Malawi leader hires new diplomats to Kuwait, Tanzania and UN: Ligoya off to New York

President Arthur Peter Mutharika has appointed Malawi’s diplomatic representatives to Tanzania, Kuwait and the United Nations.

Perks Ligoya Malawi’s ambassador-designate to United Nations in New York

According to the Office of the President and Cabinet (Office), Mutharika has hired Glad Chembe Munthali as Malawi High Commissioner to Tanzania, former cabinet minister Jaffalie Mussa as Malawi Ambassador to Kuwait while former Reserve Bank of Malawi Governor Dr Perks Ligoya is Malawi’s Ambassador to the United Nations.

OPC said the diplomatic appointments  are subject to confirmation by the Public Appointments of Committee of Parliament.

” All appointments are with effect from the 1st April 2018,” reads the statement signed by Llyold Muhara, Chief Secretary to the Government.

The Malawi leader has also appointed businessman Thomson Mpinganjira as Chairperson for the Board of Directors of Escom Limited to replace Ligoya who will start a diplomatic tour of duty in New York.

Ligoya returns to a diplomatic posting after serving the natiok]n as its envoy to India.

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Seven appointments made but none a lady. Why? Are there no capable women in Malawi? Or the women are only used in the bedroom. You talk 50:50. You talk of educating the the girl child and yet you do not recognise the woman when making appointments of this nature. Shame appointing authority. You do not know what you are doing. Shame again and again…..

Zaya Kunkhongo
For the PAC team the country has questions for Ligoya. Dr Ligoya was recalled from Delhi, India and Nairobi, Kenya on accusations of issuing fake visas to visitors in Malawi prejudicing the country of thousands of dollars in Visa fees. This issue was swept under the carpet and was never investigated. Malawians need to be informed of what became of the investigations and disciplinary proceedings launched on Dr Ligoya. Secondly, is Dr Ligoya the only qualified person in Malawi who can be posted from one continent to the other as if there are no other deserving Malawians? Whats so special… Read more »
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If the Parliamentary Appointments Committee is bold enough, I don’t see it approving Ligoya who has issues at ESCOM. Unfortunately, it will simply rubber him – useless committee full of uneducated people. See how tough the American Appointments Committee is and you can’t borrow a leaf from it..


Alomwe kudyerera..sadzatheka akulu. Muona ma promotion osadziwika bwino amene ayamba kupatsana mma office mu…akuti kukweza mtundu.


bola sukulu


bola akhala asukulu


Bola akhale a sukulu


alomwe anthu ochenjera mopusa, atsankho, kuba, apa Perks mukumuthawisa ku milandu eti?

kaka ni dada

Lhomwelization , appointment on appeasement!


Munthali is not lomwe mudzifufuza kaye


Perks timufuna ku court pa 25 May 2019, adzafotokoze za Aggreko!!! Mtumizenidi angasokoneze umboni kuno. Foolish Galatians

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