Politics

Malawi Government Denies Ex-First Lady Callista Mutharika Not Among Presidential Advisors

Malawi Government Denies  Ex-First Lady Callista Mutharika Not Among Presidential Advisors

Former first lady Callista Mutharika, President Peter Mutharika’s sister in-law, is not among the advisors of the country’s leader, government spokesperson said. Kondwani Nankhumwa clarified on Thursday that Callista is the National Coordinator for Safe Motherhood and Population Services, which was recently relocated from the Office of the President to the Ministry of Health. She […]

Govt in search for Director of Public Declaration

Govt in search for Director of Public Declaration

The Malawi government is searching for services of director of Public declaration and the deputy has stepped up efforts in ensuring that top figures in public office declare their assets. According to the published vacancy advert from the Public Appointments Committee of parliament says that the successful candidate   be responsible for the enforcement, regulation and […]

Misinformation On Presidential Advisors

Misinformation On Presidential Advisors

Government has taken note of public comments and press reports criticizing His Excellency the State President, Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika and suggesting that the savings that have been made through his decision to limit the size of the Cabinet to 20 members are being depleted allegedly by a BIG number of advisors that he has […]

Chimunthu Banda, Justice Dustain Mwaungulu Differs on Sec 65

Chimunthu Banda, Justice Dustain Mwaungulu Differs on Sec 65

Delegates to the PAC post- elections conference strategy meeting were left confused when Justice Dustain Mwaungulu quashed former speaker Henry Chimunthu Banda’s statement which indicated that speakers are helpless on the section without a petition. Section 65 mandates a speaker to declare vacant seat of a parliamentarian who at the time of their elections was […]

PAC Applauds Peter on Lean Cabinet…Baffled with Huge Chunk of Advisors

PAC Applauds Peter on Lean Cabinet…Baffled with Huge Chunk of Advisors

Despite being happy with the choice of a lean cabinet, the Public Affairs Committee (PAC) a grouping of religious leaders has said the president’s choice of many advisors is not in line with its expectations. Last week president Peter Mutharika appointed a 10 member group of advisors, a development which has earned him criticisms from […]

Lutepo Out On Bail

Lutepo Out On Bail

A Lilongwe Senior Resident Magistrate Chisomo Msokera has granted bail to Mr. Osward Lutepo who was arrested on charges of lying on the oath in the cashgate case. Lutepo’s lawyer Osward Mtupira told the court that his client deserves to be released on bail as he was already honouring conditions for other more serious court […]

President Muthalika among 50 African Leaders to attend U.S Africa leaders’ summit in August

President Muthalika among 50 African Leaders to attend U.S Africa leaders’ summit in August

President Peter Muthalika is among 50 African leaders invited by American President Obama to attend this year’s US Africa leader’s summit in Wastington, DC. According to the statement from White House by press secretary on Monday says that President Obama looks forward to welcoming leaders from across the African continent to the Nation’s Capital to […]

APM warns against bypassing cabinet when making crucial decisions

State President Professor Peter Mutharika has directed that all policy announcements be made by Ministry of Information. The president says this will help bring harmony among cabinet ministers and the civil service. President Mutharika spoke when he officially opened an orientation workshop for the newly-appointed cabinet ministers in Mangochi. The president said he had noted […]

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