Mwapasa booted out of Malawi police, Kainja to be IG

The office of Inspector General of Police will have a new presidential appointee in Dr George Kainja as new President Lazarus Chakwera has withdrawn the appointment of Acting Inspector General of Police Duncan Mwapasa from confirmation to Parliament.

Kainja: To head police

Mwapasa, who was Deputy Inspector General of Police responsible for operations, was appointed by former president Peter Mutharika in August 2019 as acting IG and has been in that position since waiting for confirmation from parliament.

He  once worked as guard commander for the late Bingu wa Mutharika, before he was deployed to Rumphi Police Station as officer in-charge during president Joyce Banda’s time.

Mwapasa suffers from a Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) cadet tag.

However.  Kainja who has been Commissioner of  Police Southern Region and has been serving as Director of Research,  Planning and Police Reforms.

Kainja, who was recently appointed to be Malawi’s deputy Ambassador to Zimbabwe, obtained an injunction against former president Mutharika’s decision to send him to the diplomatic mission.

According to the injunction, which was granted by Justice Charles Mkandawire, through his lawyer Gift Nankhuni, government was restrained from effecting the appointment.

Kainja was supposed to report for work at the Malawi mission in Zimbabwe on June 11.

But now he is President Chakwera’s preferred choice to head the Malawi Police Service and improve its battered image.

Kainja has been in Police service for close to 30 years and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Education from Chancellor College and a Doctorate of Philosophy.

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Khima
Khima
8 months ago

Congratulations Dr. Kainja as the new IG. Your job is not to replace people but to reconstruct the Malawi Police Service by instilling professionalism in all your officers. The service recruitment is questionable, promotions are biased, transfers are something…so many criminals within the system. Wishing you all the best..its nothing about chewa or who but someone we can trust to head the once trusted service.

WO Chakwera
WO Chakwera
8 months ago

A chewa Nthawi ya Kamuzu akamanga danbwe Police College . Iziyambikaso

phiriwaphiri
8 months ago

tidzaona ngati adzagwire mwachilungamo, lero kalikonse ka dpp nkoyipa a chilima ndi a chakwera ndi angelo hehehedeeeeeeeeeeeeeee

Wachiyao
8 months ago
Reply to  phiriwaphiri

Sitikudziwadi, koma a Mwapasa tikudziwiratu kuti alibe chilungamo. So, who is better between one who “may possibly” be bad and one who is definitely bad?

Mbalanguzi
Mbalanguzi
8 months ago
Reply to  phiriwaphiri

You are right my friend. Akhale osata chilungamo tionetu afufuze za ndege yomwe anagulits aJB ija. Asatiphimbe mmaso apa ayi Mulungu akuona

Lego
8 months ago
Reply to  Mbalanguzi

Why don’t you mention zofufudza za Albino,Issa Njaunju,Lule Bulaya,Msundwe rape,RobeRT Chasowa etc?

#BetterMW
#BetterMW
8 months ago
Reply to  Mbalanguzi

If you have the evidence, please take it to the authorities so they can prosecute. I support an equal playing field.

Lego
8 months ago
Reply to  phiriwaphiri

Mwapasa was a pro DPP cadet.He was not serving Malawians but only DPP impunity.Kainja has got a very good back ground,

Nyekhwest .
Nyekhwest .
8 months ago

he was livin on borrowed timed in the office of the IG.
Making silly decisions just to please his DPP amd Lhomwe Bosses.

This is what we call Nyekhwe

Chavunga
Chavunga
8 months ago
Reply to  Nyekhwest .

but Chakwera has far appointed all chewa’s apart from Silungwe and Msisha, do you think he is different? Expect chewalisation of public service my friend, watch this space

ANALYST
ANALYST
8 months ago

NYENKHWE IJAYO SI YAMASEWELESA

CheMussa
CheMussa
8 months ago

First ask, did Mwapasa respect Chakwera as incoming President like the Army Commander did? Muhara as Chief Secretary decided not to participate in the swearing in of Chakwera, should we be surprised if he is removed immediately?

Matumbi
Matumbi
8 months ago

Kainja asiye uhule. He is too much

Mbalanguzi
Mbalanguzi
8 months ago
Reply to  Matumbi

Izooooooooo Koma kuseli kwa ma line ku kuli nyenwa

Quenger
Quenger
8 months ago

The whole system has to change cause alipowa were loyal to APM and pano afunikaso aikidwe those loyal to chakwera….nkhan yatha

Chatonda
Chatonda
8 months ago
Reply to  Quenger

then why lie to the nation that you will be different and that Malawi will now be for all?

Thomas Makina
Thomas Makina
8 months ago

Mbuli zomwe sidziwa tanthawuzo la politics, zimati ndale meaning politics , choncho zimati ndale ndi satanic

Thomas Makina
Thomas Makina
8 months ago

Nwapasa sadziwa ntchito yake suwuja adasiya macomputor a MEC akuphwanyidwa ndiye chomutengera nchani, zisawawe lero ine ndi mulomwe asiyeni anzanu amve kukomanso.

Lizzy
Lizzy
8 months ago
Reply to  Thomas Makina

Nanga abale munthu wabobo umatenga kalipentala nkumpatsa u IG? This is inconceivable

Pido
Pido
8 months ago
Reply to  Lizzy

So anakunamiza kuti Mwapasa ndi carpenter? This guy did Engineering pa poly. Kaya iweyo unali university college yake iti yoti ukanyozele Mwapasa

Tsamba Likagwa
Tsamba Likagwa
8 months ago
Reply to  Pido

Duncan Mwapasa was weeded at Poly, fufuzani bwino. He then joined MPS as a Road Traffic Officer…. You do not finish a Degree in Engineering and then become a Road Traffic Officer.

It'snana mw
It'snana mw
8 months ago
Reply to  Thomas Makina

Not kuti a enjoy naonso, koma chofunika kukonzanso zithu kuti zikhale mchimake I hope our new president mavuto ali kunja kuno ndikulira kwa anthu akuzidziwa

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