Lazarus Chakwera Appoints New Cabinet Ministers

The President of the Republic of Malawi, His Excellency Dr Lazarus Chakwera has appointed new Cabinet Ministers.

 

Chakwera announced the the Cabinet Ministers two days after sacking the entire cabinet.

 

Lazarus Chakwera dissolved the country’s entire cabinet amid charges of corruption against several ministers.

 

Late on Monday, President Chakwera said that he had decided to allow the three ministers and other public officers accused of corruption to face their charges.

 

He added that the reconfigured cabinet will exclude Minister of Lands Kezzie Msukwa, who was arrested last month in a bribery case.

 

Msukwa is accused of benefitting from land deals involving a UK-based Malawian businessman.

Meanwhile, Labour Minister Ken Kandodo is accused of diverting COVID-19 funds and Energy Minister Newton Kambala was accused of meddling in the awarding of fuel import deals.

Below is the list of the appointed cabinet ministers.