Analysts say Malawi new Cabinet gives no hope

Political analysts say President Peter Mutharika’s newly hired 24-member cabinet will have no impact as it is the same old political faces dominating it.

President Mutharika congratulates Jappie Mhango for his appointment as minister of health

Mutharika announced the new cabinet on Wednesday with two members from the central region, three from the north and 13 from the south.

George Phiri, a political analyst at the University of Livingstonia said Mutharika should have included technocrats than the usual politicians who are there to serve the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) than the government.

“Politicians have taken charge of the cabinet. These politicians do not care about issues of performance,” said Phiri.

Another political analyst Rafiq Hajat said it was a pity that just 11 per cent of the cabinet are women.

He also wondered why the president has bloated his team of advisors

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3 years ago

Haha next time these critiques must just come into Policy making positions…its nit easy as it seems

3 years ago

apa ndiye timati zero pa ten , those were the same thieves who were syphoning money.

Holly Tit
Holly Tit
3 years ago

A gathering of nyuses

Phingo Walusa
Phingo Walusa
3 years ago

How do you expect Tippex government to deliver?

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