Thyolo Councilors Feel Robbed of their Roles
Some ward councilors in Thyolo claim the coming in of Personal Assistants (PAs) for Parliamentarians is threatening decentralization principles since they have taken over their roles in the administration of the Constituency Development Funds (CDF).
Machinga Chiefs Plead for Good Roads
Local chiefs under Senior Chief Nyambi and Traditional Authority Sale in Machinga North East Constituency have directed the area's member of Parliament, Ajilu Kalitendere to prioritize part of the 100 million kwacha Constituency Development Fund (CDF) in improving the area's road network that connects the area to other constituencies including neighboring Mozambique.
MALGA Stands Firm Against CDF Officers Recruitment
Malawi Local Government Association (MALGA) has reiterated its stand against Parliamentary Adhoc Committee's report which recommended Parliament to recruit Constituency Development Fund (CDF) desk officers in district councils to be handling the Funds.
Govt Urged to Improve Rural Road Network
Communities in Chikwawa have asked government to improve the condition of feeder roads in order to promote easy access of social services and conducting business activities in a favorable environment.
CONGOMA Worried With Political Interference in CDF
The Council for Non-Governmental Organizations in Malawi has bemoaned political interference in public procurement particularly in the Constituency Development Fund - CDF.
Youth Lambast Authorities for Shunning Meetings
Young people in Nsanje have accused authorities of shunning interface meetings to respond on how money meant for development activities in the district is being utilized.