Mutharika reshuffles cabinet: Chiyembekeza fired, Chaponda moved as Kaliati now Malawi govt spokesperson

President Peter Mutharika has made a cabinet reshuffle dropping Allan Chiyembekeza who was Minister of Agriculture and moving George Chaponda away from Foreign Affairs to replace Chiyembekeza.

Mutharika and his cabinet; Only Chimbekeza dropped
Mutharika and his cabinet; Only Chimbekeza dropped

The new cabinet has also seen marverick Patricia Kaliati moving to Information Minister replacing Jappie Mhango who has gone to Home Affairs where Jean Kalirani headed.

Kalirani has been moved to Gender Ministry.

Francis Kasaila is now Foreign affairs minister from transport ministry, the visible promotion of the reshuffle.

New entrant is Agrrey Massi as deputy minister of defence replacing Rev Maliseni Ndau who has been promoted to full cabinet minister head transport and public works ministry.


His Excellency the State President, Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika, in exercise of the powers conferred upon him by Section 94 (1) of the Constitution of the Republic of Malaw

President of the Republic of Malawi and Minister of Defence:
His Excellency Prof. Arthur Peter Mutharika

Vice President of the Republic of Malawi:
Right Honourable Dr. Saulos Klaus Chilima

Minister of Finance, Economic Planning and Development:
Honourable Goodall Gondwe

Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development:
Honourable Dr. George Chaponda, M.P.

Minister of Labour and Manpower Development:
Honourable Henry Mussa, M.P.

Minister of Information and Civic Education:
Honourable Patricia Kaliati, M.P.

Minister of Gender, Children, Disability and Social Welfare:
Honourable Dr. Jean Kalilani, M.P.

Minister of Local Government and Rural Development:
Honourable Kondwani Nankhumwa, M.P.

Minister of Lands, Housing and Urban Development:
Honourable Atupele Muluzi, M.P.

Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation:
Honourable Francis Kasaila, M.P.

11. Minister of Industry, Trade and Tourism:
Honourable Joseph Mwanamvekha, M.P.

12. Minister of Natural Resources, Energy and Mining:
Honourable Bright Msaka, SC

13. Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs:
Honourable Samuel Tembenu, SC

14. Minister of Education, Science and Technology:
Honourable Dr Emmanuel Fabiano, M.P.

15. Minister of Home Affairs and Internal Security:
Honourable Jappie Mhango, M.P.

16. Minister of Sports and Culture:
Honourable Grace Obama Chiumia, M.P.

17. Minister of Health:
Honourable Dr Peter Kumpalume, M.P.

18. Minister of Transport and Public Works:
Honourable Malison Ndau, M.P.

19. Deputy Minister of Education, Science and Technology:
Honourable Vincent Ghambi, M.P.

20. Deputy Minister of Defence:
Honourable Agrey Masi, M.P.



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the councillor
the councillor
6 years ago

those who work make mistakes and those who work more make more mistakes. Dont worry Dr chiyembekeza. U r his sacrificial lamb

6 years ago

Firing someone wil not solve problems

6 years ago

where is dausi

6 years ago

Why have you not sucked the old tired man Goodall Gondwe? Ministries are hardly funded these days and you think the economy is on track? Shame shame shame. Fire Goodall PLEASE! Or else, the discontent which people have on Goodall will be unleashed on APM soon. Watch this space. People have suffered too much under Goodall.

6 years ago

The Honourable President is also the Minister of Defence? I am not sure if this is part of the proposed reform of presidential power. If it isn’t, it certainly should be. The day-to-day running of our honourable armed forces should be delegated to a separate Minister of Defence. The overall command, will, of course, remain with the State President, in his capacity as Commander of the Armed Forces. I believe this will ultimately lead to a stronger and more operationally independent armed forces. It should also strengthen our trust and faith in our Honourable President and armed forces, as not… Read more »

6 years ago

Akweni mumatha inu manetwork agwile ntchito zake sopano
Mbuyanga che chaponda inu tiziwa kt mukwanisa kt admarc izikhala ndi chimanga chokwana pls

Gold Ruyondo
Gold Ruyondo
6 years ago

Did he give any reason or the usual african answer its the president’s prerogative ?

6 years ago

mumakwana akweni …. inu ndi more!

6 years ago

Akweni woyeee!Timakunyadirani kwambiri more fire!!!!!!!!!!

Gift Chilakalaka
Gift Chilakalaka
6 years ago

Gondwe mwamulepa?

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