History Of Malawi

IN THE WAKE OF FRESH PARLIAMENTARY ELECTIONS HELD ON 29 JUNE 1978, LIFE PRESIDENT DR. KAMUZU BANDA ANNOUNCED A NEW CABINET ON JULY 5.

Cable sent from US Embassy in Lilongwe to Department of State in Washington DC on 6 July 1978.

Hon. Louis Chimango

FOLLOWING MINISTERS (WITH THEIR NEW PORTFOLIOS) HAD SERVED IN PREVIOUS CABINET:

GWANDA CHAKUAMBA – YOUTH AND CULTURE AND REGIONAL MINISTER FOR THE SOUTH

E. BAKILI MULUZI – MINISTER WITHOUT PORTFOLIO

M. MALANI LUNGU – MINISTER AT LARGE

ROBSON W. CHIRWA – REGIONAL MINISTER FOR THE NORTH

AARON E. GADAMA – REGIONAL MINISTER FOR THE CENTER

DICK T. MATENJE – MINISTER OF EDUCATION

WADSON B. DELEZA – MINISTER OF LABOR

EDWARD C. BWANALI – MINISTER OF FINANCE

S.H. CHINSAMDA KWENDA – MINISTER OF SOCIAL WELFARE

SERVING IN THE CABINET FOR THE FIRST TIME ARE:

R. CHIGHALI MHANGO – MINISTER OF TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATION

S. CHIMWEMWE HARA – MINISTER OF TRADE, INDUSTRY
AND TOURISM

B. EDWARD MURUWESI – MINISTER WITHOUT PORTFOLIO

W. KAMKWATIRA PHIRI – MINISTER OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

LOUIS CHIMANGO – MINISTER OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT

GERALD Z. KALIMAPADZALA – MINISTER OF HEALTH

AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES, EXTERNAL AFFAIRS,
JUSTICE AND WORKS AND SUPPLIES PORTFOLIOS WILL CONTINUE
TO BE HELD BY LIFE PRESIDENT.
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Source :Wikileaks

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