MERA CEO Collins Magalasi and three other co-accused persons have been granted bail by Lilongwe Chief Resident Magistrate Violet Chipawo.
Civil Society Organisations in the country have vowed to continue their watchdog role. They have since urged the Chakwera-led Tonse administration to deliver their campaign pledges to the expectation of the people.
Government has cautioned Malawi Energy Regulatory Authority (MERA) employees against being involved in acts of corruption, warning that anyone caught risks dismissal.
Legal experts and political commentators have attributed the police’s failure to operate independently of governing political parties to the appointment process of the Inspector General of Police.
The Ministry of Finance has clarified that workers will have to wait a little longer before the K100,000 tax-free band is effected as the government is waiting for parliament to approve the change.
Legal and governance expert Justin Dzonzi says President Lazarus Chakwera’s commitment to reduce presidential powers is long overdue and prays responsible state agencies will facilitate this process with speed.
The newly-elected president of the Republic of Malawi, Dr Lazarus Chakwera, has been sworn in at a colourful ceremony held at BICC in Lilongwe this morning.
Yesterday Former President Peter Mutharika made his first public appearance since the Tuesday poll.
The Malawi Electoral Commission-MEC has announced Dr Lazarous Chakwera official winner of the Tuesday Presidential Poll.
The 2020/2021 National Budget has been pegged at 2.2 trillion Kwacha with the Ministry of Education getting the biggest allocation.