Chakwera Promises To Deal With Lawlessness In Malawi

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President Chakwera said Malawi crept into lawlessness after the country embraced democracy in 1994 and due to this reason the nation cannot implement the developmental goals.

Chakwera made the remarks on Saturday in Lilongwe where he presided over the Kamuzu Day Service.

According to the President, freedom was carried in one hand in 1994 and moved with speed into the future without the law.

“As a result, we have had 26 years of lawlessness in many sectors, lawlessness in agriculture, lawlessness in politics, lawlessness in elections and lawlessness in the media, lawlessness in government institutions, lawlessness in non- governmental organisations, lawlessness in the embassies, lawlessness in the banks, lawlessness in land grabbing, and even lawlessness in law enforcement agencies and the legal fraternity itself,” he said.

The president added that he has assented 15 bills whose aim is to end lawlessness in the country despite enhancement of accountability in the use of funds among Non-governmental Organisations (NGOs ).

“Just two days ago, I signed 15 bills into law to make Malawi stronger [as they seek to] end the lawlessness that prevails in many sectors,” explained Chakwera.

The president stated the aim of ending lawlessness is not to take away the freedoms of people in the country.

“There is no intention to take away anyone’s freedom. My intention is to end the culture of lawlessness that has prevailed in this country for over two decades,” he said.

Chakwera has promised to refurbish former president Bingu Wa Munthalika’s mausoleum in Ndata, Thyolo district.

Some of the dignitaries present at the event were Chief Justice Rezin Mzikamanda, Speaker of Parliament Catherene Gotani Hara, Minister of Tourism, Wildlife and Culture, Micheal Usi, former Minister of Labour Ken Kandodo and former Speaker of Parliament Louis Chimango among others.

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