Malawi: president Chakwera sacks entire cabinet

Malawi: president Lazarus Chakwera sacks entire cabinet

Malawi President Lazarus Chakwera has sacked his entire cabinet which he has accused of corruption and promised to form a new cabinet in two days.

In a televised address to the nation on Monday, the president vowed to “confront all forms of lawless conduct by public officials”.

In the aftermath of his election in 2020, President Chakwera promised to fight corruption.

Three ministers including the minister of lands, the labour minister and the minister of energy have been arrested and charged with corruption.

They denied any wrongdoing.

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