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Those Vying For Public Positions To Declare Assets Before An Election

Those Vying For Public Positions To Declare Assets Before An Election

National
The Public Appointments Committee of Parliament (PAC) has objected the suggested amendment by the Law Commission to transfer appointing powers of Director of Assets declaration to the President. The power to appoint Director and Deputy Director of the Office of Director of Public Officers Declarations currently rests in the Public Appointments Committee but the suggested amendments are proposing that the powers be transfered to the President. after meeting with the Special law commission on the review of public officers (Declaration of assets, liabilities and business interests) Act, Joyce Chitsulo PAC Chairperson said the committee disagrees with the suggested proposals as they defeat the will to make the Office independent. According to Chitsulo, the President already has too m...
Pac ikulephera kuthamangitsa Martha Chizuma

Pac ikulephera kuthamangitsa Martha Chizuma

News
`Anthu achita ziwonetsero zotsutsa ChizumaKomiti ya Public Appointments Committee (Pac) yalephera kuchotsa ntchito mkulu wa bungwe lolimbana ndi katangale la Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) Martha Chizuma pasanathe masiku asanu ndi awiri monga momwe gulu lomwe limadzitcha kuti Malawian Concerned Citizens likufuna. Gululi lati liyamba kuchita miliri panyumba ya Nyumba ya Malamulo kuyambira lero kutsatira kutha kwa masiku asanu ndi awiriwo. Sabata yatha, mamembala a gululi adachita ziwonetsero mumzinda wa Lilongwe ndikupereka ku Nyumba ya Malamulo pempho lomwe adapempha a Pac kuti achotse Chizuma pasanathe masiku asanu ndi awiri chifukwa cha mawu omwe adatulutsa. Wapampando wa Pac Joyce Chitsulo wati komitiyi sidakumanepo pa pempho lomwe anthu okhudzidwawo adapereka. Iye adati akha...
Martha Chizuma’s Fate Next Week-PAC

Martha Chizuma’s Fate Next Week-PAC

News
The Public Appointments Committee of Parliament will next week meet to discuss concerns some Malawians have raised on issues surrounding Director General of the Anti-Corruption Bureau Martha Chizuma. On Monday this week, some Malawians held protests in Lilongwe calling for the firing of Chizuma over a leaked phone conversation she had with an unknown person. In the audio, Chizuma was narrating the plight faced in the fight against corruption. The recording sparked public debate including a revelation by President Lazarus Chakwera later on that Chizuma had been disciplined on the same. Lately, some section of the society has felt Chizuma broke oath of office is making such revelations and therefore must be fired. CDED Director Silvester Namiwa said his organization has writt...
Parliament Rejects Two Newly Appointed MERA Members

Parliament Rejects Two Newly Appointed MERA Members

Stories
The Public Appointments Committee (PAC) of Parliament has rejected two members of the newly appointed Malawi Energy Regulatory Authority (Mera) board owing to varied reasons. Some members of the committee confided in Nation Online about the development. PAC held interviews for the newly appointed board members between yesterday and today. According to information that we have gathered, the committee has rejected Innocencia Chirombo who was appointed vice chairperson because she had already served in the previous board which was faulted in the appointment of Mera chief executive officer Henry Kachaje. The committee has also rejected Rhodrick Chingota for being overaged (76 years old). Chingota had replaced Lameck Nchembe who was removed from the original appointment on PAC's re...