The Cabinet of Malawi is the executive branch of the government, made up of the President, Vice President, Ministers and Deputy Ministers responsible for the different departments.[1]

Cabinet as of January 31, 2023

A new cabinet was appointed on January 31, 2023.[2][3]

Office Minister
Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs Simplex Chithyola Banda
Minister of Foreign Affairs Nancy Tembo
Minister of Agriculture Samuel Kawale
Minister of Natural Resources and Climate Change Michael Usi
Minister of Local Government, Unity and Culture Richard Chimwendo Banda
Minister of Justice Titus Mvalo
Minister of Homeland Security Ken Zikhale Ng'oma
Minister of Health Khumbize Kandodo Chiponda
Minister of Trade and Industry Sosten Gwengwe
Minister of Youth and Sports Uchizi Mkandawire
Minister of Education Madalitso Wirima Kambauwa
Minister of Transport and Public Works Jacob Hara
Minister of Mining Monica Chang'anamuno
Minister of Tourism Vera Kamtukule
Minister of Gender Jean Muonawauza Sendeza
Minister of Labour Agnes Makonda Nyalonje
Minister of Defense Harry Mkandawire
Minister of Water and Sanitation Abida Sidik Mia
Minister of Energy Ibrahim Matola
Minister of Lands Deus Gumba
Minister of Information and Digitization Moses Kumkuyu
Deputy Minister of Local Government, Unity and Culture Owen Chomanika
Deputy Minister of Health Halima Alima Daud
Deputy Minister of Education Nancy Chaola Mdooko
Deputy Minister of Water and Sanitation Liana Kakhobwe Chapota

Cabinet as of January 2022

President Lazarus Chakwera's government as of January 2022, has 24 full ministers and 9 deputy ministers.[4] Colleen Zamba is the current Secretary to the President and Cabinet. She replaced Zangazanga chikhosi after her appointment on June 1, 2022[5][6] The Secretary to the President and Cabinet is a civil service position which serves as head of the cabinet Secretariat. The Attorney General also attends cabinet as the chief legal advisor to government. Thabo Chakaka Nyirenda is the attorney general of Malawi.[7]

Ministry Minister
Ministry of Homeland Security Jean Sendeza
Ministry of Land Resources, Housing and Urban Development Sam Kawale
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Nancy Tembo
Ministry of Information and Digitalization Gospel Kazako
Ministry of Local Government Blessings Chinsinga
Ministry of Defence Lazarus Chakwera
Ministry of Education, Science and Technology Agness Nyalonje
Ministry of Health Khumbize Kandodo Chiponda
Ministry of Labour Vera Kamtukule
Ministry of Natural Resources Eisenhower Mkaka
Ministry of Gender, Social Welfare Patricia Kaliati
Ministry of Youth and Sports Richard Chimwendo Banda
Ministry of Agriculture Lobin Lowe
Ministry of Trade and Industry Mark Katsonga
Ministry of Transport Jacob Hara
Ministry of Finance and Economic Development Sosten Gwengwe
Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs Titus Mvalo

See also


  1. ^ "Malawi president dissolves entire cabinet". Aug 20, 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-14.
  2. ^ "PRESS RELEASE: CABINET APPOINTMENTS". Twitter. Retrieved 2023-02-02.
  3. ^ "Malawi president sacks eight ministers in cabinet reshuffle". Malawi president sacks eight ministers in cabinet reshuffle. Retrieved 2023-02-02.
  4. ^ "Malawi president rejigs cabinet after corruption scandals". Reuters. 2022-01-27. Retrieved 2022-08-19.
  5. ^ "Chakwera appoints Colleen Zamba as New SPC - Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi". 2022-05-31. Retrieved 2022-08-19.
  6. ^ "PAC, ECM delighted with Zanga-Zanga Chikhosi's dismissal - Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi". 2022-06-03. Retrieved 2022-08-19.
  7. ^ "Chakwera appoints Thabo Chakaka Nyirenda as new Attorney General - Malawi Nyasa Times - News from Malawi about Malawi". 2021-08-27. Retrieved 2022-08-20.