Malawi President has reshuffled her Cabinet. Among the new faces are Goodall Gondwe who is Minister of Economic Planning and Development. The appointment of Gondwe has come barely few weeks after the
then Minister Atupele Muluzi resigned from the position in what he suspected as political conspiracy by members of the ruling peoples party of president Banda.
The President has also appointed Anthony Kamanga as Attorney General, stripping the post from Justice Minister Ralph Kasambara who doubled as Attorney General.
Mining and Energy Minister Cassim Chilumpha has been dropped and has been replaced by John Bande but the Energy portfolio has been made a stand a lone ministry under Ibrahim Matola ,Daniel Liwimbi has been sacked at Tourism Minister and has been replaced by Rachek Zulu.
In the new cabinet, President Joyce Banda is Commander-In-Chief of the Malawi Defence Force and Malawi Police Service, Minister responsible for Statutory Corporations, Civil Service Administration, Nutrition, HIV and AIDS, National Registration Programme and the Green Belt Initiative.
Khumbo Kachali is Vice President. He is also responsible for National Relief and Disaster Management, National Public Events Office, Central Government Stores, Department of Printing Services and Electoral Commission.
Minister of Economic Planning and Development: Goodall Gondwe.
Minister of Finance: Ken Lipenga
Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation: Ephraim Mganda Chiume
Minister of Lands and Housing: Henry Phoya
Minister of Education, Science and Technology: Eunice Kazembe
Minister of Gender, Children and Social Welfare: Anita Kalinde
Minister of Justice: Ralph Kasambara SC
Minister of Agriculture and Food Security: Peter Mwanza
Minister of Transport and Public Works: Mohammed Sidik Mia
Minister of Water Development and Irrigation: Ritchie Muheya
Minister of Information: Moses Kunkuyu
Minister of Home Affairs: Uladi Mussa
Minister of Local and Rural Development; Grace Maseko
Minister of Health: Catherine Gotani Hara
Minister of Labour: Eunice Makangala
Minister of Defence; Ken Kandodo
Minister of Mining: John Bande
Minister of Disability and Elderly Affairs: Reen Kachere
Minister of Youth and Sports: Enock Chihana
Minister of Energy: Ibrahim Matola
Minister of Industry and Trade: Sosten Gwengwe
Minister of Environment and Climate Change Management: Jeniffer Chilunga
Minister of Tourism and Culture; Rachel Zulu Mazombwe
Deputy Minister of Finance: Ralph Jooma
Deputy Minister of Economic Planning and Development: Khwauli Msiska
Deputy Minister of Health: Halima Daudi
Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Food Security: Ulemu Chilapondwa
Deputy Minister of Education, Science and Technology: Chikumbutso Hiwa
Deputy Minister of Local Government and Rural Development; Augustine Mtendere
Deputy Minister of Gender, Children and Social Welfare: Agnes Mandebvu Chatipwa
Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade: Sam Ganda
Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs: Abel Kayembe
Deputy Minister of Transport and Public Works: Chimango Chipimpha Mughogho
Deputy Minister of Environment and Climate Change Management: Godfrey Kamanya.
The appointments are with effect from December 6
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