All 193 Malawi MPs to receive laptop purchased from Globe Computers

All 193 members of parliament (MPs) will be given an HP laptop computers valued at purchased from Globe Computers.

Laptop procurement raising eyebrows

All MPs to get laptop

Parliament spokes Leonard Mengezi confirmed about the hardware refresh on the MPs.

He however said 190 laptops have been delivered as there are three vacancies.

Mengezi said the laptops will help the MPs do their work, including research on parliamentary matters.

Eish  laptop was bought K450,000 plus VAT from Globe Computers.

Office of Director of Public Procuremebt approved the bid on 21 March 2017.

It was delivered on 16 May 2016.

Total cost is K112 131 250 00.


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winston msowoya

Malawiana,MPs get good incomes and therefore,they can easily buy these laptops if they are patriotic enough to their voters who are struggling to feed their families.We are seeing MPs buying cars that in other developing countries Ministers can not afford to own.We are loosing people in hospitals for lack of medicines and hospital workers are paid peanuts while they are working hard to seve the lives of our people,while these shameless and womaniser MPs, spend their salaries like drunken-soldiers.Use tax-payers’ funds diligently to meet people’s requirements.

Vitsilu Malawi

no smoke without fire what is happening is is corruption or something to do with mp . uku ndiye timati kukanika kuyankhula a malawi while zinthu zikuonongeka.


If all the MP were hard working like Lunguzi Malawi will be somewhere?
Most of the MPS only work a few months before Elections.

Please give those laptops to schools not MPS. Thank you.


Nyasatimes are not complaining. They are simply informing the nation. Guys please do not politicize everything.


why vat?? Are govt and NGOs, diplomatic proprerty charged VAT?
Did the tendering process appear anywhere in the newspaapers or rather open?


Imeneyi ndi nkhani?


MP atakhala wozindikira kufunika kwa laptop atha kupeza njira yozigulira yekha laptop yo monga mmnene timachitira ife alimi pogula zipangizo zolimira kumunda. Apa zikungosonyeza kuti ku Parliament ko simukhala serious. Ma laptop amenewo mukanapeleka mma ofesi a boma, ku police ndi mmalo ena komwe akusowekera. Bwana APM mukuti bwanji pamenepa anyamata anutu alowa zibwana ku parliament ko.

Another lame way of spending our hards earned money,all the money these people get for sleeping on the job, you mean to say they cant afford to get a simple cheap to get just to google things? I Bet 99% of these people also have smart phones and yet they have google there too and they dont use it at all. We have civil servants in government office who legitimately cant do their work because they need this technology, visit the DC’s offices they are still using paper based records to conduct their day to day business. I dont think… Read more »
Dr tambala

if people are complaining of a k450,000 laptop then Malawi is not ready for multi party democracy. we should go back to 1 party dictatorship! how can the MPs work efficiently without a laptop amangwetu!!!



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