Tags: Speaker

Speaker happy with House

Speaker of Parliament Richard Msowoya has described the just-ended 45th session of the House as mature, saying members realised that their role is to serve Malawians. The House rose on Friday after passing some bills, electing the Speaker, his deputies and members of various parliamentary committees. Parties appointed people into various parliamentary leadership positions such…

Parliament adjourns

Malawi’s first meeting of the 45th parliamentary session adjourned today with members passing the $50 million (K1.2 billion) International Development Association (IDA) Bill. The $50million loan is also expected to support expansion of infrastructure and facilities at the public colleges, development and revision of curricula, staff development, but also procurement of teaching and learning materials.…

Esther Mcheka-Chilenje, first deputy speaker of parliament

Who is Esther? I am the first born of late Mr. and Mrs. Edna Mcheka-Chilenje. I am Member of Parliament for Nsanje North Constituency. I am a woman of strong faith. I am blessed with colleagues who entrusted me with the responsibility to serve as the First Deputy Speaker of Parliament. I was privileged to…

Govt to introduce health scheme for public servants

President Peter Mutarika says for the first in the history of Malawi, government will introduce a health insurance scheme for all public servants and will also explore possibilities of health insurance for all Malawians. Speaking during the opening of the 45th Session of Parliament where he also delivered the state of the nation speech, Mutharika…