No December pay for anti-graft striking staff, Malawi govt says

Malawi Government which is currently working tooth and nail to quench the raging fires following a spate of strikes from several of its departments, has said that the striking staff from the country’s Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) will not get their December pay as they are deemed to have been absconding work.

Gondwe :  No pay for striking staff

Gondwe : No pay for striking staff

Minister of Finance and Economic Planning Goodall Gondwe, however, was quick to point out in an interview that the decision has been made “somewhere” and not from his office and was just communicating to the striking workers.

“I have been told that the ACB staff are going back to work tomorrow (Thursday). Therefore, those that will not report for duties will not get their December salaries because I am told the strike is illegal,” he said.

However, a labour law lecturer at the University of Malawi’s Chancellor College Mauya Msuku has dismissed the threat saying the law does not favour monetory punishment to resolve a dispute between an employer and the employees.

Msuku said if anything government’s warning is illegal and not the strike.

“Withholding of wages or salaries is monetory punishment which is illegal. The law only permits to withhold wages when there are damages caused by employees or one has absented himself or herself from work without reasons,” he said.

Msuku said employees who are conducting a strike, which has risen from a dispute and that all procedures are followed is not illegal, therefore their wages cannot be withheld.

The ACB staff are on strike demanding 70 percent salary hike after rejecting a 10 percent proposed increase.

The dispute resulted into police sealing the ACB offices on Tuesday only to be forced to open them on Wednesday after the country’s President Arthur Peter Mutharika intervened.

The President’s order overturning the sealing of the offices in Blantyre, Lilongwe, Mzuzu and Zomba came barely hours after a legal scholar at Chancellor College, Mwiza Nkhata, and the Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace (CCJP), faulted the decision as lacking legal basis.

The ACB staff are meeting Thursday to discuss the next course of action.

Malawi government is faced with a spate of strikes and threats of similar actions from several of its departments.

Just this week a meeting between the country’s doctors and nurses on one hand and government officials hit a snug when high powered state emissaries failed to convince the medical personnel not to go on with their planned strike.

The meeting attended by the representatives of both sides including the Office of the President and Cabinet (OPC) and the Civil Servants Trade Union (CSTU) ended without reaching an agreement after government plea to put the impending strike on hold until the economy improves fall on deaf ears.

Already, staff at Kamuzu Central Hospital (KCH) in Lilongwe are serving a seven-day notice to withdraw labour if government will not address their grievances while nurses at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital in Blantyre and Zomba Central hospital are also pressing for higher pay and improved working conditions.

Economic analysts have warned that Malawi is likely to see more strikes by dissatisfied workers grappling with an economic gloom following the ongoing donor aid freeze.

The country’s judicial system is also paralysed after courtroom staff went on a strike while primary school teachers also at one time boycotted classes to obtain salaries not paid for almost  six months.

Last week, supporting staff of the University of Malawi launched a sit in to demand a 45 percent salary hike while the country’s Anti-Corruption Bureau has its operations at a halt following similar strikes which have so far forced government to use the Police to seal off the ACB offices.

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76 thoughts on “No December pay for anti-graft striking staff, Malawi govt says”

  1. rif says:

    ACB tsopano! Eh, koma a Malawi ali ana ako ungangoti, nkadadziwa sinkadabereka

  2. thebsom says:

    Mu sova guys ine za strick zanuzo ndiye ayi ndaonapo anthu akufa kamba ka ma strick ngati amenewo ine ayi !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  3. zako izo says:

    cum 2gethr and resolve the differences amicably,,mukalepherana ndikukwapulani

  4. christian says:

    The issue is simple,we work to get payed,so if we don’t work how can they get paid.

  5. Phodogoma says:

    Aku ACB mumangomva strike eti. Inu anthu a contract mungachite strike bwanji? Boma litakhala pansi ndi maloya awo ndikuunikira bwino nkhaniyi atha kukuchosani nonse popanda ma benefiti. Koma boma silimaziwa ma elements a milandu ayi. Inuyo a ACB ndinu olakwa zedi. Zinthuzi mwazitengera ndale basi. Kodi ndimayesa mudasaina kontalikiti ya zaka ziwiri kapena zitatu mukulandila salary imene idali mu apointment form yanu? Ndipo mudavomera kulembedwa ntchoto ndi salary imeneyo.Ndimayesa mumachita bargain for good salary during contract renewal. Tsopano umbuli bwanji? Inetu ndagwira ntchito ya contract. Ngati contract package yachepa umakaniratu contarct. Kotero kuti kuonjezeradwa malipiro uli pakontract ndi mwa chabe. Inde ndi privelege not a right. Musamale muluza ntchito. Komanso ngakhale boma litati lifuna likuchoseni ntchito litha kupere mabenefits anu mosavuta. M’Malawi muno tili ndi ogwira ntchito a ACB osakwana 400. Mutha kungoononga half ya mabenefits a Matlida wa parliament. Aboma yang’anani kumbali muthane ndi agaru amenewa chifukwa mulenje wopha anyani sayang’ana nkhope ayi. Nyani amalira momvetsa chisoni. Mukatero makondishoni abwino woti anthu atsopano wodzayamba ntchito kumeneko asadzchitenso strike. Ngati sakhutisidwa ndi malipilo adzingosiya ntchito monga zimactikira m’ma NGO onse. Komanso mukalemba ntchito muonesese kuti mukulemba ntchito anthu ochokera madera onse osati dera limodzi ngati mmene ziliri panopa. 75 percent ya anthu a ku ACB ndi ochera region imodzi. Fufuzani izi ndipo mukhulupilira. Anthu a region imeneyo akufuna kugwesa boma ndi zochita zawo. Chenjerani. Bwana amenewa asalandire mpang’ono pomwe. Anthu amenewa amalandira ma alawance ambiri zedi. Ndipo sakhala pa office ayi koma mumafield basi. ICHI NDI CHIPONGWE ZEDI. KUSAYAMIKA ZEDI. ACHOSENI NDIPO MUWAPASE ZAWO. MUCHOSE ALIYENSE FROM BOTTOM TO THE HIGHEST LEVEL. BAD BEHAVIOUR OF A CHILD IS TOLERATED BY THE PARENT AND SENIORS AT ACB ARE TOLERATING THIS YET THEY ARE CONTRACTORS.

  6. Onawaka Gondwe says:

    That’s a good point. and legalize same sex marriages tikwatile ife

  7. Mzungumaso says:

    Masiku akumapeto,
    What we are supposed each other is to read the Bible and see what it says about the great controvency. Later each Malawian should count of his doing.
    Thank you

  8. Kondwani says:

    ationongera dziko anthuwa.

  9. Hoitty says:

    Musapatse za December anthu a dyera awa. Inu a ACB ngati simukufuna harmonisation siyani kumeneko zaloweni m’boma. Ndipo strike ikatha ena osapangira renew ma contract kumeneko.

  10. Chatty Man says:

    Mr president sort all these issues otherwise we are heading towards a point of no return.

  11. douglas says:

    Phepani chomene mose imwe mukukhwaskika na nkhani iyi. Xmas muyionenge makola chala.

  12. Zachisoni Phiri says:

    Paliso kubera mavoti apa wopusa ndi uyo a malamulira

  13. Mzumara says:

    Iwe Gondwe , why not extending that to Judiciary? Ukuwopa, phwala lako tsono

  14. mnong'ona says:

    Don’t give them,they are stupit people. And they don’t about their gvnt.

  15. Angozo says:

    Galu, kubela mavoti kotani unaba ndiweyo mavotiwo?

  16. Bwampini says:

    Zinthu zoyendera malamulo(labour laws) nde wina aziti fwee fwee fwee apa. Zafika posahongeka pano. Let’ s wait n see what 2015 is bringing for us. The TRUTH is our government is failing to convince the donors to open their hands again. I don’t know on what fields: MY OPINION: It looks like our govt has shot itself on the foot that’s why CASHGATE CASES have no jurisdication up to know. They delay to pull the trigger because the barrel is facing the shooter.

  17. Asylum seeker says:

    YOU TRY IT, WE WILL JUST GO TO WORK AND SIT ON OUR BUTTS. I’M NOT EVEN SURE IF THAT IS LEGAL MR GONDWE

  18. Nabetha says:

    Whether the strike is illegal or not the rule remains no work no pay. If someone is convinced with the facts that the strike is illegal then the complainant should start with the procedure of dismising the striking workers. If the strike is illegal why has it taken so long for an employer to give warning about the consequences of illegal striking? This will be a win win situation. No salary but at least the guys will settle for 50% plus.

  19. tzude2 says:

    Achotseni onse agalu amenewa mulembe ife.palibe akudziwa vepi agalu amenewa.

  20. koma eeee mpaka pamenepo

  21. thyolo thava says:

    Ameneyu sadati ankaona ngati kubela mzako ndikophweka awona basi

  22. IMBANYI says:

    Anthu osavera Mulungu awa usaweluze ndipamene Ali patsogolo kuweluza nawoso alandile chilango alanga azawo mokwana amenewa

  23. akatswiri says:

    why are you saying bad things that will not go well with ACB staff,tangoganizani muli inuyo mungatani,nanunso amene mukuti zanu zalowa kale tamangomwerani zanuzo osati kumaphyezera za utsiru coz there is nothing wrong with ACB stricking,and some of you you are saying that they should also seal the courts zopusa basi,let the Government come with a good solution not pay December salary just pay them,mudzaliratu anthu amenewa akadza yamba ntchito chifukwa chakuti enanu muli pandanda ogwidwa chifukwa cashgate,Tikukuonanitu.

  24. thiodora fanrosam says:

    They dont diserve to be given their Dec pay.They must go to hell with their stupid politically motivated strike. Boma ili si la azungu andiuza kuti.This a matured gvt not mbwelera.Fotseki law experts.

  25. Nganali kombweke says:

    Osawaonjera amenewa ntchito yawo simaoneka. Kufuna kuzikundikira chuma nokha bwanji? paka 70% anthu oti mumalandira kale zochuluka pamene civil servant amene ali olimbikira kwambiri kuposa inu akumuonjera 40%. zinazi tamachitaniko manyazi.

  26. John says:

    Is there somebody with a red card? Someone needs to be sent off the political field!

  27. Kadzibwa says:

    Osamangoti fwe fwe fwe m’bomamu. To run a government its a serious business. Wangoyamba,kenako timumva akutukwana pakati pa ana.

  28. Kadzibwa says:

    Unkayesdnji nanga Peter? Unkayesa ndimasewera. Zangoyamba chabe cme January Peter ulira kuti peeeeeee! Mwachilomwe man.

  29. kamfana says:

    Fotseki, No.17 ndi enanu you have to speak SENSE,OSATI KUNYOZA AKUMPOTO BASI.KODI KU ACB KULI AKUMPOTO OKHA?KUMALEMBA ZA NZERU ETI? KNOW YOUR CONSTITUTION IT’S WHEN YOU WILL HAVE ENOUGH LIGHT CONCERNING YOUR COUNTRY.NOT JUST BUBBLING ANYTHING.
    Here Govt. I Feel has taken a WRONG DECISION BY APPLYING SUCH A PUNISHMENT.I FEEL IT IS ILLEGAL.WHY IS THE MINISTER SAYING:’THE DECISION WAS MADE ‘SOMEWHERE’ NOT FROM HIS OFFICE.WHAT IS IT THAT HE IS AVOIDING/ DOGGING? IS THERE TRUTH FOR PUNISHING THEM LIKE THAT EVEN IF IT WAS AN ILLEGAL STRIKE? I FEEL ITS AN INVITATION OF INSULTS,ANGER,HATRED AND FRUSTRATIONS FROM MANY MALAWIANS. I DON’T THINK IT’S A FAIR ACTION.

  30. jojo says:

    Law teacher is right, mbulinu mungotsutsa coz you know nothing.

  31. kakha Erutu says:

    NGOs that champion human rights, please teach people their responsibilities. Your actions seem to suggest that people have rights without responsibilities.I urge the CSOs to be sincere in their work.
    Further, I used to the legal profession, but sadly, that respect is slowly evaporating because of half baked unethical lawyers whose interest is in fame and dirty money. I will respect CSOs who will invest their money in teaching people the virtues of patriotism, not fomenting hate among Malawians.
    Leaders of these CSOs should not behave as if their home districts are not part of Malawi. They should demonstrate their love for their country Malawi.

  32. Fathara says:

    PANG’ONO NDI PANG’ONO EYA NDI PANG’ONO EYA TIYENDE Eeeeh A PETER ALUBWELA, APETER ALUBWELA EYA, ALUBWELA EYA TIYENDE Eeeeh!!!!!. A PRESIDENT A TUMBUKA WA AMAKUYESANI INU MWANA. KUTELEKO MUMAFUNA KUTI MULANDILE MALIPILO MUSAKUGWILA NTCHITO?? KKKKKKKK KOMA NDIYE MWANYATU. AMENE AKUFUNA NDALAMA APITA KUKAGWILA NTCHITO OSAFUNA AKHALA. …CHAKA CHINOCHI CHINOCHI SICHONYENGELELA- SICHONYENGELELA,, CHAKA CHINOCHI CHONOCHI WASALA WASALA- WASALA WASALA,, SIZONYENGELELA SIZONYENGELELA.. TITHANA NANU, KUMENE MUKUMAPANGANAKO MUKAPANGANESO MWAWOTCHA, SITIKUGONJELANI ULENDO UNO MUWONA ASATANA INU.

    1. Gulukunyinda says:

      FATHARA ALI NGATI HITLER. HITLER CHILICHONSE ANKATI NDI MA JEWS. JEWS HAVE TAKEN OVER THE ECONOMY, JEWS ARE RUNNING ALL THE BUSINESSES, JEWS HAVE TAKEN OVER ALL THE JOBS. SOLUTION- work hard to get what you want as long as you are frustrated and see other people akuchita bwino you will never have peace abd conentrate on your achievements. God help you lose the hatred by giving you your needs otherwise you will keep hating. I hope you go to church.

  33. innocent says:

    Forsake ma kape inu they will be paid lets bet.

  34. Chidyatu says:

    You people why are you fooled by by Adada Gondwe, the dude has been a customer to ACB and there are substantive corruption cases against him, what do you think he can do given that he know has the power to disempower the graft bust body. he has more personal vendetta to grind the Bureau than professional drive.

    Inu osafunsa bwanji he is not treating other striking organisations with the iron fist.

  35. popapo says:

    There are many political commentators just like those that comment on issues related to the judiciary. Northerners are just among them, therefore do not just pick a name and then rubbish it. Some of them their mothers are from central, east and south part of Malawi, just imagine how they feel. Kodi pali mtundu better than u Malawi ? I presume those that write hate articles on tribe have failed in equal life hence resort to such.

  36. KING SOLOMONS WISDOM says:

    WE KNOW WHERE MALAWI MONEY IS.LISTEN ME VERY CAREFULLY.1 BAKILI MULUZI (FRIEND TO APM) 1.7BILLION, APM TEAM 92BILLION ,JOYCE BANDA TEAM 22BILLION .SO OPEN UP THE COURTS AND ACB WE GET BACK OUR MONEY FROM THESE ROBBERS,PLUNDERERS,ROGUES PEOPLE WHO WORSHIP ILLGOTEN MONEY THAT BELONGS TO MALAWANS.WE CANNOT EVEN HAVE SURGICAL EQUIPMNT IN HOSPITALS COZ OF THESE THIEVES SITING ON MONEY DAT DOES NOT BELONG TO DEM AND DEY SHOW OFF WITH DE EVIL CURSED WEALTH.TEL ME WHO CAN ENJOY CURSED WEALTH?OPPOSITION CHAKWELA WORK UP AS SOONAS COURTS OPEN PUSH 4 BAKILI CASE.WE WANT AN ACTIVE OPOSITION NOT ONE DAT JOINS IN MILKIN MALAWI-1000LTS FUEL 4 SITIN IDLE? WAKE UP MAN! THE ELECTORATE PAY OPOSITION SALALIES SO AS TO WORK.SO WORK WE WANT TO SEE U WORK.

  37. utamewakwe says:

    Fweseki chindele chskufikapo

  38. pierra says:

    It is one thing to talk tough and another to act above the law. Government should be careful as legal recourse and compensation package could end up costing more than the salaries and wages.

  39. cnkhuto says:

    How could one expect a payment without work? That’s laziness at its best. Goodall, don’t pay them, I support that decision. Extend that to judiciary. They are useless.

  40. Issa Kabudula says:

    Am in support of the minister of finance asapatsidwe ndalama, to have work in Malawi is a privilege other than that you either a small trader (hawker) or a house hold farmer. Its unfortunate to learn of many strikes in Malawi lately. Koma ngati tagudwa Malawians please think a gain – no one will be happy with an informed family head at times we lebel those who are doing better as a fiti or ogulitsa mano. Now Malawi having a professor of law and a teacher by profession, not only we must be proud but also work in assist the development of our country.

    Bambo nyumba akati ndilibe ndalama, should ana strike for more nsima knowingly kuti bamboo zawavuta? Boma brothers and sisters its not as banja where you have few people to take care off, but its an uphill task to be managed including amisala.

    No work no pay policy must be used, if not the youth are eager to make the difference must be given the posts and fill the vacance akalime akunyada. We need Malawians who are informed of politics of the day; you don’t know why the donors are harsh on Malawi beside cash gate, donors do not give out their money for nothing, peter as our President is not an yes bwana – that is the reason why the donors are keeping their money. The funds can soon come in if we are to put wamisala the yes bwana as a president.

    How long should Malawi with its citizens suffer, when Malawi is blessed with plenty of fresh water, land with fertility, strong human labour and anthu aulemu? Should we sale our humanity for the less party than prevent our leaders who can bring ever last development? The Nsanje in land Canal alone is a blessing to be happy about, something we can all benefit, only the intelligent understand this.

    Brothers and sisters am begging you at a distance to please don’t be sale-outs, be disciplined, cultured son’s and daughters of mother Malawi – thank you.

  41. Hahahahahahaah koma malawi wacema eti….de beta pita cn do iz to resign cz zonsezi zikufuna akuluwo kut agwe nayo….

  42. KING SOLOMONS WISDOM says:

    COURT CLERKS MUST NOT GET DECEMBER PAY ,COZ HAV NOT WORKD .TEACHERS ARE HARD WORKIN PEOPLE.

  43. Phodogoma says:

    Aboma tangoonani malenguleshoni a ACB. Ngati sioyenera kupanga mastrike basi achoseni ntchito amenewo. Munthu wa contract ya three years ungapange strike. Chamba, umbuli zamitundu, zandale. Nkhonya ya pa May 20 ikukupwetekanibe etiKapena simudziwa malamuo a contract. Mudangopita ku macontract wosadziwa chimene mukuchita. Contract imatha nthawi iliyonse ndipo ngati employer walakwa amakupatsani zanu zonse. Palibe ngani apa akunyambiteni nonse mbuli inu. Boma litha kulipira agalu inu ka K500 million kwacha ka ma benefit yanu ndi chiyani.

  44. KING SOLOMONS WISDOM says:

    THE COURT STAFF MUST NOT GET PAID IF THEY DO NOT GO BACK TO WORK.WHY SHOULD THEY GET TAX PAYER MONEY 4 STAYIN AT HOME? INFACT NO DECEMBER SALARY COZ HAV NOT WORKD.THIS MSUKU LAWYER MUST GO BACK TO READ LAW.THE UNION MUST INSTEAD PAY THESE GUYZ.OF ALL PROFESIONS IT IS ONLY LAWYERS WHO CONTRADICT EACH OTHER-REMEMBER THE ELECTORAL INJUNCTIONS AS EXAMPLE.ONE LAWYER WIL SAY 1+0=1,THE OTHER WILL SAY 1+0=0. NOW,” I KING SOLOMON SC,HUSBAND TO PEACEOL ;SOLEMNLY DECLARE DAT DIS COURT STAFF MUST NOT GET DECEMBER SALARY COZ HAV NOT WORKD SATELIS PARIBUS.NOWORK=NO PAY

  45. Onasiwelo says:

    Shut up Gondwe you are not only old but weak and feeble to, How many Government funded organization have gone on strike, why should the ACB not do the same, Look days of intimadating are gone who said they will not get their salaries, your stupid boss promised Malawians that once elected into the office he will increase wages of all Civil and Government sponsored institutions why did he say that he perfectly well know that what they get is pea nut so now its time to make the dream come true. DO not say there is no money when you were making these stupid promises did you not think where the money will come from? I thought it was the same Gondwe who make this during the lunch of the manifesto? Do you think you own this country and we are all your house holds stupid. You should learn to respect people you are leading. Try it and see there are many ways of killing a rat.

  46. Jabulosi says:

    If the strike is Illegal then they shouldn’t be paid!!!! if it is legal then their union should pay them. No Work No Pay!!!! This is the international practice!!!!!

  47. Wozinyanyala says:

    No work no pay …true. Koma nanga bwanji mukulipira kadzidzi Arthur Mathanyula akutani ku Malawi? Mwamuonjezera malipiri Chakwera akutani iyeyo mbava ya tchalichi….onse asalipiridwe. …ife kwathu nkuwonela agalu akuseweletsa boma.

  48. Che Nkhumba says:

    The law teacher seems to contradict himself. He says the law only permits to withhold wages when, inter alia, one has absented himself or herself from work without reasons. However, he does not seem to dispute the fact that the ACB strike is illegal because it did not comply with all the necessary procedures yet he says that withholding the salaries is illegal. If the strike is illegal, Goodal is right because striking illegally is absenting oneself from work.

  49. Agibo says:

    Zinaz ndi zofuna.Bwanji kwa eni akewo mpaka 80 % -168% koma akut ndalama palibe ? Ok,nanga bwanji ma juniors (tchers,nurses,ku judiciary,ACB, NDI ENAWO)awakwezere koma azalandile mtsogolo ? Tatopa ndi ma Strike anuwa

  50. Fwetseki says:

    Kodi mmalawi muno ma law expert ndi akunorth basi? Tayesani aku mmawa mwina tingamveko zamzeru. Amenewa asalandire basi. Amadya pakulu kuposa ife aphunzitsi koma ife sitivuta timamva boma likati lilibe dollar. Popeza ntchito yathuyi ndiyoitanidwa ndi mulungu. Tidziwa kuti mphoto yaikulu ili kumwamba.

    1. mbuya says:

      IWE NDIWE CHITSIRU GALU ANAKULETSA KUPITA KUSUKULU NDANI A TUMBUKA AMADYA KUNYUMBA KWAMAKO GALU

      1. Thengereland says:

        Kutukwana is a sign of defeat. Do you mean all Malawi’s law experts come from the north? Why do you think like a tumbuka? Utumbuka ndi mmutu momwe?

        1. Jelbin mk says:

          Koma Mr thengereland umamva bwanji mmoyo mwako ukapanda kuchula za mutumbika kodi anakidyela chani atumbukawo? And can’t you comment just according to the matter @hand without mentioning this blessed tribe? Am giving you an assignment to check all my comments and I bet you can’t find any mentioning of a certain tribe because I have no time for that ndimaopa kutsalira mmbuyo kukhakira kudana ndi ntundu wina wake pamene anzanga ali kikilikikili kupanga makhobidi pamene iwe uli bize kudana ndintumbuka kaya anakudyela chani kaya Ngati vuto ndisukulu ija uzikalimbana ndi makolo ako kuti dadi bwanji simnandipitise kusukulu Ngati mnzanga wa chitumbuka uja because its not because of a tumbuka man that you are not educated but because your perents did not do it for youso they are the ones you can hold a grudge against. koma ndibwino kuwauza chomwe anakulakwila olo anakubela kuti abwenze, may God help you understand this or ignore it at your own peril.

  51. Bob Phiri says:

    The so called law lecturer is useless. The strike is illegal because not all necessary procedures for striking were followed. If anything, the lecturer should ask what was not done right, rather than dismissing govt decision. Fotseki.

    1. Matapwata says:

      don’t be overzealous if u dont know or understanding.

  52. Nadyanji says:

    Munya muona bola ine mphunzitsi zanga zalowa kale ndayambanso kumwera. Inu mukujomba kuntchito simulandira.

  53. Kabwinja says:

    Uku ndiye timati kuziyamba dala, ti ma decision tinatitu mupangitsa anthu kupenga. Ndiye muona red kumapeto kwake. Tione kuti apuse ndani

  54. bertha says:

    I disagree with the law teacher. The govt is right if it wants not to pay the ACB staff who are on an illegal strike. You can not pay a worker who has wrongfully chosen
    not to work.he or she is not working hence no need to be paid

  55. PP Propaganda says:

    Because two years ago we had Nkhatabay (tumbuka) government unlike today. Do you really think these are employment strikes? These are regionally and politically influenced strikes.

  56. They should be paid by their unions not govt ife aziphunzitsi tili pheee tikuziwa kuti boma lilibe ndalama likadzapeza lidzatiwonjezera

  57. Patriot says:

    Osayiwala kuchita seal ma courts, College of Nursing, Parliament, Kamuzu Central Hospital, Queens ndi zina zotero. Titetezedi ma buildings athu kkkkkk

  58. ,MYEGHA,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, says:

    you will pay them if not then APM must step dawn this will mean that he has failled to rule this small country malawi

  59. [email protected] says:

    Fwefwefwe.

  60. YONG P says:

    BOMA LIKUPONDEREZA UFULU WA OLEMBWEDWA NTCHITO, IZITU NDI NKHANZA. ARE GOING BACK POMWE OLEMBEDWA NTCHITO SANKAPELEKAPO MAGANIZO PA ZOVUTA ZOMWE AMAKUMANANAZO?

  61. zalerani dada says:

    kumene zikuloweraku a mipingo tatiyeni tigwirane manja kuti chikho ichi a Malawi ife chitipitilile. Anytime there be a government explosion

  62. MAYO says:

    Guys lets go back to work

  63. kobus says:

    Alandira onse! Komanso akupangitsa that they shd not be paid are cashgaters still in govt, trying to frustrate the guys!

  64. If the strike is illegal it means conditions stipulated in the Labour Relations Act are not met. This means the workers are absconding work. At the same time the employer is not obliged to pay striking workers but their unions.

  65. Pacharo says:

    Mwagwa nayo a ACB. Koma osadanda akukusungirani.

  66. ZAMADALA says:

    DONT WORRY YOU WILL PAY THEM WITH ARREARS

    YOU THINK GOVT IS YOUR FARM ???

  67. Phodox says:

    The government should just dismiss the ACB employees. These are not supposed to strike or seat-in since they are working on contract basis. Employers and employees on contractual relationship can not go on strike because of salaries. If you are not happy with the salary you just leave the job not strike. These two groups solve the problem of wages on day one when one is signing appointment form for the job. Yes on humatarian basis the two can negotiate for better consideration not through strike. Please just finish them completely almost everyone so that pure new blood with new regulations should be hired. Not these mercenaries of JB. When did they know that devaluation requires wage rise up to the extent of strikes if the employers have no money. I mean JB devaluated the same currency, how many organizations went on strikes? I didnt hear that ACB went on strike soon after devaluation i two years ago. #Why today.

    1. nanga says:

      umbuli wa Phodox waonekera

    2. Akulisinga says:

      you have written your opinion well but by mentioning jb on this you an idiot! these strikes can not be orchestrated by jb. you are showing signs of a desperate person who always blame to be bewitched in every disease he suffers! wake up man!

    3. Thengereland says:

      Because two years ago Malawi had government of tumbukas by tumbukas for tumbukas. People who are making noise today are very few but strategically positioned, be it at ACB, UNIMA, Media, judiciary, CSOs, etc. The two years you are talking about, many Malawians were very unhappy but there were no strikes because these people in strategic positions controlled people not to strike.

      People from that side are so selfish and greed. This is why they are advocating for federalism and not for the secession of the north. As it is said that a parasite cannot leave its host voluntarily.

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