Malawi President Peter Mutharika has hired new line-up of advisors and special aides at State House who include former first lady Callista Mutharika, a widow of his brother late president Bingu wa Mutharika, Nyasa Times understands.
The new advisors include Francis Mphepo for political affairs, former minister Symon Vuwa Kaunda and DPP northern region chairman Nick Masebo.
Others are Songadzaudu Sajeni, Colleta Thorncroft and Annie Makuta.
President Mutharika has also hired Apostle Timothy Khoviwa as Presidential Advisor on Religious Affairs.
Khoviwa is the president and founder of Blantyre based Word of Faith Temple International Ministries.
He replaces Reverend Malani Mtonga, who was hired by former president and founder of People’s Party (PP) Joyce Banda and previously also served late Bingu wa Mutharika.
Khoviwa once served as the vice Chairperson of Presidential Commission of Inquiry on July 20, 2011 anti-Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) government protests.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :