PUBLIC SERVICE REFORM COMMISSION REPORT

REPUBLIC OF MALAWI PUBLIC SERVICE REFORM COMMISSION, A LOOK INTO THE FUTURE 18th December, 2014. “Making Malawi Work: Transforming Malawi‟s Public Service” Malawi is at a crossroads and needs to transform and become a better country. Malawians are being called to action to make a choice to create a middle-income country as defined in the Malawi‟s Vision 2020. It is in this spirit that President of the Republic of Malawi, Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika appointed a Public Service Reform…

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‘Labour Sector strategic priority to drive productive economy’ – Mussa

Minister of Labour and Manpower Development, Henry Mussa says Government designated the labour sector as a strategic and priority area to champion job creation and skills development. Mussa said government decided to embark on the initiative considering that a skilled labour force contributes to economic growth and improved living standards of the whole nation. “The country’s leadership has elevated the ministry of labour to a strategic and priority sector to champion job creation through skills development for employment creation…

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Malawi’s Flames to participate in CHAN qualifiers

Malawi’s Flames to participate in CHAN qualifiers – More sports – StarAfrica.comMoreStarAfrica.comMore sports – StarAfrica.comStarAfrica.com ­ Football Association of Malawi (FAM) has confirmed that the Flames will be participation in the 2015 African Nations Championship competititon (CHAN).FAM General Secretary Suzgo Nyirenda told a local press on Thursday that the association had already completed the registration process for the competition. “We are now just waiting for the details including the dates for the preliminary rounds of the competition,” he said….

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IMF RECOMMENDS MALAWI FOR 20 MILLION $ EXTENDED CREDIT FACILITY AS APM GAINS BACK DONORS CONFIDENCE

The International Monetary Fund has expressed confidence in he leadership of Arthur Peter Mutharika and further recommended that Malawi can be given monetary support in the Extended Credit Facility scheme. Speaking in Lilongwe on Thursday, 18 December, 2014. The IMF representative in the country ,Mr.OralMr.Oral Williams told a press briefing in along with the Minister of Finance, Dr. Goodal Gondwe that, despite the fact that the IMF did not reach a resolution to start supporting Malawi in October 2014…

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So You Want Apm To Be Talkative To Judge His Words Wrongly Or Contradict Himself

The President is not on holiday, the president is around and working tirelessly to put the nation in order. Some scores seem to be more confused and surprised with APM’ leadership style. He told you its time not to do business the usual. He simply meant that he would not be like those President who used to be on podium saying this and that and tomorrow they could contradict themselves. People want the president to be talkative. Why should…

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DPP Government Is Not Clueless,Special Advisor and Assistant To The President Tells Capital Radio FM

The Special Advisor and Assistant to the President ,Mr Ben Phiri on Thursday,December 2014 refuted claims by some political commentators who are branding President Mutharika and the DPP government as clueless. In the interview with capital FM radio, Ben Phiri told Malawians that President Mutharika remains focused and visionary to solve the problems in the country. “If the President is clueless,Malawians could not have voted for Peter Mutharika in power,it is because the President has a vision for the nation…

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PRESIDENT MUTHARIKA TO LAUNCH THE DECENT AND AFFORDABLE HOUSING SUBSIDY PROGRAMME (DAHSP)  

Malawi President, Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika, will on Thursday 18th December launch the Decent and Affordable Housing Subsidy Programme (DAHSP) at Kambewe Primary School, Group Village Headman Msampha I, Traditional Authority Chadza in Lilongwe. The Decent and Affordable Housing Subsidy Programme is a K7 billion programme that seeks to provide subsidized cement, iron sheets and other related building materials for low income households and improve their own houses. The programme is a brain child of Prof Arthur Peter Mutharika’s…

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Government will not withhold salaries for the judiciary workers

The Malawi government has dismissed reports that it will withhold December salaries for the judiciary workers who are on strike. At least six weeks have elapsed since the support staff in the country’s courts started boycotting their duties to force the government to affect a 45% salary hike. Sources told Capital FM that the judicial support staff risk forfeiting their monthly pay since they have not been reporting for duties. Minister of Finance Goodall Gondwe, however, expressed ignorance on…

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Malawians urged to work extra hard

Calls are again being made for people in the country to seriously start working hard in various fields to make a significant contribution to the economy rather than waiting for donors. Since last year, the country has been facing numerous economic challenges following the withholding of about $150 million budgetary support by donor partners. Recently President Mutharika engaged players in the private sector to share ideas on how the country could move forward and lessen the burden on the…

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Tanzania, Malawi Sign Fair Competition Trading MoU

FAIR Competition Commission (FCC) of Tanzania and the Competition and Fair Trading Commission (CFTC) of Malawi yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aimed at strengthening international cooperation in the enforcement of competition and consumer protection laws in the respective countries. Speaking during the ceremony in Dar es Salaam, CFTC Chairpersons Dr Gerard Chigona said that the agreement will help to build confidence in each other and gain public confidence. He said that it will also help work together…

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