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LEGISLATORS CHALLENGED TO RISE ABOVE PARTY POLITICS WHEN DISCHARGING DUTIES

ByBy Aamon Butao  First Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly has disclosed that a 3 week Parliamentary training program will boost the third arm of government’s oversight and representation roles. Madalitso Kazombo said this during the official opening of the third cohort workshop in Lilongwe to be conducted by the Malawi Institute of Management. Kazombo […]Read More

CHAKWERA, MPS CALLED TO ACTION AS PARLIAMENT IS SET TO

The Centre for Democracy and Economic Development Initiative has called on President Lazarus Chakwera to set priority areas earmarked for development when he opens Parliament. The Budget Meeting of Parliament is set to commence on Wednesday. CDEDI Executive Director, Sylvester Namiwa said Chakwera needs to focus on fulfilling campaign promises of the 9 member Tonse […]Read More

CROSS BORDER SMUGGLING WORRIES INDUSTRY COMMITTEE OF PARLIAMENT

By Esther Manduwa  The Parliamentary Committee on Industry, Trade and Tourism has exposed rampant cross border smuggling of assorted goods.  Some of the goods include sugar, beverages, cooking oil and clothes. In its report, the committee notes that smugglers have taken advantage of unchartered routes to evade tax.  Parliamentary Committee on Industry, Trade and TourismChairperson […]Read More

PAC CALLS FOR DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS ON CONTROLLING OFFICERS

By Meclina Chirwa The Public Accounts Committee of Parliament has cautioned government to discipline controlling officers in a bid to avoid abuse of public resources. Chairperson of the committee Shadreck Namalomba disclosed this when presenting a 2018 audit report in Parliament. According to Namalomba, findings of the committee show that there is systemic disregard of […]Read More