Mwapasa is new Malawi police IG: ‘Subject to Parliament confirmation’

President Peter Mutharika has appointed Duncan Mwapasa, former deputy Inspector General (DIG) of police responsible for administration as the new IG of the Malawi Police Service (MPS).

Jose: Retired
Duncan Mwapasa appointed IG

According to Chief Secretary in the Office of the President and Cabinet (OPC), Lloyd Muhara, the appointment is with effect from August 21 2019.

“His Excellency the President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika, President of the Republic of Malawi has appointed Mr Duncan Mwapasa, Deputy Inspector General of Police responsible for Operations to be Acting Inspector General of the Malawi Police Service with effect from 21st August, 2019,” reads a statement from Chief Secretary.

Mwapasa replaces Rodney Jose who is proceeding to leave pending retirement.

Before being appointed deputy IG, Mwapasa served in several positions in the police service.

His appointment will be presented to the 193-seat National Assembly for approval.

According to the constitution, the Inspector General of Police shall be appointed by the President and confirmed by the National Assembly by a majority of the members present.

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Mangochi Kabwafu
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Mangochi Kabwafu

MULAKHO WOYEEEEEEEE

vitumbiko chauluntha
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vitumbiko chauluntha

the surname itself ikuonetseratu kut ndimlomwe

mtete
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mtete

I don’t think I have questions for you on Chasowa murder.

Cadate
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Cadate

Once rejected by parliament automatically he’s ejected from police…..kkkkk my friend you are finished

VYOTO
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VYOTO

THE LOMWELISATION WAY OF APPOINTMENTS WITHOUT DUE MERIT IS WHAT THE TOMOTHY MTAMBO TEAM AND MANY MALAWIANS OUT THERE ARE FIGHTING AGAINST.WE KNOW THERE ARE A NUMBER OF CAPABLE AND QUALIFIED MALAWIANS WITHIN THE POLICE SERVICE WHO HAVE BEEN DENIED THE OPPORTUITY TO BE IG BECAUSE OF THE OPEN DPP LOMWELIZATION POLICY. WE ARE ALL MALAWIANS AND WE ALL PAY TAXES.

wakikiki
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wakikiki

If mps accept his appointment then i do not know where malawi is heading to, and i shall never trust our august house any more. why is mthalika doing this to us ,too much nepotism

George Victor
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kodi zomwe tikumvazi za state of emergency ndizoona????? from 26 August a Timothy Mtambo tiuzeni zoona

Mbwiye
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Mbwiye

Koma ku malawi kuno anthu sitifunirana zabwino ndithu. Of course a Dinky left the poly with a diploma in 1993 which was not bad then and he went straight to join the police. I remember finding him in the bus depot in lilongwe when he had just joined the police and he has risen through the system. Now listen to this, when acb was just starting, it had a technical advisor mzungu and this guy came from zambia where he had worked in the police. Also this other time, I was reading a certain story about the ceo of standard… Read more »

Zawadi
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Zawadi

Mbwiye your opinion is quiet good but there are things we know about him mean while you dont even even have a clue. SO WE SAY NO TO HIM HE SHOULD NOT BE APPROVED. He has shown incompetence in some areas even though he hold good qualification from poly by we respect him for that.. Qualification is a measure of ability and confidence of competence of which management or organizations measures at individuals in here home. This man is not a CIVIL SERVANT but biases political parties and individuals. He is not the right person to serve us as the… Read more »

Mesimadzi
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Mesimadzi

Congratulations IG Mwapasa. You are better off than a fake Dr from MCP with fake accent. The fake PhD was awarded by unaccredited institution. Let him challange this!!!!!!!

Nkanakufa
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Galu

NYAPAPI
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NYAPAPI

Mwaganiza mopoyira koopsya ambwiye. ngati mukuzembera Dr. Kainja you are lying my friend. Mwapasa ndi bulutu koopsya olo magwiridwe a ntchito ndi auchitsiru. Kainja is a wonderful proffesional and deserves the IG role. Yendani mma station tikuuzeni tokha!!!!!!!!!! THE ONLY QUALIFIED AND PROFFESSINALS FOR THAT POST ARE JUST TWO. NAMELY: KAINJA AND CHIGWENEMBE Osati mbuzi Mwapasa!!!!!!!!

Becks
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Becks

Very true. Ena kukanika ngakhale kupanga decision. Kulankhula ngati aluma bakha. eeish

Agenda Setting Theory
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Agenda Setting Theory

Inu mulinanayo yanu ya fake PhD? Do you even know the University he went to which you claim is not accredited? Silly Cow, Tippex brain.

aalex
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aalex

Kukonzekela kuti akawombele anthu? Mutha ngati makatani. Ife tipita ku ma Demo mukatiwombele ngati muli zithumwa zotumidwa ndi satana. Why can’t you fire JANE ANSAH to stop these Demos? Koma kagulu kameneka. Ife tizizunzika chifukwa cha inu?