Malawi govt to buy K7bn new IFMS software following loss of network

Malawi Government has said it will buy a K7billion new software for integrated financial management systems (IFMS) following hiccups the current version is facing.

Msowoya: To buy new IFMIS system

Msowoya: To buy new IFMIS system

Finance ministry spokesperson Nations Msowoya said the new IFMS software would be bought before December.

“As you might be aware, the Baker Telly report recommended we buy a new software and we will do so this year before December,” he said.

Civil servants, public officers and government pensioners will have a delayed July salary and pension because IFMS experienced network problems for two weeks.

Nyasa Times has established no civil servant has received a July pay cheque as on Tuesday.

Msowoya said Finance ministry officials and IT experts went shopping in southern Africa countries for the software.

“The government has engaged other software companies to help procure the advanced software for out IFMS,” he said.

He was optimistic the World Bank would bankroll the purchase of the software.

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Umbava uyu mukufuna milandu ikamadzalowa mudzidzati soft ware yakale ndiyo ili ndi data? Dont protect 7ministers. By the way when are demonstrations for 7ministers to resign?


Izi ndiye zonamatu. Software ikaDure chonchi kuposa national budget?


is this through a public tender?


Software cannot stop people without integrity hustling the taxpayers money.Its moral people and procedures who can stop graft in this nation.People, lets pray for our nation.The current leadership is a sample of us as a nation.If we change as a nation out of us can come good leaders.


In which world does software cost that much? Uchitsiru tachepetsani ku boma ko.
Baker Tilly may have recommended that upgrade that doesn’t mean there are no alternatives Saulos taziyankhula zinazi asaaa

Jah Man

Proprietary software systems are damn expensive, whereas equivalent open source softwares commonly used by academics and poor people are free and cost hell if one has to hire expert to customise


Even the most expensive applications from Oracle or Microsoft or GIS applications dont cost that much, major costs must come from licensing the application

Jah Man

SAP & Oracle Financials are good foolproof systems ideal for government


You sold MSB to FDH for 4 billion. This means that this software is worth more than the bank that had the largest network in the country…!!! Armageddon is coming soon indeed….


Mukuwonongatu ndalama guyz, yambani yapamanja yomwe ija basi, izi zatikanika ndithu


Failed country. You bought software and it is not working. Why not ask the supplier to fix the shortfalls. And you are the people who want my taxes. Mwauponda – tax evasion heavy!!

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