Mr Nolence Moses Mwangwego, was born on July 1, 1951 in Mwinilunga district of Zambia, where his Malawian parents lived during the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland. His parents returned to Malawi in 1963 with some of their children, including Nolence who was 12 years old by then.
Mr Mwangwego comes from Yaphet Mwakasungula village, in the area of Paramount chief Kyungu in Karonga district. He is married to Ellen Kalobekamo and has a daughter and three sons. He speaks three Malawian languages: Chewa, Tumbuka, Kyangonde and three European languages: English French and Portuguese. He is currently working as a French teacher at the French Cultural Center, in Blantyre, Malawi, where he has taught local Malawians and Europeans for the past three decades.
Mr Mwangwego is also village Headman Yaphet Mwakasungula IV since December 29, 1997, in the Northern part of Malawi.