Malawi leader Joyce Banda dissolves cabinet

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Malawi President Joyce Banda has dissolved the country’s cabinet.

Banda dissolved her cabinet following calls from donors, civil society organisations the media to act on those involved in financial mess at Capital Hill.

Cabinet resolution comes barely a few hours after she met Cabinet at Chikoko Bay in Mangochi.

In a brief statement made available to Nyasa Times from State House, Presidential Secretary Steve Nhlane said: “Her Excellency Dr Joyce Banda, President of the Republic of Malawi, in exercise of the powers conferred upon her by Section 94 (1) and Section 95 (2) of the Constitution of the Republic of Malawi, has today, 10th October 2013, dissolved Cabinet.

According to State House statement, there is no vacuum in the government as “all ministerial matters will revert to the Presidency through Controlling Officers. Her Excellency the President will announce a new Cabinet in due course.”

The statement said the President will announce a new Cabinet in due course.

Source: Nyasa times.

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2 Responses to Malawi leader Joyce Banda dissolves cabinet

  1. That is what we call serious leadership. The Malawian leader listens to advice and can see where decisive steps have to be taken.
    It’s a direct opposite of what has been witnessed in Zambia where ministers abscond from parliament and others are preoccupied in tribe-driven fight over the presidency, all this at the expense of their official duties and no disciplinary action is taken against them. Shame!

    Distant Drums
    October 10, 2013 at 6:12 pm
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  2. She has balls!!!!!! She has balls!!!!! PF look at a real Woman!!!! Watch and learn. For how long as HE MCS been in politics as compared to the woman of steel. Anakazi!!!!!! She makes me proud indeed. Wish I could say the same about Sata.

    Dull as usual
    October 10, 2013 at 10:32 pm
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