraries, Blantyre, 1968-1971, senior library assistant Zomba, Malawi, 1972-1974. Assistant library National Archives of Malawi, 1975-1981, library, 1981-1990, senior library, 1991-1996. Coordinator National ISBN Agency, Zomba, 1991-1996.

    Works

    • Editor: Malawi National Bibliography, 1994.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: United Democratic Front

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Member Malawi Library. Association (secretary 1980-1981), African Standing Conference on Bibliographic Control (national representative 1983-1996).

    Connections

    • Married Bertha Mapinda, March 25, 1972 (divorced September 1983). Children: Edina, Martha, Masautso. Married Neffa Kalimenti, July 8, 1986.

      1 child, Chimwemwe.
    • father: Reginald Doctor Najira
    • mother: Fanny (Chimberenga) Najira
    • spouses: Bertha Mapinda
    • Neffa Kalimenti
    • children: Edina Najira
    • Martha Najira
    • Masautso Najira
    • Chimwemwe Najira
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    Born December 20, 1947
    Died March 8, 1996
    (aged 48)
    Nationality
    Ethnicity:
    • 1973
      Mindolo Training Center
    • 1986
      University Botswana
    • 1968 - 1971
      Library assistant, University Libraries
      Blantyre, Malawi
    • 1975 - 1981
      assistant, library National Archives of Malawi
    • 1981 - 1990
      assistant, library National Archives of Malawi