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JB Fires Mwanamvekha, Mwadiwa Replaces Him

Mr. Joseph Mwanamvekha has been fired as secretary to the treasury in a continued shake-up that is expected to continue affecting the government machinery now that a new President is in charge.

According to a statement from Office of President and Cabinet, President Joyce Banda has replaced Mr. Mwanamvekha with Mr. Radson Mwadiwa, who once also served in that position.

Also replaced in the treasury is the budget director Dr. Dalitso Kababe but the name of the one who has replaced him was not immediately available.

Minister of Finance Ken Lipenga also confirmed the changes but could not give reasons.

“Yes he has been moved together with budget director Dr. Dalitso Kabambe but am yet to find out why and where they are going,” said Lipenga.

Mr. Mwananvekha of late came under heavy criticism from the civil service over his style of leadership.

At some point civil service trade union threatened to strike to force his re deployment.

He largely believed to be a protégé of late President Mutharika. He also chairs the Mulakho wa Alhomwe heritage group founded by the late President.

Mr. Mwananvekha becomes the fourth top government official to be fired since Saturday when the new President was sworn in.

Other casualties are flamboyant Information Minister Patricia Kaliati replaced by Moses Kunkuyu, Police Chief Peter Mukhito replaced by Commissioner Loti Dzonzi, and Malawi Broadcasting Corporation Director Bright Malopa replaced by Benson Tembo.—Zodiak Online

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0 #15 Full Director 2012-04-12 10:54
Mr. Full Director at Ministry of Foreign Affairs, how does it feel to have been on the ball room floor all this while? You are next on the firing line. Kaya wekha.
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0 #14 tika banda 2012-04-12 08:18
He is the one who has messed the pension bill act. imagine the way their sekuru has passed on nde mutiuze kuti we would be able to encash our pension when we get to 55 years old. JB, Please look into that tili ndi ana tiphunzitse ana athu when we are still young and fresh.
osamadibera ndi mapolicies osamvekawo
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0 #13 Namfedwa 2012-04-11 14:45
a Timpuza Mwansambo mulipo? mtima wanu ukugunda bwanji kumva kuti bwana wanu Malopa zamvuta? Phillip Bizinesi uchenjere ndi our Road to 2014 wakoyo.
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-1 #12 Namfedwa 2012-04-11 14:42
Zoona ukatamba-tamba uziwona kumwawa kuopa kukuchera, a Mwanamveka, a Kaliati, a Malopa,was a bell ringing in your heads kuti Bingu wanuyo tsiku lina adzafa? You took him to be everlasting, mwaona tsono muona ngati dziko lakutembenukira ni koma you deserve these kickings. Timazunzika chifukwa cha inu, Thank you our Lord chifukwa kulira kwathu kwamveka anthu awa amatizunza ndi Bingu wawoyo.
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0 #11 Chambe concoction 2012-04-11 11:28
Mwananveka adatizunza uyu. Mayi akungodutsa mmene anthu timayembekezera . Atsala ma contract a Mulli.
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-1 #10 DEA 2012-04-11 09:27
The Director of Environmental Affairs, Yanila Ntupanyama, was appointed because of the same Thyolo connection. The rightful owner of that position is Dr. Alolysius Kamperewera who was dethroned because he comes from Dedza. Another person is Patrick Kabambe who received kickbacks on fertilizer subsidy programme together with Andrew Daudi. There Elvis Thodi who fired at Police for theft but reinstated coz of the same TO connections. Dr. Emmanuel Fabiano, Dr. Seyani, MERA management, Auction Holdings, MRA, Dr. Bruce Munthali-ka, etc.
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0 #9 Chuma chatha 2012-04-11 08:30
How can mwanambveka be chair wa MSB at the same time CEO wa MSB? this was pure corporate fraud
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-1 #8 naa!! 2012-04-11 08:18
Quite interesting Madame sweep all stinking stuff in the Administration, I agree with comment #1 Mungomo must go he is rubbish
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0 #7 Ma 2012-04-11 06:36
You always reap what ypu sow thats what we have been telling you Lomwes and now dont blame anyone its harvesting time for you giuys. You took Bingu as Wamuyaya alikuti pano Bingu wanuyo????
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+1 #6 Nganga. 2012-04-11 06:20
Because of Bingu's neposistc behaviour, it looks like Joyce is against Lhomwes. But she is not. More fire, osachita chisoni.
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