Pastor Dokani Ngwira appointed new Malawi spy chief

President Lazarus Chakwera has appointed former spy officer Dokani Ngwira   to his administration’s most senior intelligence post as  as the chief of the country’s spy agency, a government statement said on Wednesday.

Dokani Ngwira: New chie spy

Chakwera, sworn in in June, also appointed a number of other individuals to his 31-member cabinet though key positions like the finance minister had already been announced.

According to a statement issued by Chief Secretary to Government, Zanga Zanga Chikhosi,  President Chakwera has appointed Water Services Association of Malawi (Wasam) executive secretary Dokani Ngwira as National Intelligence Services (NIS) director general.

Ngwira, a church preacher fondly called by his friends as ‘GDog’,  is a former intellegince officer and now returns as Malawi chief spy replacing f Kenam Kalilani – a digital money and ICT expert ­– who was appointed by immediate past president Peter Mutharika to the position in April.

The new spy chief Ngwira  is a  holder of Masters in Business Administration from the Eastern and Southern African Institute of Management (ESAMI) and Bachelor of Business Administration from University of Malawi.

The top national security expert in Malawi is also a lay Pastor serving as Resident Pastor of the House of Knowledge Worship Centre at Kawale in Lilongwe that he  was commissioned to establish as a branch of the 11th Hour Labourers Church, which is one of the steadily growing Pentecostal ministries in Malawi.

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Prosper
Prosper
7 months ago

The spying agency is populated with men and women from all kinds of professions; your doctors, nurses, engineers, IT experts, accountants, academics, politicians, diplomats, students – you name them! Each agent is assigned duties in accordance with their specialities. Spying is the only establishment that recruits across professions then of course administer some in-house specific training. Even if we were to assume he didn’t have a background in spying, which he has, the MBA he has would qualify him to manage the agency. It is not like he will be in the trenches himself spying. His job is to manage… Read more »

MMalawi
MMalawi
7 months ago

So, a pastor is now a chief spy…great

nafundo zalo
nafundo zalo
7 months ago

ubusa to G dog aa zimatha bwa

Dudha
Dudha
7 months ago

We are DOOMED. Spy Chief kuoneka ngati chiwala cha Bwam’noni.

Mtumbuka
Mtumbuka
7 months ago

Dokani once worked in the Intelligence Unit so he has experience

Bob Mzunga
Bob Mzunga
7 months ago

Koma mukumudziwa munthuyu. komanso kumene akuchokera. Haven’t you read in the story that he was a spy officer before in Malawi? fufuzani kaye.

Mzozodo
Mzozodo
7 months ago

Musiyeni G-Dog amenye vep. Man of God……

Chipato mike
Chipato mike
7 months ago
Reply to  Mzozodo

Koma malingana ndi makalatawa ntchitoyi simbali yake.komanso chief of spy ndiubusa sizikugwirizana

Chipato mike
Chipato mike
7 months ago
Reply to  Chipato mike

Komabe Mr ngwira ndinyengo yake basi zamasiku otsiliza anthu adzakala okonda ndalama tengani job basi malemba akwaniritsidwe

TONSE Alliance Mnager
7 months ago
Reply to  Chipato mike

Obviously the qualification is totally different with the position i think its just a matter of Appeasement

Hazmat
Hazmat
7 months ago
Reply to  Mzozodo

Hehe mayina akuPoly G-Dog ma man.

Kanyimbi265
Kanyimbi265
7 months ago

A quick look at his qualification!!!! one wonders as to what makes him the right ,man for the job

ANGONI
ANGONI
7 months ago

servants of God are capable and they are supposed to taik dominion

Tommy
Tommy
7 months ago

Can’t these positions be reserved for the retired military or police capable personnel… a pastor being a spy?

SEASON_BOY
SEASON_BOY
7 months ago
Reply to  Tommy

I hold your same line of thinking…..

Baghdad
Baghdad
7 months ago
Reply to  Tommy

he once work in National Intelligence Bureau under Maluzi. So he is capable!

Chamunorwa
Chamunorwa
7 months ago
Reply to  Tommy

But its said he was an Intelligence Officer. Did you miss that bit when you were reading or you had a preconceived mind and thus missed that.

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