Malawi President, Lazarus Chakwera Appoints Family And Relatives As Members Of His Cabinet

July 9, 2020
74 Views

Malawi’s new President, Lazarus Chakwera has appointed his relatives and family members of other politicians as ministers in his new cabinet.

President Chakwera during his campaign lambasted the then president for being nepotistic and filling his cabinet with people from his region.

However, Mr Chakwera has also now appointed over 70% of his cabinet members from the central region which happens to be his political stronghold.

The appointment has made several Malawians unhappy because the president had criticised his predecessor for being nepotistic and filling his cabinet with people from his region.

.IRPP_kangoo , .IRPP_kangoo .postImageUrl , .IRPP_kangoo .imgUrl , .IRPP_kangoo .centered-text-area { min-height: 100px; position: relative; } .IRPP_kangoo , .IRPP_kangoo:hover , .IRPP_kangoo:visited , .IRPP_kangoo:active { border:0!important; } .IRPP_kangoo { display: block; transition: background-color 250ms; webkit-transition: background-color 250ms; width: 100%; opacity: 1; transition: opacity 250ms; webkit-transition: opacity 250ms; background-color: #3498DB; } .IRPP_kangoo:active , .IRPP_kangoo:hover { opacity: 1; transition: opacity 250ms; webkit-transition: opacity 250ms; background-color: #2980B9; } .IRPP_kangoo .postImageUrl , .IRPP_kangoo .imgUrl { background-position: center; background-size: cover; float: left; margin: 0; padding: 0; } .IRPP_kangoo .postImageUrl { width: 30%; } .IRPP_kangoo .imgUrl { width: 100%; } .IRPP_kangoo .centered-text-area { float: right; width: 70%; padding:0; margin:0; } .IRPP_kangoo .centered-text { display: table; height: 100px; left: 0; top: 0; padding:0; margin:0; } .IRPP_kangoo .IRPP_kangoo-content { display: table-cell; margin: 0; padding: 0 10px 0 10px; position: relative; vertical-align: middle; width: 100%; } .IRPP_kangoo .ctaText { border-bottom: 0 solid #fff; color: #000000; font-size: 13px; font-weight: bold; letter-spacing: .125em; margin: 0; padding: 0; text-decoration: underline; } .IRPP_kangoo .postTitle { color: #FFFFFF; font-size: 16px; font-weight: 600; margin: 0; padding: 0; } .IRPP_kangoo .ctaButton { background-color: #2980B9; margin-left: 10px; position: absolute; right: 0; top: 0; } .IRPP_kangoo:hover .imgUrl { -webkit-transform: scale(1.2); -moz-transform: scale(1.2); -o-transform: scale(1.2); -ms-transform: scale(1.2); transform: scale(1.2); } .IRPP_kangoo .imgUrl { -webkit-transition: -webkit-transform 0.4s ease-in-out; -moz-transition: -moz-transform 0.4s ease-in-out; -o-transition: -o-transform 0.4s ease-in-out; -ms-transition: -ms-transform 0.4s ease-in-out; transition: transform 0.4s ease-in-out; } .IRPP_kangoo:after { content: “”; display: block; clear: both; }

After Receiving 99 Lashes, Woman, Sentenced To Death By Stoning On Allegations Of Adultery May Be Hanged

The new Labour Minister Kenny Kandodo is brother to the new Health Minister Khumbize Kandodo.

Businessman Gospel Kazako, who has been appointed information minister, also has his sister-in-law Agnes Nkusa Nkhoma as the deputy agriculture minister.

The appointment has made several Malawians unhappy since they expected him not to repeat the nepotism he accused his predecessor of.

KanyiDaily had reported how a constitutional court in Malawi annulled 2019 presidential election, citing “widespread” irregularities and ordered a new vote.

The new Presidential elections were held in Malawi on 23 June 2020, saw Lazarus Chakwera defeat his predecessor, Peter Mutharika.

You may be interested

‘Super Eagles Are My Team In 2021 AFCON’ –England Legend, Lineker
Sports
6 views
Sports
6 views

‘Super Eagles Are My Team In 2021 AFCON’ –England Legend, Lineker

Webby - January 11, 2022

Legendary England striker Gary Lineker says he has adopted the Super Eagles of Nigeria as his team at this year’s…

Ogunshakin, Ndidi Shine At Azimuth Junior Tennis Tourney
Sports
10 views
Sports
10 views

Ogunshakin, Ndidi Shine At Azimuth Junior Tennis Tourney

Webby - January 11, 2022

Seyi Ogunshakin, one of Nigeria’s best Under-12 players, is one of the shining stars at the AZIMUTH Shipping Lines Limited…

Ernest Shonekan: FG orders national flag to fly at half-mast
News
7 views
News
7 views

Ernest Shonekan: FG orders national flag to fly at half-mast

Webby - January 11, 2022

A soldier marching past a flag being flown at half-mast. President Muhammadu Buhari has directed that the national flag be…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.