Dausi denies Finance Minister, Attorney General had been fired: ‘It is fallacious’

Malawi government has moved in swiftly to dismiss social media rumours spreading on Thursday that Finance, Economic Planning and Development Minister Goodall Gondwe and ttorney General Kalekeni Kaphale had been dismissed.

Dausi: Malawi government reject lies and fabricated content on social media

Minister of Information and Communications Technology Nicholas Dausi said President Peter Mutharika had not fired any of the two.

“Honourable Goodall Gondwe remains Minister of Finance and Economic Development whilst Mr Kalekeni Kaphale remains Attorney General,” said Dausi.

He said there are channels of communication when top government officials are dismissed from government.

The government spokesman said reports of the two being dismissed are “misleading, deceptive and fallacious.”

Dausi cautioned people against rumour mongering.

The issue, however, got complicated when some State House workers, writing using pseudo names, congratulated private practice lawyer Tamanda Chokotho for his appointment as new Attorney General.

Apparentl, Chokhotho worked in the private law firm of Kaphale before.

Gondwe, who suffers from a recurrent backache, promised to retire from politics in 2014 but President Mutharika asked him to serve in his cabinet soon after winning the 2014 presidential election.

He was the first and only cabinet minister for close to two months before Mutharika completed appointing the 20 member cabinet which he did on piece meal.


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Ng'amu yanjala
3 years ago

Zovu zedii izi

Sweet sugar sweet
Sweet sugar sweet
3 years ago

Para wanthu wayamba kuyowoya ndiko kuti viliko. Mkulu wane Goodall, Wang a lupus I kanga chala. Soon pakuti uli kuleka kale ndyale, mbwenu palije suzgo.

3 years ago

CSO s please protest against this useless appointment

3 years ago

udf and dpp marriege will destroy this country guys are these pple serious kuchita kuonekelatu kuti dpp is desparate for udf zamanyazi

3 years ago

Boma la a Lhomwe.

chaponda chimanga
chaponda chimanga
3 years ago

And Chokotho is Muluzi’s lead lawyer in the K1.7 billion case. What is the reason behind making him AG?

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