Malawi leader approves contract renewal of MACRA boss Nsaliwa

The broadcasting regulator, the Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (Macra) has renewed the contract of its Director General Charles Nsaliwa.

Information Minister Moses Kunkuyu confirmed to Nyasa Times on Thursday that President Mrs. Joyce Banda has approved the contract renewal.

“I can confirm that Mr. Charles Nsaliwa contract as Director General of MACRA has indeed been renewed for another 3 years,” Kunkuyu told Nyasa Times.

“This decision was reached after the Board of MACRA did their evaluation of Mr. Nsaliwa and recommended that his contract be renewed,” he said.

Msaliwa Macra Director General: Contract renewal

Kunkuyu explained that the Communications Act Section 9 says “the minister shall, on the recommendation of the Authority, appoint the Director General of the Authority who shall be responsible for the direction of and supervision over the work and staff of the authority”.

He added that after the recommendation of the Board, President Banda “has approved the renewal of the contract.”

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