Protests cancelled in Lilongwe for minibus drivers, conductors

Minibus drivers and conductors in central region have called off protests on Tuesday against tough punishments for traffic offences.

MOAM officials issued a statement announcing protests cancellation

A statement from Minibus Owners Association of Malawi says this follows a meeting representatives of the association, drivers and conductors and the police.

Central region police spokesperson Kingsley Dandaula confirmed the meeting was held on Monday and the police agreed to suspend the new punitive measures until further negotiations.

The police introduced new punitive measures as way of curbing the rising accidents on the roads of Malawi.

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jamie wa jamie

nkhani ndiyakuti Boma liyambise za mabus zija basi!! mitengo ya nyanya!


you police gurus are you saying suspending the measures in exchange of peoples lives on the roads of malawi? whwt a shame to our security.


before all this i remember we used to have city buses circullor one and two it used to go in circles in the roads in lilongwe city look they can also do the same as before why cant they adopt the way deveroped countries does

Mitengo chonde wonanipo a Boma Ma driver ndi ma conductor akuba Kwabasi makamaka ma route a rea 25, and 49 sizoona min bus anthu azilipira 500, 600, 700, m’ town what a shame. A boma tayambitsani Ma city line Buses Please zinthu zisanafike poipa. Munthu azikhala ndi choice yekha kukwera min bus osati azitifinya ndimitengo yawo yakubayi please please please. China Mabus onse zipangidwa Serevisi asananyamuke maulendo kupita ku mpoto kapana kumwera. Asakomendwe ndindalama kumangonyenda osapanga Serevisi. Ngati sakumapanga Serevisi zosatira zake ndikufa anthu pangozi. Chisanzo onse ma bus wochokera ku South Africa akafika amawapanga Serevisi kuona ndithu kuti matayala… Read more »

If the punitive measures have been suspended..does it mean these people should continue to carry 4 per seat, continue to drive while drunk and all those stupid actions they do with the buses? So the law enforcers have bowed down to the wishes of conductors and driver? Why are they charging the k500 then? A police mukudyapo eti mxiee


Shame to police. What the drivers are saying is that they can’t comply with the road regulations. So the suspension means That it’s better that overloading continues ndipo anthu azifa than punishing the drivers.


What the heck? come on, one step forward another step backwards. My motherland Malawi.

Odala Nambuma

So are you saying Lilongwe drivers and conductors are happy with new regulations and penalties???


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