Malawi to retire 19 top officers in civil service reorganisation

Malawi civil service reorganisation will see 19 Principal Secretaries, including Chief Secretary George Mkondiwa and Police chief  Lot Dzonzi, sent for for early retirement and government will cough over K2.4 billion in retirement packages.

The top officials facing early retirement in civil service reform

The top officials facing early retirement in civil service reform

According to a document by the Civil Service Reform Commission titled “List of Principal Secretaries who are above the age of 55: Expected Retirement Packages”,  all the officials were expected to be retired between now and 2019.

Apart from Dzonzi and Mkondiwa, the list also includes former Attorney General Anthony Kamanga, Deputy Chief Secretary to the government, Willie Samute and Moffat Chitimbe, Clement Kapalamula, Newby Kumwembe, Clement Chinthu-Phiri, Ivy Luhanga, Chris Kang’ombe and Randson Mwadiwa.

Also making the list are Zangazanga Chikhosi, Macphail Magwira, Lonely Magreta, Mary Shawa, Else Tembo, Paul Chiunguzeni and Kester Kaphaizi.

President Peter Mutharika’s proposed changes include reducing the number of ministerial portfolios, including deputy ministers, to 20 and reforming budgetary allocation for maintaining state residences.

He said he hopes to promote “professionalism, integrity, technical competence and efficiency.”

Mutharika hopes the new civil service will be non-partisan and corruption free, which will be achieved “through full compliance with existing public financial management rules, regulations and practices”.

A Civil Service Reform Commission is headed by State Vice President Saulos Chilima.

The Commission members  include  former Director of Public Procurement Bright Mangulama,  economist and  a renowned resilient business man Thom Mpinganjira.

Social development lawyer and women’s rights activist Seodi White is also a member. An accounts expert Evelyn Mwapasa, Rev Matiya Nkhoma and barrister-at-law Krishna Savjani are other members in the commission.

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Lomwes will replace them after being forcibly retired

New Generation
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go and rest energetically, Magwira failed to assist specialist teachers in MW especially the diploma holders. he presided over their graduation ceremony as gvt official(PS) AND LATER THE SAME GOVERNMENT is saying does not recognize the certificates. Who sent him on that d- day? shame!!!!

New Generation
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yes, go and rest energetically, Magwira failed to assist specialist teachers in MW especially the diploma holders. he presided over their graduation ceremony as gvt official(PS) AND LATER THE SAME GOVERNMENT is saying does not recognize the certificates. Who sent him on that d- day? shame!!!!

jimmy
Guest

young professionals need to be given chance in these big tasks (makolo osaumira mwakula kapumeni)

trouble
Guest

persecution in any form is never right, these man & woman have served malawi. let “GOD” be the judge, what goes around comes around. chilima & his task force must be blessed with years of youth……….

kavindere kaiyah
Guest

This is total nonsense you are telling other people to retire because they are old and yet iweyo imvi mpakana mu mphuno why cant you retire first ?At 74 way beyond the retirement age?

CHAVULA
Guest

REFORM NEED TO START IN PLOT NUMBER ONE

chatonda
Guest

I wish all those going to enjoy their retirement. This is not a mean achievement at all. Congratulations Mwadyapo and let other kuti adyeponso nawo.

Good luck

JANATU
Guest

FEUDALISM AND SECESSION IS THE SOLUTION TO ALL THESE PROBLEMS MALAWI IS FACING NOW !!!

WHY IS IT TAKING SO LONG ???

Omama
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Ine ndiwauza otsibweni osamuka kuno Nthalire. Wena oli ko Matako Atuwa achokenso ndipo wena oli apa po Chisa cha Mpheta. Onsewo ochoke opite ku Thyolo okapeze udindo wa amene awachotsapowa. Uphweka Pulinsipolo

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